Vrådal is a small village with 500 inhabitants. Located in the district of Telemark in south - eastern Norway. tourists have been visiting Vrådal for over 100 years, first in the summer but from the 1960`s also in winter.
Vrådal is locaed between the south-eastern and western shores of Norway. 3 hours to drive from Oslo, 6 hours to drive from Vergen and 4 hours from Stavanger (summer).
By car From Oslo: E 18 to Drammen, E 134 Drammen - Kongsberg - Notodden - Seljord - Brunkenberg, R41 Brunkeberg - Vrådal. 200 km. From Kristiansand: E 18 to Timenes, R 41 Timenes - Birkeland - Åmli - Trenungen - Vrådal. 168 km
By bus Nor-Way BusExpress: Haukeliekspressen from Oslo, Bergen and Haugesund til Seljord and local bus (corresponding) from Seljord to Vrådal. Nor-Way BusExpress: Telemarksekspressen from Tønsberg, Sandefjord Airport, Larvik, Porsgrunn, Skien and Bø to Seljord and local bus from Seljord.
By air Closest airport is Sandefjord Airport. 150 km.
Vrådal is a small place and you can get around mainly by foot. The hotels are located in the willage centre and within walking distance from the souvenir shops and the supermarket. The Ski Centre is located 4 km from the village centre. The hotels have a skibus with departure in the mornig and returning from the Ski centre at closing time.
Vrådal offers activities all year round.
Vrådal Panorama Ski Centre, phone +47 35 06 83 50, e-mail: [email protected], URL . Skicentre with 1 chair lift, 4 ski lifts, ski rental, ski school, cafeteria and pub. Cross country skiing. Vrådal has 20 - 40 kilometres with prepared tracks when the weather allows it. Information about track on the accomodation sites. Straand Riding Centre, phone +47 41 41 25 03, URL .Horseback riding, ponies, horse & sleigh rides.
Sølvemdtunet (Silver smith)- shop with traditional and modern jewellery, souvenirs and art. Also includes a Christmas Loft, open all year. Telephone: +47 35 04 72 33. E mail: [email protected] URL [http;//www.solvsmedtunet.no] Joker - supermarket open Monday - Saturday. Closed on holidays. Telephone: +47 35 05 61 12.
Quality Straand Hotel & Resort, phone +47 35 06 90 00. E - mail: [email protected] URL . Restaurant serving guests and visitors for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Additional restaurant open every day 12.00 - 18.30 serving coffee, sandwiches, light meals and todays dinner. Vrådal Kro serving sandwiches, dinner and fast food.