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Things to do in Molde

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Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: From the Varden viewpoint (407 metres above sea level) there is a good view of the town of Molde, the fjord and islands and... more » Owner description: From the Varden viewpoint (407 metres above sea level) there is a good view of the town of Molde, the fjord and islands and the famous Molde panorama with its 222 partially snow-clad peaks. On clear days you can see as far as the fishing village of Ona and the dreaded waters of Hustadvika. Ten minutes by car or an hour's walk along the nature trail from the centre of Molde. The Vardestua restaurant is at the top and marked trails take you into the Moldemarka countryside. « less
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Museums
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Ranked #3 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Aker Stadium is one of Norway's most modern football stadiums, seating 11,200. In addition to the sports facilities the... more » Owner description: Aker Stadium is one of Norway's most modern football stadiums, seating 11,200. In addition to the sports facilities the stadium has a restaurant, café, 10 kiosks, 52 toilets, a sports clinic, a laundry and business facilities. There are unique media facilities: 2 camera platforms, an editing room, 8 commentary boxes, a press tribune, a workroom and meeting room for press conferences. The stadium, situated on the waterfront to the west of the town centre and designed by Molde architect Kjell Kosberg, has a granite and glass frontage. The stadium was paid for by Kjell Inge Rokke and Bjorn Rune Gjelsten and cost 212 million kroner in 1998. Want to visit the stadium? Visit the cafeteria or the supporter shop, they both have windows looking in to the footbal arena. « less
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Ranked #4 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Hiking Trails; Sports
Owner description: The area has many options for people interested in more demanding mountainhikes. We recommend participation of the hikes... more » Owner description: The area has many options for people interested in more demanding mountainhikes. We recommend participation of the hikes arranged by Molde and Romsdal Tourisassociation, for program and description of the different hikes se: www.mrtur.no Suggestions to demanding hikes: - Goksoyra 1337 meters (Nesset) - Gridsetskolten (Rauma) - Ryssdalsnebba 1618 meters (Nesset) - Skjorta 1711 meters (Nesset) - Skala 1128 meters (Molde) - Urdfjellet (Fraena) « less
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Ranked #5 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Walking tours; Museums
Owner description: The Fisheries Museum is in the form of a small fishing village with old houses, fishermen's shacks, cod-liver oil factory,... more » Owner description: The Fisheries Museum is in the form of a small fishing village with old houses, fishermen's shacks, cod-liver oil factory, engineering workshop and schoolroom. It portrays local coastal culture, working life and living conditions from around 1850. Large collection of boats and maritime equipment. Hjertoya is a great recreational area where you can hire rowing boats, fish or swim in the sea. In the summer there are regular departures from the quay by the market square in Molde. (See Transport: Hjertoy Boat). Phone: +47 934 25 406 « less
Ranked #6 of 20 attractions in Molde
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Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: In the Town Hall Square in the Town of Roses stands the bronze statue of the Rose Maiden, surrounded by a dancing fountain.... more » Owner description: In the Town Hall Square in the Town of Roses stands the bronze statue of the Rose Maiden, surrounded by a dancing fountain. The Rose Maiden is young and beautiful and has her arms full of roses. The sculpture was a gift to Molde in 1971 from Gotlib Moe, owner of the former clothing factory Hovding Konfeksjonsfabrikk. It was sculpted by Ragnhild Butenschon. Molde Town Hall was completed in 1966 and is the result of an architectural competition won by the architects Cappelen and Rodahl. Built in concrete and stone it features gold-tinted glass. The roof of the town hall boasts one of the town's most beautiful rose gardens. « less
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Ranked #8 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The place where King Haakon and Crown Prince Olav sought shelter from German bombers in April 1940 when they were being... more » Owner description: The place where King Haakon and Crown Prince Olav sought shelter from German bombers in April 1940 when they were being hunted by the German occupying forces. The Peace Grove next to the Royal Birch was founded by Knut odegard, president of the Bjornson festival in 1997. It symbolises the continuing struggle for freedom, peace and human dignity both today and in the future. Among those who planted trees are presidents, Nobel laureates, writers and Thor Heyerdahl. « less
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Ranked #9 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: The cathedral, which was consecrated in 1957, is a double-nave long church in the Gothic style. A 50-metre-high freestanding... more » Owner description: The cathedral, which was consecrated in 1957, is a double-nave long church in the Gothic style. A 50-metre-high freestanding bell tower culminates in a copper-clad pyramid. The interior of the church contains some lovely stained glass and is richly decorated with Christian symbols and signs. It is the third church to be built on the site. The two first ones burned down, but an old wooden cross and Axel Ender's famous Easter Morning altarpiece were rescued from the flames. « less
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Ranked #10 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #11 of 20 attractions in Molde
