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Trees, water and stone-age barrows.

Kalvøya is an island with split personality. During the spring, summer and early fall the place is... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Holger F
Beatiful place.

Kalvøya is a beatiful and perfect place for swimming, relax and barbecue, close to city of Sandvika.

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Torgeir J
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Kalvøya is an island with split personality. During the spring, summer and early fall the place is chock full of people diving from the cliffs, swimming, playing soccer, sunbathing and enjoying a prolonged picnic on one of the huge fields. In wintertime, however, the island...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Holger F
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Kalvøya is a beatiful and perfect place for swimming, relax and barbecue, close to city of Sandvika.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Torgeir J
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Great area for walking along the beautiful coastline all year around. Great for swimming and relaxing on the beach in summer.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Vera B
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Great beach rocks, nice beaches (even a dedicated one for naturists), football fields, stunning views and total relaxation.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MarkkuT414
Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is a nice area for a walk if you stay in the Sandvika area. It is a very green area with some unusual rock formations.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ingvalld
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We Use Kalvøya regularly. It is a wonderful island a short walk from Sandvika. There is no cars, just walking paths, lovely bays for swimming, woods and characteristic Oslo fjord nature. There is a chilled atmosphere with ready bbq's for public use. Sportfields open for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank joachimk105
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Very nice outdoors area, plenty of good spots for picnic, small football field, volleyball field and beach. Bring your own barbecue, use the public ones. Always lively.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Disa S
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Popular island reached on foot via a bridge. Large immaculately maintained open spaces great for football and other outdoor family sports. Dotted with beaches all around including a family friendly nudist beach. Popular with kayakers, picnickers, sunbathers, walkers etc.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank handycrowd
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May 19, 2018|
Response from Torgeir J | Reviewed this property |
If you only will stay in Sandvika for three hours. You can walk to the Kolsåstoppen and enjoy fantastic view over Sandvika area and Oslo fjorden. If you like art you can visit Sonja Henie center, with a lot Of different... More