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Top 38 attractions you must visit in Viken

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About Viken

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

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Attractions in Viken

Krøderen
KrøderenKrøderen, Norway
Lake/ River/ Ponds

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.

Langedrag Nature Park
Langedrag Nature Park3544 Tunhovd, Norway
Outdoors- Other
Parks

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
LangøyeneLangøyene, Nesodden, Norway
Islands

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.

Nordmarka
NordmarkaNordmarka, Asker Municipality, Norway
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Skiing Spots
Forests
Short Hikes

Nordmarka is mostly a forested region with many short hiking trails, lakes for swimming, and an ideal place to take a break.

Norefjell
Norefjell3536 Noresund, Norway
Viewpoints
Skiing Spots
Mountain Peaks

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.

Norwegian Mining Museum
Norwegian Mining MuseumHyttegata 3, 3616 Kongsberg, Norway
Museums

Norwegian Mining Museum documents the history of the former Kongsberg Silver Mines. It represents the largest collection of native silver anywhere in the world.

Oscarsborg Fortress
Oscarsborg FortressHusvikveien, 1443 Oscarsborg, Norway
Forts

Oscarsborg Fortress is a coastal fortress in the Oslofjord. The fortress is best known for sinking the German heavy cruiser "Blücher" on 9 April 1940.

Østmarka
ØstmarkaRælingen Municipality, 2009, Norway
Forests
Rock Formations

Østmarka is a forested area to the east of Oslo. Østmarka is different from the other forests, because of bedrock formations created 200-1,500 million years ago.

Øyeren
ØyerenØyeren, Norway
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Boating Spots

Lake Øyeren is the ninth largest lake by area in Norway with a surface area of 84.7 square kilometers.

Rallarvegen
RallarvegenRallarvegen, 3595 Haugastøl, Norway
Off-road Spots

Rallarvegen is a construction/access road in central Norway that is now popular as a recreation trail for bicyclists. It is unpaved and maintained by the railroad with period materials.

Ramme Gaard
Ramme GaardRammeveien 90, 1545 Hvitsten, Norway
Other
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Parks
Sculptures

Ramme Gaard is an organic farm and country estate, located in Viken, Norway. It is developed as a working farm on organic principles from its inception, the Baroque garden which is open to the public features sculptures, ponds, fountains, and cascades.

Semsvannet
SemsvannetSemsvannet, Asker Municipality, Norway
Lake/ River/ Ponds

Semsvannet is a beautiful lake in Asker municipality in Norway. Lake Semsvannet is 190 acres and is situated at a height of 145 meters above sea level

Skogshorn
SkogshornSkogshorn, Hemsdal Municipality, Norway
Viewpoints
Skiing Spots
Mountain Peaks

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

Svinesund Bridge
Svinesund BridgeE6 5, 1789 Berg i Østfold, Norway
Bridges
Notable Architectures

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.

Thunder Coaster
Thunder Coaster1407 As, Norway
Parks
Notable Architectures

Thundercoaster is Norway's only wooden roller coaster Manufactured by Dutch manufacturer Vekoma. Thundercoaster's track is 950 meters in length and features a maximum drop of 32 meters at an angle of 57.4 degrees.

Trillemarka-Rollagsfjell Nature Reserve
Trillemarka-Rollagsfjell Nature ReserveSigdal Municipality, Norway
Forests

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.

Tusenfryd
TusenfrydFryds Vei 25, 1407 Vinterbro, Norway
Theme Parks

Tusenfryd is an amusement park at Vinterbro, Norway. The park is located 20 kilometers south of Oslo.

Ypsilon Bridge
Ypsilon BridgeØvre Strandgate 14, 3018 Drammen, Norway
Bridges
Notable Architectures

The pedestrian bridge connects Kunnskapsparken, the science park of Grønland in Drammen with the city park on Bragernes. The bridge was designed by the firm of Arne Eggen Architects.

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