Activities by the Atlantic Road
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Try pony riding at Eventyrlige Skaret

Pony and horseback riding for children during the summermonths.

Popular location for car commercials
Mercedes AMG SLS E-cell
Italian bikes, June 2010
The Atlantic Road - National Tourist Road

Experience Bud and the Atlantic Road

There are many who visit the Atlantic Road and they are filming while they are driving it. The road is also a very popular location for commercials and a top destination for many car enthusiasts. Here are a handful of films we've found on You Tube. If you have a film from our area, so feel free to send this over to us, - and we can publish it here.

Want to hiking?
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Gulberget (160 ma.s.l.)

A hike up to Gulberget (160 m.a.s.l.) offer you views to the islands Bjørnsund and Ona, the fishing village of Bud and the infamous sea draw Hustadvika. This is a family friendly tour, where you even after only a short trip comes up to a great viewpoint!

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National Tourist Route Atlanterhavsvegen

The Atlantic Road meanders at the ocean’s edge, from island to island, across bridges and rock-fills. There are numerous attractive picnic areas where you can park to get even closer to the waves – a few steps and you can also cast a fishing line, if you wish. There are some excellent fishing spots. A stone’s throw to the west the shipping lane crosses Hustadvika, a notorious stretch of open sea. Many shipwrecks rest on the seafloor here. The Atlantic Road is especially fascinating when the autumn storms rage – large waves break right next to the road (and occasionally even wash across the asphalt). Road construction workers had to endure twelve hurricanes before the Atlantic Road could open in 1989! At the end of the 19th century, 120 people lived on these windswept islands. Their livelihood was fishing and production of dried fish.  

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The Atlantic Road - walking path and service center

Eldhusøya on the Atlantic road is the largest rest area along the Atlantic Road, is located on a scenic spot at the ocean's edge.  Parts of the island are wet marshland and hence vulnerable to pedestrian traffic. The walkway is made of latticework...

Visit our fishing villages
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The fishing village of Bud

In the 16th and 17th century Bud was the biggest trading post between Bergen and Trondheim. The last meeting of the national council in Norway was held here in 1533 under the leadership of Archbishop Olav Engelbrektsson. Today, Bud is still an active and...

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Bud Museum - Ergan Coastal Fort

Restored German World War II coastal fort with command centre, cannon positions, sickbay and water reservoir. In addition to the 350 Germans stationed in Bud, there were also 150 Russian and Polish prisoners-of-war. The fort overlooks the open stretch of sea called Hustadvika, the shipping lanes to Ålesund, Molde and Kristiansund, and the fishing villages Bjørnsund and Ona.

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The fishing village of Håholmen

Ragnar Thorseth's 18th century fishing village with its original wharves, traditional fishermen's shacks and bakery. The seaward side of this 10-acre island faces directly onto the ocean and the shipping channels. On the landward side there is a...

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The fishing village Bjørnsund

Bjørnsund is a deserted island with idyllic atmosphere. Around 1900 the population was 5-600. The houses, which "cling" to the islands and skerries have been restored and are now used as holiday houses. Popular place for school camps. Regular boat service from Harøysund in the summer season.

Want to go fishing?
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Daily fishing trips by the Atlantic Road

Deepsea fishing and fjord fishing on the Atlantic Road.  Boat: Hårek, 27 foot. Min. 4 persons. NOK 650 per person incl. fishing equipment and survival suit / 3 hours

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Fishing on your own on the Atlantic Road

In 2010 two fishing bridges opened on Myrbærholmen bridge - specially made for anglers, and from these you can test you fishing skills - right from the Atlantic Road. The Atlantic Road is located in the ocean and is a spectacular trip across bridges and...

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Fræna Municipality (360 km2) covers the largest part of the Romsdal peninsula towards Hustadvika. Molde is the neighboring municipality in the south. Fræna is the largest agricultural district in the county of Møre and Romsdal, and agriculture is an...

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Eide (146 km2) is a mainland municipality between Kristiansund and Molde. The municipality stretches from the Hustadvika bay, along the southern side of the Kornstadfjord and the north part of the Romsdal peninsula. Stone industry is the most typical...

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Torget 4, P.O.Box 484, N-6413 Molde
Tel. +47 70 23 88 00

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