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Eastern Norway Halden

Round Cruise with MS Brekke - Experience the Halden Canal!

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Bring your friends and relatives on board. M/S Strømsfoss can offer you an unique experience on the Halden canal.

MS Brekke - Experience the Halden Canal!

Enjoy an unforgettable cruise in historic and scenic surroundings.

MS Brekke will give you a unique experience in a watercourse with quiet and calm waters and untouched nature. If you are lucky you can see both beaver and osprey.

 

Wednesday - Round Cruise (offered between June 12 - August 21)

Departure Tistedal, Halden at. 11:00

Arrival Tistedal, Halden at. 14.00

 

Wednesday - Round Cruise (2nd departure offered in the period 26 June - 14 August)

Departure Halden, Tangen pier at 15.00

Arrival Halden, Tangen pier at. 6pm -

 

 

Friday - Round Cruise (Offered in the period: 14 June - 23 August)

Departure Halden, Tangen pier at 17.00

Arrival Halden, Tangen pier at 20:00

 

 

 

Prices Round Cruise:

Adult 339, -

Child 134, -

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-ordered hot food is served at all departures.

 

Kiosk and drinks are sold throughout the trip.

 

Tickets are pre-ordered at www.ticketmaster.no

 

NB! Food and bus must be booked by 8pm the night before departure.

 

The sale of food and bus at Ticketmaster will automatically terminate at 20:00

 

The Halden Canal is Norway's oldest canal system with a height difference of 40 meters. It has been busy every year since 1877. The canal is a Norwegian nature and cultural pearl, as well as a memorial to the great canal builder Engebret Soot. He was responsible for the design and construction of the Halden Canal. The housewife boy and the village genius from Aurskog who spoke the great engineers opposite, and who proved that his theory was correct by building channels / waterways as transport arteries between the lakes in the Halden watercourse. With MS Brekke the trip goes from Tistedal pier through Lake Femsjøen. Further on to Brekke locks, which is North Europe's highest continuous lock staircase. MS Brekke is lifted up 26.7 meters in this sluice facility. Then the trip goes to Asperen, which crosses into Lake Ara, and at the end of Ara there is another lock in Strømsfoss lock. On this journey one can experience all of what Norwegian nature has to offer. The large lakes, narrow canals, high locks and green grasslands. You get to see small farms, grazing cows and sheep, the open landscape and the large forests - that lean completely into the watercourse. All this forms a great framework around MS Brekke on its quiet journey through the Halden watercourse.


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Jun 12, 2019 – Aug 21, 2020
Wed 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Jun 14, 2019 – Aug 23, 2020
Fri 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
Jun 26, 2019 – Aug 14, 2020
Wed 3:00 PM–6:00 PM
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