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Amazing View

We enjoyed our coffe and svele with brunost in the restaurant with the most amazing view over Molde... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Kleopetra
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Norway
Breath taking views

Our ship was late arriving so our tour bus from Geiranger made one last stop. What a treat! The... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Nancy C
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Miami
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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
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Varden, Molde 6412, Norway
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Our cruise ship docked in town next to the big stadium. Once outside the port, small signs to Mt Vaarden and the open air museum (cultural museum) made the walk easier and the path easy to follow. The signs led you through town past a...More

11  Thank wldtravels
Most Helpful Critical Review
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 petermM4961TK
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We enjoyed our coffe and svele with brunost in the restaurant with the most amazing view over Molde area. We were lucky with the weather and could see how beautiful the country is. Definitely must to visit when in Molde.

Thank Kleopetra
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Our ship was late arriving so our tour bus from Geiranger made one last stop. What a treat! The views were impossible to capture on film but oh so worth it! Even with a little rain.

Thank Nancy C
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 gregfV5253OO
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

3  Thank lees599
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 petermM4961TK
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 AddieHeidenDK
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
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ramakantu
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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
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Response from AddieHeidenDK | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely - have the hotel arrange one for you
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