Here you can find a lot of undisturbed nature and a lot of good fishing spots. The region has played a central role in the country's history, and has impressive defence works from various periods.
One of these is Høytorp Fortress in Mysen, which is Norway's greatest inland fortress. In the region you will also find the Halden Canal, the oldest canal in Norway, with northern Europes highest system of locks. Here you'll find beautiful scenery with opportunities for quiet relaxation, and is excellent for canoing. You may also try the passenger boat "MS Strømsfoss".
Inner Østfold offers a wide range of recreational activities, including a fabulous indoor swimming complex, two golf courses, several motor sports centres, horse racing, art, galleries as well as a wide variety of culutral attractions.
There are about 56,000 people living in Indre Østfold, and Askim and Mysen are the largest towns.
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