Bakkasund Tourism

Bakkasund is a village in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southeastern side of the island of Stora Kalsøy. The mountain Mjuken lies about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of the village. Store-Kalsøy Chapel is located in the village, serving the northwestern part of Austevoll. Prior to the opening of the Bakkasund Bridge (connecting the island to Hundvåko island) in 1999, Bakkasund was the ferry port for the island of Stora Kalsøy, connecting it to several other islands in Austevoll.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Bakkasund, which is a city in Norway. The nearest major city to Bakkasund is Bergen. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Bergen for its bountiful attractions like The Flam Railway, Fjord Safari, Stegastein Viewpoint on your trip to Bakkasund. Also, to reach Bakkasund, you'll have to take a flight to Bergen; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Bakkasund.

  • Know the pollution level of Bakkasund before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.37 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 15.79 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.52 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.81 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 9.78 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • How safe is Bakkasund for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bakkasund.

    • Burglary and Theft 25.42 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 23.31 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.31 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.71 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 14.41 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 24.58 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.24 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.28 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.07 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25.42 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.22 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.56 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bakkasund is 187.64 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.28 (High)
    • Climate Index 78.83 (High)
    • Pollution Index 21.64 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.94 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 97.6 (High)
    • Health Care Index 74.41 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.99 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 99.01 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bakkasund

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.2 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.6 USD

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