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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.

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.

In 2012 it's 125 years since Porsgrund Porcelain Factory had it's first firing.  

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.

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

Welcome to Grenland with your bike. Cycling in Grenland will take you to the skerries, the woods, the mountains and a canal trip along the well known Telemark Canal. During your stay you have several options.

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

Fjordline will start a new cruise from Hirtshals in Denmark to Langesund July 2013 2013 

The island of Langøya offers sea views as far as the eye can see, great hiking trails, fascinating flora and fauna, lovely beaches with great fishing from the rocks, and nice safe play areas for kids.

Do you want at boat trip out in our beautiful archipelago, a trip on the Telemark Canal or out fishing? Then we have several charter boats in Grenland that can give you a great experience.


Lundetangen pub






Kunsthall Grenland

15/11/2014 - 31/12/2014


Telemark Kunstnersenter

01/11/2014 - 23/12/2014

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Se vårt utvalg av julebord.

Open hotels in Grenland Christmas 2014

Clarion Collection Bryggeparken is open this Christmas

For booking call : +47 35 91 21 00 or book online:

The other hotels in the area closes at 23.12 and will be open from 02.01.2015

Skien fritidspark closes at  23.12 but will be open for accommodation from the  29.12.

For more info please contact VisitGrenland : +47 35 90 55 20 or send us an  e-mail:

Brochure order

Nice new Ibsen products for sale. 

Contact us

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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