Directions and travel distances by car:
Dalen Hotel is easy to find in all gps systems, to find the hotel, Dalen Hotel® is located at Hotelvegen 33, 3880 Dalen, Tokke Municipality in West Telemark.
From Oslo it is about 3 hours and 15 minutes drive to Dalen Hotel by car.
Choose E18 to Drammen, then towards Kongsberg and E134 to Notodden, past Seljord to Høydalsmo.
Take the national road 45 to Dalen / Suleskar, from Høydalsmo it is 20 km to Dalen.
For your information, the last descent to Dalen is quite steep and has several curves low gear is recommended.
From Oslo to Skien and the start of the Telemark Canal it is about 1 hour and 45 minutes drive (130 km).
Choose E18 direction Drammen and Holmestrand.
Exit towards national road 32 towards Skien / Hvittingfoss / Hof just before Holmestrand.
Follow national road 32 to Skien and then follow the signs to Telemarkskanalen and Hjellebrygga.
NB, if you are going to another pier than Hjellebrygga in Skien, you will find more information here (NB, links to new page): https://www.booktelemark.no/Anlopssteder
From Stavanger in summer (May to October)
It is recommended to drive over Suleskar and Valle towards Skafså to Dalen
From Haugesund / Bergen / Odda follow the E134 over Haukelifjell til Åmot, ta av ned til Dalen ved Åmot, ca 20 km.
Parking and Electric car charging - 22kw semi-fast charger - Tesla Destination Charger
There is free parking for hotel and restaurant guests. A semi-fast charger 22kw, alternatively when 2 chargers on type 2 both get 11kw, in addition we offer a schuko plug (230V / 16A). For day visitors, semi-fast charging will cost NOK 30 per hour. Paid in the reception at the hotel.