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Seljord

Dyrskuplassen

If anything shows community spirit in Seljord it is the agricultural fair which has been arranged for 130 years. Seljord plays host to more than 60,000 visitors for three days in September. You will have to look pretty hard to find another festival like ours this far north!

Rjukan

Rjukanfossen

The Rjukan Waterfall is unfortunately much less impressive than it used to be as most of the water has now been diverted into pipes running to the Vemork power station.

Rjukan

Rikulv´s stone

Rikulv lived in the Middle Ages and was outlawed after killing one of the wealthy farmers in a dispute over fishingrights in Lake Mårvatn.

Rjukan

The mountain Gaustatoppen

The mountain road over Gaustatoppen between Rjukan and Tuddal is a spectacular scenic experience.

Rjukan

Hardangervidda

Hardangervidda is the largest national park in Norway, and the scenery is varied with steep mountainsides and spectacular views.

Rauland

Dyre Vaa collection

The museum shows sculptures, paintings, graphic art and drawings by the famous artist Dyre Vaa (1903-1980). The sculptor Tor Vaa, son of Dyre Vaa, is also represented by a special exhibition.

Rauland

Skinnarland Collection

The Skinnarland Collection houses more than 100 works of art by sculptor Knut Skinnarland and a replica of his studio in Rauland. There are new sales- and special exhibitions every year.

Vinje

Øyfjell Museum of local history

Øyfjell Village museum has a rich collection of tools, traditional costumes, fine examples of rose painting and various curiosities, e.g. Norway’s largest beer-vessel. The museum building from 1931 is built of granite, “to last forever”. There is also an open-air museum, a farmyard with several old buildings.

Rauland

Myllarheimen

Myllarheimen in Arabygdi, Vinje, is the home of the artist and fiddler Torgeir Augundson (1801-1872), better known as Myllarguten. The smallholding Myllarheimen is where he lived the last years of his life.
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