Varden is an old watch tower used in times of hostility and as a watch tower for ships' pilots in times of peace. A copy of the old tree tower was given to the city in 1992 by previous residents of Kristiansund, now living in Oslo. From the top of the tower; a 360-degree view of the shipping fairway, Grip, all of Kristiansund, the fjords, mountains.

Varden is open every day, all year around.

Contact

Address:
  • 6510 KRISTIANSUND N
Phone:
70 23 88 00
Email:
info@visitnorthwest.no
Website:
www.visitnorthwest.no

Where is Varden viewpoint in Kristiansund?