The borderlands between Oslo and Sweden offer untouched nature, Norway’s oldest canal Haldenkanalen, and many good fishing spots.
The Inner Østfold region has played a central role in the country’s history and has impressive defence works from various periods. One of these is the Høytorp Fortress in Mysen, Norway’s biggest inland fortress.
In the region you will also find Haldenkanalen (the Halden Canal), the oldest canal in Norway, with Northern Europe’s highest system of locks. From the canal you can experience beautiful scenery with opportunities for quiet relaxation. The canal is excellent for canoeing, and you may also try the passenger steamboat “Turisten”.
There are about 56,000 people living in Inner Østfold, and Askim and Mysen are the largest towns. There are several options for getting to the region and around.
Inner Østfold offers a wide range of recreational activities, including a fabulous indoor swimming complex, two golf courses, and horse racing opportunities.
The region has been a centre for motor sports in Norway for many years. Rally drivers Petter and Henning Solberg are Inner Østfold natives, and the area has some of the best motor sports facilities in the country. At the famous Rudskogen Motorpark you can watch motorcycle and car races, or go for a spin on the tarmac yourself.
If you are traveling with a group and are looking for gastronomic sensations, you may want to try a meal based on locally grown produce in the rustic setting of a farm like Bamsrudlåven in Mysen.
Find more inspiration on Inner Østfold’s official website.
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NSB, the Norwegian state railways, has trains going from Oslo Central Station (Oslo S) to Mysen. They stop at Tomter, Spydeberg, Askim and Mysen, in addition to smaller stations if needed. The travel time is approximately 55 minutes to Askim and 1 hour to Mysen.
There are several daily bus departures from Oslo to Inner Østfold. The last stop is either Mysen or Ørje, depending on the time of day. Travel time from Oslo to Askim is approximately 1 hour.
Within Inner Østold there are several local bus routes.
If you go by car from Oslo, follow E18 towards Stockholm. From Sarpsborg, follow Rv111 towards Rakkestad.
Oslo Airport is located about 1.5 hours drive from Askim. From the airport you can go by bus or train to Inner Østfold.
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