Sandefjord
Sandefjord is a historical town which has become a modern town of culture with a dynamic business life. The history of Sandefjord has been formed by the Viking Age, the shipping industry and whaling in Arctic and Antarctic areas. Sandefjord has a history of pioneer spirit and creativity, daring and bravery.

Direct Flights to Sandefjord, Norway

Direct Flights to Sandefjord, Norway
Located some 120 km south of Oslo, Sandefjord is an historic town with its roots lying in the shipping and whaling industries.

It has a beautiful coastline offering some excellent fishing and cycling routes and its charming centre is a mix of old and new with a good selection of restaurants, cafes and speciality shops.

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With a history dating back to the Viking Age take a wander down to the harbour where you’ll find a replica of the famous Viking Ship, the Gaia. More places of interest relating to the Viking era can be found at the Gokstad Mound and the Rock Carvings and Standing Stones.

No visit to Sandefjord would be complete without seeing the town’s most famous attraction, Knut Steen’s whaling sculpture located by the harbour. You won’t want to miss the impressive Whaling Museum either which will give you a fantastic insight into the history of the whaling industry.

Home to several exhibits from the Arctic and Antarctic regions, the main attraction at the museum has to be the full size model of a blue whale. You’ll also find the 1950s whaleboat The Southern Actor, moored at the museum’s wharf.

Don’t miss a visit to the beautiful Midtasen, the former home of shipping magnate Anders Jahre and the lovely sculpture park containing a selection of bronze and marble works by Knut Steen and offering some fantastic views over the Sandefjord fjord.

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Sandefjord Climate

Sandefjord Climate
Although well into the northern latitudes, Sandefjord's climate is fairly temperate thanks to warm air being wafted across the Atlantic from the Gulf Stream. Summer weather in Oslo is mild and pleasant, with frequent hot spells, and plenty of long sunny days.

In winter temperatures hover just above or below freezing. Snow is plentiful in winter, making the city a great winter sports venue, and rainfall is spread across the year, the rainiest month being August.