Want to help improve the guide? Create an account now to get started!


From Wikitravel
Østfold : Askim
Revision as of 10:02, 28 February 2011 by Oddeivind (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Askim is a municipality in the county of Østfold, Norway. Askim centre has 12570 inhabitants (2006). It lies next to the longest river in Norway, Glomma, and has always been a strategic point in wars due to its bridges across the river. It is situated about 50 kilometres southeast of Oslo.

Get in[edit]

You can get there by motorway, by taking the European route E18 or train from Oslo.

Get around[edit]

The centre of Askim is very small and you can easily get around by your feet. If you want to get out of the centre, you may walk or take a local bus.


Askim has three hydropower stations at Solbergfoss, Kykkelsrud and Vamma.


There is a relatively new public bath in Askim that even is popular among some people in Oslo.





Get out[edit]

Routes through Askim
OsloSki  W noframe E  MysenStockholm

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!



Destination Docents

In other languages