Mardalsfossen - Things to Know Before Visiting
6472 Eikesdal, Norway
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The Mardalsfossen waterfall cascades 297 meters down into the valley and is the fourth highest waterfall in the world (the whole waterfall is 655 m). The waterfall is an impressive sight in the period when the water is released by the hydroelectricity company - from 20th June to 20th August each year. It is easily reachable from the road and is one of the famous places in this area.
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Romsdalen is a valley in the western part of Norway. The 60-kilometer long valley runs through Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county and Lesja Municipality in Innlandet county. It is the valley of the Rauma river, from Old Norse word Raumsdalr which means Rauma valley. The traditional district of Romsdal, which makes up about one-third of Møre og Romsdal county, is named for the valley of Romsdalen. The main road E136 and the Rauma line runs along the valley floor.
Eikesdalsvatnet is a lake in Molde Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The lake is long and narrow, roughly 18 kilometers in length, and it is the largest lake in Møre og Romsdal county. The village of Eikesdalen is located at the southern end of the lake. The average depth is 89 meters such that most of the lake's volume is below sea level.
Mongefossen is a waterfall in the Rauma Municipality of Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is the fourth tallest single-drop waterfall in the world. It's located near the European route E136 highway and the Rauma River, which it flows into. There is some dispute as to the height, but it is generally listed at 773 metres. As is the case with many of Norway's waterfalls, it has been targeted for hydroelectric power, which results in greatly diminished water flow during the summer tourist season.
Store Venjetinden is a mountain in the municipality f Rauma in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located about 3 kilometers northeast of the mountain Romsdalshornet, about 4 kilometers east of the Rauma river and European Route E136, and about 10 kilometers southeast of the town of Åndalsnes. It is the highest summit in the Romsdalsalpane range.
Mannen is a mountain in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The 1,294-metre tall mountain is located just west of Horgheim, along the river Rauma in the Romsdalen valley. Mannen has a distinctive needle peak. The mountain's shape has been compared to an enormous seated goose that looks out over the Rauma valley, from which it can easily be seen.
Trollveggen is a 6.7 mile out and back trail located near Åndalsnes, Møre og Romsdal, Norway that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching.
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