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Skien Destination Guide

Explore Skien in Norway.

Skien in the region of Telemark county with it's 50,595 inhabitants is a town in Norway - some 63 mi (or 101 km) South-West of Oslo, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Skien

Current time in Skien is now 12:14 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Copenhagen, Aalborg, Malmö, Gothenburg, Tønsberg or Arendal. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

-4°C / 24 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Evening Temperature -9°C / 16 °F
Night Temperature -9°C / 15 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 1012.6 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Friday, 14th of December 2018
Light snow, calm, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: -10°C (14 °F)
Night: -11°C (12 °F)
Saturday, 15th of December 2018
Light snow, calm, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: -9°C (15 °F)
Night: -10°C (15 °F)
Sunday, 16th of December 2018
Snow, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Snow Day: -2°C (28 °F)
Night: -0°C (32 °F)

Videos

Bicycle ride in Skien in Norway; early s...

06:58 min ( May 22, 2010 by Lars Rune Nøstdal)
Views: 705 - Rating: 5/5

Bicycle ride in Skien in Norway. På vei ned til Arild og Elin; fredagsøl og grillkos. :) Song: Animal Collective - What Would I Want? Sky

A Day In Skien

08:49 min ( October 31, 2010 by tarestyles)
Views: 471 - Rating: 5/5

Ok so a while back I took a day-trip to Skien, Norway to paint with my boy ACHOE. I decided beforehand that I would make a video, blog, and report of the day, so expectations were high and the gear wa...


141 ENSN Skien 28 05 2010

01:51 min ( June 08, 2010 by Lasse Tur)
Views: 730 - Rating: 5/5

ENSN, Skien, 28

133 ENSN Landing 19 Geiteryggen Skie...

01:45 min ( May 23, 2010 by Lasse Tur)
Views: 679 - Rating: 0/5

ENSN, Landing 19, Geiteryggen, Skien, 23


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Skien during the next days.

15
Dec
2018

Henriette Steenstrup & John Brungot: Åpent Forhold

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16
Dec
2018

Paul Potts Christmas

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17
Dec
2018

A Magical Moment

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20
Dec
2018

Christmas With Nordic Tenors

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12
Jan
2019

Erlend Osnes: Stand Up-Show

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19
Jan
2019

Nyttarskonserten 2019

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22
Jan
2019

Fuglane

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23
Jan
2019

Svanesjøen

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25
Jan
2019

KORK Og Nils Petter Molvær

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10
Feb
2019

Øystein Sunde: Sunde Solo

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Interesting facts about this location

Skagerak Arena

Skagerak Arena is a football stadium located in Skien, Norway. It was formerly called Odd Stadion, and was built in 1923 as the home ground of Odd Grenland Ballklubb. The stadium is often referred to as Falkum, being situated in that area of Skien. The stadium is currently undergoing an extensive redevelopment process, begun in November 2006, which produced a modern all-seater venue by April 2008.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.21, 9.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1923 establishments in Norway, Event venues established in 1923, Football venues in Norway, Odd Grenland, Sports venues in Skien

Sneltvedt

Sneltvedt is a village in the municipality of Skien, Norway, located east of Skien city. Its population is 234. Sneltvedt is also a surname. According to SSB (Statistics Norway) about hundred persons are named "Sneltvedt" as their last name.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.21, 9.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Telemark

Åfoss

Åfoss is a village in Skien municipality, Norway. It is located near the outlet of the lake Norsjø. From 1837 Åfoss was administratively a part of Solum municipality. Solum became a part of Skien municipality on 1 January 1964.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.21, 9.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Telemark

Porsgrunn Bridge

Porsgrunn Bridge (in Norwegian Porsgrunnsbrua) is a drawbridge constructed of concrete. It is locations in Porsgrunn town and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. The bridge, which was completed in 1958, connects the eastern and western sides of Porsgrunn town center. It crosses the Porsgrunn River (in Norwegian Porsgrunnselva) a little above the point where the Skien watershed discharges into the Frierfjord. The boat traffic has an 8 meter bridge clearance.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.21, 9.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1958 establishments in Norway, Bridges completed in 1958, Bridges in Telemark

Frednes Bridge

Frednes Bridge (Frednesbrua) is a bridge located on Highway 354 in Porsgrunn municipality in Telemark county, Norway. The bridge crosses the Porrsgrunn River (Porsgrunnselva) at the mouth where the Skien River (Skiensvassdraget) passes out into Frierfjord at the site of Norsk Hydro's factory complex. The bridge was completed in 1995. It is constructed of prestressed concrete with a drawbridge span over the main channel.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.21, 9.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1995 establishments in Norway, Bridges in Telemark, Buildings and structures in Porsgrunn

Quote of the moment

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