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Southern Norway Grimstad

The Child Wanderers Trail

  • Landvik, Grimstad
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A culture-historical hiking trip through Agder

In the 1800's (until approximately 1910) many children from southern Norway were required to travel for work. Stories of child wanderers exist as far back as 1830. The children came from the middle and inner villages of Vest-Agder and migrated to the areas surrounding Kristiansand and the rich farms in Aust-Agder, eg. Landvik, Birkenes and Mykland. In most cases, they walked along old pathways across the moors.

The trail is 136 km and divided into 7 stages suitable for day trips. Take a day or a whole week to explore the Child Wanderers Trail. You'll find maps and descriptions at www.barnevandring.no.


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  • Source: Grimstad Turistkontor

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Hotel facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Free parking

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Getting here
  • Parking - free
Facility Info
  • Largest Room 950
  • Theatre Capacity 310
  • Banquet
  • Capacity congress
  • Conference personnel
  • Conference rooms 22
  • Exhibition area 950
  • Function rooms
  • High-speed Internet - Conference rooms
  • Maximum meeting capacity 600
  • Meeting facilities
  • Overhead projector
  • Projector
  • Public address system
  • Showrooms & exhibition halls
  • Slide projector
  • Sound system
  • Time to airport 7
  • Video/computer projector
  • Banquet Capacity 500
  • Classroom Capacity 400
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