Skiing in Norway impresses with varied landscapes as well as unique sights and their existence since the Middle Ages. Visitors can follow in the footsteps of the fascinating history of the city and well-known personalities such as Henrik Ibsen or be inspired by the great surroundings with numerous shops as well as exhibitions and events.
The town of Skien, due to its location on the shores of Lake Hjellevannet and the Skienselva River, served as an important location for timber transportation in the province of Telemark. Today, Skien, which was destroyed by fire twice, is one of the oldest cities in Norway and is one of the six cities in the country that have existed since the Middle Ages.
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