The Telemark Canal, Skien

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  • August 11, 2017
    While the Norwegian Summer can be somewhat rainy, paddling the Telemark Canal is worth the rain. There are numerous (free) designated campsites along the canal, as well as some options for wild campin...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    This living piece of infrastructural cultural heritage bring you from Skien and deep into Telemark. I went there with my two kids and could unfortunately only go for the first part from Skien to Ulefo...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    ...but it takes quite some hours, especially due to all the sluising, which nevertheless is quite interesting, because it is mainly manual work  more »
  • March 8, 2017
    Rating nature is unethical.
  • February 20, 2012
    The nature is awesome and the food is great. I will come back but it was cold up after norsjo
  • March 7, 2017
    Canal boats M/S Victoria and M/S Henrik Ibsen have their start point from Hjellebrygga in Skien town centre for daily trips in Telmarksvasdraget and its locks up to the Valley hotel in upper Telemark. The trip can be recommended when you're on tour in Norway. One can also use own leisure boat, kayak or canoe in the locks on the rise in Norway the waterway all the way up to the Valley, where appropriate, up to the Pier near Notodden city centre.
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  • July 2, 2017
    Much too expensive
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  • October 4, 2016
    Here, it's been nice
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