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Gardnos crater - Things to Know Before Visiting

Gardnos crater, Nes Municipality, Norway

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About Gardnos crater

Gardnos crater is 5 kilometers in diameter and was created when a meteorite with an estimated diameter of 200 to 300 meters struck 500 million years ago.

Attractions Near Gardnos crater

Hallingdal Museum
Hallingdal Museum10.56km from Gardnos crater

It is one of the oldest open-air museums in Norway. The museum has 30 historic buildings and some 30,000 artifacts from the region of Hallingdal.

Langedrag Nature Park
Langedrag Nature Park23.43km from Gardnos crater

The nature park is known for its collection of various old livestock breeds and wild animals from the Norwegian fauna. Visitors experience exciting predator mammals like wolves and European lynxes, in addition to reindeer, moose, muskox, etc.

Skogshorn30.61km from Gardnos crater

The summit of Skogshorn is a popular destination for day-trips both summer and winter.

Valdres Folkemuseum
Valdres Folkemuseum38.86km from Gardnos crater

The Valdres Folkemuseum in Fagernes was founded in 1901 and with its 105 buildings it is one of the largest open-air museums in the country. It is beautifully situated on the peninsula Storøye on the banks of Lake Strandefjorden in Fagernes. The museum focuses especially on folk music and instruments, folk costumes, and the conservation of historical buildings.

Krøderen56.34km from Gardnos crater

Krøderen is a beautiful lake located in Buskerud, Norway. It is 41 kilometers long and he primary river flowing into it is Hallingdalselva to the north.

Norefjell57.2km from Gardnos crater

Norefjell Ski Resort is the largest ski resort in Norway located on the mountainside of Norefjell. Plenty of ski rentals and shops are there to fulfill your skiing adventure.

Where is Gardnos crater

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