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PICTURES from ØVRE EIKER

A beautiful landscape surrounds the Eiker countryside. The lower part of the Drammen River is rich in forests, farms and vantage points. The inhabitants live in the villages Skotselv, Vestfossen, Darbu and the small town of Hokksund.

 

 Hokksund  
Old Hokksund

In the old part of Hokksund lies Sanden Hotel and the Eiker countryside are things you must visit. Eiker is also famous for the Nøstetangen glassworks and Hassel ironworks, silver mines and burial mounds. Fossesholm Manor and Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium is the main attraction.

Drammen River is one of Norway´s best salmon rivers. One of the best places and the most popular area is the stretch up to Hokksund and Hellefossen, with a large sale of angling cards during the season.

Jonas Lie was born in Hokksund (Hon Farm), but spent his childhood in Tromsø, to which his family had moved when he was five years old.

 Bjørn O. Hansen