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers; Amusements
Owner description: Welcome to the largest indoor playground and activity house on the northwest coast of Norway! Cofee-shop serving, warm food... more » Owner description: Welcome to the largest indoor playground and activity house on the northwest coast of Norway! Cofee-shop serving, warm food and lovely cakes. « less
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Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Sports
Owner description: If you come here at winter time, bring your skiing equipment! You can find a big variety of skiing activities here. The main... more » Owner description: If you come here at winter time, bring your skiing equipment! You can find a big variety of skiing activities here. The main season is normally from December to April/May. We recommend you to join the Molde and Romsdals Touring Association tours. You can find information and tour suggestions on the web site: www.mrtur.no . Cross country trails: - Skaret/Langdalsbu (Fraena) - Moldelia/Skihytta (Molde) - Skorgedalen (Rauma) - Bjorli (Lesja) Down hill skiing areas: - Bjorli (Lesja) - Tusten Alpinsenter (Molde) - Skorgedalen Skisenter (Rauma) Tour suggestions: Mountains under 1.000 meters: - Melen 768 m. (Fraena) - Urdfjellet 979 m. (Fraena) - Vardfjellet 896 m. (Nesset) Mountains over 1000 meters: - Flotatind 1711 m. (Nesset) - Kirketaket 1439 m. (Rauma) - Sjovdola 1719 m. (Nesset) « less
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Owner description: On the lower market place, with the fjord and the mountains as a backdrop, is the bronze statue Jazzgutten - a young jazz... more » Owner description: On the lower market place, with the fjord and the mountains as a backdrop, is the bronze statue Jazzgutten - a young jazz player with his saxophone. Jazzgutten, along with the popular Moldejazz festival, lends substance to Molde's reputation as Norway's jazz capital. The sculpture by Nina Due, was a gift from the people to commemorate the town's 250th anniversary in 1992. « less
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Category: Water sports; Adventures
Owner description: How about a 4-hour sea kayaking 'expedition' on Moldefjord - with real expedition meals and the same gear as on a 40-day... more » Owner description: How about a 4-hour sea kayaking 'expedition' on Moldefjord - with real expedition meals and the same gear as on a 40-day trip. You will be amazed how easy it is and how good the food tastes. Kayaking with DID is for everybody it doesn't matter if you are a beginner or an expert. A 3-4 hours paddling trip from Molde to the skerries, with a stop ashore on an island. DID will meet you with kayaks whereever you are in Molde. We adjust the kayaks, give a safety briefing and instruction before we paddle towards the skerries. The course is wind- and weather depending, but after a couple of hours we take a break on an island. Beverage and light food are included. When: You decide. DID is always ready! Safety: DID has steady double kayaks, always a safeguarding boat and a paddling instructor pr. 10 participants. Weather restrictions. This you have to bring: Waterproof and windproof jacket/trousers, fleece, sunglasses. Season: April-october Min.: 10 persons « less
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Category: Islands; Outdoors
Owner description: In the Middle Ages Veoya had 500 inhabitants and was the biggest trading post between Trondheim and alesund. The priest's... more » Owner description: In the Middle Ages Veoya had 500 inhabitants and was the biggest trading post between Trondheim and alesund. The priest's farm dating from 1750 consists of a mediaeval church (1200), a manor and churchyard. Open for groups in the summer season by arrangement with Romsdal Museum. Boat transport must be organised privately. « less
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Category: Art Galleries; Shopping
Owner description: Rose Atelier at Kviltorp, 4 km east of Molde town centre, lies Rose Atelier studio where I aim to convey joy,warmth and... more » Owner description: Rose Atelier at Kviltorp, 4 km east of Molde town centre, lies Rose Atelier studio where I aim to convey joy,warmth and quality to people and enterprises. « less
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Owner description: Nice farmshop with home-made cheeses and other local food from the area. Organic dairyfarm with beautiful surroundings and a... more » Owner description: Nice farmshop with home-made cheeses and other local food from the area. Organic dairyfarm with beautiful surroundings and a stunning view of mountains and fjord! Tenting in the farmyard is possible. « less
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Category: Art Galleries; Shopping
Owner description: More and Romsdal Artist Centre (KMR)was established in Molde in 1978, and is a part of a national artistdriven network of... more » Owner description: More and Romsdal Artist Centre (KMR)was established in Molde in 1978, and is a part of a national artistdriven network of modern art and handicrafts. KMR runs a gallery which presents modern separate- and collective exhibitons of national and international character. The gallery has 13 different exhibitons a year. KMR also has an artshop, where a wide range of paintings and articrafts both from the region and the country as a whole, are sold. KMR is More and Romsdals competanse centre when it comes to decoration of public and private buildings, and is going to assist with advices and recommodations and also indicate artistic consultants for buildings and constructions which will release means from the state. The informational- and motivational work within this field is given priority. KMR runs an active interpretation of art towards children and youths, especially with the tailored wander exhibitions which trough The Cultural Schoolbag reaches children in the primary schools of More and Romsdal. « less
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