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Runde Environmental Centre - Visitor Centre

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A room with a view

The most comfortable place to stay when visiting Runde, the spectacular bird island. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Sujata-Suri
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New Delhi, India
L.T. Oei, M.D. (ret.), LL.M

Nice, comfortable and clean appartments with good equiped bedroom and bathroom , as a base for... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
TjhoenO
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24 Jul 2018
“A room with a view”
25 Jun 2018
“L.T. Oei, M.D. (ret.), LL.M”
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Visitor center with modern architecture. The exhibition focuses on information about environment, climate, nature on the island and local industry, reflecting the activity in the center`s research department. Learn about the species of the Runde...more
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Rundavegen 237 | 6096, Runde, Heroy Municipality 6096, Norway
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+47 70 08 08 00
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

The most comfortable place to stay when visiting Runde, the spectacular bird island. Loved the location and the surrounding views. The rooms are v.comfortable, especially when booking the entire apartment. One of the rooms has bunk beds. However, the kitchen is not equipped with anything...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Nice, comfortable and clean appartments with good equiped bedroom and bathroom , as a base for watching puffins, razorbills and other birds. Instructive film about the herring immigration, waste of plastic in our planet and treasures of the V.O.C-ship Arkendam. Friendly and informative employees.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We only stopped for a coffee and and a piece of cake. Clean & fresh centre with great view There was also an ingtroduction movie you can watch, but beside that I did not explore further. Looks liek the appartements you can rent look excellent...More

Thank Dimitri S
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Self service apartments perfectly located if plan to stay in Runde. Two bedrooms, one with a bunk bed for 3 persons (2+1) and one with 2 beds. The boat-trip around the island leaves 3 minutes walking distance from the Environmental center. Exhibition of the Runde...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We drove the 2 hours to Runde from Alesund and spent a wonderful few hours hiking the island. The hike rises steeply from the shore of the island (there is a handrail at some points to help get you up the practically vertical path). Once...More

Thank hazabella
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Great display of taxidermy birds on the second floor. Good little cafe downstairs...the ONLY place to get food on Runde. If they're not open you're out of luck! They have rental apartments with nice views of the water. Showers if you need them!

1  Thank Anitathetraveller
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Today, I was lucky to be part of the Ålesund Guide group visiting this location, what a great presentation. Runde is for bird lovers, especially the Puffin. But this location is a good starting point, and also has apartments for rent.

1  Thank Neil03091947
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Rundle may not be the end of the world, but I think you can almost see it from here. We were simply meandering around the coastline with little agenda and not much time pressure so we quite enjoyed our visit, but if you have specific...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We came at the end of August. The birds have left, all of them! So did the people. There was nobody in the environmental center. We hiked up to the cliffs and saw the northern ocean. That's it There are no restaurants or shops on...More

Thank YaEp
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Runde is a small island that is supposed to be a heaven of birds. We came and we hiked to the cliff and saw 2-3 birds and that's it. The hike itself was good, a bit difficult, and wet. The ground was wet from a...More

1  Thank Sveta W
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