Tour suggestions in Telemark
The Telemark canal is a 105-kilometre long watercourse taking you from Skien to Dalen.
The Coastal Path in Bamble is popular, as is the hike to Ulvskollen in Skien, but there are many other options if you want to walk in Grenland.
This contrasting trip follows the beautiful coastline dotted with detours to pretty little towns redolent with the atmosphere of the windjammer age.
Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.
These five round trips include the highlights of western and upper Telemark, including the Eidsborg stave church and the Telemark Canal.
The cluster of offshore islands with their own special features offers attractive tours. There are regular daily ferry routes to the main islands.
There is a variety of marked trails in the mountains of Rjukan. The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the old saboteurs' route are recommended.
Visit the copper mines at Åmdals Verk Gruver or hike to the top Gaustadtoppen Mountain.
Hike the Gaustatoppen Mountain or the Saboteur Trail from World War II, or go cycling on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.