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Hovden i Setesdal

Hovden Museum of Iron Production

Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: peder Austerud
Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: peder Austerud

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The Hovden Museum of Iron Production is built around a reconstructed melting facility and shows how coal and iron were extracted in the early Middle Ages. The museum has no written information, but by means of sound, light, smoke and scent, the visitor will be taken on a journey one thousand years back in time. The Viking will tell you his story  also in English.

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Hovden Museum of Iron Production - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Hovden Museum of Iron Production

The Hovden Museum of Iron Production is built around a reconstructed melting facility and shows how coal and iron were extracted in the early Middle Ag...

Hovden Museum of Iron Production

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What to do in Setesdal

Take a boat trip on the Byglandsfjord, or splash around with the kids at Hovden Aqualand. Climbing and rafting are other fun things to do in Setesdal.

Tour suggestions in Hovden

Take a hike to the top of Nos, Hovden's highest peak, or follow the Lundane and Galten trails on cross-country skis.

Tourist Information in Southern Norway

"Sørlandet" Southern Norway comprises of 7 different regions, and each of the regions has one or more tourist-informations.

Tourist Information for Setesdal

There are four local tourist information offices in Setesdal: in Evje, Bygland, Valle and Hovden.

What to do in Southern Norway

Hike or bike along coastal trails. Go skiing, climbing or rafting. Enjoy festivals and other cultural events. Deep-sea fishing is popular too.

Attractions in Setesdal

The Setesdal Valley has centuries-long traditions in the silversmith's craft and folk music. The beautiful minerals are of course, even older.
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