Road description and distances

From Oslo to Skien, starting point of the Telemark Canal: 1 hour 45 minutes (130 km). 

  • Choose the E18 direction Drammen and Holmestrand.
  • Exit to road 32 direction Skien/Hvittingfoss/Hof shortly before Holmestrand.
  • Follow road 32 to Skien. From the follow signs direction “Telemark Canal” and “Hjellebrygga”.

Fra Oslo to Dalen, ending point of the Telemark Canal: 3 hours 15 minutes (226 km).

  • Choose E18 to Drammen, then proceed to Kongsberg and road E134 to Notodden, passing Seljord to Høydalsmo.
  • Exit on road 45 to Dalen/Suleskar, from Høydalsmo another 20 km to Dalen.
  • The descent to Dalen is steep; low gear is recommended.

For GPS og address searches, Dalen Hotel, Hotelvegen 33, 3880 Dalen, Tokke Kommune, Telemark.

Distances:

Bø – Dalen                       80 km
Skien – Dalen                140 km
Larvik – Dalen               160 km
Torp Airport – Dalen  180 km
Kristiansand – Dalen      215 km
Oslo – Dalen                  230 km
Gardemoen – Dalen     270 km
Stavanger – Dalen        350 km (Over Suleskar 230 km)
Bergen – Dalen             340 km

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