Horten Tourism, Norway

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is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway—located along the Oslofjord. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Horten. The municipality also includes the villages of Borre, Åsgårdstrand, Skoppum, and Nykirke. The town of Horten was separated from the municipality of Borre to become a municipality of its own in 1858. The neighboring municipalities of Borre and Horten were merged back together on 1 January 1988. The name of the new united municipality was first Borre, but after a referendum it was changed to Horten on 1 June 2002. The local newspaper in Horten is named Gjengangeren, and covers mostly local news. It is also available online (see external links section).

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Planning a vacation to Horten in Norway? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Oslo, Norway. Add Oslo to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Vigeland Museum And Park, The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo Opera House. To reach Horten, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Oslo Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Horten.

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Facts and Stats for Horten*

  • Pollution Statistics in Horten

    Know the pollution level of Horten before you plan your visit.

    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
  • Horten: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Horten for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Horten.

    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Horten - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 90.63 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 1.72 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.85 (Moderate)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Horten

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Horten

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 120.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 108.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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