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Gol Destination Guide

Delve into Gol in Norway!

Gol in the region of Buskerud county with it's 2,530 residents is a place located in Norway - some 82 mi (or 132 km) North-West of Oslo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Gol is now 01:12 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Gothenburg, Vinstra, Vikersund, Trondheim, Svenkerud or Bergen. While being here, you might want to check out Rolvshus, Magnetun, Holtegard, Gol and Asgardan as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Train Travel Norway: Bergen Line from Å...

05:52 min ( June 30, 2011 by ETTA48)
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Travelling from Ål to Oslo on June 15, a dark clouded day, I used the so called Bergen Line, or Bergensbanen (Norwegian), also called the Bergen railway, and is famous because you travel through amaz...

Super Magic Ice Climbing Dyno Move

01:10 min ( February 27, 2009 by John Culshaw)
Views: 1,792 - Rating: 1.1/5

I am just playing around with some images of a recent ice climbing trip to Hemsedal, Norway. The images used in this production were taken in the ice climbing crag called "Goljuvet" near Gol, Norway

Jour 4-2_Alesund Storefjell wmv

05:39 min ( August 18, 2010 by Laurette0602)
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Après la "croisière" sur l'Express côtier Nord Cap, sur le Geirangerfjord, passage par Geiranger, le lac gelé de Dalsnibba, puis Lom et son église en bois debout, Fagernes, arrivée à Storefjell

/ Bergen Railway

02:10 min ( August 05, 2012 by kidtvl)
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Interesting facts about this location

Gardnos crater

Gardnos crater (Gardnoskrateret) is a meteorite impact crater in the area known as Nesbyen in Nes municipality in the county of Buskerud in Norway. Gardnos crater is 5 km in diameter, and was created when a meteorite with an estimated diameter of 200-300 m struck 500 million years ago. At first this site was believed to be a volcanic crater, but in 1990 two scientists discovered that it was in fact formed by meteorite impact.

More reading: Gardnos crater homepage
Located at 60.7, 8.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Cambrian impact craters, Impact craters of Norway


Gardnos is a village in Nes municipality, Norway, located halfway between Nesbyen and Gol. It is mainly known as the site of the Gardnos crater.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.7, 8.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Buskerud


Hallingdal is a valley and traditional district in Buskerud county in Norway. It consists of the municipalities of Flå, Nes, Gol, Hemsedal, Ål and Hol.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.7, 8.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Buskerud, Hallingdal, Old roads of Norway, Valleys of Buskerud


Tisleifjorden is a lake which lies in Nord-Aurdal municipality in Oppland county, Norway, as well in Gol and Hemsedal municipalities in Buskerud county. Tisleifjorden is regulated for hydroelectric power; the height can vary up to 11 meters. It is 13.54 km² in area and 32.53 km around. It has an elevation of 819 m above sea level.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.7, 8.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Lakes of Buskerud, Lakes of Oppland


Nesbyen is a town in Nes municipality in the county of Buskerud, Norway. Nes is the administrative center of Nes municipality. Nes is located in the traditional district of Hallingdal. Nesbyen has a population of about 3,500 inhabitants. It is located on the Bergen Line railroad which runs between Oslo and Bergen. Nesbyen rail station was opened in 1907 when the Bergen Railway was opened to Gulsvik. Nesbyen is located on Highway 7 (Riksvei 7). Gamle Nes is the oldest part of Nesbyen.

More reading: Nesbyen homepage
Located at 60.7, 8.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Nes, Buskerud, Villages in Buskerud