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Nisser - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Nisser, Norway

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About Nisser

Nisser is a lake in Nissedal, Norway. It is the 13th-largest lake in the nation by area with a surface area of 76.30 km², the 10th largest by volume at 7.19 km³, and the 13th deepest at 234 m. It is located in Nissedal and Kviteseid municipality in Vestfold og Telemark county and is Telemark's largest lake. Part of the Arendal watershed, water enters from the discharge of Vråvatn, and its outlet is the Nisserelva river.


Attractions Near Nisser

Gautefall Skisenter
Gautefall Skisenter16.06km from Nisser

Gautefall is a compact ski resort with excellent accommodations. Gautefall is a family destination - with a focus on children and families. Gautefall Ski Resort has 15 slopes and 1 chairlift, 5 surface lifts and one roll band, which has a total capacity of 7000 people per hour. Gautefall have snow canons ensuring good conditions throughout the winter.

Vråvatn
Vråvatn25.65km from Nisser

Vråvatn is a lake in Kviteseid municipality in Telemark. It is part of the Arendal watercourse and has its main inflow into the Folsetelva from Skredvatn, while the outlet is via Roholdtåi, or "Straumen", to Nisser. In 1914, two locks were built in Straumen, Storstraum – Småstraumkanalen. This made it possible to travel the entire 50 km long stretch from Tveitsund south in Nisser to Vråliosen north in Vråvatn by boat.

Bandak
Bandak30.47km from Nisser

A beautiful lake which was located in the Vestfold og Telemark county, Norway. The lake, which is part of the Telemark Canal route, belongs to the Skien watershed. It is also one of the main water resources in this area and also a nice picnic spot.

Seljordsvatnet
Seljordsvatnet38.69km from Nisser

Seljord Lake is a lake in the municipality Seljord in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The main influx river is Vallaråi, and the lake drains through Bøelva. The lake covers an area of 16.7 km2. According to local folklore Selma, a sea serpent lives in the lake.

Grimdalstunet
Grimdalstunet42.66km from Nisser

Grimdalstunet is an old farmyard, now a museum, in the hamlet Skafså in Tokke municipality, Telemark. It is known as an artist's home as the sculptor Anne Grimdalen was born and raised here.

Eidsborg Stave Church
Eidsborg Stave Church44.72km from Nisser

This small stave church is located close to West Telemark Museum, location Eidsborg. The Eidsborg Stave Church is believed to be built between 1250 and 1270 and is one of the best-preserved examples of 28 protected stave churches in Norway this is quite a contrast to the Middle Ages when there were more than 1000 stave churches in the country. This unique building form is seen as Norway’s contribution to world architecture.

Where is Nisser

Discover More Attractions in Vestfold og Telemark, Where Nisser Is Located

Vestfold og Telemark
Vestfold og Telemark
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Vestfold of Telemark is a southernmost county in Eastern Norway, known for its vast forests, valleys, skiing, and rural churches.

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