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3854, Nissedal

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girl jumps in water in the giant pots in Nissedal
  • girl jumps in water in the giant pots in Nissedal
  • girl and two boys bathe in Jettegrytene in Nissedal
  • young people bathing in Jettegrytene (pot holes) in Nissedal
  • young people bathing in Jettegrytene (pot holes) in Nissedal
  • 2 girls are standing at Jettegrytene (pot holes) in Nissedal
  • boy jumps in the water at Jettegrytene (pot holes) in Nissedal
  • boy stands under a waterfall at Jettegrytene in Nissedal
  • boy bathes at Jettegrytene in Nissedal

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Important message regarding the potholes in Nissedal:
The local road to the Jettegrytene will be closed all summer due to poor road conditions.
It will be possible to enter by bike (6-7 km) or follow a footpath (2 km) from the barrier.

Nissedal Potholes
Since the ice-age, rocks and gravel have been swirling around on the riverbanks and formed big potholes. Today the river is dammed and the potholes and river make out a natural waterpark suitable for all ages. On hot days the potholes become almost like hot pools, heated by the rocks and surrounding mountains.


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  • bathing spot



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Paw P
      Trip Type:
      Great place, bring cash
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th July 2018
      We ended up at the toll road, where you have to pay 100 NOK and they only take cash or vipps, and I think only Norwegians can use that, so we had to drive 19 km to an ATM machine. And there is an 8... Read full review
    • LuciaMasa
      Prague, Czech Republic
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      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 11th July 2019
      Just FYI road is closed permanently, you can get there by walking appromaxitely of 2km. There is a path copying wooden water tank.Enjoy :) Read full review
    • Norwegiantraveller87
      Oslo, Norway
      Definitively worth a visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 29th October 2020
      Fascinating geological features! I highly recommend this attraction! Even though the last part of the road was closed for cars you can park your car near the gate and walk to the potholes. You can... Read full review

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    Tel: 35045111

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