Setesdalen attractions

Museum in Setesdalen


Around 9km northwest of Valle, this farm has a unique three-storey storehouse dating to 1590, and an extraordinary collection of 15th-century painted textiles. Local legend has its owner as Evil Åsmund, a mercenary …
Park in Evje

Setesdal Mineral Park

For displays of local and worldwide minerals, this well-run park is every rock collector's dream come true, with a wonderful world of colour and quartz, and many items for sale. It's about 10km south of Evje.
Museum in Setesdalen


Coming from the south, Rysstad's main Setesdalsmuseet is a fine, refurbished exhibition space displaying period interiors and cultural artefacts, including displays of regional dress.
Museum in Evje

Evje Og Hornnes Museum

Budding geologists will find plenty to get excited about in Evje. This small museum, 2km west of town and across the river in Fennefoss, displays more than a hundred different types of minerals found in the nearby h…