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Askevågen Viewpoint

Get up close with the Atlantic Ocean

Essential info

  • Destination: Nordmøre
  • Season: January-December

About Askevågen

At the end of a short breakwater, a small viewpoint has been constructed to bring you into close contact with the Atlantic Ocean. A glass barrier stops the spray from making you too wet as you take in the views in this remote part of the coast.

Getting there

Askevågen is a short detour from Road 6060 along Norwegian Scenic Route Atlanterhavsvegen.

Look for the turnoff to Askevågen about 10 kilometers east of Bud. Follow the road towards the coast, before taking the first left turn and continuing to the parking lot by the breakwater at the end of the road.


  • Free parking

Where to stay

There are varied lodging options along the Atlantic Ocean Road, with some stunning locations available.

Håholmen Havstuer is a hotel, restaurant, and pub occupying the former fishing village of Håholmen. Situated on a tiny island, the hotel is accessed by boat from Geitøya Island on the Atlantic Ocean Road.

Not far from Farstad Beach is Hustadvika Guesthouse where every room comes with a sea view.

The Atlantic Road Cabins (Atlanterhavsveien Sjøstuer) in Kårvåg offer fully self-contained cabins and camping.

Alternatively you can stay in the bigger centers, Kristiansund or Molde.


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