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Top quality beach close to Bakkane Gård

Beaches, scenic walking trails and various attractions

Bakkane Gård is a great starting point for everything the Larvik area has to offer.
Various attractions nearby. The area is ideal for bicycle riding and hiking.
Exciting attractions for the whole family within reach.


Fritzøehus Park

Fritzøehus Park

Fritzøehus Park covers about 400 acres. In 1980 the park was established as a landscape preservation area. Throughout the decades Norwegian and foreign trees have been planted in the park. The park also has a rich animal life. Guided tours available. Walking distance from Bakkane Gård.

We can arrange for entrance tickets to the park. Admission free.

Salsås Hill

utsikten fra Salsås

Salsås hill shows a fantastic view of the entire area. It is 222 metres above sea level. Ulfsbakktjønn is a lake located in the same area. Marked walking trails for sight seeing. Cleared ski tracks for cross-country skiing in the winter.

Omlid Beach


Close to Bakkane Gård. Known as a top quality beach. The sand is filtered regularly.



Mølen is where the Vestfold Ra, the gigantic moraine from the ice age, meets the sea. Great stone mounds from the Iron Age have made Mølen famous. In addition the area has its own unique nature, geology and botany.

Kyststien – The Coastal Pathway


Unique scenic walking trail along the coast. 35km long. From Stavern through Nevlunghavn to Helgeroa.

Helgeroa – boat to Langesund


Helgeroa is sunny. There is a marina with all facilities and a guest harbour for visitors. Around the harbour are eating establishments where you may consume the best of meals, or sit outdoors and view the beautiful fjord. If you truly want to experience the skerries you can take Helgeroa boats to Langesund through Stokksund and Bukkespranget, or arrange your own sightseeing trip.



Nevlunghavn brings peace of mind. Here the open sea meets the little fishing village which has managed to preserve its original character. Nevlunghavn has been placed on the United Nation’s list of places worthy of preservation. The little harbour has its own hostelry with good food, accommodation and a very special atmosphere.

Stavern – “Norway’s Smile”

Citadellet i Stavern

Stavern is an artistic town with a plethora of galleries and exhibitions. Summer time bubbles with life in "Norway's Smile", which the poet Herman Wildenvey dubbed the town. "Happy Days" is an arrangement with a multivarious programme.



The municipality of Larvik with approximately 40 000 inhabitants and 530 km2 is Vestfold´s largest municipality, both in population and area.

The 123 km coastline is a summer paradise!
Larvik is an important "crossroads" for transportation to southern and eastern Norway and has a daily ferry connection to Denmark operated by Color Line.
Torp airport only 25 minutes away.

Ferry to Denmark and the continent

Raskest til Danmark

The new Super Speed ferry from Color Line arrives in spring of 2008. Daily departures to the continent.

The distance Larvik – Hirtshals is expected to take 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Sandefjord – Ferry to Sweden


Sandefjord is perhaps best known as the whaling town.

Offers various activities within reach of the city centre.

Daily ferry connection to Strømstad, Sweden operated by Color Line.

Dakota Norway

Dakota - rundturer

Historical veteran aeroplane stationed at Torp airport in Sandefjord. The foundation Dakota Norway owns and runs the DC3 aeroplane from 1943. Flights available in summer.

Foldvik Family Park

Foldvik familiepark

Fun for the whole family! Animals, 136 m2 bouncy mat, golfing, hay ride, moon car racing track, playhouse, pony riding.
Barbecue grills available for rent. Bring your family, a picnic basket, and enjoy the countryside!

Bakkane Gård
© 2011 • Photos: Private and Gunnar Berven