A day trip on the Telemark Canal is a trip that can be completed in a day combining canal boat and bus. You may start your trip from one of many ports of call along the canal, which gives you several possible round trips. Please find examples below:
A boat trip on the Telemark Canal can easily be combined with one or more overnight stays. Several hotels along the canal offer packages including boat trips.
With the map of the Telemark canal you can find the various docks and chambers, as well as a description of routes to make it easier to plan your journey.
Experience the Telemark Canal just the way you want it.
The Telemark Canal is 105 km long with 8 waterlock facilties and several dock with historical attractions along the way. Tailor your experience along the Telemark Canal to match your schedule.
A historical journey
There are three canal boats that traverse the Canal. The veteran ships M/S Henrik Ibsen and M/S Victoria sails the length of the canal from start to finish every day of the canal season. The M/S Telemarken sails for a shorter period of time in the center of the canal from Akkerhauge to Lunde.
We look forward to see you on board.