Central Norway Region Tourism and Vacation

Central Norway - the land of contrasts

Lofoten Islands and Medival Trondheim - Central Norway - the land of contrasts The contrasts are impressive - it is only a few kilometres from the open coast to the mountains, with high plains and snowy peaks. Inland there are attractive green valleys and countryside with fertile farmland, some of the best in Norway. Trøndelag boasts a rich and varied nature, and only a short...

Oppdal

This charming mountain settlement is said to be Norway's largest alpine ski centre, but few know that this is also the place to experience magnificent scenery and other natural attractions in the summer. Few places have such beauty, majestic mountains, luscious valleys and rich flora and fauna....

Sverresborg – Trøndelag Folk Museum

Sverresborg – Trøndelag Folk Museum Travel back in time to the excitement of Norway's past at Trondheim's most popular museum. Open-air museum for village and town The idyllic grounds around the ruins of king Sverre's medieval castle are now home to a fascinating collection of coastal, inland and mountain village buildings, which...

Defending Trøndelag - from Viking times to the Second World War

Entrance to Hegra Fort. Throughout the ages, Trøndelag has been of great military significance. You can live through a thousand years of history as you visit the military monuments of central Norway. Hegra Fort - protecting the Norwegian border Fort Ingstadkleiva, later known as the Hegra Fort, was built in 1909-11 to...

National Museum of Decorative Arts (Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum)

National Museum of Decorative Arts Collection With a rich collection of 18th century silver, Japanese handicrafts and modern handicrafts and design, varying exhibitions and the unique permanent exhibition. The historical collection includes furniture, silver, glass and textile design from the 16th century up until today. Treasures from all...

Trondheim art gallery and Museum

Trondheim art gallery and Museum The Art Gallery is attractively placed close to Nidaros Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace and has Norway's third largest collection of pictorial art, totaling more than 2700 items. Most of the collection consists of Norwegian pictorial art from the mid 18th century to the present day. There is...

Ørland - where nature creates works of art

Ørland - where nature creates works of art Artists have always tried to capture the incredible interplay between the sea, the sky and sunlight at Ørland. Few have succeeded. For in the flat, vigorous landscape surrounded by the sea on three sides and with the wide vault of heaven where the clouds never seem to rest, nature itself is the...

Rissa - with the wind in your sails

Rissa - with the wind in your sails Do you really want to test your seamanship? Feel a rough rope in your hands, learn to tie sailors' knots and set your sails at sea and taste the salt spray? Rissa is the place for you. This is where you can sail a «fembøringen», a clinker-built boat that has been in use for more than a thousand...

Beautiful Bjugn

Beautiful Bjugn Bjugn is famous for its beautiful and varied nature with idyllic skerries and the ocean just off the coast. You can fish in the sea, fjords, rivers and lakes and gather mushrooms and berries. Here you find many historical places to visit and the area also offers several different activities such as...

Innherred Includes Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy and Steinkjer

 Tittinghalla trail - Innherred Includes Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy and Steinkjer Rolling fields with pink bands of rosebay willow herbs, well-tended farms with impressive farm buildings fringe the green slopes down to the wide Trondheim Fjord, one of the most fertile areas in the country, and rightly termed the garden of Norway. Along the E6 highway by the Trondheim Fjord you...

Namdalen - from the wilderness to the salty sea

Sør-Gjæslingan Fishing Village This fishing village worthy of preservation is from the middle ages and was at that time the largest south of Lofoten. Here there is a distinctive cultural environment centred around adventure and authenticity. You sleep well in the fisherman shacks or in the recently...

Meråker - in a natural way

Meråker - in a natural way Meråker is rich in nature with its 1.300 square kilometers of mountains, mountain plains, forests and lakes. Here there is horse riding, dog team trekking, salmon and trout fishing, ski-trails and an alpine ski centre, an abundant animal life and many pleasant people who wish you welcome to a...

Meldal

Meldal Meldal is situated in the middle of the long valley called Orkladalføret between Orkdal and Rennebu. It is a fertile farming area and the river Orkla, one of the country's best salmon rivers, runs through the valley. In addition to fishing, you can experience many different types of culture. For...

Walking in Norwegian nature

Walking in Norwegian nature The perfect atmosphere can perhaps be found beside a lake in the forest. An evening when sky and water almost melt together, and the peace is only broken by melodic birdsong, a fish rise, or perhaps a white-billed diver swimming past. A forest lake where sky and water melt together. A moose is...

Skarvan and Roltdalen National Park

Skarvan and Roltdalen National Park Skarvan and Roltdalen National Park is situated between Neadalføret and Stjørdalsføret and it contains within its boundaries mountain plateaus, wooded valleys and extensive marshy areas. It is an area that has remained untouched by major technological development, such as power transmission lines...

Ratvolden and Nordgruvfeltet In The World Heritage Site Røros

Ratvolden and Nordgruvfeltet In The World Heritage Site Røros From the car park at Ratvolden there are several marked paths around the beautiful Falkberget estate. The area has strong connections to Johan Falkberget’s authorship. The Nordgruvfeltet around Orvsjøen embraces a large area of cultural monuments, with remains of the Arvedal, Kongens and...

Norveg - National Coast Cultural Heritage Centre, Coastal Museum and Industries

Norveg - National Coast Cultural Heritage Centre, Coastal Museum and Industries At Rørvik in Vikna, Nord Trøndelag County, the “Norveg” centre was officially opened by Harald, the king of Norway in June, 2004. This Norveg Centre for coastal culture and coastal business in Vikna is a centre for coastal culture and development, with a museum display as a central element. Vikna...