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The Atlantic Road National Tourist Route

The Atlantic Road has National Tourist Route status and the entire stretch between Bud and... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Kmarissen
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Born, The Netherlands
A Road to See

The Atlantic Road was amazing for me. Just looking at the unique bridges and the view out to the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
RubaGhool
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Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This small stretch of road is amazing. With bridges that structurally make you wonder surrounded by stunning landscapes it really is a great combination. we drove the road twice at different times of the day and it was beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank meanderingwild
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We planned our roadtrip around Norway merticulously and was so hyped to include the Atlantic Ocean Road. Having seen pictures of the waves crashing into the rocks and splashing on the highway online, I suppose we envisioned the same and never stopped to think that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

The Atlantic Road has National Tourist Route status and the entire stretch between Bud and Kristiansund, we drove all the way to Bud but I think the first part from Kristiansund is the nicest. It is an unique road whit nature that is different from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kmarissen
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Make sure not to miss this part of Norway. I started from Kristiansund taking the tunnel over to Averøy and then began the Atlantic Road. My suggestion is to follow it all the way to Bud. If it is stormy and windy, all the better....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank royklevmyr
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Short (literally) and not so sweet. I agree with other reviewers who say that the Atlantic Ocean Road is over-hyped. It is definitely underwhelming and a disappointment. You might become the victim of its' own tourist industry advertising. Why? For one thing, the advertising photos...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DnAAlbany_NY
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Do not waste your time going for the drive all the way to Atlantic road. Its nothing extra ordinary. Norway has very many engineering marvels in the form of its tunnels and bridges. We wasted a day doing this and could have easily enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank RakshitaA4
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We drove the 8km section that everyone does, the views we good, but it isn't as amazing as other places we have seen on our trip. We also drove the south side of Averoy which was pleasant. We returned over the 8km section and continued...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Douglas645
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The Atlantic Road was amazing for me. Just looking at the unique bridges and the view out to the ocean from the bridges is great to me. There are parking areas and a short walk to view the area. Worth the drive if you will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RubaGhool
Reviewed 4 September 2018

As with many other visitors we came here as part of an on-shore trip from a fjord cruise. A pleasant and well organised trip and an outstanding guide showed us this visually stunning bridge with its illusion of going nowhere! Views of the bridge change...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nilindy
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It is a pretty drive across the islands and bridges that make up the atlantic road but if need to make a choice spend more time in the fjords.

Date of experience: August 2018
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14 January 2019|
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Response from royklevmyr | Reviewed this property |
April can be a little early for touring around the Westcoast of Norway in my opinion. You can still get snow and ice. If possible, I would try a little later, like in middle May. If you do that, make sure you have... More
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Response from luli_mama | Reviewed this property |
Don't worry, wherever there is a good place to admire ocean panorama or road view there is a parking. In the most beautiful place (near the odd bridge end) there is a big parking, toilets, coffee shop and a gorgeous passage... More
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southofoz
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Response from HappyNorwegians | Reviewed this property |
The actual Road is very short so we drove it BOTH ways! There are several places to stop and walk and take pictures, have a coffee, etc.
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