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  1. The main building, Søndre Brekke farm in Brekkeparken, is truly magnificent and has housed several traditional families.
  2. family at Henrik Ibsen Museum Venstøp
    Visit the Henrik Ibsen museum in Skien and experience the playwright's childhood home as it was when Henrik lived here. Try skittles, puppetry or dress up.
    1. Soria Moria Sauna in Dalen, Telemark
    2. Øvre Verket represents one of the most important culturally historic places from the years of industrialization in Norway.
    3. Ulefos Hovedgaard offers guided tours in beautiful natural surroundings. Here you can see the development of the manor from 1807 until today.
    4. Day trip: Skien-Dalen-Skien
      This is a daytrip for a real canal enthusiast. You will experience the whole canal from Skien to Dalen, with world heritage and incredible nature. There is a cafe inside the boat where you can enjoy good food and drinks.
    5. To experience the rich cultural heritage and traditions of West Telemark, VTM Eidsborg is an excellent place to start.
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    6. Jazz lovers flock to New Orleans, Elvis fans congregate in Memphis, ski enthusiasts travel to the little mountain valley of Morgedal.
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    7. Heddal stave church in Notodden
      Visit the magnificent Heddal Stave church in Notodden - the largest wooden stave church in Norway.
      1. World Heritage Center in Notodden
        The Telemark Art Museum and World Heritage Center show art and industrial history in a beautiful industrial hall from the early nineteenth century.


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