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“Incredibly Scenic, but I do not recommend the bus”
Review of Atlantic Road

Atlanta, Georgia
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136 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Incredibly Scenic, but I do not recommend the bus”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

We cruised with Azamara Club Cruises and ported in Molde. As rental cars are expensive and hard to come by, we decided to try the more economical bus ride to see the Atlantic Road. It is a long round trip to get to the Atlantic Road and back. You really need perfect seats on the bus to enjoy the scenery, and there are only a few of them and it is first come, first serve. Do not expect to see the view from the bus that you see in the beautiful pictures and videos on the internet. This is a local transit bus and was full both ways with toursits and locals. We would have liked to get off for a photo stop, but did not figure out how that works until our journey back. If we had gotten off and on (which your ticket allows), we might have enjoyed it more. If you decide to take this bus, make notes about how to get on and off. To request a stop, push the button above your seat -- it is like the flight attendant call button on an airplane. Keep close watch on time, because I believe the bus runs a single round trip loop. The stop at the turnaround is not long enough to get off to use the bathroom. To catch the bus back, you stand on the side of the road so the bus driver notices you and stops to let you on. They seem to stop and pick up anywhere, so do not go searching for signage or a bus bench. If I went again, I would rent a car or consider hiring a taxi.

Visited July 2012
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“Norways concrete Loch Ness Monster...”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Not worth to take hundreds of extra kilometers, but if you are around anyway, ake your time to drive the atlanterhavsveien, which is like a concrete-roller coaster with many opportunities to take extraordinary pictures. One of the architectural highlights in mid Norway. Enjoy it!

Visited May 2012
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Sveggesundet, More og Romsdal, Norway
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“Different in every season”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

What is really amazing about this road is that the light and weather makes this roadtrip a different experience every time. Cant get enough to drive the road again and again.

Visited November 2012
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Gold Coast, QLD. Aust
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“Special place visited with special friends...”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

A highlight of our first visit to Norway was a private bus trip with 20 of my wife's Norwegian relatives, from Frosta to the Atlantic Road. The 450km or so round trip took us along-side salmon-filled Fjords with massive natural snow-capped mountain waterfall backdrops,
through incredibly long under-ground and under-sea tunnels, aboard several vehicle ferries and more! The Norwegian Coastline is so rugged! Many of the off-shore islands are linked by various bridges, but the most spectacular is at Atlanterhavsveien near Kristiansund, where a steep, twisting, naturally-shaped roadway winds across a short but very rough stretch of sea-scape. Returning to Trondheim via inland roads presented us with more massive snow-covered mountains, this time reaching down into very deep ravines with swift flowing rivers. The Bridge at Atlantic Road is special, but only part of the experience...
The journey to and from there was totally rewarding! A place to remember!

Visited November 2011
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Castleford, United Kingdom
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“Atlantic Road”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Riding through the Norwegian countryside you finally reach the Atlantic Road and what a sight it is. Apparently the Royal Family loaned the Authority the money to build the bridge which spans numerous islands. Initially there was a toll but as soon as the money is raised for the build cost the toll come off, the Royals repaid and it is left to the Norwegians to use at their leisure. Magnificent scenery and a magnificent bridge.

Visited June 2012
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