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Horten guest harbour, Norway Photo: Svend Aage Madsen
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Horten

A seaside town offering plenty of outdoor pursuits, Horten also boasts a rich heritage dating back to Viking times.
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Horten guest harbour, Norway - Photo: Svend Aage Madsen

Horten

A seaside town offering plenty of outdoor pursuits, Horten also boasts a rich heritage dating back to Viking times.

Horten

Source: Visitnorway

Explore Horten

Attractions in Horten

Learn about Viking history at Borre, discover Karljohansvern and visit the summerhouse of the painter Edvard Munch in Åsgårdstrand.

Dining in Horten

In Horten you will find eateries that appeal to almost every palate and budget, from Norwegian seafood restaurant to small cosy cafes.

Getting to Horten and around

Horten can be accessed from three airports, and three train stations also serve the area. Ferry and bus connections are good, as is the road network.

Shopping in Horten

Looking for a special item or shopping for the latest fashion? Horten or Åsgårdstrand are the main shopping centres in the area.

Tour suggestions in Horten

The countryside around Horten provides great opportunities for both short and long hikes on foot and by bike.

What to do in Horten

Horten offers a great variety of leisure activities, including golf, diving, fishing, swimming, riding and more.

Where to stay in Horten

Horten has a good choice of accommodation options, whether you want luxury, a quiet location or easy access to outdoors activities.

Winter in Horten

Cross-country skiing is a very popular activity in Horten in winter, as the landscape is highly suitable for this. Ice-skating is another option.

About Horten

Key facts about Horten

Horten is located in the county of Vestfold – "the sunny part" of Eastern Norway.

Tourist information in Horten

Visit Horten Tourist Information provides all the information you need to enjoy your stay in the Horten area.

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Karljohansvern Fortress

Karljohansvern Fortress in Horten in Vestfold houses the National Museum of Photography and the the oldest naval museum in the World.

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