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PICTURES from TØNSBERG

Tønsberg, founded in the Viking-Ages, is Norway´s oldest town. The world renowned Oseberg ship which was found just north of Tønsberg bears proof of this.

 Tønsberg (Kadnes)  
Tønsberg, Toensberg

Tønsberg is Vestfold´s county town and commercial centre. We are travelling with the Coastal Steamer to dock in the harbour of Tønsberg. Tønsberg Harbour, have several restaurants and the landing stage. There is a large variety of shops, several hotels an active cultural life.

Castle Hill a 63 metres high cliff with steep sides dominates the town. The present tower on Castle Rock was built in 1888. The tower is 17 metres high and has the engraved signatures of three Norwegian kings.

Kaldnes is a resedential area with a bridge over the river to the City center.

 Trond Østgaard