Åros Tourism, Norway

Attractions in Åros

Åros is a village in Røyken municipality in Buskerud, Norway. Åros is located on the peninsula of Hurumlandet along the western side of the Oslofjord. The river Åroselva, which has long been a reliable source of power for sawmills, runs through the village. Åros is situated north of the village of Sætre, about 40 km south of Oslo and 25 km southeast of Drammen. Norwegian County Road 11 (Fylkesvei 11) runs through Åros from Krokodden to Sætre. The closest railway station is located at Røyken. Åros is the location of Åros Church (Åros kirke) which dates from 1903. The chapel is constructed of wood after plans drawn by architect A. C. Dahl. The building has a rectangular nave and and 150 seats. Between 1963-1965, major improvements were implemented on the church. It is associated with the Diocese of Tunsberg, with the Church of Norway. The population of Åros (2005) is about 1 142.

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Facts and Stats for Åros*

  • Pollution Statistics in Åros

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

    • Air Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Åros: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 31.58 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.21 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.63 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.89 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.89 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.58 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.47 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.95 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.58 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.72 (Low)
  • Living in Åros - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Åros is 185.33 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.73 (High)
    • Climate Index 62.04 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.76 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 119.06 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 72.62 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.54 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 109.65 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Åros

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.72 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 53.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 142.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 108.38 USD

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

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