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Address: Hunnbakken, Fredrikstad, Norway

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Do yourself a favour and stay away from Vispen. The water is not clean due to the minimal water movement in the bay. The bottom is very muddy. There are a lot of good... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2015
LarsNaess
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Fredrikstad, Norway
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

Do yourself a favour and stay away from Vispen. The water is not clean due to the minimal water movement in the bay. The bottom is very muddy. There are a lot of good beaches/swimming spots in Fredrikstad, so there is absolutely no reason to pick this one...

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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Reviewed April 5, 2015

Some summers the water is terrible, but other years it is a very good. Also depends on the economy of the municipality. Sometimes it is money to clean it up before the season, but some years it looks like a dumping ground. Since it is the only place reachable with public bus, it now has got higher priority. It is... More 

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Reviewed February 1, 2015

I went to Vispen in June 2013 and I must admit it was a very disappointing experience! First of all, the water was black (!) and smelled bad. After taking a bath I got red dots! This has never happened before and I was horrified. Luckily these dots were gone the next hour. The place was rather dirty as well.... More 

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