Beaches, scenic walking trails and various attractions
Beaches, scenic walking trails and various attractions. Bakkane Gård is a great starting point for everything the Larvik area has to offer. Various attractions for the whole family within reach.
Foldvik Family Park
Fun for the whole family! Animals, 136 m2 bouncy mat, golfing, hay ride, moon car racing track, playhouse, ponyriding. Barbecue grills available for rent. Bring your family, a picnic basket, and enjoy the countryside.
Larvik Golf Course at Fritzoe Farm
Fritzøe Farm between Larvik and Stavern, we find the 18-hole golf course at Larvik Golf Club, the core of one of the finest golf facilities in Norway. At Fritzøe Farm there is a great training and recruitment area with a 9-hole short golf course. The course has international standard, high quality and is one of the courses with the longest season in Norway.
Salsas 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 quality beach. The sand is filtered regularly.
Molen 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.
The Coastal Pathway. Unique scenic walking trail along the coast. 35 km long. From Stavern through Nevlunghavn to Helgeroa.
Helgeroa – boat to Langesund
Helgeroa is sunny. There is a marina with all facilities and a guest harbor for visitors. Around the harbor 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, or arrange your own sightseeing trip.
Nevlunghavn brings peace of mind. Here the open sea meets the little fishing village wich has managed to preserve its original character.
Stavern – “Norway’s Smile”
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 innhabitants and 530 km2 is Vestfold’s largest municipality, both in population and area. The 123 km coastline is a summer paradise!
Ferry to Denmark and the continent
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.
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.