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Page Side Henvisninger i tekstene / referrals in articles 47 Munkeby kloster / Monastery 56 St. Olavsleden / Pilgrim trail 63 Skarnsundbrua / The Skarnsundet bridge 63 Muustrøparken / Sculpture park 72 Sakshaug gamle kirke/ medieval church 72 Hustad kirke / medieval church 76 Steinkjer Kirke, Jakob Weidemann / church 77 Bølareinen helleristninger / Rock art 77 Bardal helleristninger / Rock art Holtåsfeltet/ Holtås Site (burial site) 46 Trehusbyen i Levanger 47 Frolfjellet og Øvre Forra naturreservat /cross contry skiing Stene Skanse / Fort 58 De Værdalske Befestninger / Fortifications 58 Tronestangen / Recreational area 66-72 Den Gyldne Omvei / The Golden Road 62 Rostad Gård / historic farm Mosvik-krusifikset / Crucifix Helleristninger i Kvennavika / Rock art Toldnes / burial site Helge feltet / burial site Malsåa gruver / Mines 80 Mokk Gård Kobbergruver / Mokk Farm - mining 78 Norges geografiske midtpunkt/ Norway’s Midpoint 38 Mære kirke / medieval church 21 Roaldsteinen Bygdeborg / hillfort Norges eldste 17.mai stein/ Norway’s oldest constitutions stone 86 Viosen / The old town centre of Snåsa 81 Egge Museum / open air museum 78 Oftenåsen / city mountain top 57 Fylkesvei 72 - Jamtlandsvegen / road leading to Sweden 58 Karl Johans Veg / heritage trail 60 Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter 87 Bergsåsen naturreservat Skeifeltet / burial site 90 Saemien Sijte - South Sami museum 77 Fosdalens Bergverk / gruver (mines) 48 Falstadsenteret / Museum

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CONTENT 41 Summer-open churches 42 Art and culture 44 Travel green 46 Levanger municipality 50 The Island Ytterøy 52 Eat, sleep & to do in Levanger 56 Verdal municipality 60 Stiklestad 61 Eat, sleep & to do in Verdal 50 Inderøy municipality 52 The Golden Road 62 Eat, sleep & to do in Inderøy 76 Steinkjer municipality 80 Eat, sleep & do in Steinkjer 86 Snåsa municipality 90 Eat, sleep & do in Snåsa 92 Holiday planning 96 FAQ 98 Festivals and events

2 Map of Innherred 4 Attractions - map references 6 Welcome to Innherred 8 Top 20 12 Historic Innherred 14 Food and food culture 16 Sami culture 17 Trondheimfjorden roundtrip 18 Bike routes 20 Hiking routes 25 Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park 26 Museums 28 Family activities 30 Fishing 32 Paddling on Lake Snåsavatnet 33 Canoe-, kayak- & boat rental 34 Beaches 35 Guest marinas 36 Hidden treasures 38 Winter experiences 40 Christmas markets

LEGEND: 25 Refers to attractions in region map (page 2-3) 25 Refers to enterprises in city- and region maps Hiking, easy

Hiking, medium

Hiking, demanding

Biking, easy

Biking, medium

Biking, demanding

Rowing

Canoeing IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Sea kayaking

FIRE 110 POLICE 112 AMBULANCE 113 DOCTORS ON CALL 116 117 Published by Visit Innherred AS. circulation: 60 000 copies covering 3 languages. The publisher carries no responsibility for any errors in this publication. Lay-out: Visit Innherred AS. Print: Polinor AS, Cover photo: Wil-Lee Wright Fotos: Lena Johnsen, John Erik Myhr Andersen Steinkjerfotografen, Steinar Johansen, Tor Morten Krogstad, Kystriksveien Reiseliv AS, Olav Breen, Visit Innherred AS, Espen Andre Wåde, Olgeir Haug, LA Holme, M. Dekker, Espen Storhaug., Wil-Lee Wright, Christian Trustrup, Andreas Moe, Ole Martin Wold, Håvard Zeiner, Øyvind Malum, Magnar Kirkenes.

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W E LCOM E TO INNH ER R ED

INNHERRED TOURIST OFFICE IN STEINKJER

Innherred comprises the municipalities of Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy, Steinkjer and Snåsa, around 80 km north of Trondheim along the E6 motorway.

generation. TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICES Visit our regional tourist information office in Steinkjer, which is open year round. Directions: From the North: Follow E6 through 3 roundabouts, take 1. exit in the 4. roundabout on the southside of the Steinkjerelva river. Parking after 200m on the left. From the south: Follow E6 through through 3 roundabouts. At the 4. roundabout, take the 3. exit and continue 200 m. Parking on the left. Entrance on the long side of the building. VISIT INNHERRED AS/ INNHERRED TOURIST OFFICE Hamnegata 20, 7714 Steinkjer Tel: +47 74 40 17 16 post@visitinnherred.com www.visitinnherred.com

Like the E6, Norway’s history runs like a common thread through Innherred. Make a stop and experience “Historic Innherred”. Take in distinctive features of Innherred – the beautiful cultural landscape – the traditional Trøndelag long house – the famous and tasty local food, local handicrafts and traditions. ECO LIGHTHOUSE In 2019, Explorative AS / Visit Innherred was certified as an Eco Lighthouse. We aim to make specific choices to work purposefully with the tourism development in the region with regads to the local population and the next

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W E LCOM E TO INNH ER R ED Opening Hours: 15.6 - 9.8: Mon. – Fri: 09:00 – 18:00, Sat - Sun: 10:00 - 16:00 Otherwise during the year: Mon: – Fri: 09:00 - 16:00. We can help you find accommodation, local food, fishing spots, cycling and hiking routes. You can also buy regional maps and souvenirs. Ask us about canoeing, guiding, cycles, baggage transfer, and fishing equipment. LEVANGER TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE Håkon den Godes gate 30, 7600 Levanger. Located in the town hall. Tel: +47 74 05 25 00. Mon – Fri: 09:00 –15:00 VERDAL TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE Rådhusgata 2, 7650 Verdal Located in the town hall. Tel no: +47 74 04 82 00 Mon – Fri: 09:00 –15:30 July: 09:00 - 15:00 INDERØY TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE Meieribakken 4, 7670 Inderøy Tel: +47 948 00 595 E-mail: turist@info.inderoy.no. Opening Hours: 20.6.–20.8. Mon – Sun: 10:00 –17:00 hrs SNÅSA TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE Sørsivegen 6, 7760 Snåsa Tel: +47 74 13 82 00

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 09:00-15:00 HOW TO GET TO INNHERRED BY CAR The E6 runs straight through Steinkjer while it loops around Verdal, Levanger and Snåsa town centres. If you are driving via Fosen you may choose to take Fv755 over the Skarnsund Bridge or to Malm and Steinkjer. If arriving from the north, you can get to Innherred via FV17 Kystriksveien (Bodø–Steinkjer) (www. kystriksveien.com). From Sweden you can drive via Åre on Fv72 until you reach the junction with E6 in Verdal. BY TRAIN The Nordland Railway has several stops along this stretch (Levanger, Verdal, Steinkjer and Snåsa). The regional train between Steinkjer and Trondheim makes several stops in Innherred. Web: www.vy.no or www. sj.no from 1.6 2020

BY BUS ATB buses serve numerous local routes. www.atb.no or call 177. BY AIR The nearest airport is Trondheim Airport Værnes, 50 km south of Levanger. The airport has daily connections with numerous Norwegian cities as well as foreign cities. (www.avinor.no). www.norwegian.no, www.sas.no, www.wideroe.no and www.klm.no

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TOP 20 I N I NNH ER R ED STIKELSTAD - THE CENTRE OF NORWAY’S HISTORY At Stiklestad you can learn about and experience Norway’s most important historical event every day. Purchase tickets to Stiklestad Summer, the St. Olav Festival and book accommodation online on www.snk.no DEN GYLDNE OMVEI/ THE GOLDEN ROAD Along The Golden Road you will find members offering local food, art and cultural experiences, combining tradition and innovation. If you are a group you can pre-book a guided tour with Visit Innherred! SAEMIEN SIJTE Saemien Sijte is a South Sami museum and cultural centre in bilingual Snåsa. Individuals, large and small groups are welcomed year-round. Knowledge about South Sami culture and history, past and present, is depicted through various temporary exhibitions. THE FALSTAD CENTRE World War II memorial site, human rights centre and museum located in the former Nazi prison camp of Falstad in Ekne, Levanger. Today the site is a place for learning, thought and reflection focusing on the history of war and imprisonment during the period of 1941-1945. www.falstadsenteret.no/en THE BØLA REINDEER On an almost vertical rock wall looms the Bøla reindeer, one of Norway’s best known rock carvings. It is part of a larger field of rock carvings dating from over 6000 years ago, including a bear, a bird and a skier.

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TOP 20 I N INNH ER R ED THE WOODEN HOUSE TOWN OF LEVANGER Experience the charming, old wooden buildings in downtown Levanger. The town houses were built after the last town fire in 1897 and have been well preserved up to the present day. You will see styles like Swiss, Neo-Gothic and Art nouveau. Book your guided city tour with Visit Innherred. EGGE MUSEUM Egge Museum depicts history from the Stone Age to the present day, including, burial mounds, a complete 19th century farmstead, an agricultural exhibition and the County Governor’s estate dating from 1919. MUNKEBY HERBERGE The farm is located by the pilgrim route, St. Olavsleden from Selanger to Trondheim, between the ruins of the Munkeby monastery and the new Munkeby Maria monastery. They offer accommodation, local food and beverages to pilgrims and other travellers. ØYNA KULTURLANDSKAPHOTELL - NEW 2020 From 1. Juni you can experience Norway’s first cultural landscape hotel. 16 rooms and 2 suites are integrated into the hill with a gorgeous views over the landscape that is so characteristic of Inderøy. www.en.visitinnherred.com/oyna-culturalandscapeshotel

YTTERØY ISLAND THE GEM OF THE TRONDHEIMFJORD Experience the animal life and undulating cultural landscape from the seat of your bike. Bikes are available for hire at the tourist information office in Steinkjer and Inderøy. You can also explore Ytterøy by car.

