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Langesund is a small coastal town in Telemark.

Get in

Bus from Kristandsand and Oslo stop on the highway which is a ten minute drive from Langesund.

There is a direct bus from Skien, Porsgrunn and Stathelle. From Porsgrunn you can take train to Oslo or Notodden.

Get around


  • Wrigthegaarden. See a concert at Wrigthegaarden. Many top Norwegian artists play here and there are even a few international acts as well. Elton John, Bob Dylan and B.B. King all played here. Also be sure to catch the monday jam-session where you will find talented locals as well as famous local artists such as Vidar Busk and Stephen Ackles pop in in every now and then.
  • Tangen Fort. Explore the Tangen Fort. A 30 minute walk south of the center of town through picturesque narrow streets with old white wooden buildings.




  • Wrighteegaarden.
  • Barracuda. Very good fish restaurant at the pier. Best in town.
  • Papa's. Pizza


  • Wrighteegaarden. Famous for concerts and lively summer crowd in the outdoor garden. Has an upstairs bar in the restaurant, a pub downstairs and a very nice seating area in the garden in the summer.
  • Tordenskiold. If you want to sing karaoke with drunk locals from the countryside this is the place to be. Head upstairs for trance/techno.


  • Skjaergaarden Hotel & Badepark. Four star hotel with water-park. 15-20 min. walk from the city center.
  • Langesund Bad, Badeveien 5 (at the west-side of town, 5-10 minutes walk from the center), +4735973529, [1]. An old style hotel.


Get out

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