Top 38 attractions to explore in Viken
Viken county takes its name from the historic region of Viken.
Attractions in Viken
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.
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.
Bragernes Church is a parish church located at the end of Church Street north of Bragernes square in the center of Drammen. The church organ has 38 voices and was built in the romantic style of organ builder Carsten Lund Organ Builders of Copenhagen.
Drammen Museum is located in the center of Drammen, on the southern side of the Drammen River. The museum has a large library, photographic collection, and archives covering the history of both Drammen and Buskerud. The Fine Art Collection consists primarily of Norwegian art and contains masterpieces from the 1800s.
Drammen Spiral is a 1,650 meters long helix-shaped tunnel located near Drammen, Norway. The tunnel emerges at a summit 180 meters above the town on Skansen Ridge. From the summit, tourists can walk in the Drammensmarka, the forest area surrounding Drammen.
Kalvøya is an extremely popular destination for both locals and visitors, with boating, swimming, barbeques, sports, etc. The island has several bays with sand beaches with swimming facilities including rafts with diving boards, buoys, climbing frames, toilets, and showers. plays host to an annual soccer tournament for kids and a children's festival and so more interesting things happen here.
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.
Langøyene is an island in Bunnefjorden in the inner part of Oslofjord, in the municipality of Nesodden in Akershus, Norway. It is owned by the municipality of Oslo. Langøyene was originally two islands, Nordre Langøy and Søndre Langøy. The islands were bought by the municipality of Kristiania in 1902, and the strait between the two islands has been filled with garbage deposits.
Trillemarka is a Nature Reserve consists of one of the largest natural forest areas in central Østlandet and includes virgin forest and 93 red list species.
Map of attractions in Viken