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Straand Hotel is situated in the pastoral village of Vrådal in Upper Telemark, around three hours southwest of Oslo, Norway’s capital city. Once thought of as the country’s most violent region due to its history as a Norse stronghold during the Viking Age, the Norsemen’s influence can still be seen and even heard to this day, as the dialects spoken here retain more Old Norse elements than anywhere else in the country. Just as wild and rugged as Upper Telemark’s history is the region’s equally impressive landscapes, peppered with soaring mountains, glittering lakes, jagged coastlines, and dense forests. And with the Straand Hotel nestled in the heart of it all, it serves as the perfect gateway for exploring deep into the Norwegian countryside.

Nearest Airport

Regional: Notodden Airport (NTB) / Merdevegen 18B, 3676 Notodden, Norway / 76.7 km (47.7 mi), around an hour-and-15-minute drive | International: TORP Sandefjord Airport (TRF) / Torpveien 130, 3241 Sandefjord, Norway / 159 km (98.8 mi), between a 2-hour-10-minute to 2-hour-30-minute drive

Hotel Address

Kviteseidvegen 1698, Vrådal

Norway 3853

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