Thon Hotel Høyers: canal`s highlight: accomodation Skien

8 September 2021 - 10 Oktober 2021
6 September 2022 - 9 Oktober 2022

 

Experience the canal-town Skien and an amazing trip on the Telemark canal.
Throughout the canal trip you will sail through 5 impressive locks, including Vrangfoss, which is the largest lock system of the canal with its 5 lock chambers.

 

Travel Route:

Arrival days Monday or Wednesday:
Day 1:
- Accommodation at Thon Hotel Høyers in Skien center.

Day 2:
- You have the possibility to have breakfast at the hotel before departure.
- Kl. 07:50 attendance at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien.
- Kl. 08:10 departure with MS Henrik Ibsen from Hjellebrygga pier.
- Meals on board: Breakfast is included in the package.
- Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde lock.
- kl. 13.40 departure with a local bus, VY line 103, from the parking lot at Lunde locks, about 200 meters from the lock.
- Kl. 14.02 arrival at Ulefoss center.
- Kl. 14.02 departure with Telemarkekspressen, line NW 182, from Ulefoss center.
- kl. 14.40 arrival at the bus terminal in Skien. Approx. 10 minutes to walk to Hjellebrygga pier, or 3 minutes to Thon Hotel Høyers.

Arrival day Friday:
Day 1:
- Accommodation at Thon Hotel Høyers in Skien center.

Day 2:
- You have the possibility to have breakfast at the hotel before departure.
- Kl. 07:50 attendance at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien.
- Kl. 08:10 departure with MS Henrik Ibsen from Hjellebrygga pier.
- Meals on board: Breakfast is included in the package.
- Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde lock.
- kl. 13.40 departure with the canal bus from the parking lot at Lunde lock, about 200 meters from the locks.
- kl. 14.40 arrival at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien.


Practical information on board:

Parking:
You can park your car at the parking lot at Thon Hotel Høyers while on board. It costs NOK 150,- per day, and you need to collect a parking permit from the reception. It is not possible to prebook parking. Should the parking be full, you can park across the street against a fee.

It is also possible to move your car to Hjellebrygga on day 2. Here you can park your car free of charge, but you need to have a parking permit in the front window to avoid fines. Collect it from the crew on board before departure.

Meals on board:
There is a restaurant on board. Included in this package you will be served breakfast. Seating time to be agreed directly with the restaurant staff once you have boarded. Breakfast is served until kl. 09.30. You can also order food directly from their menu on board. It is not possible to book a table for the entire journey.


Practical information at Thon Hotel Høyers:

Dining:
The hotel has its own restaurant, and the guests can book at table for dinner directly with the hotel.
Breakfast is included in the package rate, in addition to the breakfast on board the canal boat, so if you are a morning person it is possible to grab something to eat before departing the hotel. Then you can enjoy a late breakfast after you have passed the first lock, Løveid, while sailing over the Norsjø lake.

Parking:
You can park your car at the parking lot at Thon Hotel Høyers. It costs NOK 150,- per day, and you need to collect a parking permit from the reception. It is not possible to prebook parking. Should the parking be full, you can park across the street against a fee.

Distance to Hjellebrygga pier:
It is about 7 minutes in walking distance from the hotel to Hjellebrygga pier.

Booking and payment:

Rate:
From NOK 2088,- per person.
The rate for this package can vary when it comes to your choice of date and room type. Please select date of choice to see the package rate.

Periods 2022:
6. September – 8. October: Monday-Tuesday, Wednesday-Thursday, and Friday-Saturday.

Booking:
Due to high demand, we recommend that you order in advance. Do not wait until the day before.
PS! These are rates for online bookings. Fee for bookings made over phone or email is NOK 80,- per person.

Payment:
All reservations must be paid in full when booking.

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