This group is for those who are from Vestfold fylke, live/lived there or want to and/or are visiting Vestfold.
Vestfold includes Norway's first town, Kaupang which was a commercial center during the Viking age and is now of great archeological and historical interest.
Vestfold is also named as a district in J.R.R Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings".
Vestfold offers beautiful nature such as Mølen; Norway's largest beach of rolling stones, a result from the last ice-age. Bøkeskogen; supposedly the largest northernmost beechwood in the world, many places perfect for hiking and a beautiful coastline.
During the summer there are numerous annual events such as the "Vestfold International Festival", "Stavern music festival", "Slottsfjell music festival" and "Vestfold Viking festival" and offers all year round ferry trips to both Sweden and Denmark by Color Line.
Vestfold is also the location of Oslo Torp International airport, situated close to Sandefjord. And, connected to the national railway (NSB).
Here is the link to Vestfold-county's official homepage.
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