The town of Moss and its surrounding areas have a rich industrial heritage, a flourishing art scene, and the most beaches in the whole of Østfold county.
You are free to choose between almost 50 different beaches in and around Moss. Some with bare rock faces, others with sand or grassy hills. In Moss town centre, you will find “Sjøbadet” and “Fiske” located on the Jeløya side, and if you prefer more rural surroundings, you will probably favour the beaches on the peninsula of Jeløy, in the charming village of Son, or at Larkollen.
Moss offers day-trip walks through lush countryside along the Oslofjord, through woods and beautiful cultural landscapes to viewpoints and past cafés serving delicious home-made goods. Along the way, you can stop at galleries and handicraft workshops.
Galleri F15 on Jeløy is one of the oldest and most established institutions for contemporary art in Norway. The gallery shop has a wide range of prints, art, books and design products, and in the café, you can enjoy the famous Alby pastry. Nearby, the almost 300 years old manor house Røed Gård has a lively cultural atmosphere where several artists have their own workshops and shops, and where you can find galleries for both handicraft and pictorial art.
At Refsnes Gods, which has an an impeccable location by the Oslofjord, you can spend a romantic weekend with gourmet meals and fine wines from one of Norway’s most exquisite wine cellars. The main building dates from 1767 and the estate has a unique art collection, including works by both Edvard Munch and Andy Warhol.
Moss is one of Norway’s oldest and most versatile industrial centres. Møllebyen (the Mill city), which is located by Mossefossen waterfall, was the central point for the city’s first industrial epoch and held this status until approximately 1970. Here, Moss Town and Industrial Museum has permanent exhibitions focusing on the milling, water and paper industry.
In Moss and its surrounding area you will find everything from modern shopping centres to old-fashioned general stores, markets and handicraft shops. There are several options for getting to Moss and around.
Find more inspiration on Moss’ official website.
Gallery at Røed Gaard, Jeløy. The owner, Rolf Thomas Thommessen, is an artist himself, and works and exhibits…More
Galleri Kraft og Metallum are two galleries under the same roof.More
Bytårnet was built as a gift to the city of Moss in 1920.More
Tronvik Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Moss. The beach is located on the west side of…More
Experience a time travel form Moss ironworks to Peterson Moss – an exhibition about the people of the…More
Moss Kunstgalleri is situated between Moss church and Café Halina. The gallery is open almost all year and…More
The city's - perhaps even the county's - most complete frame and art centre.More
Møllebyen (the Mill Town) is the former city center in Moss.More
Galleri Henrik Gerner aims to bring you exhibitions focusing on both Norwegian and international contemporary…More
The Torderød estate was cleared already during the Viking era, while the current estate, the Torderød mansion…More
Welcome to our great ice hall! The hall is in use by teams, associations and schools on weekdays but are open…More
The Konventionsgaarden (the Conventions House) was build in 1778 and owned by the Anker family. In summer 2015…More
The church was built in 1861 in the neogothic style, with pointed windows and using raw brick. The church is…More
Tomb church is made of timber and from 1869.More
Galleri F15 is one of the oldest, most traditional institutions for contemporary art in Norway. The lush…More
A lovely Medieval church that was built in 1185. It was built in the Romanesque style, and has a scenic…More
Råde rural area is located in Karlshus centre.More
The hotel with the unique art collection!More
Punkt Ø- Momentum art exhibition hall Punkt Ø exhibition arena during Momentum, is in an old brewery in the…More
Nesparken at Vansjø is the city's largest green lung, offers several bathing areas and is only a…More
Welcome to Porto Bello. FASHION - DESIGN - QUALITY - PERSONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE Porto Bello has for over 30…More
Bergtunet is situated just east of and close to Våler Church. The courtyard has a collection of old houses and…More
With a seafront of more than 200 km Vansjø is one of the biggest lakes in Norway. Vansjø is the gem that…More
"The working church". The church was consecrated in December 1980. The church organ was in place exactly ten…More
Larkollen church is about 100 years old. It was originally a village hall, and was eventually consecrated for…More
Svinndal church was finished in 1856. The old church had burnt down 2 years earlier. The church is designed by…More
Moss city- and industrial museum is a part of Østfoldmuseene, and it is located in Moss city centre, in the…More
Sjøbadet! A great beach in the centre of Moss! Is situated next to the Bastø ferries and the canal.More
Støtvig Hotel is located in a sheltered bay - the Støtvig bay with a magnificent view over the Oslofjord.More
Marché Rygge Vest offers personal and individual service. Ahotel with afordable prices and a fantastic…More
Moss Hotel is located on the pedestrian street and has welcomed guests for more than 200 years!More
The Kallum Søndre farm is situated on the boundary between Rygge & Moss with a lovely view over the Oslofjord…More
The Kallum Søndre farm is situated on the boundary between Rygge & Moss with a lovely view over the Oslofjord…
The hotel lies in majestetic surroundings at Jeløy. It has a fantastic view of the Oslo Fjord, a 2 km…More
Vestre Kjørnes Gård is located in a quiet and idyllic place by Vansjø in Våler county, 1 hour South of Oslo…More
Nesparken Hostel Moss is beautifully situated close to Lake Vansjø in Nesparken.More
NAF Larkollen Camping is nicely situated at Larkollneset, approx. 20 km south of Moss.More
Nes Camping is situated in the North East on Jeløy in Moss municipality, with beautiful views of the…More
RV parking RV parking lot located on the waterfront near the northern end of the canal that separates the city…More
The guest harbour is centrally located in the canal of Moss. The canal separates downtown from Jeløya. The…More
Fuglvik Camping is located in Rygge. Great open beach below the campsite. Rocks on the south and north side.…More
A warm welcome to our wonderful book lovers cafè. Come in for a good cup of coffee and a piece og carrot cake…More
The combination of old and new lends a distinctive style and unique atmosphere to Café Riis.More
Røed Gaard is the place for cultural experiences for the whole family! The main building is almost 300 years…More
Café Scala serves delicious traditional sandwiches stacked high with goodies in quiet, tasteful surroundings.More
At Marché Rygge Vest, the airport hotel, and Marché Rygge Øst market restaurants you can select dishes from a…More
The most elegant restaurant in the area.More
Bare Spiseri Møllebyen Moss is a rustic consept, simple dishes suitable the place and traditions. Moss's…More
The Norwegian State Railways NSB offers several daily departures to Moss from Oslo. Travel time is around 40 minutes.
There are daily bus departures between Moss and Oslo. Check out Nettbuss’ website for prices and timetables.
The Moss region is easily accessible by car. Follow the E6 from Oslo or Gothenburg in Sweden. Moss is located a 50-minute drive from Oslo.
A ferry crosses the Oslofjord between Moss and Horten. The crossing takes around 30 minutes. Check out Bastø Fosen’s website for prices and timetables.
Oslo airport is located 110 kilometres north of Moss. From the airport you can reach Moss by train and express bus.
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