Smola Island, Norway

Smøla is the 19th largest island in Norway. It island lies to the north of the Edøyfjorden and to the west of the Ramsøyfjorden, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of the town of Kristiansund. The largest population centres on the island are the villages of Hopen (in the north) and Råket-Dyrnes (in the northwest).

The active fishing community Veiholmen is one of Smola’s biggest attractions. Visitors can also partake in a variety of outdoor pursuits such as canoeing, kayaking, cycling and walking. The island also boats Europe’s largest windmill park, cultural activities and museums.

Things to See & Do

* Whale watching
* Canoeing and kayaking
* Europe’s largest windmill park
* Fishing

General information

Cruise Season – Feb - Dec
Currency - Norwegian krone (NOK)
Language – Danish
Population – 2140 approx
Land Area – 214 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 47

Transport Links – The Coastal Express boat services Smøla several times daily to/from Trondheim (3 hours) and Kristiansund (30 min).

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