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Surprise, surprise: some awesome view!

Surprise? Yes, there was forest, high trees all the way up. So we wondered if we ever could end up... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Awesome view!

On a clear day, the view is in lack of other words natureporn. You can see the panorama in all of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Bendik H
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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...more
Varden, Molde 6412, Norway
+47 71 20 10 00
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Surprise? Yes, there was forest, high trees all the way up. So we wondered if we ever could end up in a good view. But there it was, after the last bend of the road. It is really worth every extra minute to go there....More

Thank AroundTheWorld000
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

On a clear day, the view is in lack of other words natureporn. You can see the panorama in all of its mountain glory. And if the kiosk is open...icecream!

Thank Bendik H
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The view was worth the trip. We were told that it was an easy walk. We took the Hop on Bus and were glad we did. It was straight up hill.

1  Thank Greg F
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We drove up the mountain although if you like you can hike up, steep climb but plenty of places to rest. The view at the top is Spectacular on a clear day you may be able to see the 222 mountains peaks unfortunately our day...More

2  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Having read the reviews on here my wife and I decided that rather than go on an organized trip from our cruise ship we would walk up to Varden. Well I am not sure of the athletic ability of previous reviewers but we both exercise...More

3  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

You can hike up the road or drive to this majestic viewpoint over Molde and the surrounding mountains. But be prepared its steep and long - even in a car the road can be a little bit challenging (steep and with a lot of curves,...More

1  Thank Adele H
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Spectacular view at the end if the road with hiking trails which lead to beautiful lakes. Easy short drive from Molde.

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was exciting tour, Molde is the most beautiful place to me, Varden is one of the best place I visited in my lifetime, view from the place is amazing, I was walking to the top which was very exciting, tiring but nice places on...More

Thank Shelimashrafahmed
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is the spot to go to if you want to have a panorama view over the 222 mountains in Romsdalen. You can see the whole mountain range from there and count 222 peaks/tops! You can walk up, drive up and bicycle up. Fits everyone...More

Thank AudunVS95
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My family live in Alesund and I have spent my whole life visiting the tourist areas but the is the first time I have been to the viewpoint in Molde. Absolutely fantastic view from the top and the cafe. I personally have always recommended the...More

Thank Joe B
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20 March 2018|
Response from vmahajan1957 | Reviewed this property |
The time at your disposal is too short to climb on foot. It is better to hire a taxi, which will take 15 minutes to the top, you can spend about half an hour at the top before taking the taxi back to resue your onward... More
Don S
12 March 2018|
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Response from Adele H | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely - have the hotel arrange one for you
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