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TOP 20 I N INNH ER R ED CAVING AT MOKK FARM Join us for an exciting caving excursion at Mokk Farm. What about a swim under a waterfall in a cave? We can guide you on an adventure among rock chambers, lakes, high waterfalls and narrow passages – often filled with water! THE SUMMER MOUTAIN FARMS OF SNÅSA In early June the first of the summer mountain farms in Snåsa open their doors to the public and the last ones close in late August. Throughout the summer, itis possible to experience the unique mountain farm life and taste authentic mountain farm products in Snåsa. GARVERIET CAFE AND SECOND-HAND STORE Seasonal café and second-hand store with art exhibitions located in beautiful surroundings in Viosen in Snåsa, at the edge of Lake Snåsavatnet. Come here for authenticity and feel-good atmosphere. EXPLORE SNÅSAVATNET Lake Snåsavatnet is Norway’s sixth largest lake. Hire a canoe at Føllingstua or a boat at Oldernæs Strandcamp or Kvam Motell & Camping, catch big trout, swim and enjoy everything this picturesque lake has to offer. Perhaps you will see the sea serpent Kudulla? THE MEDIVAL CHURCHES The large concentration of medieval churches bears witness to the prosperity of the region in the 12th century, from Alstadhaug in the south via Stiklestad, Mære, Hustad and Sakshaug in the north. Contact the tourist information office in Steinkjer for summer opening hours. www.en.visitinnherred.com/medieval-churches/ www.en.visitinnherred.com/top-20

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TOP 20 I N INNH ER R ED PICK-UP DINER - VUDDUDALEN The American-inspired diner is like a breath of USA in the 50s with its juke box and leather booths in pastel colours. The menu feature homemade hamburgers, club sandwiches and more. Located within Kortmans Lysfabrikk. NILS AAS KUNSTVERKSTED Nils Aas (1933 – 2004) is considered one of Norway’s most important sculptors. Nils Aas Kunstverksted is located in the centre of Straumen, Inderøy. It features permanent exhibition of art by Nils Aas, including the works “Bauta” and “Syklus”, and temporary exhibitions of contemporary Norwegian art. BLÅFJELLA – SKJÆKERFJELLA NATIONAL PARK Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park is one of Norway’s largest national parks and the landscape includes everything from primeval forest to high mountains and scree. Enter the national park from Steinkjer, Verdal and Snåsa. FASCINATING STOPS ALONG ROAD FV 72 IN VERDAL Along the road FV 72, Jamtlandsveien, there are many monuments and several great hiking destinations. The large number og monoliths and monuments attest to the importance of the road between Norway & Sweden throughout the ages. OFTENÅSEN & THE WORLDS LARGEST GARDEN CHAIR The worlds largest garden chair sits on top of Oftenåsen mountain, with panorama views of Steinkjer city, the fjord, Ogndalen and southwards towards lake Leksdalsvatnet, with Hermannsasa mountain towering in the background. The Troll trail up to the top is littered with wooden fairy tale sculptures.

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ESPEN STORHAUG

H I STORI C INNH ER R ED

STIKLESTAD NATIONAL CULTURAL CENTRE

Innherreds beautiful landscape tells a rich history. Through glimpses of the past, we see the landscape of today with new eyes. Experience historic Innherred with the battleground from 1030 at Stiklestad, rock carvings, burial mounds, traces of World War II (WWII) and interesting museums. THE CRADLE OF NORWAY The nations birthplace is considered to be Stiklestad in Verdal, where Olav Haraldsson (later St.Olav) was killed in the battle of Stiklestad in 1030. This changed Norway and laid the foundation for modern Norway with Christianity, the judical system and values chracterising the country today. Stiklestad National Cultural Centre conveys this history through exhibitions, storytelling and events all through the year. ROCK CARVINGS AND BURIAL MOUNDS The Trondheimfjord has been both transportation route and larder for thousands of years. The infancy of settlement in Innherred can be seen at Bøla, with the 6000 year old rock carving “The Bøla Reindeer”, amongst others. At that time the sea level was higher and people were hunters. Innherred’s consentration of large burial mounds and graves testify to active trading with foreign countries. The Viking Age is characterised by strong chiefs concerned with Norse gods and blood revenge. You can learn more about the Viking Age at Stiklestad National Cultural Centre and Egge Museum. MONASTERY RUINS There was a Cistercian monastery at Okkenhaug in Levanger at the end of 11th century. Today we only see remains of the monastery church itself. But there is a modern Maria Monastery nearby, founded by the same citeaux-order. Munkeby Herberge with farm shop and accommodation is located in between the two monasteries. www.en.visitinnherred.com/historic-innherred

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THE HISTORICAL SLOOP JEKTA PAULINE

THE TRONDHEIMSFJORDEN AS A TRANSPORT ROUTE The sea has been a transport route since time immorial for the people around the Trondheimfjorden. The trade was one of the foundations for the creation of cities and commercial centres. Levanger city was well established already in the 1500s. During the 17.- and 18. century, the shipping industry gained importance for the retail trade in Innherred, with agricultural products, fish and lumber being transported. The ships were also an important means of transport. We have the worlds last sailing sloop, Jekta Pauline, here in Innherred which is one of the vessels most worthy of grade II lisitings in Norway. Kjerknesvågen kai in Inderøy is her home port. THE RECONSTUCTED TOWN OF STEINKJER Steinkjer was bombed during WWII and alsmost all of the city was laid in ruins, but thankfully no lives were lost. The city was rebuilt during and after the war and Steinkjer is today one of the most successful and best preseved revival cities.

THE FALSTAD CENTRE Falstad Institution for the Upbringing of Troubled Boys was established in 1895. In the fall of 1941 the German Nazis seized the building and established SS-Strafgefangenenlager Falstad, as a political prison camp. Over 4.200 individuals from at least 15 nations were imprisoned here during the war, and more than 200 prisoners were executed and buried in mass graves in the nearby forest. Today, the Falstad Centre is a museum, war memorial and human rigths centre and conveys the history of war. The historic prison camp can be experienced virtually through unique digital technology. It is 75 years since the liberation of Norway and this will be celebrated through various events throughout the year. SUMMER MOUNTAIN FARMS IN SNÅSA Innherred has an active agriculture and summer farming has been an important part of this. In Snåsa, mountain farming was very important during the 17. and 18. century,there may have been as many as 300 summer farms in the village at that time. Now there are between 15-20 open mountain summer farms every summer in Snåsa.

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H I STORIC INNH ER R ED


SELECTION OF FOOD FROM THE GOLDEN ROAD

LENA JOHNSEN

FO O D A N D FOOD C ULTUR E IN INNH ER RE D

Innherred is known to many for its very special dish; Sodd. A traditional dish made from an ancient recipe. It is - and has always been a dish for important family gatherings for generations. Inderøy Butchery in Straumen continues this tradition with Inderøysodd. It’s served to order at several restaurants in the region. Exciting news is the new gourmet restaurant “Experience” which has been established in Henning, Steinkjer at the cultural farm Bjerkem. CHEESE Gangstad Gårdsysteri have won several awards for their cheese - the latest being super gold in the World Cheese awards 2019. Another award-winning cheese is the Munkeby cheese made by monks at Munkeby Maria monastery in Levanger. Drop by the outlet which is charmingly based on trust or order a cheese platter at Munkeby Herberge nearby. MEAT At Berg Farm, Inderøy meat from the farm is processed into tempting sausages flavoured with locally produced caraway and other exciting spices, Christmas belly pork and pork chops to name a few. Local meat is served at several dining places in the region. Best Western Tingvold Hotel in Steinkjer is focusing strongly on own produced food. In Levanger, you can buy meat from Highland cattle at the farm Røstad Øvre, calf meat from Sæther farm and Halsan Kjøtt is a butchery shop featuring high quality local meat. VEGETABLES AND FRUIT Gorge yourself on vegetables in all shapes and colours, cultivated under the trønder sky at Ystgård garden centre, Inderøy and the farms Røstad Øvre and Sæther, Levanger. Greens from Ystgård is also serverd ready prepared at the dining places along The Golden Road. Mikkelhaug in Levanger is Norway’s northernmost apple producer and feature delicious organic apple - and fruit juice. Available from their farmshop, local shops and restaurants.

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BERG FARM

FOO D AN D FOOD C ULTUR E IN INNH ER R E D

AQUAVIT FROM BERG FARM AND INDERØY DISTILLERY

AQUAVIT Inderøy Caraway is the inspiration to resume an ancient tradition in Inderøy; aquavit distilling. 119 years after the last bottle was tapped at Sundnes distillery, the tradition resurfaced at Berg farm, with enthusiasm and forgotten knowledge. By Dilstillery in Steinkjer are also distilling aquavit (and gin) with carefully sourced local ingredients.

BEER In the old days each farm had its own recipe with secret ingredients. This tradition is today upheld by Inderøy Farm Brewery, Gulburet (Inderøy) and Grana Bryggeri (Snåsa) amongst others. Malt and hops of good quality helps give the beer rich flavour and character. Gulburet produce beers on tap. You may even buy bread with barley mash and beer. TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN FARE FOOD Mountain farms in Snåsa are open to visitors during the summer, where you may sample genuine traditional food like sour cream porridge made from fresh milk. In addition, at Holsingsetra, you may buy their farm made products to take away. Every Sunday during the summer, Kongshaugen mountain farm in Levanger serve sour cream porridge made from the sour ceam produced on the farm. ANCIENT GRAINS AND BAKING COURSES Bjerkem and Rølia in Steinkjer grow heritage grains like oats, country wheat etc. Gullimunn AS offer courses in baking with both sour dough and organic yeast, different breads and sweet pastries. Gulburet, Inderøy feature bread made from heritage grain from the farms bakery. INNHERRD’S FIRST AND ONLY FOOD HALL Chef - food hall, eatery and catering is one of Steinkjer’s allround supplier of culinary delights.The food hall is bursting with fresh produce like fish, shellfish, meat, vegetables, mushrooms and much more of Trøndelag’s local products. Delicious lunches, dinners, baked goods, and coffee are served everyday in the foodhall restaurant.

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S O U T H S A M I CULTUR E IN INNH ER R ED

REINDEER AT BRANNHEIMKLUMPEN MOUNTAIN

Innherred is in the middle of the main area where the South Sami today engage in traditional Sami reindeer husbandry. Snåsa/Snåase is a bilingual municipality and is central to the care of the South Sámi culture and language. At Saemien Sijte – South Sami museum and cultural centre in Snåsa you can become better aquainted with the South Sami culture, the language, the people and see interesting exhibitions. In Verdal, the traces of Sami activity are many. If you follow the cultural trail from Sul and up to Brenntjønna, along the DNT path to Meråker, you are walking in a Sami landscape and an important settlement area for the Samis until 1976. In Levanger, Helmesmyra at Lake Tomtvatnet was a permanent Sami winter settlement until the 1960s, and not far from there at Spjelmyra, there was a reindeer slaughter place. The Sami sold reindeer meat and other goods to the village people, and they were always in place at both the Christmas market and the Marsimartnan market fair in Levanger. The modern Marsimartnan always include elements with Sami touches. Blåfjella – Skjækerfjella/Låarte-Skæhkere National Park is and has been a central south Sami area. The Samis have used the area for hundreds of years and those who knows what to look for, can still see remains of ancient settlements, gathering sites, burial grounds and sacred sites. Within the national park there are two reindeer grazing districts: Skjækerfjella reindeer pasturing district and Luru reindeer pasturing district.

