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Cykling to the Cannon Museum

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The road out towards the Cannon Museum follows along the highway where you can make detours to other objects of interest.

The road out towards the Cannon Museum follows along the highway where you can make detours to other objects of interest such as: the Archive - Gestapo’s headquarters under WWII. Further on you will pass the Glencore nickel factory, Hennig-Olsen ice cream factory and Elkem. 

At Myren Mansion and Rhododendron Park, there are guided tours on Mondays during the summer and throughout the year there are sometimes concerts as well. 

From Auglandsbukta you can continue out to Bragdøya by boat. Nearby you can also utilize the public area in Storenes.

On Andøya lies Bredalsholmen Dock and ship preservation center, which is a work shop that keeps old craftsman techniques tied to steel ship building alive. You can visit the Cannon Museum in Møvig which is a fortress from WWII with the world’s second largest cannon completely intact. The range of the cannon reaches halfway to Denmark and there was an equivalent cannon on the Danish side, unfortunately this one was lost. There is also a large exhibition of military materials in the bunker itself. 

Length: 21 km (round trip)
Surface: Asphalt
Terrain: A rolling landscape

Tour:
- the Archive Foundation (WWII Gestapo headquarters)
- Glencore Nickel plant
- Hennig-Olsen ice cream factory 
- Myren Mansion and Rhododendron park
- Elkem 
- Amalienborg, the home of Kirsten Flagstad (privat) 
- Leo’s Lekeland, a paradise for children (Indoor play center)
- Auglandsbukta (boat to Bragdøya island every weekday all year round)
- Storenes
- Andøya and Bredalsholmen Dock and ship preservation center 
- the Cannon Museum


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Effort level
  • Easy
Season
  • All year

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Kristiansand, Norway
The latitude and longitude
58° 8' 47" N / 7° 59' 18" E
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