Historic wooden houses, old mines, and traditional local food – step back in time in the mountain village of Røros.
Røros has achieved the certification Sustainable Destination. Although this does not mean that the destination is sustainable, it does mean that it has made a commitment to work systematically to reduce the negative effects of tourism, while strengthening its positive ripple effects. Here, you can explore charming streets with independent shops and workshops, or venture outside the town centre.
Visit the national parks Femundsmarka and Forollhogna, and go hiking, mountain biking, and fishing. Or head to Northern Europe’s largest canyon, Jutulhogget.
The mountain village is also known for being one of Norway’s leading regions for locally produced food. The barren landscape and the temperature in the area mean that all food grow slowly and develop a truly distinctive taste. During summer, you can join a local food safari.
Find more inspiration on Røros’ official website.
There are regular train departures both from Oslo and Trondheim. From Trondheim it takes approximately two hours to Røros and from Oslo the train journey takes around 5 hours.
It takes approximately 5 hours by bus from Oslo to Røros, and around 2 hours from Trondheim.
The excursion boat MS Fæmund II travels the Femunden lake daily in the summer. It can take you from Elgå in Hedmark to Synnervika in the municipality of Røros, 30 kilometres from the town of Røros. From Synnervika, you may travel by bus to Røros.
From Oslo, go by E6 and RV3 via Elverum. The trip will take approximately 5 hours.
The route from Trondheim will take around 2.5 hours along E6 and RV30.
Røros is situated 50 minutes by plane from Oslo. You can catch a plane most days, except Saturdays.
Røros airport is located 2 kilometers from the town of Røros.
The certification Sustainable Destination is a label given to destinations that work systematically to reduce the negative impacts of tourism. In addition to providing visitors with enjoyable experiences, the destination must strive to minimise its impact on local nature, culture and the environment, and support the local community and economy. The municipality and the travel industry shall cooperate closely to assure that the destination is a great place in which to live as well as visit.
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