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THE T RON D H E IM FJO R D RO UNDTR IP

LENA JOHNSEN

Read more: www.en.visitinnherred.com/south-sami-culture

UTØY IN INDERØY

Exciting experiences await you just an hour’s drive from Trondheim: The Golden Road, Stiklestad and the wooden house town of Levanger. Allow time to stay overnight in a traditional Trøndelag farmhouse in Inderøy and you will have an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. Start your trip in Trondheim by taking the ferry from Flakk-Rørvik before driving in the direction of Leksvik and The Golden Road in Inderøy. The first stop is Mosvik Brygge for a tasty lunch. The majetic Skarnsundbrua bridge connects Fosen and Innherred together. Stop at the farm shops at Berg Farm, Gangstad Gårdsysteri and Gulburet. Straumen, with the Muustrøpark, Nils Aas Kunstverksted, Galleri Mitsel Landhandleriet shop, Bunadsaum, Jostu and ”Kjerringa me’ Straumen” is a cozy little village with old wooden houses. If you plan on staying overnight, we recommend staying at one of the distinctive accommodation venues and dinner at Øyna. Continue towards Verdal where you can experience Norway’s history at Stiklestad, the place where Olav Haraldsson was killed in the famous Battle of Stiklestad in 1030. Enjoy a nice lunch in the restaurant Skalden at Stiklestad before moving on. In Levanger, we recomend stopping by the wooden house town and Munkeby Monastery ruins. Continue on E6 south, you can visit the Falstad Centre, a national centre for WWII prisoner history and human rights. Kortmans, Norway’s oldest candle factory from 1896 is located in Vuddudalen, south of Åsen. Buy candles and enjoy a juicy homemade burger in their American inspired Pick-up diner, adorned in pastel coloured booths and jukebox. Read more: www.en.visitinnherred.com/day-trip-from-trondheim

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WIL - LEE WRIGHT

B I K E TR IPS

MÆRE CHURCH, STEINKJER

AROUND THE BORGENFJORD - 32 KM - ROUNDTRIP Great bike ride of 32 km around the Borgen Fjord in Inderøy/Steinkjer. The route winds itself between Trønder farms and stunning cultural scenery, passing Mære church, Gjørv Farm and Gulburet amongst others. Package offer with accommodation and dinner from NOK 2310,- p.p in a dbl YTTERØY - THE PEARL OF THE TRONDHEIM FJORD - 28 KM ROUNDTRIP The island of Ytterøy has a rich history and a wonderful landscape. Rent a bike at the tourist information office in Steinkjer or Inderøy, and start your bike ride with taking the ferry from the city centre in Levanger. You pass well tended farms, grazing animals and there is always a great view of the fjord and the mainland. Accommodation in Levanger from NOK 650,- p.p. in a dbl room STEINKJER VIA THE GOLDEN ROAD TO STIKLESTAD– 70 KM This trip offers exciting tastes of local food in a beautiful cultural landscape with an exciting history. Follow gravel roads in Inderøy along beautiful cornfields and relive the history of Norway at Stiklestad. Start in Steinkjer, follow The Golden Route to Straumen and stay . Package offer with accommo-dation from NOK 2750,- p.p. in a dbl room THE EGGE CIRCUIT - MEDIUM – 39 KM – ROUND TRIP Wonderful round trip in historic surroundings. The route takes you from Steinkjer to Sør-Beitstad and Beitstad via Egge Museum, Hoøya, the Bardal rock carvings and Hammeren Nature Reserve. THE RIVER PROMENADE IN VERDAL - 7,8 KM ROUND TRIP Start by the bird watching tower at Tronestangen. This is a bird protected area. There are many picnic areas along the trail, with possibilities for BBQing.The trail has a very high standard and is suitable for everyone. Numerous benches for you to take a breather while enjoying the view of the Verdal River.

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ØYNA - THE GOLDEN ROAD, INDERØY

LEKSDALSVATNET RUNDT - 76 KM - ROUND TRIP The trip around Leksdalsvatnet can be cycled in one go or as 2-3 seperate trips. Start at the tourist office in Steinkjer where there is free parking, bike rental, maps for sale and tour guidance. At the south end of the lake, you could take a detour to Stiklestad National Cultre Centre for lunch, guided tour or just for a breather before continuing on north on the east side of the lake. ROKDALEN IN SNÅSA TO MALSÅ IN VERDAL - 49 KM Experience the powerful nature in the border zone to Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park. Bike through the bear and moose kingdom in three municipalities; Snåsa, Steinkjer and Verdal. NATIONAL BIKE ROUTE 1 - “THE COASTAL ROUTE” FROM SVINESUND TO KIRKENES The national bicycle network consists of ten routes and will enable you to cycle from city to city on low-traffic roads in Norway. The “coastal route” extends along the entire coast of Norway and is approximately 4,500 km long. In Innherred, the route goes over Meltingen and Inderøy to Steinkjer. and continues out to south Beiststad and further north to Namsos along Fv17/Kystriksvegen. www.vegvesen.no/en/traffic/planning-your-trip/national-cycle-routes/no1-coastal-route

Arrive by train - We meet you at the train station with bikes. Bike rental from NOK 270,- per day Luggage transfer from NOK 150,- p.p Map and route descriptions from NOK 100,- p.p Bike delivery service from NOK 200 per bike

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OFTENÅSEN, STEINKJER

OFTENÅSEN – 5 KM RETURN The hill Oftenåsen is right near city centre Steinkjer. At the summit is Peilehytta, a cabin serving refreshments (Sundays 11am – 3pm), the world’s largest garden chair and a fantastic view of Steinkjer, fjords and mountains. There is an excellent network of prepared, marked paths around the hill and The Troll trail up to the top is littered with wooden fairy tale sculptures. Outdoor toilet at the top. CITY WALKS IN THE WOODEN CITY OF LEVANGER Levanger with its unique wooden houses and the proximity to the fjord is a great starting point for good walking experiences. There are 4 marked hiking trails from the Stadionparken in the city centre. The walks range from 1,2 - 4,8 km. All hikes are presented in a brochure and on the info board at the Stadionparken. Levanger has a high density of Geochaches and several historic buildings QR marked for a self-gudied city walk. PERSGÅRDSHALLA - 2 KM RETURN The hike brings you up from Gusthaugen in Stod, to beautiful views towards Steinkjer and Lake Snåsa. Well trodden trail from the foot of Persgårdshalla, steep terrain, but with a great picnic area at the top with a large lean-to, camp fire and toilet. Can be walked as a round trip with alternative trail down. BERGSSÅSEN - 5 KM RETURN The Bergsåsen Nature Reserve is situated in Snåsa town centre. This area has several cultural memorials, but is best known for its rich and diverse array of orchids. There is a nature trail with information boards about the area’s flora, viewpoints and a lake, which is a nice place to stop for a rest.

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ROALDSTEIN, SNÅSA

ROALDSTEIN – 2 KM RETURN The Roaldstein in Snåsa is an old rural fortress offering one of the best viewpoints over the lake Snåsavatnet. Along the path you will pass old trapping pits, cultural memorials and ancient roads.

STOKKVOLA – 4.5 KM RETURN The path to Stokkvola offers one of the district’s nicest hikes. The gravel path starts at the Møssingdalen ski centre in Åsen, Levanger. There are benches, rest areas, a rustic shelter and information boards along the route. At the top you are rewarded with views over much of Innherred. STRAUMEN - VANGSHYLLA CULTURAL TRAIL - 18 KM ONE WAY The culture trail between Straumen and Vangshylla in Inderøy is one of the oldest traffic arteries in Inderøy. It winds along the fjord from Straumen to Vangshylla. There are several cultural, historic and botanic attractions along the trail. The hike could be taken in several stages. BERGUGLEBERGET - 2.8 KM RETURN The startingpoint is 1 km from FV72, towards Tromsdalen. A wonderful little hike steeped in history where you are rewarded with beautiful viws over Verdal at the top. Along the trail, there are information boards about the Swedish General Armfelt’s journey through Verdal in 1718, whos mission was to conquer Trondheim and Trøndelag. Bergugleberget was a cannon place for the defence of Verdal. There were 6 cannons, 3 of which can be seen today. The hike is suitable for everyone. For maps and tour description see: www.en.visitinnherred.com/hiking

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LAKE LUSTADVATNET - HIKING TO NORWAYS GEOGRAPHIC MIDTPOINT

NORWAYS GEOGRAPHIC MIDTPOINT - 19 KM RETURN The hike goes through diverse trønder mountain terrain and you can see the stunning Skjækerfjella Mountains located in Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park. The trail goes through a somewhat ascending, but easy terrain. The hike is perfect as a startingpoint for multi-day trips.

THE PILGRIM TRAIL FROM SSELÅNGER TO TRONDHEIM - 564 KM Follow in the footsteps of the pilgrims from Stiklestad National Cultural Centre in Verdal, where St. Olav was killed in battle in 1030, to Munkeby Herberge in Levanger. This is a beautiful cultural landscape and you will pass several historical memorials. You may continue to Trondheim and Nidarosdomen. HÅRSKALLEN - 3,2 KM RETURN Parking by Skallstuggu mountain lodge next to lake Vulusjøen, Levanger. A beautiful hike in relatively easy terrain with visible trail all the way. The highest point in Levanger with fabulous view of the villages of Innherred. If desired, the hike can be extended towards Frolfjellet mountain, Grønningen and Lake Tomtvatnet. DEN GAMLE KONGEVEG (VIA REGIA) - 14 KM ONE WAY The old kings road between Husby in Verdal and Vådal in Sparbu, probably dates from the early Iron Age and is part of the old “Allmannavegen” through Innherred. This hike may be combined with a trip to Marsteinsvola.

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FOLLAHEIA, STEINKJER

FOLLAHEIA – 6 KM RETURN The hike starts in Follafoss in Verran, Steinkjer at the top you are rewarded with fabulous views of the fjord, Inderøy and Steinkjer. The trail inclines quite steeply before reaching the tree line and the bare mountains.

HÆRVOLA – 5 KM RETURN Great summit hike in Helgådalen, Verdal, with a view of the mountain ranges in Henning and towards Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park. Steady incline practically the whole trip. Some wets areas, but also a lot of rocky parts and bare mountains. HERMANNSSNASA – 20 KM RETURN With its 1035 m.a.s.l, Hermanssnasa mountain in Verdal is a popular hike in Innherred all year. Map, compass and extra clothes and good hiking shoes are a necessity. The terrain can be wet and you will have to cross rivers. LANGVSSHYTTA CABIN 9 KM RETURN Situated in scenic surroundings at the end of Lake Langvatnet, surrounded by beautiful mountain areas in Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park. Excellent area for trout fishing, and should you rent the cabin, you have free access to a boat. You pass Eggenseteren summer mountain farm at the start of the hike. Rent the cabin and buy fishing license at www.inatur.no. GLØSHAUGEN – 1,6 KM RETURN Short and child friendly walk in the the cultural landscape of Sparbu, Steinkjer. The trail goes through pastures and gives it fantastic views at the top; large parts of Sparbu, the mountains Verrafjella and Hermannsnasa.

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BUKKHAUGEN, LEVANGER

BUKKHAUGEN – 4 KM RETURN At the summit of Bukkhaugen you find Innherred’s finest view. The trail is easy to walk, gravelled and facilitated for prams. Steady climb all the way. Shelter, campfire and outdoor toilet at the top.

SKJÆKERHATTEN - 36 KM TUR/RETUR At 1139 m.a.hs.l Skjækerhatten mountain in Snåsa is the highest top in the Skjækra mountain range. We recceommend planning an overnight stay in i.e the Setertjønnhytta cabin by lake Skjækervatnet. At the top, you are rewarded with fabulous panoramic views. THE PETTER NORTHUG TRAIL - 5,4 KM Start and stop at Vestvik Church in Mosvik. The walk follows the rural roads on Framverran and passes the farm where Petter Northug grew up. Information board along the way about Petter’s upbringing. Great exercise trail that can also be jogged and even carried out with a walker. THE MINING TRAIL IN MALM - 2,5 KM RETURN The trail goes through the oldest mining area from 1906 up to the Malmo mine. You walk through an area with mine openings and old tufts, down to the newer facility from 1927. Information boards about the mining history along the trail. “TIP” HIKES - ÅLNESTANGEN (2,5KM) TYNESTANGEN (1,5 KM) - ONE WAY At Oldernæs beach camp in Snåsa, there are 2 marked “tip” walks out to Lake Snåsavatnet; Ålnestangen and Tynestangen. The walks are easy and you pass through diverse terrain of woods, stone and cultural landscape. At the tip you have a beautiful view of the lake. Fishing enthusiasts can bring their fishing rods and try their luck at fishing. You also pass beaches where it is nice to swim.

