Molde Tourism, Norway

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Molde (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈmɔlˈdɛ] ) is a city and municipality in Romsdal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The municipality is located on the Romsdal Peninsula, surrounding the Fannefjord and Moldefjord. The city is located on the northern shore of the Romsdalsfjord. The city of Molde is the administrative center of Møre og Romsdal county, the administrative center of Municipality of Molde, the commercial hub of the Romsdal region, and the seat of the Diocese of Møre. Other main population centers in the municipality include Hjelset, Kleive, and Nesjestranda. Molde has a maritime, temperate climate, with cool-to-warm summers, and relatively mild winters. The city is nicknamed The Town of Roses. It is an old settlement which emerged as a trading post in the late Middle Ages. Formal trading rights were introduced in 1614, and the city was incorporated through a royal charter in 1742. Molde was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt) The city continued to grow throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, becoming a centre for Norwegian textile and garment industry, as well as the administrative center for the region, and a major tourist destination. After World War II, Molde experienced accelerated growth, merging with Bolsøy Municipality and parts of Veøy Municipality on 1 January 1964, and has become a center for not only administrative and public services, but also academic resources and industrial output.

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Molde in Norway offers a unique experience to travellers. The nearest major city to Molde is Geiranger. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Geiranger for its bountiful attractions like Geiranger Fjord, Dalsnibba Mountain Plateau, The Seven Sisters on your trip to Molde. A vacation to Molde can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Molde*

  • Pollution Statistics in Molde

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

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Molde: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 15 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20 (Low)
    • Attacks 20 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30 (Low)
  • Living in Molde - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 78.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 75.62 (High)
    • Pollution Index 24.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.22 (Low)
    • 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 Molde

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.79 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 114.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.26 USD

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

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