Photo: Hanne Blesvik Andersen 

From Vrådal drive through Drangedal and Sannidal to the coastal town Kragerø. The town was established in 1666 and is a typical coastal town with old buildings and narrow streets.

In the area around Kragerø you can find hundreds of beautiful and idyllic islands, a warm and stable climate in the summer, a vast bird-life and good fishing. Since the 1920s the area has been one of Norway’s most sought after holiday resorts.

Painters like Thaulow, Peters, Munch and Kragerø’s own Th. Kittelsen, has found inspiration and motifs in the town and along the coastline. Berg Kragerø Museum has en extensive collection of art, and within walking distance from the centre of Kragerø is Gunnarsholmen Kystfort og Badeplass. Sightseeing, shopping (many antiques shops are found here), visiting one of the many galleries or a trip to the island Jomfruland are suggested if you take a day trip here.

Return the same way back to Vrådal.

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Photo: Telemark Museum

Photo: Visit Kragerø