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B L Å F JEL L A-S K J Æ K ER FJEL L A NATO NAL PARK

SKJÆRA BY LAKE ÅSVATNET, SNÅSA

Blåfjella – Skjækerfjella/Låarte-Skæhkere National Park is one of the largest national parks in Norway and is a fabulous area for those who are into hiking. The landscape is characterised by low mountain areas with gentle terrains. What makes this area so distinctive are the many mountain valleys, ancient settlement and large contiguous woodlands that are relatively untouched by humans. Vegetation is also characterised by large marshes, sparse forest and bare mountain. Midtiklumpen mountain at 1333 m.a.s.l. is the national park’s highest mountain. The national park isn’t just wilderness – it is also a cultural landscape formed through generations of South Sami reindeer husbandry. In conjunction with the national park, there is often talk about “the four mountain farms”: Holden, Gressåmoen, Gaundalen og Gjefsjøen. For those wanting multi day hiking trips, this is a very popular route. Directions to the gateways: Verdal: Road 757 towards Vera. Trails into the park from Skjækerfossen, Storlunet and Vera. Steinkjer: Road 762 towards Ogndalen to Lustadvatnet and Norway’s Geographical Mid point. Marked trail to the midpoint, you can also continue on to Lake Skjækervatnet,. Also marked trail from Mokk Farm to Lake Skjækervatnet. Snåsa: Road 763 towards Snåsa - by Breide it is signposted to the park and Grønningen where there are several trails. Alternative: Road 763 to Snåsa city centre. Take exit to Agle and drive to Gressåmoen, where there are trails into the park. Thre are also trails from Storåsen and Roktdalen.

We urge everyone to roam tracelessly in nature: Leave only foot prints – take nothing but pictures!

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THE FALSTAD CENTRE, LEVANGER

THE FALSTAD CENTRE - LEVANGER The Falstad centre is situated in the former nazi prison camp SS Strafgefangenenlager Falstad, in the small village Ekne in Levanger. This was the second largest prison camp in Norway during the second world war, and over 200 prisoners were executed here. Today the original layout of the prison camp has been recreated using augmented reality, allowing visitors to see the original structures and interact with their history in an original and engaging manner. STIKLESTAD NATIONAL CULTURAL CENTRE - VERDAL The story of Olav Haraldsson/ St. Olav is conveyed at Stiklestad through exhibitions and events. The battle of Stiklestad in 1030 and the consequences of the battle led to dramatic changes in Norwegian history and social development. Every year during the St. Olav Festival, the St. Olav Drama is performed in the Amphi theatre. NILS AAS KUNSTVERKSTED - INDERØY Nils Aas Kunstverksted (art studio) is a museum about the sculptor Nils Aas. The gallery shows temporary exhibitions of contemporary Norwegian pictorial art and sculpture. Nils Aas has donated two of his collections,”Gaven” and “Arven”, to the art studio. EGGE MUSEUM - STEINKJER Egge Museum features a complete 19th century farmstead. During the Middle Ages there was a chieftain’s seat at Egge Farm, evidenced by burial mounds from the Iron- and Viking Age. Egge Museum is very child friendly. BYMUSEET IN LEVANGER Experience Levanger’s history, historic buildings and places. The City Museum

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SAEMIEN SIJTE

comprises of historic buildings, mostly dating from the 19th century, accessible to visitors.

SAMIEN SIJTE

SAEMIEN SIJTE - SNÅSA Saemien Sijte conveys knowledge about South Sami culture and history past and present. You can go on a guided tour of the exhibition and visit the museum shop. The museum engages in documentation, preservation, research and dissemination of South Sami culture and history. www.saemiensijte.no

LEVANGER PHOTO MUSEUM Levanger Photo Museummuseum focuses on photographic history. The museum features one of the county’s largest photo collections with over half a million negatives from professional and amateur photographers. The museum has a permanent exhibition about the chemist Harald Renbjør, a pioneer in the development of colour photography. RINNLEIRET - LEVANGER The oldest preserved cavalry camp in Europe, with buildings from the late 1800s and 21 grade II listed buildings. The Rinnleiret has probably been used as a training field for the cavalry from the 17th century, but the permanent camp was not established until the mid-1800s. The Nordenfjellske Dragonregime had their quarters there from 1894. The Rinnleiret was discontinued as a military camp in 2002, but is still in use by the National Home Guard. World War II war material is visible from the E6. Basic accommodation on offer. YTTERØY OPEN AIR MUSEUM - LEVANGER Located on the island of Ytterøy, outside Levanger. The farm Øvre Bjørvik dates from the late 19th century and is a traditional square farmyard. This farm is unique, as it remains unchanged since 1950. Open every day in July. For more information see www.en.visitinnherred.com/museums

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FA M I LY ACT I VITIES IN INNH ER R ED

CAVING AT MOKK FARM

MINING - AND CAVING TOURS - OGNDAL IN STEINKJER) Mokk Farm offer guided tours to limestone caves and mines from the 1700s. Gain an historic insight into the toil and challenges of that time and how mining developed. In the caves you can experience dripstones, potholes and fantastic colours and shapes. Accommodation, dinner and other activities are also available at Mokk Farm. www.en.visitinnherred.com/mokk-farm ESCAPE ROOM, INDERØY A social game for groups, 2-6 people, where you look for keys, find codes and solve tasks. You must solve the mystery within 60 minutes. Perfect for groups who want to do something fun together - friends, family, young and old. No physical exertion just working the brain cells that operate with logic. www.en.visitinnherred.com/escape-room

DAMPSAGA WATER PARK - STEINKJER Head to the extensive water park and experience exciting waterslides. You can also try out the activity pool with wave machine, flow channel, bubble pool and diving tower and much more. www.en.visitinnherred.com/dampsaga-waterpark SUMMER MOUNTAIN FARMS - SNÅSA The many Summer mountain farms in Snåsa welcome you to memorable experiences in Snåsa’s mountain world. www.en.visitinnherred.com/experience-snåsavatnet PAINTBALL Paintball is a fun experience filled with adrenaline. Have your birthday party or take your friends, family or colleagues for an exhilarating day with Yttervik Paintball, Inderøy Paintballklubb or Steinkjer Paintballklubb.

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LYKKELAND STEINKJER

LYKKELAND IS STEINKJER’S ADVENTURE CENTRE FOR ALL AGES UNDER ONE ROOF Lykkeland is an indoor play centre, filled with physical challenges for children of all ages. Everything is in place for the kids to have a wonderful experience. Laserland is an indoor laser tag venue. A game filled with adrenalin and excitement and is suitable for everyone between the ages of 8-100. Bowling: 8 bowling lanes, 2 shuffle boards, restaurant and seating areas. Lykkeland Steinkjer offer everything you need for an enjoyable day or evening with your friends, family or colleagues. www.en.visitinnherred.com/lykkeland-adventurepark STEINKJERHALLEN - MULTI PURPOSE SPORTS HALL How about an activity filled day in the Steinkjerhallen? Groups, families or individuals can rent the gymnastics hall, gymnasium and bouldering room at a reasonable hourly rate. For other activities: www.en.visitinnherred.com/steinkjerhallen TRØNDERHALLEN - LEVANGER Trønderhallen is a multi purpose sports hall with swimming pools,climbing walls and a bouldering room. OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN TROMSDAL - VERDAL Tromsdalsopplevelser offer fun and challenging outdoor activities such as climbing, caving and camp life for groups. STEINKJER RACING PARK Enjoy high speed adventures in idyllic surroundings in the valley of Ogndalen at Steinkjer Racing Park. Put your foot on the accelerator and see how fast you can drive a lap.

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SKARNSUNDET, INDERØY

THE TRONDHEIMSFJORD The Trondheimsfjord is Norway’s third longest fjord and is perfect for fishing from land and boat. It has a rich diversity of fish, with at least 90 species observed. A day on the Trondheimsfjord can easily become the highlight of your holiday. The sheltered surroundings round Inderøy provide a safe place for all anglers. The strait of Skarnsundet lies between two fjords and two strong tidal currents. Large abundances of fish gather here due to the good feeding conditions. Skarnsundet Fjordsenter rents out boats in various sizes. At Koa Camping in Røra you can rent a motor boat and go fjord fishing. Recommended fishing spots from land: The pier in front of the apartments at Skarnsundet Fjordsenter, along the shore in Straumen and Høsholmen towards Hylla in Inderøy. TROUT AND CHAR Snåsavatnet is Norway’s sixth largest lake and is considered a great fishing lake for trout and char. Føllingstua Camping and Kvam Motell and Camping in Steinkjer and Oldernæs Strandcamp in Snåsa offer accommodation, fishing licences and boat rental. Steinkjer Kommuneskoger offers free fishing in more than 50 lakes. Several of these lakes are chock-full of nice red mountain trout. Steinkjer Kommuneskoger rents out cabins and boats at some of the lakes. Mokkavatnet in the valley of Ogndalen in Steinkjer is also a good fishing lake and you can stay and dine at Mokk Farm.

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FISHING IN SNÅSA

A single fishing licence from Snåsa Fjellstyre (mountain board), enables you to fish in all state commons in Snåsa, with nearly 1500 fishing lakes and many rivers to choose between. The board also rents out several boats and cabins where you can stay while you are fishing. Other lakes where you can try your fishing luck are the Lakes Leksdalsvannet, Drivsjøen north and south, Kråksjøen, Sulsjøan, Bellingstjønnin (Lakadalen – Vera), Fiskløsingen (Vera) and Veresvatnet in Verdal, in addition to Movatnet and Tomtvatnet in Levanger. PIKE FISHING The freshwater lakes of Fossemvatnet and Reinsvatnet just outside the town of Steinkjer offer good conditions for pike fishing with rod or rowboat. Boats are available for rent at several places around the lakes. SALMON The rivers Verdal, Steinkjer and Levanger are noted for good salmon fishing. You can fish with a rod and the river alternates between waterfalls and deep pools and sections with steady flows. Before fishing for salmon, you must disinfect your fishing gear before fishing starts, which can be done at Sportshytta in Steinkjer, Stiklestad camping in Verdal. Tests of shell and otholiths of all salmon caught must also be provided. ICE FISHING Ice fishing is a fun activity in winter regardless of whether you fish alone or together with family and friends. Innherred has many nice lakes to fish in. www.en.visitinnherred.com/fishing & www.en.visitinnherred.com/ice-fishing

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PA D D L I N G ON L AK E S NÅ S AVATNET

PADDLING ON LAKE SNÅSAVATNET

Is padling among islets and skerries, in small rivers and open waters coulped with idyllic beaches soemthing for you? Then you must come to Lake Snåsavatnet - where all of the above and more awaits you! Lake Snåsavatnet is Norway’s 6th largest lake and is situated in the municipalities of Steinkjer and Snåsa. The lake spans an area of 125,73 Km2 and offers varied paddling experiences for both experienced and novice paddlers. MARKED PADDLE ROUTES This year Føllingstua Camping, Kvam Motell & Camping, Vegset Camping, Viosen and Grønøra marked as starting points for padling. On Lake Snåsavatnet you can paddle from bed to bed, from camping place to camping place. You can also use the lodgings as a base for several different day trips. There are routes to suit both beginners and the experienced, on open water and in tributaries - the possibilities are endless! Sleep, eat and experience what Lake Snåsavatnet has to offer, and get amazing paddle experiences. THERE IS NO SHAME IN TURNING AROUND Keep in mind that the lake can be treacherous; weather, wind and water can change very quickly. Paddling can be risky, so always use life vests. Visit Innherred recommends that anyone who paddles on Lake Snåsavatnet has wet card certification. Listen to experienced paddlers and do not go out for a long trip without training. More information about paddle routes and starting points: https://en.visitinnherred.com/padling/

