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Germans, concrete underground bunkers.

Awesome open museum with posters as information about the area. WW2 and the Germans could build... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
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A well preserved WW2 fort

Not far from Kristiansund is this fort located on the coast. It features some cannons, torpedo's... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Trondheim, Norway
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Kvalvik Fort is situated on Kvalvik, Frei. It is one of Norway's best preserved coastal fortifications from the Second World War. There was also a submarine station here during the war. The fort is still intact and many people spend a long time...more
Kvalvika, Kristiansund 6520, Norway
+47 71 52 95 00
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome open museum with posters as information about the area. WW2 and the Germans could build forts quickly and well. Protecting 2 fjords this was a good location for a fort. Concrete and tunnels were their speciality. And this is the second most preserved fort...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Frode_Ti
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Not far from Kristiansund is this fort located on the coast. It features some cannons, torpedo's and other world war II artefacts, and last but not least the structures and bunkers that are really worth exploring. It is also a nice area for a decent...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MauriceAG
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A walk around this fort will certainly give you something to think about,built by Russian prisoners of war in1943 the time of the German occupation and designed by the German army as a strategic post overlooking the shipping lanes into the Norwegian fjørds, one can...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ray H
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place is well hidden, not many signs along the road, so you need to know its there. Parking and roads are not built for many visitors at the time,mso maybe just as well. Its fairly easy to get to wirh a bit of walking,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jørn S
Reviewed 16 April 2016

It is a nice walk and very interesting to see whats left of history. Respect the area. Bring a flashlight.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

A nice place to stroll around for a couple of hours, no limititations where to go or not to go....access everywhere... Many signs telling about the history of the fort

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 28 September 2015

A must see when you go to Kristiansund. An old fortress with interesting history and many things to see. If you are historically interested, this is a must.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Pål H
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is an old Fort built by the the Germans and prisoners of war during WWII as a German Coastal Battery. Interesting to visit and just wander around. We had perfect weather and it was beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 16 April 2015

A German submarine base from WW2, restored by local enthusiasts. 15min by car from Kristiansund Centre, where outdoor shoes. Best to visit with guide ore on a open day, free of charge. You can go there anytime.

Date of experience: October 2014
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11 January 2017|
Response from Frode_Ti |
It's 20 minutes by car outside Kristinasund in a residential area. Busses probably go out to the area but not all the way. Signs to the fort is also limited.