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Albystrand in Moss, Norway - Photo: Øyvind Martinsen
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Albystrand in Moss, Norway Photo: Øyvind Martinsen

Hiking in Moss

The beautiful countryside of Moss provides you with hiking and works of art for you to enjoy.

Moss offers day-trip walks through lush countryside, along the Oslofjord, through woods and beautiful cultural landscapes to view points and past cafés serving delicious home-made bread, ckaes and hot coffee. Along the way you can stop galleries and handicraft workshops.

The Moss Region is surrounded by water, with the Oslfjord on the one side and the idyllic Lake Vansjø, the area's drinking water source, on the other. The countryside is easily accessible through a comprehensive network of walking trails. Hiking season is from May – October.

Tour suggestions

Jeløy
This route passes through Jeløya’s protected landscape of woods, cultural sites and fjord. Ascend to the vantage point at Rødsåsen. Visit Galleri F15, one of Norway's best-known art galleries displaying contemporary art, and the elegant Røed Gaard Farm, where you can experience exhibitions and handicrafts.

This is an easy, signposted walk lasting approximately for three hours.

Rygge
Follow the Coastal Path ("Kyststien") from Moss town center to Årefjorden, the medieval church Rygge and Halmstad. Make a stop at Ekeby Farm with its goat tower and cultural garden. Return by the same route or take the bus or train from Halmstad back to Moss.

This is an easy walk, partly signposted. From Moss town center to Halmstad it is approximately four hours.

Vansjø

Walk along the Moss River as far as Elverhøy in Vansjø. Nesparken – Krapfoss – Øvre Vrangen Bridge – Årvolltangen – Elverhøy. Easy walk, the round trip takes approximately four hours. Signposted.

Moss Forest

An easy round trip lasting approximately two hours in mixed spruce and pine woodland. The trip can be extended if desired. Car transport to the Skihytta Cabin is recommended. Prices provided on request. Signposted.

Information and maps at the tourist office.

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Last updated:  2013-03-26
Walking along the seaside of Moss, Norway - Photo: Jon-Ivar Fjeld
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Albystrand in Moss, Norway - Photo: Jon-Ivar Fjeld
Albystrand in Moss, Norway

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Albystrand in Moss, Norway - Photo: Øyvind Martinsen

Hiking in Moss

The beautiful countryside of Moss provides you with hiking and works of art for you to enjoy.

Hiking in Moss

Source: Visitnorway

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The Moss region has an abundance of trails and paths, and you do not have to be in top shape to do some walking or biking.

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Moss

The town of Moss and its surrounding areas have the most beaches in the whole of Østfold, a rich industrial heritage and a flourishing art scene.

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