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C AN OE , K AYA K - AND BOAT R ENTAL

OGNA IN STEINKJER

CANOEING ON OGNA: Rent canoes for the whole family through the tourist office in Steinkjer. Canoeing from Hyllbrua to Støa in Ogndal. Calm river offering great nature and is suitable for family and friends. Take a picnic and camp at the river bank along the way at one of the picnic areas. Guide available. Rates from NOK 300,CANOE- AND KAYAK RENTAL Steinkjer Kommuneskoger - Canoe, Ogndal, lakes and river (see p. 80) Føllingstua Camping - Canoe, southend of Lake Snåsa Mosvik Brygge - Kayaks, the fjord off the coast of Mosvik Koa Camping - The Trondheimsfjorden, Røra (see p. 74) Snåsa Fjellstyre - Canoe, Grønningen Skarnsundet Fjordcenter - Fishing kayak, the fjord outside Inderøy BOAT RENTAL: Skarnsundet Fjordcenter - Motorboat, the fjord outside Inderøy Hytte Skarnsundet - Motorboat, the fjord by Skarnsundet Letnes Farm, Inderøy - Motorboat, when stayin at the farm Koa Camping - Motor boat and pedal boat, The Trondheimsfjorden, Røra (p.74) Føllingstua Camping - Rowboat, Lake Snåsa (p. 83) Kvam Motell & Camping - Motor boat and rowboat, Lake Snåsavatnet (p.83) Oldernæs Strandcamp - Motorboat, Lake Snåsa Snåsa Fjellstyre - Rowboat - Snåsafjella mountains Steinkjer Kommuneskoger - Rowboats in mountains, connected to cabins (p.80) Laberget Leirsted, Levanger - Rowboat when staying. The fjord by Ekne Svarttjønna, Steinkjer - Rowboat by hiking destination Verran og Inderøy Fjellstyre - Lakes Ormsevatnet, Simadalsvatnet Levanger Båt og Bil - The Trondheimfjorden outside Levanger

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BYSTRANDA, STEINKJER

With its long coastline and many bays and coves, Innherred has many beautiful beaches, both seawater and freshwater. BYSTRANDA (THE CITY BEACH) - Steinkjer Sandy beach with palms, sunbeds and water trampoline in Steinkjer city centre. Follow E6 over the bridge, park next to Esso. PARADISBUKTA - STEINKJER 5 km north-west of Steinkjer city centre at Søndre Egge. Follow E6 north, take left at the roundabout after Esso and follow Bogavegen. SUNDSAND BEACH - INDERØY Just south of town centre Straumen. There is a walkway and cycleway from Straumen and right round Sundsand. Drive over the Straumen Bridge, then take the second turn on your right. KOA CAMPING - RØRA IN INDERØY Just south of Røra along the E6 at the camping place. Great beach. Open kiosk and access to toilets. RØSTAD BEACH (THE CITY BEACH) - LEVANGER

Situated next to Trønderhallen sports hall and Kjærlighetsstien (the love trail), a trail just 1,4 km longi. Wheelchair accessible and with its own picnic area with barbeque grills, benches and tables. The beach offer beautiful views towards the island Ytterøy and Inderøy.

GRØNØRA BEACH - SNÅSA Shallow beach, ideal for children. Situated along RV763, about 15 km south of Snåsa on the shores of Lake Snåsa (Snåsavatnet).

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KJERKNESVÅGEN KAI INDERØY

Planning a boating holiday in Innherred, or perhaps a day trip by boat? We have compiled a list of guest marinas in Innherred: INDERØY Kølhagen (Straumen/Rødbrygga): +47 741 24 200 postmottak@inderoy.kommune. no Kjerknesvågen Kai: +47 74155007 post@kjerknesvaagkai.no Skjelvågen Båtforening: +47 922 69 754 janskogaker@yahoo.no Sandvågen - Borgenfjorden, Straumen: +47 74 15 38 56 Mosvik Båtforening: +47 482 06 015 jekta@mosvik.com Skarnsundet Fjordsenter: +948 70 606 post@skarnsundet-fishing.com Mosvik Brygge: +47 950 26 457 post@mosvikbrygge.no Hylla Marina: +47 90082195 o.m.sand@frisurf.no Framverran Båtforening:+47 90093773 bjorn-egil@inntrondelag-ambulanse.no STEINKJER Eggebogen: +47 991 54 871 arvid.henriksen@ntebb.no Jæktbyn Marina: +47 975 81 820 jektbyn@online.no Malm Båtforening: +47 95205895 malmbatforening@yahoo.no Follafoss Sjøsportsforening: +47 957 88 835 post@follafoss.com VERDAL Verdal Båteierforening: +47 905 15 765 bjorn_a@vktv.no LEVANGER Ekne Småbåthavn: +47 901 47 531 pausteen@yahoo.no Ytterøy Småbåthavn: +47 91364250 (Hallgeir Skørstad) Levanger Maritime Senter: +47 74 08 26 52 gt@levangermaritimesenter.no Holsand Marina: +47 908 86 715 erlend.grotterod@ntebb.no Jørstadsjøen Småbåthavn: +47 904 14681 (Ivar Brattaker)

For more information see: www.en.visitinnherred.com/guest-marinas

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FÆBY BREWERY, VERDAL

FÆBY BREWERY – WITH BEER AT THE FOREFRONT At Fæby, the beer plays the leading role. It is the passion for beer and food that makes Fæby unique. Beer brewed at Fæby and food in perfect harmony put together by skilled chefs provide experiences far beyond the ordinary. At Fæby Farm brewery a good atmosphere is created for the guests by serving shamfully good beer and food in a professional, yet unpretentious way, in the most pleasant surroundings. www.en.visitinnherred.com/faeby SPETTSPIRET - A CABIN IN THE TREE TOPS Spettespiret - a cabin a little out of the ordinary in the pine tops, hidden away from everyday stress. Lovely views of the fjord, and the evening sun often comes to visit over the Nordfjellet Mountain. Maybe the squirrel will come for a visit? Daydream in the hot tub, make coffee and bbq on the fire pit. Hang up the hammock or sleep out on the deck under the cabin. Relax and enjoy life. www.en.visitinnherred.com/destination-letnes THE EXPEDITION QUAI CABIN - OLDERNÆS BEACH CAMP Daydream, relax and unwind on the shores of Lake Snåsavatnet. In the cabin, which is the former expedition building from the days of the steamship, at the expedition quay at Oldernæs beach camp you stay right at the water’s edge. The view takes your breath away and offers a stay out of the ordinary.Take a stroll, go out on the boat, fish and live the good life close to nature in Snåsa. ØSTNES CAMPING An idyllic camping place right right down by the Verdal River in Vuku. They offer accommodation in basic cabins, close to the grocery store, playground and hiking trails. If you love fishing you can fish for salmon in the Verdalselva river or trout in some of the nearby lakes.

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H I D D E N G E MS IN INNH ER R ED

“EXPERIENCE” AT THE CULTURAL FARM BJERKEM

EXPERIENCE Food & Drink Experience Food & Drink offers all-night gourmet experiences with organic local food out of the ordinary. Owner and chef Kim Sjøbakk has extensive experience from Michelin restaurants in London. At Experience you get not only an experience for the palate - but an experience for life. www.en.visitinnherred.com/experience-food-drink GRØNØRA BEACH Grønøra is a kilometer-long sandy beach on the banks of Lake Snåsavatnet. Perfect for long lazy afternoons where you can swim, have a campfire, paddle and play in the sand or maybe you take a nap in the hammock between the pine trees? THE MOUNTAIN ROAD OVER SELA From Malm in Steinkjer to the coast of Indre Fosen you can drive the mountain road over Sela; a stretch of just over 6 km with dirt road through beautiful nature. You can see how nature changes the closer you get to the coast. You might be in luck and spot reindeer grazing by the road! At Sela, the beautiful Sela mountain church is surrounded by magnificent scenery. HONESTY BOXES Buy world-class cheese, fresh vegetables and eggs from self-service farm foodshops at Innherred. The monks at Munkeby Maria Monastery sell their world famous and award-winning “Munkeby cheese” from a self-catered shop outside Levanger. There are several self-service outlets in Innherred, check our website: https://en.visitinnherred.com/local-food-innherred/

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SKIING AT SKALLSTUGGU, LEVANGER

The winter can be cold and dark, but also warm and light. Warm tickling in your body and excitment in your heart when you experience something to rememember. Warm exhiliration when you feel that tingling in your stomcah or when you are exhausted from physical activity. Here are some of our top winter tips in Innherred. CROSS-COUNTRY SKI TRAILS There are numerous great ski trails in Innherred. You can find tracks near virtually every village, and a portion of the trails are also lit in the evenings. At www.en.visitinnherred. com/cross-country-ski-trails-innherred we have compiled a small overview of where to find trail information and created a map showing where to park. Snow-uaranteed trails: Midterfjellet mountain in Steinkjer, Petter Northug stadium in Inderøy, Norway’s Geographical midpoint in Steinkjer, Volhaugen in Verdal and Frolfjellet mountain in Levanger. MOUNTAIN SKIING, SNOW SHOEING AND RANDONNE Skallstuggu lodge in Levanger with the surrounding mountains is a fantastic base for winter activities; cross country skiing in the many ski trails in the area, randonnee and sledding. The lodge is situated 440 m.a.s.l with excellent parking facilities and feature an open restaurant on Sundays. Mokk Farm in Steinkjer is also a great base for winter activities. Try snow shoeing, ice fishing on Lake Mokkavatnet or ski towards gå på ski in Skjækerfjella mountains towards Blåfjella – Skjækerfjella Natonal Park. Mokk farm also offer accommodation and dining. FUN, GAMES AND ICE FISHING Frozen lakes is a paradise for fun and games. You can go fishing on the ice, go ice skating or go kicksledding.

