The spacious chalet is located 3 km outside the small village Vrådal and 400m from the lake Nisser.
The chalets and surroundings: Vradal is well known for lake Nisser with several islands, beaches and beautiful pine forests surrounded by hills and mountains up to 1140 m above sea level. In addition to the 80 km of marked trails, 3 Nature trails tell you about the geology, animal life, plants, trees, forestry and historical issues about Vrådal. In the village you find a supermarket, a café, two hotels, bicycle rent and horse riding.
The chalet is designed for one or two families with play facilities for children, most popular is the “jumping pillow”. High chair, cot, tennis court, rowing boats, canoes and fishing nets are available. A free of charge Elk safari is offered for our guests during the summer. From the UK the Scandinavian Seaways offers sailing's all year between Newcastle and Kristiansand - 155 km from Vrådal. Ryan Air has daily flights from Stansted to Torp Airport (150 km) where you can rent a half a car.
Vradal is well known for lake Nisser with several : Our guests find lake Nisser an eldorado for fishing with flies, spinners and nets. If you like fresh fish – rent a boat and a net and I assure you, you will get a fish dinner! The best fishing season use to be from the beginning of June and to the end of September. In the first part of September the big trouts use to come from the deep sea!
The island of Høgøy (means hawk island), situated 600 Metres from our boat harbour, and is very popular for picnicking, bathing, fishing and in the autumn you can pick lots of blueberries and small cranberries. The small island Sinderholmen (300 metres away) has the best beach. Rent of out board motor has to be booked in advance.
Our guests enjoy the unpolluted fresh water and the few people on the big lake. In the winter you very often have the opportunity of skating, skiing or snowshoeing on the thick Ice covering all our lakes.
Winter activities: The Vrådal Skisenter is located 7 km from the chalets is famous for the first 8-seater chairlift in the world.The Skisenter guarantee you no wait longer than 5 minutes! In addition Vrådal Skisenter runs 4 other lifts and prepares 15 pistes. The longest piste is 3 600 m and has a vertical drop of 473 m. One of the biggest snow production system in Norway makes it possible for us to open the ski center in the middle of Dezember and keep it in good condition until the middle of April.
Snowboard at Vrådal Skisenter : The slopes are designed for all levels of expertise -both beginners and advanced alpine/Telemark skiers and snow boarders. Good possibilities for off-piste skiing. The Vrådal Skisenter offers ski rental and ski tuition. Children under 6 years can use the lifts free of charge.
Toboggan slopes from the chalets. Modern snowshoes are rented out at the chalet.
Driving from Torp Airport or the harbor of Kristiansand takes 2,5 hours.The 35 km long lake Nisser is an eldorado with clean fresh water where you can row, canoe, swim and fish in the summer. In the summer elk safari is included in the rent. Vrådal has 80 km of marked trails in beautiful surroundings. In the winter the lake is frozen and you can ski or skate. Directly access to cross country skiing tracks and 7 km to the alpine centre of Vrådal. The location is ideal for sightseeing and day visits to most places in Southern Norway including Heddal Stave Church, Oslo and Hardanger fjord.
Ski: Downhill, snowboard and cross-country skiing are the main winter activities. Vrådal Skisentre, 7 km away, build the very first 8 seat chair-lift in 1998. We guarantee you no queue longer than 5 minutes. The longest slope is 3600 meters and the elevation 473 meters. The ski school teaches you all skiing disciplines. Telemark skiing is one speciality you have to learn in the heart of Telemark!