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Coastal culture in Rissa

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Straight across the Trondheimsfjord you find the idyllic coastal culture and unique nature of Rissa. If you want to experience nature up close you can rent a bike and ride along the route of «Pearls on a string». This will give you an unique opportunity to experience the amazing norwegian coastal nature and at the same time enjoy the attractions in a different way.

In Rissa it is a must to visit the coastal heritage museum «Kystens Arv» in Statsbygd. Here you can let yourself be fascinated by the boatbuilders who builds wooden-boats in line with the old traditions and you can even take a trip on the fjord in one of the traditional sailing boats. The museum also has an informative exhibition on the Lofoten fisheries. Both adults and children will enjoy a visit to this museum.

Rein monastery is also a part of the museum. Originally, this was a nunnery built during the 1200 century. Today, you can see the ruins of the abbey church at the present farmyard Rein.

In beautiful Råkvåg you can walk along the longest wharf row outside cities in Norway. These wharfs originate from the time when herring fishing was at its peak during the 1920-30s. There is also a large gallery here with a great variety of artists. If you find yourself hungry after all the fresh air you can stop by «Landnota Bar & Spiseri» located on «Salteriet Kulturbrygge».

If you decide to spend several days in Rissa you can find accomodations and service at Råkvåg Guesthouse or Rissa Hotel.



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