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TOBOGGAN RACING AT MOKK FARM

Ice fishing is both fun and makes the polar darkness more exciting. The ice fishing sea season begins as soon as the ice has settled on the lake. Of course, it must be thick enough to withstand your weight. Ice of 15 cm or more is usually thick enough. If you are unsure, consult someone with experience. To examine the thickness, it is advisable to drill holes on the way out. Remember ice drills and warm clothes! At Innherred, there are many great fishing waters up in the mountains, close to roads or on the sea ice. Tips for fishing on the sea ice: Hjelbotn in the Beitstadfjorden. Tips for fresh water ice fishing: the Lakes Grønningen, Langvatnet or Heggsjøen in Snåsa, the lakes in Skjækra mountians, the Lakes Mokkavatnet or Leksdalsvatnet in Verdal/ Steinkjer, Lake Vulusjøen in Levanger. DOWN HILL SKIING Torsbustaden Alpine centre in Levanger offer challenges for all ages. Varied slopes, jumps, rails, great views and 150 altitude metres. Prestlia ski- and toboggan hill in Inderøy is located behind the primary school in Saksaug. JOYFUL HEART The torch night during the Marsimartnan winter market in Levanger 28. February is a magical experience. The city lighs are extinguished and the town is recreated to the ancient times with live torches and historic tableaux in the streets. The torch light parade is joned by thousands of people walking the around 2 km route. The Marsimartnan winter market is held on the 26.-29. February in 2020. www.marsimartnan.no WARMTH IN THE BODY At Dampsaga water park you can feel the warmth seep back in your body after a long, cold day outside. Enjoy a hot tub and sauna. www.en.visitinnherred.com/experience-innherred-winter

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“JUL IGJEN” CHRISTMAS FAIRE, VERDAL

Experience magical Christmas mood and good old-fashioned Christmas traditions with the smell of mulled wine, Christmas baking, Christmas trees and Christmas joy! Take the time to feel the tranquility, the mood and just enjoy the fact that dark times will soon be turning to brighter times. Enjoy warm mulled wine and the good Christmas cheer here in Innherred. CHRISTMAS MARKET IN LEVANGER TOWN CENTRE – 26. - 29. November Capture the Christmas spirit at the traditional Christmas market in Levanger. Cultural elements, stalls, music and sale of delicious food and drinks. JUL IGJEN CHRISTMAS MARKET AT STIKLESTAD - VERDAL – 5. - 6. Desember Trad. Christmas market. Experience old craftsmanship and cooking demonstrations. Kids can make Xmas decorations, meet Santa and hear Christmas stories from the old days. STRAUMJUL CHRISTMAS MARKET - INDERØY– 28. November Christmas market in Straumen town centre, with stalls, food and drinks, activities, gifts, art and handicrafts. Lighting of the Xmas tree. CHRISTMAS MARKET AT BERG FARM - INDERØY – 5. Desember Annual Christmas market with Christmas shop, stalls, farm quiz and serving of the farms local dishes. ADVENT AT EGGE - STEINKJER – 29. November Traditional Christmas market at the Egge Open Air Museum with activities for young and old. Good old-fashioned Christmas atmosphere inside and out. Why not go shopping for locally made Christmas gifts? JULSJAU CHRISTMAS MARKET IN SNÅSA Christmas market at Krogsgården Farm. Lovely food, art and crafts and Christmas activities. Maybe Father Chrismas will drop by! Pub night.

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C H RI STM A S AT INNH ER R ED


TOR MORTEN KROGSTAD

SUMM E R OP E N CH URC H ES IN INNH ER R ED

STEINKJER CHURCH

Several of the medieval churches and the beautiful Weidemann Cathedral in Innherred are open to the public during the summer months. ALSTDHAUG CHURCH, Skogn, LEVANGER ( Jul - Aug: every day 11-16) Medieval stone church built in the latter half of the 12th century, in the transition between Romanesque and Gothic period. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. A relic of him, a part of Peter’s finger, was found hidden in the old stone altar of the octagon. STIKLESTAD CHURCH, VERDAL (medio Jun - medio Aug: every day 11 - 18) Medieval church, allegedly erected at the site where Olav Haraldsson fell during the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030. MÆRE CHURCH, STEINKJER (1.Jun - 1.Aug: every day 10 - 17, ex. Sat on wedding days) A medieval church from 1150s, erected on the site of the old pagan place of worship. HUSTAD CHURCH, INDERØY ( Jun -aug: søndager 13 - 16) The smallest of the 5 medieval churches at Innherred. Remained unchanged since 1887. SAKSHAUG OLD CHURCH, INDERØY( Jun -Aug: Sun 13 - 16) Medieval chruch reportedly built by stone masons from Nidaros Cathedral in the late 1100s. While visiting, look for the characteristic demon masks in the decor. STEINKJER CHURCH, - WEIDEMANN’S CATHEDRAL. ( Jun - Aug 10 - 17) Jakob Weidemann has decorated the church with stained glass and the church’s foundation wall. The church is located in the middle of Steinkjer town center with a 38 meter high freestanding bell tower. SNÅSA CHURCH, (22.Jun – 15.Aug. Mon - Fri 09 – 20, Sat - Sun: 10 – 22) A cruciform church built in the first half of the 13th century, where the oldest part is today a choir and sacristy. In Snåsa you can also visit the church site Megard in Imsdalen.

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A RT A N D CU LTUR E IN INNH ER R ED

NILS AAS KUNSTVERKSTED, INDERØY

Innherred’s art and craft traditions stretch far back in time. The proud traditions are preserved by dedicated niche producers, and are presented today with both a historical and modern twist. Take a tour of Innherred and experience some of the wonderful artists and culture and learn about the region. You can experience South-Sami art and culture at Saemien Sijte in Snåsa. At Kulturgården Bjerkem and Bunadburet in Steinkjer you can learn about the dress customs in Nord-Trøndelag from about 1750 until around 1840, while at Bunadsaum in Inderøy there is a historical exhibition of bunads used in NorthTrøndelag in the period 1910-1960, as well as today’s national costumes. It is also possible to see bunads being created up in the work shops. Gallery Mitsel In Inderøy is a creative house with glass, ceramics and watercolor paints. If you come at the right time, you can experience seeing the glass art on its way to the finished product. Nils Aas art workshop is a museum celebrating the sculpture artist Nils Aas who grew up in Inderøy. Here you can experience permanent and varied exhibitions of Norwegian contemporary art. The workshop is also a communication arena for groups who want a unique experience in meeting the art. The Ekornklubb art club is held every other Sunday and is an art and sculpture workshop for children and young adults. SAGA (hotel, workshop, gallery) in Inderøy has great photo exhibitions in the summer. SAGA is also the headquarters for quality workshops with NORDphotography with several of the world’s most famous and iconic photographers, such as Joyce Tenneson, Sylvia Plachy, etc. The Auskin Kreative Senter in Verdal is a focal point for creative self-expression research and has interdisciplinary skills development between crafts, art, therapy and research.

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A RT A N D C U LTUR E IN INNH ER R ED

FROM THE CHRISTMAS THEATRE PLAY “REISEN TIL JULESTJERNEN”, VERDAL

If you love galleries, head to Levanger city center. Gallery Fenka is located in an old prison and is an arena for art, history and cultural experiences. The gallery has permanent exhibitions, as well as a wide selection of visual arts, graphics, photography, glass art, ceramics, textiles and crafts. Furthermore you will also find Atelieer32, Gallery OKAI , Galleri Nåløyer and Glas Tower in the town centre. Galleri Carrie at Gilstadlia og Bergfrua Design at Ekne in Levanger is also worth a visit. The Auskin Kreative Senter in Verdal is a focal point for creative self-expression and has interdisciplinary skills development between crafts, art, therapy and research. If you like festivals, we recommend the Hilmar Festival in Steinkjer (30.10 - 8.11 2020), one of the country’s largest folk music festivals and by the media referred to as “a national event and folk festival”. The Hilmar Festival also organises concerts around Trøndelag throughout the year on the HilmarScenen. Kortreist Dansefestival in Inderøy (19. 23.6 2020) focuses on dance and performing arts and wants to give the audience a varied program of performing arts where quality and professionalism are the focus. They can offer something for everyone, regardless of age and background, but the main target group is children and young people. The Vømmøl Festival in Verdal (28. - 30.5 2020) and the Vømmøl music by Hans Rotmo is one of the most distinctive in Trøndersk culture. Verdal has a strong theater environment with, among other things, the Drama of St. Olav at Stiklestad durin the Olsokdays. In the middle of Verdal town centre is the Trøndelag Turne Theater. They produce professional theater performances that they show in Verdal and also take on tour.

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SU STAI N A B L E D E STINATIO N INNH ER R E D

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Do you want to be a responsible tourist and make sure that your journey is as sustainable as possible? Do you want to eat, shop and spend the night at venues that have made a conscious choice to safeguard nature and culture while ensuring that you get good experiences? Inderøy municipality is certified as a sustainable destination. A quality mark for Norwegian destinations that make significant and continuous efforts to increase sustainability in tourism. Inderøy has made a conscious choice and is among the first in Norway and Europe to be awarded this mark. The municipality has met a number of demands, and proved able to preserve, for the future, - the earth and nature, - the food traditions, the arts and culture, - the people - and to tell the story with generosity, hospitality and good business conduct. Explorative AS / Visit Innherred is certified as an environmental lighthouse. The environmental lighthouse is a recognised certification scheme that helps us to create competitive advantage of sustainability together with several businesses in the region. Explorative AS / Visit Innherred er sertifisert som Miljøfyrtårn. The requirements include the environmental aspects energy, waste, transport, procurement and the working environment. Travelling responsibly and green gives you great opportunities to get to know the locals where you are, and contributes to good experiences also for those who make their living from tourism. As a responsible tourist, you contribute to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage and thus make your contribution to safeguarding the world’s biological and cultural diversity. As a tourist, you can actively make sustainable choices yourself. Take the train, rent a bike and experience Innherred from the bicycle seat, eat local food based on local traditions, shop locally, take your garbage while you travel, recycle, hear the history of the places you visit, traceless passage in nature, reuse towels and pay attention to water consumption. These are a few of many small things anyone can do while travelling.

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Eat, sleep and experience Innherred at venues that take the environment seriously. At Innherred, you can choose from the following environmentally certified companies. NOWEGIAN ECO TOURISME: Øyna - restaurant, cultural landscape hotel, meetings and events venue at the top of Inderøy. Kulturgården Bjerkem in Steinkjer - producer of organic milk and meat and cultivation of ancient grains. Steinkjer Kommuneskoger – Ogndalsbruket KF – manages large parts of Steinkjer municipality’s forest properties and natural resources. They offer cabins for rent, hunting, free fishing in about 60 lakes and facilitates for outdoor activities. ENVIRONMENTAL LIGHTHOUSE: Best Western Tingvold Park Hotell – The restaurant focuses on food made from scratch and with local produce. Historic place. Thon Hotel Backlund - located in the middle of the historic town of Levanger. They have an intimate atmosphere with personal service and focuses on local food. Berg Gård - Farm with sheep, free-range pigs and bees. They have farm slaughterhouses, farm shops, banqueting rooms and they produce aquavit. Gulburet - farm shop, café, banqueting rooms and gallery. They have their own bakery , produce cured food, make candy and produce their own beer on tap. Inderøy Gårdsbryggeri - makes 23 different organic beer types and one of them is made on the farm’s own malt and hops. In addition they have a small production of mead with local honey and also make some apple juice and apple cider from local apples. Ystgård Garden Centre -sale of flowers, vegetables and farm food products. Jægtvolden Fjordhotell - Historisc hote surrounded by a large park right by the fjord.l GREEN KEY: Føllingstua Camping - Green Key is one of the largest global environmental certification schemes for accommodations with over 2,600 certified businesses in 56 countries DEBIO: For organic food and drinks, lok out for the Debio mark.

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Inhabitants: 20 190 inhabitants Highest mountain: Hårskallen 735 m.a.s.l City status in 1836

Size: 645,4 km 2 Largest lake: Lake Movatnet

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“SJØPARKEN” AT THE CITY HARBOUR

If you like urban shopping, fjords and mountains, tranquility and historical experiences, Levanger is the right place for you! All placed in a cultural landscape characterised by agriculture and commerce.

as you drive through the municipality. The streets in the city centre extends right down to the idyllic strait Levangersundet, which has a very popular guest harbor. The Sjøparken park invites you to slow down and relax.

