The idyllic island of Hjertøya in Molde is a great recreational area where you can fish, go on a picnic, walk along guided paths or swim in the sea.
At the Fisheries Museum you can get an insight into local coastal culture, and you can buy tickets for a guided tour at Hjertøya. The museum is made as a small fishing village with houses, fishermen's shacks, cod-liver oil factory, engineering workshop and a large collection of boats. It portrays local coastal culture, working life and living conditions from around 1850. Free exhibition of the multi artist Kurt Schwitters and "Die große Merz" pillar on the Hjertøy square. Nature path through the landscape of the island.
The boat to Hjertøya island goes from the Reknemoloen by the Molde marina (Molde guest harbor). Reknesmoloen is located in the west end of the main street (Storgata) in Molde. Just east of the football stadium (Aker stadium) and south of Hotell Molde Fjordstuer. Be aware that on very nice sunny days, there can be many people wanting to go by the boat to Hjertøya.
Crossing time: Around 10 minutes