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The dramatist Henrik Ibsen lived on the small farm of Venstøp from the age of 7 to 15. His childhood home is today, a modern museum devoted to the writer.

DuVerden will house a number of activities: the Vitenlaben knowledge lab, the Maritime Museum, the club and meeting rooms of the local seamen’s association, and the Public Roads Administration’s operations centre.

Enjoy magnificent scenery and spectacular locks on one of the venerable canal boats - a journey almost identical to that of 150 years ago. The first lock you find in the center of Skien.

From the 21 of June the ferry from Brevik will arrive in Langesund twice a day. This will give us lot´s of opportunities, island hopping and even the ferry to Helgeroa in Vestfold. 

In Grenland we have amazing hiking and walking areas. We will here give you some inspiration. 

The Mission of the Geopark: to give information about geological heritage and point out the links between geological processes and society.

Skien fritidspark

Telemark Canal

Grenland - det urbane Telemark

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Tlf: + 47 35 90 55 20


We cover Grenland with tourist information and here is a list of where to find our information stations and brochure racks.

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