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Larvik is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Larvik. The municipality of Larvik has about 41,364 inhabitants, and covers 530 km².The city of Larvik was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The city of Stavern, and the rural municipalities of Brunlanes, Hedrum, and Tjølling were merged into the municipality of Larvik on January 1, 1988.Larvik has a daily ferry connection to Hirtshals, Denmark.General informationNameThe Norse form of the name must have been Lagarvík. The first element is the genitive case of lǫgr m 'water; river' (now called Numedalslågen river), the last element is vík f 'cove, wick'. The meaning is "the cove at the mouth of (Numedals)lågen". Prior to 1889, the name was written "Laurvik" or "Laurvig".Coat-of-armsThe coat of arms is from modern times, and was granted in 1989. It is blue with a silver-colored mast with three sails to represent the maritime traditions of the municipality.
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Foldvik Familypark ©
Theme Park
Foldvik Familypark
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
Molen ©
Beach
Molen
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Beech Forest
Forest
Beech Forest
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Ulabrand
Monument
Ulabrand
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Larvik

Brygga i Toensberg ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Brygga i Toensberg Tonsberg
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Spiralen
Architectural Building
Spiralen Drammen
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Boe Sommarland
Water Park
Boe Sommarland Bo I Telemark Municipality
1.0
Duration: 8 hours
Heddal Stave Church ©
Church
Heddal Stave Church Notodden
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Larvik

Fulehuk Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse
Fulehuk Lighthouse
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Bokkerfjellet
Landmark
Bokkerfjellet
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Fredriksvern Church
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Istrehagan Burial Ground
Cemetery
Istrehagan Burial Ground
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Larvik

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Herregarden ©
Historic Site
Herregarden
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
Larvik Church
Church
Larvik Church
2.9
Duration: 2 hours
Hedrum Church ©
Religious Site
Hedrum Church
2.5
Duration: 2 hours
Kaupang in Skiringssal ©
Ruin
Kaupang in Skiringssal
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nature in Larvik

Kjaerra Fossepark (Waterfall Park) ©
Waterfall
Kjaerra Fossepark (Waterfall Park)
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Larvik

Batteristranda ©
Beach
Batteristranda
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

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