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Every which way you come to Svelvik, either trough Nesbygda or Berger you will see the coastline. The entrence from Berger, you will pass Grunnane a naturereservation for birds. The ferry in the middle of the village is a part of Svelviks history when it travels from Vestfold and Buskerud every 15 minutes.


In the summer, Svelvik is a great place to be. It is then, that the small and charming village shows it´s best sides. During a few short summer months, the small town "look" is made more alive through holliday guests and travellers.

Originally, there were two villages - Svelvik in the north and Strømmen in the south - which emerged on the banks of the fjord right opposite the Svelvik Moraine. This moraine divides the fjord except for the narrow passage of Svelvikstrømmen.