Oslo, which is the national capital, is situated 65 miles (105 kilometers) north of Larvik.
When it comes to getting the best from your precious vacation time, keep in mind that Larvik is merely the tip of the iceberg; Oslo - Southern Norway has been blessed with a treasure-trove of scenic delights. Check out the Sandefjord Museum and The Whaling Monument in and around Sandefjord, which is 9 miles (14 kilometers), from Larvik. A trip to Skien is another interesting option. It's 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Larvik and where you'll find the Telemark Museum and Henrik Ibsen Museum.
When you are ready to venture further afield check out the nearest regional center. Drammen lays 50 miles (80 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions such as Drammens Theatre, Marienlyst Stadium and Union Scene. Drammensbadet and Drammens Museum are also well-worth investigating while you are here.
Every place contains a special history and Oslo - Southern Norway is no exception. The old towns here are well worth visiting. For a low-cost outdoors activity that everyone will like, take the time to visit the region's fascinating gardens, open-air museums and open-air exhibits.
Start a new hobby and book one of the city walking tours, cycling tours and culinary tours. There are a number on offer in the Oslo - Southern Norway area. Get some down time in the region's beautiful waterways and enjoy popular watersports such as fishing or swimming.
As your adventure concludes, bid Oslo - Southern Norway a teary "Ha det bra"