Welcome to Morgedal Campsite, 
Southern Norway


Discover this tranquil, unspoilt site, beside the small lake Morgedalstjønni.
It is the ideal spot to break your journey across Southern Norway. 

Find peace and quiet in this picturesque haven, surrounded by beautiful scenery, farms, forests and mountains.

See the world's largest hand-made wooden bowl painted in traditional "rose paint" style , featured in the Guinness Book of Records.
We look forward to meeting you.

NAF-camp.**, ACSI, ANWB. Open 15.04-15.09.  Cabin**** open all seasons.

The Campingsite

  • There is ample space for parking. Caravans, camper vans and tents are welcome. The site is grassy, level and spacious. You are free to select your own location, there are no designated areas. 

  • 24 electric points (220 volts)

  • The toilet block provides hot showers, washing machine, tumble dryer. 

  • There is a playground and plenty of space to play.

  • Rowing boats can be hired, and fishing in the lake is free. There is a small shingle beach for bathing.

  • In the reception area you can see the world's largest hand-made, wooden bowl, painted in traditional "rose paint" style, featured in the Guinness Book of Records.


  • Map

  • Find us on E134, 1km along the turn off for Morgedal.

  • Distances:
    Skien 100km
    Larvik 130 km 
    Oslo 190 km 
    Haugesund 370 km 
    Kristiansand 200 km

Picture gallery


  • There are four traditional, wooden, one-roomed cabins to sleep four people. **
    Theese are equipped with bunk beds, electric cookers, refridgerators and dining tables.
    Separate toilet block.
  • There is also one larger, superior cabin **** with bathroom, hot shower, fully equipped kitchen, TV and radio, to sleep seven people, pillows and duvets supplied. Ideal for families.
    This cabin is open all year round.

Contact information

  • Address: Morgedal Camping
    3848 Morgedal

  • Phone: 35054152

  • Mail

Prices pr. night

  • One room cabins 300 Nkr.

  • Larger cabin 800 Nkr.

  • Tent, caravan, or camper van including 4 pers. 100 Nkr. pr. night

  • Extra tent 40 Nkr.

  • El.power 30 Nkr.

  • Shower 10 Nkr.

Morgedal Village
Morgedal is a small village in West Telemark 420m above sea level.
The village is known as "The Cradle of Skiing", thanks to Sondre Nordheim , the father of modern skiing, who was born and lived here. For the Winter Olympic Games of 1952, 1960 and 1994 The Olympic flame was lit at Øverbø, Sondre Nordheim's birthplace.
There is a small supermarket nearby.
Attractions in the area
Norsk Skieventyr: Skiing museum and multimedia show taking you on a journey through the history of skiing. There is alike size replica of Sondre Nordheim's home and many interesting artefacts. Attached to the museum is 
Skreppa: cafeteria witch serves traditional Norwegian dishes and has many local souvenirs for sale.

Øverbø: take a delightful mountain walk to the small log cabin where Sondre Nordheim lived.
Nature Trails : Take a walk in the twilight to look for elk. 
Morgedal Hotell offers indoor swimmingpool, tennis court, mini-golf and dancing six evenings a week.


Vest Telemark Museum: Folk museum where you can go back in time and visit traditional Norwegian houses and the Eidsborg Stave Church. ca 20 km away.
Telemarkskanalen: canal that takes you from Skien to Dalen 105 km, through 18 locks, climbing up to 72m above sea level. 18 km to Kviteseid pier.
Bø Sommarland: Amusement park. 50 km.
Kviteseid Bygdetun:
Folk museum, 18 km.

Morgedal Camping, Winterpicture