Central Norway is known as Trøndelag, an area of history and heritage, salmon rivers and friendly people.
The Kystriksveien route offers 650 kilometres of unique coastal landscape. The Vega island is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
The area of Innherred, with the municipalities Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy and Steinkjer, is situated 90 kilometres north of Trondheim.
Travel to the islands of Hitra and Frøya for a genuine coastal heritage experience. Go fishing and stay in a fishermen's cabin or a lighthouse.
The former mining town of Røros is simply unique - a modern community, in which people live and work right in the middle of an UNESCO Heritage Site.
Norway's capital of technology is a lively and historical university town, and home to the famous Nidaros Cathedral.
The easiest way to explore Kystriksveien is by car.
Stay in a historic hotel or in a remote fishermen's cabin along Kystriksveien. But whatever type of accommodation you choose, book well in advance.
The tourist information center in Steinkjer will help you book accommodation and plan a tailor-made itinerary for your trip along Kystriksveien.
You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along the Kystriksveien road.
The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.
Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.
You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.
Within a distance of 40 kilometres you will find the towns of Levanger, Verdal and Steinkjer. Steinkjer is the largest town in Nord-Trøndelag.
Innherred can be reached by car, train and bus. The airport in Trondheim is only 50 kilometres south of Innherred.
Stay in a hotel or camp by the Trondheimsfjord, spend a few days on a farm, or stop at Munkeby Herberge along the pilgrim path to Trondheim.
The rock carvings at Bøla and the Stiklestad National Cultural Centre are among the attractions you should visit in Innherred.
The less travelled roads in Innherred take you to the places that are most worth seeing, like the Golden Route or the Trondheimfjord.
Try the local dish called "Inderøy sodd". Along the tourist route "Den Gyldne Omvei" you can buy and taste farm products based on local recipes.
Ice fishing and cross-country skiing are popular winter activities in Innherred.
Historical places, local food, galleries and fishing are some of the activities that can be experienced during your stay in Innherred.
Join a historical guided hike and stay at Lågvassbua Cabin and Brandheia Wilderness Camp. Or what about following the pilgrim trail to Stikelstad?
The tourist office in Steinkjer is open year round, while offices in Verdal, Levanger and Inderøy are open in the summer season only.
The nature, coastal heritage and rich history form the basis for the attractions on the islands of Hitra and Frøya.
The landscapes of the islands Hitra and Frøya are perfect for hiking and biking. There are also possibilities for various boat trips.
There are 8,000 inhabitants on the islands of Hitra and Frøya. Hitra is the seventh biggest island in Norway.
The islands of Hitra and Frøya are situated about 130 kilometres southwest of Trondheim.
Experience eagle, seal and archipelago safaris, hunting, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, historical wanderings, riding and kayaking.
There is a large range of overnight accommodation sites in the Hitra and Frøya region. Hotels, camp sites and fishermen's cabins and lighthouses.
The main tourist information for the islands of Hitra and Frøya, is found at the Coastal Museum at Fillan on Hitra.
Witness stunning scenery with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast. Travel the entire voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, or hop on and off as you wish.
Stay a couple of days in a tree top cabin eight metres above ground. Then move on to a comfortable spa hotel or a scenic camp site.
The Gaula River is a part of the huge Trondheimfjord-basin. It is regarded as one of the best sport fishing salmon rivers in Europe.
Experience the outdoor and historical theatre St. Olav Drama at Stiklestad to learn about Norwegian history.
These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
The Forollhogna and Femundsmarka National Parks form a framework around one of Norway’s most exciting areas of natural and cultural history.
Winter in Røros is a sparkling winter dream.
Oppdal Ski Resort is located south of Trondheim in Central Norway, and offers 18 lifts and 39 pistes spread over four mountains.
The Norwegian Snowboard Association recommends the top 10 snowboard parks in Norway. Tryvann Winter Park in Oslo is among their favourites.
Nidaros Cathedral is Norway's national sanctuary, and was built over the grave of St. Olav, Norway's patron saint.
Go on a two-day wild reindeer safari or join a guided tour around Røros.
Trondheim is the third largest city in Norway, with 176,000 inhabitants. It is a lively university city and Norway's capital of technology.
Trondheim is situated in Central Norway and is easily accessible from all parts of the country.
Trondheim has about 20 hotels with approximately 2,500 rooms.
Nidaros Cathedral is the most important of the many historical attractions in Trondheim.
Trondheim has a small and intimate city centre with designer shops and large department stores.
There are many restaurants, pubs and bars in Trondheim. Most are located in the city centre, at Bakklandet or at Solsiden.
The tourist information office in central Trondheim is easy to find in the market square.
The old Pilgrims' Route between Oslo and Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim was reopened the summer of 1997.
Visit the area around Røros and try dog sledding in the wilderness with Alaskan Husky Tours. An Alaskan meal will be served after your trip.
Experience Norwegian Christmas traditions by visiting a Christmas market, enjoying a holiday concert, or catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights.
The Stjørdal River, with its tributaries Forra and Sona, offers 85 kilometres of high quality fishing. It has many similarities with the River Tweed.
UNESCO protected Røros is the most famous and evocative of Norway's mining towns.
The Røros region has been leading in Norway on developing local food and you may find locally produced meat and fish, as well as herbs and cheeses.
The village centre hosts a thriving arts and crafts community, workshops with outlets, quaint, little boutiques and good cafés and restaurants.
There are several tourist information offices in the Røros area.
Røros is proud to offer you an exciting adventure with the very first certified ecotourism business in Norway, Alaskan Husky Tours.
The town itself is the main attraction. By opening up your senses and curiosity, you may find yourself being carried back to life in a different age.
Stay in unique buildings which are protected as parts of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Røros.
Situated in the middle of Norway, Røros is easily reached from Oslo and Trondheim. Røros Airport is in walking distance from the centre of Røros.
Experience the national parks of Jotunheimen and Hardangervidda and the old mining town Røros, among other things.
Eating out in the big cities.
A journey with the iconic Hurtigruten offers the best views at a gentle pace – it is the ideal way to discover Norway’s varied coastal landscape.
Hurtigruten’s extensive program of excursions takes advantage of local guides and benefits from calling at ports that larger ships cannot reach.
The Classic Roundtrip Voyage with Hurtigruten is a 12 day journey, but there are also shorter options available.
Every season has its charm; the northern lights in winter, the Arctic awakening in spring, the midnight sun in summer and the vivid colors in fall.
A Hurtigruten voyage is arguably the best way to experience Norway. Discover fjords, waterways and ports that other ships cannot reach.
- Rent the Vingleia Lighthouse and get the whole island for yourself, says the local guide as he turns the scallops on the barbecue.
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