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Varden the Molde Panorama

Varden, Molde 6412, Norway
+47 71 20 10 00
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A long steep walk

Having read the reviews on here my wife and I decided that rather than go on an organized trip from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peter M
via mobile
Stunning views

You can hike up the road or drive to this majestic viewpoint over Molde and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Adele H
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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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 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.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“walk up” (4 reviews)
“great view” (4 reviews)
“cruise ship” (4 reviews)
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Varden, Molde 6412, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Peter M
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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

Thank Adele H
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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
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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
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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

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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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Reviewed 27 July 2017

A motorable road takes you up to the Varden viewpoint, for a 360 degree view of the area. On a clear day the entire mountain range is visible. You can also trek up to the Panorama.

1  Thank vmahajan1957
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

There is a cable car available to get the best views of the paorama which has to be seen to be believed. When the cruise ships are in port there can be big lines waiting to pay the entrance fee. You may need extra warm...More

4  Thank HOWARD R
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Trails all around, and incredible view of the mountains in the distance. Dress warmly, and a great place for the family picture.

Thank Marty812
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

You can drive up to the top or stop at a number of parking areas and walk, run etc. There is a cafe at the top that opens 12-6.

Thank Rita B
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ramakantu
20 March 2018|
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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
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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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Response from HOWARD R | Reviewed this property |
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