Our local area – things to see and do in Lunde

Here are some tips on experiences and things to do near Telemark Kanalcamping, some are within walking distance and others are perfect to combine with a bike ride. Remember to check the opening hours, many are only open during the season.

Villa Lunde
Villa Lunde

Shipping, public transport and dining

  • Lunde town centre (1 km), two supermarkets and several other shops.
  • Lunde station (1 km) Sørlandsbanen stops in Lunde, and there is a local bus connection to express buses either in Bø or Ulefoss
  • Lunde lock via canal boat embarkation point (400m) and canal bus stop (100m)
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Activities in the surrounding area

  • Maps for Lunde with many marked routes for cycling and walking – provided free at reception. If you would like other maps, we have a small selection for sale and we also have a lot of Telemark area leaflets and brochures available at reception.
  • Discover all 6 old locks that are still opened manually. All facilities are located within 11 km of the campsite and can be combined with a bike ride.
  • Nice stroll along the Canal to Lunde town centre, you can explore Lunde Bygdetun and Trollbilen along the way
  • Paddling in the Telemark Canal is a great experience. If you paddle quietly at dusk, you may see a beaver.
  • Lunde Slusepark is located in the area between the campsite and Lunde lock. Here you can see exhibitions and read about the history of the canal. There are also play equipment and a barbecue area.
Villa Lunde
Villa Lunde
Villa Lunde
Villa Lunde
Villa Lunde

Villa Lunde

Villa Lunde

Lunde Bygdetun


Nome Seilflyklubb

Svenseid Alpakka

Fisking i Lunde

Experiences and attractions in Lunde

Villa Lunde (3km)
Unique experiences in the artist’s home Villa Lunde with opera garden, concert hall, exhibitions and open studio. The couple Elisabeth de Lunde and Jakob Zethner, both have long and distinguished careers. Experience painting, opera singing and concerts at a high international level.

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Lunde bygdetun (1km)
Owned by Nome municipality and operated by Lunde Sogelag. The original buildings on the site are the main building, outbuilding and brewhouse. In addition, Lunde Sogelag has moved, restored and renovated Bjervamoenstua, a stock exchange, a school, a storehouse and a mill house from Flåbygd. events throughout the year, but does not have fixed opening hours.

Trollbilen (1km)
The troll car Troll-bilen was one of the first serious attempts to start a large-scale car production in Norway. The plan was to make a small and light car with a fiberglass body. A “test car” was built, and production began.

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Horg Kulturhus (1,5km)
In a garden in Lunde town centre you can enjoy a unique concert experience. It is limited to 20 people so here it is a matter of following Facebook and booking when the tickets become available.

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Nome Seilflyklubb (3km)
At the airport in Lunde it is possible to take the seaplane or book a trip with seaplane and motorplane.

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Svenseid Alpakka (8km)
Svenseid Alpakka offers pleasant farm visits to see the animals. Visit us and experience fun hiking with alpaca.

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In the Telemark Canal it is possible to fish trout , pike, tench, perch and whitefish. Below Kjeldal lock you mainly catch pike, and above Kjeldal lock typically catch trout.
There is free fishing in the Telemark canal outside Bandakvann. If you would like to fish in Bandakvann or outside the canal, a fishing license may be required.

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Bjerva farm (2km)
Organic farm with a small farm shop and café. They have a small flock of wild sheep and nice chickens.

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Opheim farm(8km)
During the summer they have strawberries from the farm and a farm shop with food, interior decor and gift items.

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Øvre Verket

Ulefoss Hovedgård

Activities in Ulefoss

Norsjø Golfpark is idyllically situated with fantastic views of Norsjø from the course. More details are available on the golf club’s website. From Lunde town centre it is about 16 km to the golf course.

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Øvre Verket
Old workers’ housing at Ulefoss is the backdrop for guided tours, art, culture and the sale of a range of products.

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Ulefoss Hovedgård
Towering on a hill above Ulefoss lock, former summer house and residence, now museum and arena for concerts.

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More activities in the Midt Telemark region

Do you want more information about excursions and other activities in the Mid Telemark region? On the Visitbø website, you will find more excursion suggestions and information about accommodation and summer and winter activities in the region.