HISTORIC MARKET PLACE Levanger is a historic market place with major trading dating back to Medieval times. The town was founded as a market place due to its location on the shores of the Trondheimsfjord and the travel routes to Sweden. The city celebrated its 1000th anniversary in 2011. As Levanger is one of the country’s largest agricultural municipalities, food production has always been important. In addition to being an important industry, agriculture contributes to maintaining the cultural landscape. This is evident

Levanger has a rich artist environment, with both professional artists and amateurs. There are several galleries in the town centre, as well as cozy niche shops, restaurants and cafes.

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Levanger is one of Norway’s most interesting wooden house towns and represents a major national cultural heritage value. The houses in the city centre are distinctive and unique in a national context, particularly those in Swiss and Art nouveau style.

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The City Museum in Levanger has 6 houses in the town centre conveying the history of Levanger, while the Levanger Photo Museum conveys history through old pictures.

sail - and steamship arrives on its adventure sail on the Trondheim fjord. See p.95 for more information about AN ADVENTUROUS VOYAGE.

MARSIMARTNAN The annual Marsimartnan, a winter market rooted in a 1000-year trading tradition, takes place from 26. - 29. Feb 2020. A rich cultural program, where the highlight is the torch parade on the Friday night. The city goes dark and thousands pass through with torches and and the entire town is the stage for various tableaux. A magical and special experience.

Around the city there are many different experiences. Here are some of them: THE ISLAND YTTERØY Ytterøy, the pearl of the Trondheimsfjorden is an island situated just 30 minutes by ferry from the city centre of Levanger. We recommend taking your bike over on the ferry and enjoy the lush cultural landscape. Make sure to enjoy a food break at Kafe Rampa.

CHRISTMAS MARKET In the 18th century, the Christmas market emerged as an addition to Marsimartnan. It is the first weekend in Advent with a Christmas decked town with trade stalls in the park and with activities for young and adults for three days.

MUNKEBY MARIAKLOSTER 1 Munkeby Mariakloster was a cistercian monastery at Okkenhaug in Levanger – probably established by

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OTHER EVENTS The 2. week of June, the Culture Week is arranged in Levanger (2020: 6.-14.6) with many cultural activities throughout the municipality. 30.7 to 1.8 the Backyard Festival is taking place with many concerts all over the city. During the same week, the Levanger Summer Market takes place and on Friday 31.7 SDS Hansteen - the world’s oldest

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English monks in the latter half of the 12th century. Today, 800 years later, the monastery experience is being recreated by French monks of the same order. The Munkeby cheese, today regarded as one of Norway’s best cheeses, won Super Gold in the World Cheese Championships in 2018. THE FALSTAD CENTRE Levanger has 8 museums around the entire municipality. One of them is the Falstad Centre Museum, a human rights centre and war memorial in a former Nazi prison camp. Over 200 prisoners were executed by the occupying forces in the Falstad forest during the period between 1942–1943. The centre also feature a hotel and conference facilities. OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Maybe you want to hike along the pilgrim route that runs through the municipality? You can enjoy food and drink and stay overnight along the way. It is en route that memories and experiences are created. We can recommend taking the trip to Frol

Levanger city centre with its unique wooden houses have 4 marked trails from the Stadium park with routes ranging from 1.2 to 4.8 km. Other hiking tips are the Kjærlighetsstien (the Love Path), Staupshaugen, Bokkhugen and Stokkvola. Torsbustaden ski resort or one of the many ski slopes are also good tips for those visiting Levanger in the winter.

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Mountain and Upper Forra Nature Reserve. It is probably Levanger’s 12 most visited outdoor recreational area both winter and summer, with Forramyrene and its bird rich habitat and Hårskallen mountain with a rare plant flora. Skallstuggu lodge is at the base of the Frol mountains - a perfect starting point for hiking and activities both in summer and winter. Their frestaurant is open to teh public on Sundays offering tasty and hearty local fare.


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W E LCOM E TO Y TTERØY The island of Ytterøy is known as the Pearl of the Trondheimfjord and is renowned for its beautiful and rich cultural landscape. Ytterøy is home to Norway’s most compact roe deer tribe. Just 30 minutes from Levanger city centre by ferry. Ytterøy is an ideal destination for cycling enthusiasts.

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Accommodation in refurbished rooms. Well equipped kitchen and living room. See our website for rates.

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Travel to Ytterøy - the pearl of the Trondheimfjorden on board MF Ytterøy. Spacious passenger lounge & lovely views. Timetables for Levanger - Hokstad available at the ferry terminal or on www.fosennamsos.no

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Tel.: +47 478 91 881 www.ytteroy.no /Stiftelsen Ytterøy Bygdetun Unique and authentic farm from the1900s. Open farm yard every day in July with farm animals, waffles and activities. Village fair. Opera - 27.6.20. Christmas market - Dec. Meeting and banqueting rooms available.

7610 rampa café, catering and kiosk Tel.: +47 74 09 68 00 post@rampa.as www.rampa.as Welcome to Ytterøy. Booking of accommodation at Ytterøy. Open Mon - Sat: 10 - 22, Sun: 13 - 22 Fully licensed bar.

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Accommodation, restaurant, meetings and events at the farm between the monasteries. Enjoy local traditional food in our unique premises. Whether you’re walking along the pilgrim route or vacationing, you will find a bed with us! Shop/Cafe in the old Masstua: 1.6-31.8 Tue - Sun: 12-19 1.9-31.5 Thu:17-20 and Sun:12-17. Open all year on demand. Fully licensed.

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FABULOUS LODGE IN SCENIC MOUTAIN LANDSCAPE Guided tours -Hiking -E-bikes -Randonee Bike rental - Accommodation for groups Open restaurant on Sundays Frolfjellet, 7600 Levanger Tel. +47 906 88 873 post@skallstuggu.no www.skallstuggu.no

THE FALSTAD FOREST: MEMORIAL OF EVENTS DURING WWII. 75 YEARS SINCE THE END OF WWII.- PHOTO: OLE MARTIN WOLD

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Permanent exhibition: The Renbjør room - about. Harald Renbjør, a pioner in colour photography. Photographs and objects, incl Norway’s first real colour photograph and Rebjør’s chemical laboratory fully reconstructed etc. Opening hours: Mon - Fri 10 - 14 Sundays see www.levangermuseum.no

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Vuddudalen 487, 7630 Åsen Tel. +47 740 89 660 firmapost@vudduvalley.no www.vudduvalley.no / www.vudduvalley.com FOOD EXPERIENCES IN A UNIQUE AMERICAN DINER Near E6 motorway south of Åsen, 55 km north of Trondheim. Featuring our own range of hand-decorated quality candles, gift items, restaurant. Muesum in the barn.

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Mule, 7600 Levanger Tel. +47 40 42 88 26

Web: www.ir.nt.no/bruktbo Facebook.com/BruktboLevanger @containergirlassistant

Visit our second-hand shop at Mule recycling centre, Levanger. Opening hours: Monday & Wedensday 11.00-19.00 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 11.00-15.00

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14 979 inhabitants

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ESPEN STORHAUG

Verdal Municipality

STIKLESTAD

Verdal municipality is widely known for its culture and history. Stiklestad AKA the cradle of Norway, is situated just outside of the town centre of Verdal. The famous battle at Stiklestad in 1030 is one of the history’s most significant battles, with far reaching consequences right up to modern Norwegian society. Stiklestad National Cultural centre feature a rich cultural program all through the year.

pilgrim destination in the middle ages, and these days the numbers of pilgrims coming to Stiklestad are increasing. Accommodation facilities for both pilgrims and other guests is available at Scandic Hotel Stiklestad. The pilgrim trail from Grong in the north and from Selånger in Sweden in the east, meet at Stiklestad. www.stiklestad.no

STIKLESTAD NATONAL CULTURAL CENTRE 33 Every year, about 20 000 people come to watch a dramatic presentation of the events that led up to the battle on 29th of July 1030. Stiklestad church is, true to tradition, built exactly on the place where King Olav fell, and has been a meeting place ever since it was built in the 12th century. Stiklestad became an important

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PILGRIMMAGE 2 St.Olavsleden starts in Selånger outside Sundsvall, passes through Verdal and ends in Nidarosdomen in Trondheim. Following the road that King Olav Haraldson travelled when he returned from Novgorod in Russia in the summer of 1030 to convert Norway to Christianity and win back the Norwegian throne. Now you can walk in the footsteps of the pilgrims, along traces of mil-


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FESTIVALS AND EVENTS “Olsokdagene” – The Saint Olav Festival at Stiklestad at the end of July each year, has become one of Norway’s largest cultural festivals. The Vømmøl festival in May/June attracts around 10,000 visitors. The festival fills Verdal with crowds in a party mood who attend events and concerts playing music by Hans Rotmo. The marketfair Øras Dager in August also leaves its mark on the town. SHOPPING The town centre of Verdal is a trade and meeting place with an intimate and pleasant atmosphere. Combine lunch with walking in downtown streets and you will discover unique shops with everything from clothing to art, interior and gift items.

of monoliths and monuments attests to the significance the road has had between Norway and Sweden throughout the ages. It is possibly the stretch of road in Norway with the most cultural monuments. Amongst others, you can visit Lysthaugen, in which the monument commemorating the casualities of the Verdal landslide, the deadliest landslide in modern Norwegian history, is situated. The Værdal Fortifications, 14 located 25 km from motor way E6, east along road Fv72, were built between 1907 and 1911 as a defence against attacks from the east. Both Russia and Sweden were regarded as possible enemies of Norway following the dissolution of the union of Norway and Sweden in 1905.

THE COUNTY ROAD FV 72 31 There are many historic monuments and great hiking destinations along the road Fv72, Jamtlandsveien, which starts from E6 by Vinne in Verdal and ends at the national border by Styggdalen valley. The great number THE VØMMØL FESTIVAL 28. - 30.5 2020

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lenial history, while you get rest, reflection and peace of mind. St.Olavsleden is Scandinavia’s El Camino de Santiago


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Fortunately the fortifications were never involved in any wartime action and in 1936 they were closed down by the Norwegian Army. The galleries have been restored and opened up to the public. You can also bike across Norway along FV72. Only 50 km seperates the fjord in Verdal with the border mountain to Sweden in the east. The old traffic artery between Sweden and Norway from 1835 - Karl Johans 32 veg - has been restored and is today widely used by pilgrims, cyclists and hikers. Several unique period stone vaults and bridges have also been preserved, including Kong Karl Johan’s Klev. The trail goes paralell to FV72 the road Fv 72. The road is 17,5 km and its surface is mainly gravel and grass. OUTDOOR RECREATION More than 300 km2 of Verdal is located within the boundaries of the BlåfjellaSkjækerfjella National Park. There

are a great many opportunities for enjoying the great outdoors, including hunting and fishing in large parts of the municipality. The Verdal River is one of the regions best rivers for fishing Salmon. The river walk Elvepromenaden at Trones is a great walk with an excercise staircase, park, bbq spots and benches along the route. BIRD - WATCHING A network of bird watching towers have been built at Tronestangen and Leksdalsvatnet. The bird towers are built in the vicinity of known bird-habitatas with high diversity. The towers and photography hides are near public roads and have parking facilities. The birdwatching tower at lake Lekdalsvatnet have facilities for wheelchair users. The second tower in Verdal can be reached by following the river walk Elvepromenaden towards Trones, where over 204 species of birds have been observed.

