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Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler - Things to Know Before Visiting

Torvet 7, 1680 Skjærhalden, Norway

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About Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

Ytre Hvaler National Park is a national park located in Viken, Norway. The park is dominated by the coastal culture which has used the area for centuries, resulting in it including boathouses for fishing.

Attractions Near Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

Svinesund Bridge
Svinesund Bridge14.54km from Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

The Svinesund Bridge is a through arch bridge crossing Iddefjord at Svinesund and joining Sweden and Norway. It was completed in 2006. The bridge is 704 m long and has a clearance high of 55 m above the water.

Fredriksten fortress
Fredriksten fortress23.14km from Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

This Fortress was constructed by Denmark-Norway in the 17th century. The fortress is home to several museums and art exhibitions.

Borgarsyssel Museum
Borgarsyssel Museum28.71km from Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

The museum was named after Borgarsysla, the Old Norse name of Østfold county. Borgarsyssel Museum holds an extensive collection of artifacts and old objects from different periods of time. In addition, there are about 20 old buildings showing Østfold's history from medieval to the present time.

Fulehuk Lighthouse
Fulehuk Lighthouse30.08km from Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

Fulehuk fyr is a lighthouse built in the early 1800's on the archipelago Rauer due southeast from Østre Bolæren. It was lit for the first time in 1821 and was closed as a lighthouse in 1989. The lighthouse offer accommodation up to 40 people in the lighthouse and Naustloftet. The lighthouse itself is operated by the association of Fuglehuks friends, looked after by the foundation Fulehuk Fyr. Its been renovated by the association, and visitors can enjoy the stunning view from the top of the towe

Bolærne34.07km from Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

Bolærne is an archipelago in the outer part of Oslofjord, in the municipality Nøtterøy in Vestfold, Norway. The islands have a total land area of 2.6 km². The largest island, Mellom Bolæren, covers 1.1 km². The easternmost island is Østre Bolæren. The islands have been inhabited by fishermen from the 16th century. There was a coastal fortress from 1916 to 2002. The archipelago is included in the Færder National Park, which was established in 2013.

Færder Nasjonalpark
Færder Nasjonalpark36.86km from Besøkssenter nasjonalpark Ytre Hvaler

Færder National Park is one of two marine national parks in Norway, and like Ytre Hvaler National Park it enjoys an easily accessible location in Eastern Norway. The park covers 340 square kilometers of mainland, islands, skerries, and sea bed in the municipalities of Tjøme and Nøtterøy in Vestfold county. The park was established to preserve a characteristic coastal landscape with great biodiversity and relatively untouched countryside.

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Viken county takes its name from the historic region of Viken.