TRAVEL ALERT! Important information about the Coronavirus situation in Norway
close
Dynamic Variation:
Offers
x

There was not an exact match for the language you toggled to. You have been redirected to the nearest matching page within this section.

Choose Language
Toggling to another language will take you to the matching page or nearest matching page within that selection.
Search & Book Sponsored Links
  • Hotels

    Scandic Hotels – in all major cities from north to south

    Nordic Choice Hotels – a different hotel company

    Thon Hotels – with fantastic breakfast

    Radisson Blu Hotels – discover your favourite destinations

    Citybox – modern and affordable hotels in a central location

  • Getting Here & Around

    Widerøe – the largest regional airline in Scandinavia

    AutoEurope – always a smooth car rental experience

    Vy express – travel with bus throughout Norway

    DFDS – Europe’s leading ferry operator 2012-2020

    Rent-A-Wreck – the smart car rental alternative

    Arctic Campers – Norway’s camper van rental

    NOR-WAY Bussekspress – travel green with express busses

    Vy – it should be easy to travel green

    Cabin Campers – your cottage on four wheels

    SJ NORD – the adventure starts on the train

  • Tours & Round trips

    Hurtigruten – "The World’s Most Beautiful Sea Voyage"

    Authentic Scandinavia – exciting Norway tours

    Up Norway – tailored journeys

    Norrøna Hvitserk – expeditions and adventure holidays

    Fjord Tours – experience Norway in a nutshell® with one ticket

    50 Degrees North – unforgettable tailor-made and small group tours to Norway

    Discover Norway – skiing, biking and hiking tours in Norway

    Norwegian Holidays – low-price package holidays with Norwegian. Flight, hotel and rental car

    Secret Atlas – Svalbard and Northern Norway. Small Ship with 12 guests.

    Stromma – sightseeing, excursions and experiences with bus, boat and train.

    Book Nordics – tours and activities, safaris, daytrips, expeditions, cabins and adventure stays

  • Cottages & Holiday Houses

    DanCenter – your specialist in holiday homes in Norway

    Norgesbooking – book your perfect cabin stay in Norway

  • Alpine mountain resorts

    Beitostølen – adventure and delight all year

  • Offers

Search
or search all of Norway

Eastern Norway Vestfold og Telemark SILJAN

Canoeing in Siljan watercourse

  • +47 35905520
  •  /  km From You
Overview

From the bridge in the centre of Siljan you can paddle all the way down to Farrisvannet lake in Vestfold.

One can paddle continuously down to Gorningen. The paddling is about 4 km.

There are some minor rapids along the way that can pose a little challenge if the water flow is high.

Otherwise, the river is calm and you mostly paddle through an agricultural landscape.

At the Gonsholt bridge, the canoe must be carried past the stroke under the bridge, a short stretch.

Then you can paddle all over Gorningen and up to the pond, about 2 km.

From the dam at Gorningen, the canoe is carried about 100m down to Lauv and then paddle towards Little Lauv.

From Little Lauv the canoe is carried 500 meters down to Lakssjø.

In the summer it is easy to follow the river bed down to Kistebrua. Then you can paddle across Lakssjø down to the old needle pond in the outlet.

The rapids downstream of Lakssjø can be quite rough if there is a lot of water flow.

 

It is recommended that the canoe be worn to the downside of Moholt ironworks, approx. 300 m. From here you can paddle continuously down to Farris, about 2.5 km along the river.

 


  • Last Updated:
  • Source: VisitGrenland AS
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
TripAdvisor Reviews
Traveler Reviews in partnership with TripAdvisor
Your Recently Viewed Pages