Molde

Jazz, roses, and panoramic fjord views.

Stunning views of the Romsdal Alps, the Romsdal Museum, and hosts Moldejazz, an annual jazz festival. Don't miss the panoramic view from Varden.

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Molde, a town on Norway's west coast, is known for its stunning views over the Romsdal Alps and its vibrant cultural scene. You can explore the Romsdal Museum, showcasing local history, or enjoy the annual Moldejazz festival, which attracts international musicians. The Molde Panorama, a viewpoint offering a sight of 222 mountain peaks, is a highlight not to be missed.

Romsdal Museum

The Romsdal Museum is one of the largest folk museums in Norway. It provides an insightful look into the local lifestyle through its collection of historic buildings and artifacts. The open-air museum area includes traditional houses, a school, and a chapel from the Romsdal district. This makes it easy to understand how people lived in earlier times. The museum also conducts several seasonal events that showcase regional customs and crafts.

Moldejazz Festival

Moldejazz is one of the oldest jazz festivals in Europe, taking place annually in July. The festival not only brings international jazz musicians to Molde but also features local Norwegian talent. It is a vibrant event that transforms the town into a lively music scene for a week. Concerts occur in various locations around the town, from intimate clubs to large outdoor stages, making it easy to enjoy different styles of jazz.

Varden (Molde Panorama)

Varden is a viewpoint located about 407 meters above sea level, offering a panoramic view of 222 mountain peaks across the Romsdal Alps. Accessible by car or via hiking trails, this spot provides a remarkable view over Molde and the surrounding fjord landscape. It's a recommended stop for both photography enthusiasts and those who want to experience the natural beauty of the area.

Average temperatures during the day in Molde.
June
18°
Jul
20°
Aug
19°
Sep
15°
Oct
11°
Nov
7°
Dec
5°
Jan
3°
Feb
3°
Mar
5°
Apr
9°
May
16°

What people say about Molde

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Safety
5

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