Adventures and excursions from Kristiansund

If you are visiting Kristiansund, there is no need to be bored. We are happy to share our tips and recommendations for sights, attractions, excursions and other things to do in Kristiansund and nearby areas.

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Bilde av Atlanterhavsveien

The Atlantic Ocean Road

At Averøya, approximately a half-hour drive from the hotel, you will find the world-famous Atlantic Ocean Road. Here, you can experience nature at its very best, and snap some amazing pictures. Several commercials and movies have been recorded on the Atlantic Ocean Road.

Bilde av Grip


In the middle of the ocean, a 45-minute boat ride away from Kristiansund, lies the charming island of Grip. This summer paradise has had a permanent population since the 1100s, and the 47 houses on the island are kept well maintained. Gripskyss transports tourists to Grip daily during the summer season.

Bilde av landevei på Smøla, medd vindmøller i bakgrunnen


Smøla is a scenic gem in the ocean gorge, three miles north of Kristiansund. Here, you can visit Norway's largest wind farm. We highly recommend experiencing beautiful Smøla!

Bilde av sundbåten Angvik på tur over havnebassenget i Kristiansund


Between the four districts of Kristiansund, a charming little boat from 1876 runs. Sundbåten is said to be the world's oldest public transport company that has been in continuous operation.

Illustrasjon - hav og solnedgang


Are you looking for some speed and excitement in fresh Norwegian nature? We recommend a trip out on the sea with Nordmøre Havrafting! This is a fun and effective way to experience Nordmøre.

Bilde av Skjerva strand på Innlandet i Kristiandsund

The Skjærva beach

In the district of Innlandet in Kristiansund, you will find the popular Skjærva beach. Here, you will find a small skate park, a basketball court, a volleyball court and a nice lawn. In swimming distance from the beach is a float with a diving board.

Illustrasjon, hav og klipper


Do you like fishing? If so, a trip to Revhammeren in Karihola is recommended. This place is a popular place for fishing and walks. Here you can enjoy raw nature and stunning views of the sea gorge.

Bilde av freikollen, tatt i fra Kirkelandet kirke


If you like being active and out in the nature, we recommend a hiking trip up the beautiful Freikollen mountain (629 moh.) The mountain lies a twenty-minute drive from Kristiansund city center. At the top you will be rewarded with an amazing view of Nordmøre.