Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Larvik1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Larvik with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Larvik areaThis Larvik map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Larvik and surroundings
Norway - moving around the countryThe terrain in most regions is very difficult, so on the way you will often find narrow tunnels, bridges and sharp turns. This is why it is necessary to strictly adhere to the speed regulations and pay close attention to the road signs. In Norway, there are huge fines for seat belt defaulters, as well as for driving in a state of intoxication. There is also taxi service in the country, but it is expensive. They can be stopped right on the street or ordered over the phone. As a rule, taxis work only within the boundaries of one city. The cost for a pick-up is 3 Euros and for each kilometer ride, you will have to pay about one and a half Euros. Quite often tourists choose to move around by train. There are also high-speed regional express trains and local passenger trains. The fare depends on the class of the wagon. You can buy a ticket online or in the booking office of the railway station. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in NorwayThe city of Lillehammer is known for its blues and jazz festivals which are held in March and September respectively. But then again, these are not the only music festivals in Norway. Every year, the wonderful city of Bergen becomes the venue for a large-scale International Music Festival. In addition to this, various music and dance festivals are held in Balestrand, Hardanger, Kinsarvik and other cities. … Open
Photogallery of Larvik sights
Our guide to Larvik
Advices for travellers
12. According to the local rules of etiquette, eating any food with hands is unacceptable. Even ordinary sandwiches are served in restaurants and cafes with cutlery, which must be used in any case. 13. City streets are kept perfectly clean and tidy. Large fines are provided for leaving garbage in the wrong place. Local residents immediately report to the police about any violations. 14. For exploring the … Open
Larvik for children - what to visit
A beautiful place to relax with children will be the picturesque Beech Forest. This unique forest is located in the immediate vicinity of the city, not far from the coast. On its territory, there are many unique trees and rare plants. You can walk alone in the forest, or book a prearranged excursion. Children will definitely like to walk among the centuries-old trees which touch directly to the coastline at some … Open
Travel guide to Larvik
The most visited cultural center of the city is the Maritime Museum. Its exposition is strikingly different from the collections of similar museums of other cities. Much of it is dedicated to the famous shipbuilder Colin Archer. The museum presents models of old ships, as well as drawings and historical documents. Larvik is home to the world-famous traveler Tour Heyerdahl. One of the museum's collections is … Open
Traditions and mentality of Larvik
Larvik is not deprived of modern cultural trends - today the city is the venue for famous music and art festivals. Local residents are big fans of jazz. Famous musical bands perform here not only during festivals but also on ordinary days. A contemporary music festival called The Stavern Festival is held here every year in July. It is regularly participated by musical bands of world renown. The festival is also … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
In Larvik restaurants, you can try various types of smoked, pickled and dried fish, and healthy food lovers will enjoy a decent selection of dishes with boiled fish. One of the most common snacks in the region is dried cod "klippfisk". Once the fish was preserved in such a way to keep it edible as long as possible, and today it is a popular complement to beer and other refreshing drinks. Herring is used for … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Many travelers take trips to Farriskildene thermal springs, which are also in the immediate vicinity of Larvik. Water in these springs is rich in rare minerals and is recommended for drinking. Thanks to this natural value, Larvik has long received the status of a health resort. However, there is no need to go directly to the springs to try the healing mineral water. It is bottled and sold in all local stores, the … Open