Find providers and contact information
Attractions & Culture in Telemark
Showing 1-10 of 206 results
You can get a glimpse into the home of artist Anne Grimdalen. A mountain farm from the 1600s which today houses a museum with art gallery.
The Fruitvillage at Gvarv is Norways´s capital of appleproduction. Experience
the aroma of fruit, vineyard and brewery products. Bakery, farmshops and accomodation.
Vinjestoga is the childhood home of the poet, journalist and linguist Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818-1870). Here you can listen to stories about everyday life in Vinje’s home, about how he became one of Norway’s foremost poets, and about the journalist Vinje.
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.
About the trip
Several different hiking trails in the cultural landscape of the Bjørgefjell mountain area. Beautiful landscape with great viewing points and with benches several places. Easily accessed from the main road. You can start the trip either from the guest farm Nordigard Bjørge or Seljord camping. During the trip you will see tofts from old crofter`s farms (small, often poor farms for one family, working for the main farm in the area), and old mounds of stones from clearing the landscape.
For 1000 yrs Tokke has had an export industry. For Norwegian Vikings were whetstones from Eidsborg an effective weapon for throwing as the historic sagas tell us.
The history of Sondre Norheim begins in Morgedal, Telemark.
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.
The valley of ’Smørklepp’ in Vinje made a lasting impression on the famous Norwegian artist Henrik Sørensen, and a large collection of his paintings is exhibited at Vinje Gallery situated in this impressive landscape. The gallery is a distinctive building constructed by local rock.
Harald Kihle is another artist on display in the gallery. Sørensen and Kihle both worked and lived in the valley of Smørklepp.