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'''Brønnøysund''' is situated in the middle of [[Norway]], and sports some 7500 inhabitants.
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'''Brønnøysund''' [http://bronn.no/engelsk/] is situated in the middle of [[Norway]], and sports some 7500 inhabitants.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
By plane, bus or the Hurtigruta.
 
By plane, bus or the Hurtigruta.
 
==Get around==
 
Rent a car (150-500 nok /day). It is said that the public communications aren't any good.
 
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
Just some 10 kilometers outside of Brønnøysund, you have the mountain '''Torghatten''' with it's characteristic hole all the way through.
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* '''Torghatten''' some 10 kilometers outside of Brønnøysund, you have this  mountain renowned for its distinctive hole piercing straight through the hillside. You really get the sense of man’s inferiority to nature when you walk through the 160 metre long, 35 metre high and 15-20 metre wide hole, created thousands of years ago by the sea’s erosion. The hill is 15 km from Brønnøysund.
  
==Do==Affractions/activities: Torghatten - This hill is renowned for its distinctive hole piercing straight through the hillside. You really get the sense of man’s inferiority to nature when you walk through the 160 metre long, 35 metre high and 15-20 metre wide hole, created thousands of years ago by the sea’s erosion. The hill is 15 km from Brønnøysund.
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* '''Skarsåsen Fortress''' 5 km north-east of Brønnøysund is a German coastal fortress from the Second World War. Trenches and tunnels lead underground from the four large cannon sites. There are also many local defence sites and the remains of 11 barracks, as well as a cannon and searchlight. Today Skarsåsen is a beautiful area combining overview and insight into local and world-wide history.
 
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Skarsåsen Fortress 5 km south-east of Brønnøysund is a German coastal fortress from the Second World War. Trenches and tunnels lead underground from the four large cannon sites. There are also many local defence sites and the remains of 11 barracks, as well as a cannon and searchlight. Today Skarsåsen is a beautiful area combining overview and insight into local and world-wide history.
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a local cultural and political centre for 1,000 years. Said to be the site of most of South Helge-land’s historical attractions from various eras. You can visit a ruined church and a pagan place of worship, soldierls quarters from the Viking period, market place and Hildur’s Herb Garden. Hlidur s Herb Garden,northern Norway’s only ~herb garden and vineyard, satisfies both body and soul. Historical finds from the Viking penid take centre stage in the farm’s history.
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* '''Thon Hotel Brønnøysund''', Valveien 11  [http://www.thonhotels.com/bronnoysund]. Thon Hotel Brønnøysund is located in the center of this idyllic coastal town on the Helgeland coast.
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Latest revision as of 19:54, 4 September 2010

Brønnøysund [1] is situated in the middle of Norway, and sports some 7500 inhabitants.

Get in[edit]

By plane, bus or the Hurtigruta.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Torghatten some 10 kilometers outside of Brønnøysund, you have this mountain renowned for its distinctive hole piercing straight through the hillside. You really get the sense of man’s inferiority to nature when you walk through the 160 metre long, 35 metre high and 15-20 metre wide hole, created thousands of years ago by the sea’s erosion. The hill is 15 km from Brønnøysund.
  • Skarsåsen Fortress 5 km north-east of Brønnøysund is a German coastal fortress from the Second World War. Trenches and tunnels lead underground from the four large cannon sites. There are also many local defence sites and the remains of 11 barracks, as well as a cannon and searchlight. Today Skarsåsen is a beautiful area combining overview and insight into local and world-wide history.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Thon Hotel Brønnøysund, Valveien 11 [2]. Thon Hotel Brønnøysund is located in the center of this idyllic coastal town on the Helgeland coast.


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