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A city on four islands

Kristiansund has a stunning location, reaching out into the sea on the four islands of Innlandet, Kirkelandet, Nordlandet and Gomalandet.

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Kristiansund.
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Kristiansund.
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Kristiansund.
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Kristiansund.
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Krisitansund.
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Kristiansund.
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Kristiansund
Kristiansund.
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Kristiansund Klippfisk.
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Activities and attractions

When you visit Kristiansund, you will soon realize that you are in a city of culture. Three things in particular are impossible to ignore: Opera, clipfish and the boat Sundbåten.

The fishing village of Grip

One of the most popular attractions in Kristiansund is located 14 kilometres north of the city. Until 1964, the village of Grip was the smallest municipality in Norway.

Grip, Kristiansund
Grip, Kristiansund.
Photo: Terje Rakke

 

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  • Bergtatt
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    Bergtatt Marble Caves

    Explore the mystical marble caves at Bergtatt! A magic experience you will never forget! A boat ride into the caves offer visitors a unique and stunning experience. Video of the mining operation.

  • The buildings on Grip Island, Northwest, seen slightly from above.
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    Grip Island
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    Gipruta - Boat to the island Grip

    Join our 3,5 hour roundtrip trip from Kristiansund town centre to the island of Grip. On the island, you get a guided tour that ends up in the very beautiful Stave Church of Grip. 

  • Atlanterhavsvegen
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    Atlanterhavsvegen
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    Visit the Atlantic Road

    Roundtrip from Kristiansund to the world’s most beautiful road! Located at the edge of the mighty ocean, the Atlantic Road is as beautiful in sunshine as in full storm and rain.

Getting here and around

  • Bus Kristiansund

    By bus

    There are daily express buses from Trondheim, and further bus connections from Molde and Ålesund. You can also reach the main attractions in the area by bus.

  • Boat Kristiansund

    By boat

    Hurtigruten stops at Kristiansund daily on its southbound and northbound voyage. There are also several daily express boats to Trondheim.

  • Car Kristiansund

    By car

    Drive to Kristiansund on the E39 and Rv 70 from Bergen or Trondheim. We recommend that you driva via the Atlantic Road, which is one of Norway's National Tourist Roads.  

  • Plane Kristiansund

    By plane

    Kristiansund Airport Kvernberget is only 10 minutes by car from the centre of Kristiansund. There are daily departures to Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim.

  • Local Kristiansund

    Local travel

    The boat Sundbåten connects the city's main islands Kirkelandet, Innlandet, Norselands and Gomalandet on a daily basis.

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