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A place to revive your soul

Hove and Spornes has it all... The beautiful forest to hike in with sunlight pouring in between the... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Arendal, Norway
Splendid view.

Do you like to watch our nature? Townspeople from Arendal and surroundings take strolls in this... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
Jan Petter R
Arendal, Norway
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“nice beach”(2 reviews)
On the southern part of the island of Tromoy, only 10 minutes from Arendal town by car, bus or boat, there is a beautiful area called Hove. This recreation area is part of a protected moraine that lies along the southern coast. The whole area has...more
Hove, Arendal 4818, Norway
+47 37 00 55 44
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

A great place in the heart of the nature, wild and with breathtaking views. Easy to access from Arendal, it’s a perfect spot for a nature escape, relaxing walk, sunbath, swimming, photo shooting, fishing and so on. Allocate couple of hours for this activity and...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Hove and Spornes has it all... The beautiful forest to hike in with sunlight pouring in between the trees; the sandy beach for sunning, swimming and picnics on warm summer days; and the "rullesteinstrand" (rolling stones beach) for communing with nature, with the wide ocean...More

Thank Samadhi33
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Do you like to watch our nature? Townspeople from Arendal and surroundings take strolls in this beautiful area, close to the Skagerak sea. Good hiking paths, a camping site, a little cafe, and old gnarled trees. The area is protected, because these crooked trees are...More

Thank Jan Petter R
Reviewed January 23, 2018

This area is very special. You have Nice beaches, viking graves, and amazing paths along the beaches and in the forest. This Island was the ending of the great glaciers from the ic- age.The outer beaches and land is filled with round Stones carried here...More

Thank tryeide
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Part of Raet National Park inaugurated 2017. A lovely place for enjoying sunbathing on the cliffs, a swim, a picnic or simply the scenery. A popular area at any time of the year.

Thank Odyssey803532
Reviewed October 31, 2017

If you are in Arendal, visiting Hove is a must. It is one of the most beautiful seaside areas in Norway, and there are plenty of possibilities for those wanting a long (or short) walk. Always windy, so pack your anorack before you go.

Thank Dag I
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful stretch of coastline with well maintained footpaths and holiday camps. A must see if ever in the area and a great place to walk the dogs, catch a bit of sunshine and will always hold fond memories.

Thank ste ve e
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Take your time to visit Spornes and Hove, a gem in the newly opened Raet national park. Take a strall along the seaside and listen to the waves hitting the shore and the sound of the rolling stones moved by the sea-waves. Take deep breath...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Hiking trails surrounded by crooked trees and exciting terrain with a lot of stone and sand beaches. Fishing opportunities, big grasslands, climbing park, good parking facilities, and lodging possibilities in Hove leirsenter. Playground, football, volleyball ...........

Thank PerCB
Reviewed May 19, 2017

One of the most beautiful places in the area for a hike, be it summer, fall, winter or spring. Exellent place to just walk around and just listen to the ocean while recharging ones batteries.

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August 1, 2017|
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Response from PerCB | Reviewed this property |
Spornes and Hove beach location at Tromøy, an island outside Arendal. Cruise port normally in Arendal city centre, bus no 103 to Tromøy (Hove) from Arendal city centre. Kristiansand has a ship terminal with daily... More
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Response from Bjørn Harald W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, nice to hear that you want to visit Arendal. Arendal Maritime Hotel is in the center of Arendal city. Spornes and Hove is on one of the bigger islands outside of Arendal (but still close) and you need transportation to... More