Rica Hotel Kristiansund
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Kristiansund
... and youngest family members slept in the house in a sitting position because of superstitions. Everyone else slept in a barn with the large animals. The tour continued to an area where houses and commercial structures from Kristiansand were moved following a large fire in the town. The tour through the buildings was interesting and gave a good view of life in this part of Norway in the 19th century. We spent about 30 minutes in this area and then headed back to ...
Leaving Alesund behind, we worked our way NW to drive along the coast to the famous Atlantic Road; it was quite picturesque and would have been better if the rain had not come in horizontally aided by some very strong winds.
We endured the weather and cruised the road along to Kristiansund, where we literally drove into around and out again; not much to ...
... to hear that there was a Force 9 (strong gale) to 10 (storm) strength wind and a sea swell of over five metres, as we were still experiencing a lot of ship’s motion. Several times in the dining room we heard a loud crash as either a passenger or a waiter dropped a tray of crockery.
Afterwards we went and sat by the window in the Secret Garden lounge and had a coffee each. Despite the high winds and rough seas (or maybe because of them) ...
... the bus pulled up at a lay-by a few hundred yards before one of the famous bridges, the Storseisundet Bridge. From our viewpoint, this arched bridge curves first of all to the left and then to the right; in fact, depending on your perspective it can make the road look as though it comes to an abrupt end, and the traffic just disappears into nowhere! It looked completely different, depending on the angle from which it ...
We were up, dressed, fed & raring to go as we entered the town of Kristiansund. This would be the northern most point of our cruise. The town is spread over 5 islands, if I remember correctly. So entering the port meant navigating through these small islands. There were colorful, traditional Norwegian homes all over the hills mixed with contemporary styles. In the middle of one island, the first we passed, stood an old stone church, stone ...