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350m high cliff with buoyancy!
The Fruitvillage at Gvarv is Norways´s capital of appleproduction. Experience
the aroma of fruit, vineyard and brewery products. Bakery, farmshops and accomodation.
Spådomsnuten is located in the mountain of Skorve. In earlier times there was a person who predicted that this part of the mountain would once fall do...
This is a rock weighing 570 kg which was said to have been lifted by Sterke (strong) Nils (Nils Olavson Langedal), the giant from Seljord who was raise...
Welcome to Seljord
A treasure chest filled with culture
Beautiful Seljord in Upper-Telemark is a treasure chest just waiting to be opened. Visitors will find wild flowers growing on grass covered roofs, and children who still sing the songs their great-grandfathers sang. Did you know that “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” was the first written down by two Norwegians named Asbjørnsen and Moe? They travelled often to Anne Golid’s cabin in Seljord to hear her stories, which they included in their folk tale collections that are known around the world. The Reverend Magnus Brostrup Landstand, and Miss Olea Crøger hiked through the mountains and forests of Seljord collecting folk songs that we still hear today in Norwegian churches and in Norway’s thriving folk music movement.
Sannidal together with Kil, has the oldest urban settlement in Kragerø municipality. Here you can also find Kragerøs only Shoppingcenter, Amfi Kragerø. Bygdetunet a historical farmyard is located nearby the wooden church of Sannidal (1771).
Forested ridges and bare rock surfaces at Siljan!
Siljan is dominated by forested areas with knobby hills around a central valley, the Siljan valley.
Bamble is dominated by two types of landscape with completely different geological histories. In the west the landscape is dominated by ancient baseme...
South of Porsgrunn, across Frierfjorden and further into Bamble by Herre, there is an extensive fault, the results of a period of earthquakes about 300 million years ago.