Enjoy great nature and spectacular locks on one of the venerable canal boats – a journey almost identical to 150 years ago.
The Telemark Canal was carved into the rocks over 100 years ago.
When the canal was completed in 1892, it was called the “eight wonder”. It connects the coast of Telemark with the inland trough 8 lock facilities on a stretch of 105 km from Skien to Dalen. The canal consist of two waterways, Skien-Dalen and Skien-Notodden. From the waterway it is possible to experience the Telemark Canal by ferry, charter boats, your own boat, canos and kayaks.
You can also experience a lot of the canal by car, bicycle or on foot.
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