The Atlantic Road, Norway.


The length of the Atlantic road is 8 kilometers away. It connects the city of Kristiansund and Molde - the most populous centers governorship Møre and Romsdal, located in Fjord Norway. Atlantic road begins about 30 kilometers south-west of Kristiansund and ends at 47 kilometers from Molde.

The Atlantic road passes through the low bridges connecting the islands between Molde (where in July passes the famous jazz festival) and Kristiansund, located on the western fjords.

The path passes here, in particular, along Hyustadviki - famous seaside area, which during a storm is an amazing and exciting spectacle. According to The Guardian (25 April 2006), in cold weather you can watch whales and seals.

The Atlantic Road, named in 2005 in Norway "construction of the century", connects the small coastal settlements. From Kristiansund to the road is a 30-minute trip across the Atlantic ocean tunnel, from which you get to the island Averøy. There is a wooden church Kvernes and the west coast of the island and the shore opposite Hustadviki astonishingly picturesque.

The Atlantic Road was ranked first among national tourist routes, due to the peculiarities of the road architecture, bridges and seascapes around.

Viewing platforms along the road
Along the Atlantic Road has four special panoramic rest areas. This is an amazing structure affects not only the nature around, but also architecture. Some of the viewing platforms are also equipped with the platform for anglers.

Despite the fact that whales here - not a very common sight view of the Atlantic Ocean strikes in these places can observe a wide variety of birds and even seals.

Meandering road if jumps from one island to another by means of eight bridges. Is the highest bridge Sturseysunde - amazing arched, it is almost a miracle bridge construction.

Many tourists come here in autumn, when the sea raging storm. Prior to the opening of the road in 1989 Atlantic road builders have witnessed 12 hurricanes.

Wooden church Kvernes, built in the XIV century, is one of the most famous traditional Norwegian stave churches. This beautiful church is located near the unusual majestic fjords Kvernes Fjord Fjord and Frey.

To the south of the mountain peak is Bremsneskhatten Bremsnes cave, where they found numerous traces of archaeological culture Fosna left here 10,000 years ago.

Kvernes complex ethnographic museum consists of 11 ancient buildings, and its exposure represented by a number of exhibits, belonging to different epochs.

Courtyard next to the museum is a restored fishing village of XVIII and XIX century. During the summer, the museum is open daily.


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