Larvik ferry port in Norway connects you with Hirtshals in Denmark with a choice of up to 28 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Larvik to Hirtshals crossing is from 3 hours 45 minutes and the crossing is operated by Color Line.
Larvik is a town and municipality in the county of Vestfold in southwest Norway. The town was founded by Count Ulrik Fredrik Gydenløve in 1671.
The oldest known commercial site from the Viking Age can be found in the region at Kaupang. Excavations and studies have found that Kaupang functioned as a handcraft and commercial center, with around 1,000 inhabitants. The vikings lived there from around 700-900 CE.. New excavations stared in May 2000. Larvik has its own particular stone variety, called Larvikitt. It is 270 million years old and has been used in the stone quarry industry for more than 100 years. Today this stone is Larvik's largest export article. The present stone quarry industry is Larvik's largest industry. Larvik houses the Treschow estate which is currently owned by Mille-Marie Treschow, the most affluent woman in Norway. The estate was created in the 1820s when the last count was declared bankrupt.