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M/S Henrik Ibsen sails the Telemark Canal daily between Dalen & Skien during the summer season. 


M/S Henrik Ibsen is seeking employees the 2022 season



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Shrimp Sandwich


Enjoy delicious and high quality food and drinks on your voyage with M/S Henrik Ibsen

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Historical ships

A historical journey

Did you know that the Telemark Canal was the fastest trip between Skien & Oslo until 1909?

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Captains seat

An authentic ship

The "King of the Canal" anno 1907.

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A historical journey


In addition to M/S Henrik Ibsen there are two other canal ships 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.


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Day Tours


A day tour on the Telemark Canal is a round trip that can be completed in a day combining canal ship and bus. You may start your journey from one of many ports of call along the canal, which gives you several possible round trips. Please find examples below:

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M/S Victoria

Overnight trips

A trip on the Telemark Canal can easily be combined with one or more overnight stays. Several hotels along the canal offer exclusive packages including ship trips.


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Kart over telemarkskanalen


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.



Where is M/S Henrik Ibsen?

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