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Kristiansund N

Varden viewpoint - Kristiansund

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With its 78 metres above sea level, Varden is the highest point on Kirkelandet, and only 10-15 minutes by foot from the town centre. Varden is an old watch tower used in times of hostility and as a watch tower for ships' pilots in times of peace. A copy of the old tree tower was given to the city in 1992 by previous residents of Kristiansund, now living in Oslo.

From the top of the tower; a 360-degree view of the shipping fairway, Grip, all of Kristiansund, the fjords, mountains.


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General

Effort level
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Landscape
  • Fjord area
  • Forest area
  • Mountain area
Season
  • All year
  • Autumn
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  • Winter

Accommodation

Camping
  • Caravan sites
Hotel facilities
  • Family-friendly

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Berry picking
  • Boat available
  • Boat trips
  • Culture path
  • Fly fishing
  • Forest hiking
  • Guided trips
  • Guiding
  • Hiking
  • Historical walk
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Nature trail
  • River fishing
  • Rod fishing
  • Sea fishing
Biking
  • Bike trails
  • Biking
Fishing
  • Fishing license required
  • Fly fishing
  • Freshwater fishing
  • River fishing
Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Marked trails
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)

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Kristiansund, Norway
The latitude and longitude
63° 6' 59" N / 7° 42' 49" E
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