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A picturesque lake in in Nissedal municipality, Nisser is the country's 13th biggest lake. Largest lake in Telemark county, Nisser belongs to the main catchment area of Arendal basin. A canal was built between Vråvatn and Nisser in the year 1914 which enabled tourists to travel to Vråliosen from Tveitsund by boats. Surrounded by a scenic landscape, the lake remains a popular picnic site.
Located in Seljord municipality, Seljordsvatnet is a mesmerizing lake covering an area of 16.7 square kilometers (6.44 square miles). Apparently, Seljordsvatnet is occupied by a lake monster which goes by the name Selma. The monster was first spotted in the lake in the 18th Century. A cryptozoologist from Sweden has tried to capture the monster but in vain.
Supposedly constructed between the years 1250 and 1270, Eidsborg Stave Church remains one of the finest examples of the 28 preserved stave places of worship in Norway. During the Middle Ages, Norway was home to over 1000 such churches. Apportioned to St. Nicholas of Bari, the traveller's patron, this church underwent restoration in the year 1927. During its restoration, ornaments and painted carvings dating back to the Renaissance period were discovered.
Bø Sommarland is Norway's biggest water park, featuring attractions for all ages. They offer the world's biggest artificial surf wave and Norway's biggest aqua tube. In addition to the big water park, Bø Sommarland also offers a play round for youngsters, a theater and a small Tivoli. All rides are free with paid entrance admission. Bø Sommarland is open from June to August. On some days the park closes at 5p. Reduced entrance fee for handicapped people. No entrance fee for an assistant of a handicapped person. Parking is offered for NOK30-50. You are welcome to bring your own food.