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stiklestad Visit the battlefield Stiklestad where the Viking king Olav Haralddson was slain in the battle against the peasant army in 1030 and become familiar with the story of how the Viking king Olav became a saint. The medieval farm of Stiklastadir offers a wealth of activities for young and old during the Summer season. The children can act as archeologists and find traces of the past, or dress up as vikings and fight with sword and shield in the Play Battle. They can also try their hand at archery, ax throwing and handicrafts. Every day at Stiklestadir, there are guided tours of the Longhouse and the Guest Loft, where we also offer family friendly story telling sessions. In the cultural centre you can visit our exhibitions, i.e. our main exhibition “Stiklestad 1030 and The history of the Saint King - 1000 years in the foot steps of Olav”. We offer guided tours around Stiklestad in several languages and we also have tours specially geared towards children. Restaurant Skalden offers refreshments and dining and you can spend the night in the Guest Loft at the viking farm Stiklstadir or in the hotel Scandic Stiklestad.

The St. Olav’s Days in Stiklestad 24. - 29. July 2020 A full week of adventures and activities for the whole family. Welcome to evocative concerts, interesting talks, Stiklestadir market and the St. Olav Drama (performed on the 25., 26., 28. and 29. July.) This is where it happened - this is where it is happening! Hotel package (2Ad+2Ch) from NOK 1750,-: 1 night in a family room incl/breakfast + entrance to Stiklestad in Summer.

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Jernbanegata 13, 7650 Verdal Tel. +47 74 07 88 00 mail@verdallhotell.no www.verdalhotell.no COSY HOTEL IN THE HEART OF VERDAL Comfortable beds | Good home-made food Meeting & events | Free WIFI Easy access from Verdal train station

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Join a magical journey in history - back to the time when the Vikings ruled the country. Experience the battle of Stiklestad and Olav Haraldsson's demise in 1030 up close. The drama about St. Olav is performed annually during the festival "Olsokdagene at Stiklestad" in late July and depicts the last few days before the famous “Battle of Stiklestad”. Price: Per pers in a double room: from NOK 1250 ,- Tel: +47 74 40 17 16 Includes: Accommodation, entrance to “Stiklestad E-mail: post@visitinnherred.com Les mer på www.visitinnherred.com Summer”, ticket to the Drama about St. Olav

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6 801 inhabitants 379,62 km 2 Straumen Storknuken Mountain 505 moh

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Inderøy Municipality

THE VIEW FROM ROEL

Inderøy stretches from the E6 motorway over the fertile peninsula in the Trondheimsfjord via the strait of Skarnsundet to Mosvik on the Fosen Peninsula. Mosvik became part of Inderøy in 2012. The agriculture, forestry and cultural traditions are strong here.

areas and is rich in history. The E6 motorway passes through the municipality and Inderøy is close to both Trondheim Airport Værnes and the railway line. The municipal centre, Straumen, gained its name from one of the strongest tidal currents in the country – in the narrow neck of water between the Trondheimfjorden and the Borgenfjorden. Klokkarstu, an old red-painted building from the 1700s, is centrally located in Straumen between the Nils Aas Art studio, the Internet Café E@ and Jostu’s Candle Foundry. The old Rødbrygga also tells its story to the restaurant guests. Facilities in the village of Mosvik

Inderøy has one of Norway’s most beautiful cultural landscapes, which together with the sea and special light at Inderøy, has inspired artists and authors for hundreds of years. Inderøy is centrally located, just 1,5 hrs drive from both Trondheim and Namdalen. The lush peninsula also has a long shore line, great outdoor recreational

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The rich soil and high skies above Inderøy provide excellent produce for the small scale food farmers. Inderøysodd which is produced in Straumen, is a popular variation of the traditional Trønder dish. DEN GYLDNE OMVEI / 16 THE GOLDEN ROAD The stretch of road known as The Golden Road takes you through beautiful cultural landscape along county road Fv761/FV755 (with detours) in Inderøy municipality, and has a multitude of interesting sites with many family activities. Locally produced food, special places to stay and dine, local artists, exhibitions and attractions are among the experiences on The Golden Route. www.dgo.no

in the Skarnsundet Strait, you will find a favourite diving and fishing area. The orange sea plants give the impression of more tropical waters. The Skarnsundet strait connecs the two fjords Trondheimsfjorden and Beitstadfjorden. The bridge was listed for protection in 2008 by the National Antiquarian. Close to the bridge is Skarnsundet Fjord Centre, of interest for fishing enthuiasts. THE MUUSTRØ PARK 4 The Muustrø Park is an idyllic place in the municipal centre of Straumen. Here you can use all your senses as you wander along

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include Mosvik Brygge restaurant, hair dresser and a grocery store.

THE SKARNSUNDET BRIDGE 3 The Skarnsund bridge connects Mosvik at the Fosen-peninsula to the rest of Inderøy. This is one of the world’s longest cable-stayed bridges, where the characteristic red cables reach into the sky like a gigantic harp. Under the bridge,

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CULTURAL AND HIKING TRAILS Enjoy one of the many cultural -and hiking trails in Inderøy. Try the cultural trail Straumen-Vangshylla, the Northugrunden, Letnes Cultural Trail or the trail up to Storknuken Mountain. Many also choose a biking holiday in Inderøy. On bike or by feet, explore ancient thoroughfares from fjord to fjord and through beautiful landscape interspersed with burial mounds and monoliths.

Between hiking and cycling you have plenty of time for gallery visits, shopping and enjoying good food. If you are visiting in the winter, we recommend visiting Petter Northug ski stadium close to Straumen, Vårlonken in Mosvik or Solbergrunden ski trail in Framverran. NAATIONAL BIKE ROUTE 1 The national bike route “the coastal route” follows the coast from Svinesund to Kirkenes and at Innherred the route passes through Meltingen and Inderøy to Steinkjer. THE WORLDS OLDEST STEAM SHIP SDS Hansteen sets out on its journey on the Trondheimfjord the weekend of 31. July and on 1. Aug., Hansteen arrives in Inderøy. Come and welcome Hansteen when it docks, or join for one day or two or the whole voyage. See. p. 95 for more information.

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the path. Large and small sculptures by Nils Aas and a mill are some of the attractions. The house Ringstu is among Inderøy’s oldest preserved buildings, and is situated in the middle of the park. At the mouth of the river ”Grana” you can stroll over the Muusbrua bridge from 1816 – to the sound of the sculpture ‘Flounder’ by Nils Aas. www.flyndresang.no


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Sundsøya 11, 7670 Inderøy / Tel. + 47 954 76 966 post@sagainderoy.com / www.sagainderoy.com

HOTEL - GALLERY- WORKSHOPS Quiet surroundings. Walking distance to the centre of Straumen, Sundsand beach and popular fishing spots. Homely atmosphere. Five hotel rooms (fam/sgl/dbl). Gallery: Summer exhibition, 12.6 – 16.8: Tue-Sun 11-17 Workshops: visit www.nordphotography.com for timetable Open all year for advance bookings: bed and breakfast accommodation. Function/meeting rooms with food service.

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Lehnhaugveien 1, 7670 Inderøy Tel. +47 74153023 firmapost@bunadsaum.no www.bunadsaum.no ELABORATE HANDICRAFT FOR FESTIVE OCCASIONS - a family owned company that has been making the regional folklore costume of North-Trøndelag since 1938. Come by our works shop and visit our exhibition! Open all year: Mon 8-18, Tue-Fri 8-16, Sat by appointm. 20.6 – 20.8: Mon-Fri 8-16, Sat closed

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Nergata 12, 7670 Inderøy / Tel. +47 741 55 212 info@nils-aas-kunstverksted.no / www.nilsaas.no

MUSEUM, GALLERY AND WORKSHOP Museum for sculptor Nils Aas, gallery with exhibitions of contemporary art, museum shop and art workshop for children and young adults. Contact us for a guided tour of the museum and the Muustrøparken. Open all year: Tue - Sun 12 - 16 Summer: 20.6- 16.8: Mon-Fri 11-17, Sat-Sun 12-17

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Marenbakken 1, 7670 Inderøy Tel. +47 957 80 584 heidimbu@gmail.com / www.mitsel.no Workshop and gallery in one of Straumen’s oldest buildings. Welcome to our shop with unique products of glass, ceramic, hand dyed yarn and paintings. Opening hours: 7.Mar - 30.May: Wed - Sat 10 - 16 Closed week 15 1.Jun -31. Aug: Mon - Sat 10 -1 7 Sun 11 -1 6 Speptember: Closed October: Wed - Sat 10 - 16 Christmas shop 2. Nov - 22. Dec: Mon - Sat 10 - 16 Sun 11 - 16

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Meieribakken 4, 7670 Inderøy Tel: +47 982 68 115/982 68 116 Post@vidu.no / www.vidu.no

IN THE CENTRE OF OLD STRAUMEN Jostu: a colourful gift shop with its own candle workshop. Clothes, toys, designer items. Marens bakeri & E@ internettkafe: Deliscious local lunch dishes. Fresh bread and cakes. Glutenfree baked goods and vegetarian dishes. Opening hours: Mon-Fri:10-16 summer: 10-17 Sunday open cafe June - July. Inderøy Tourist info: 20.6- 20.8 Mon-Sun: 10-17 Tel: +47 948 00 595

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Meieribakken 4, 7670 Inderøy Tel. +47 741 56 000 post@inderoysodd.no / www.inderoysodd.no

FESTIVE FOOD AND AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTS A traditional family-owned company making products such as “Inderøysodd,” meatballs, cured ham, sausages and niche products developed based on old traditional receipes. Our butcher's shop has a rich selection of home-made meat products, cured meats and condiments.. Opening hrs: Mon-Wed 10-16, Thu-Fri 10-17, Sat 10-14.

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Sandvollanv. 391, 7670 Inderøy / Tel.+47 977 39 502 gulburet@online.no / www.gulburet.no Farm shop & lunch cafe with a tasty selection of local products. Refreshments from the farms bakery & brewery. Gallery, history, cultural trail, cycle trips. Open all year for meetings/events. Fully licensed. 7.3-31. 5 & 21.8 - 2.11: Thur-Fri 11-17, Sat 11-16. 1. 6 - 20. 8: Mon-Fri 11-17, Sat 11-16. Sundays: 31./1.6 (Whitsun), 19. & 26.7: 12-16. Pre-Xmas: 7.11 - 23.12: Extended opening hours.

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AWARD-WINNING CHEESE AND ICE CREAM We make award-winning cheese and ice-cream from the farm’s fresh milk. Farmshop with a great selection. Enjoy our ice cream & coffee in the courtyard during summer. Large groups by prior agreement. Open all year: Mon-Fri 9-16, Sat 10-15 (Ext. opening hours in Dec.) Sun closed, except 19. and 26. July: 12-16

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Our farmshop feature lamb and free range pork from our own farm butchery, in addition to a large selection of other products. Slakteriloftet Eatery present “un-travelled” food and the distillery offer aquavit tours -pre-booking for groups only. Farm shop: 26.Mar - 30.May: Thu-Fri 11-16, Sat 11-15. Farm shop/Summer café: 1.Jun - 15.Aug: Mon-Fri 11-16 Sat 11-15. Sundays: 19. and 26. July: 11 - 16. Farm shop: 20.Aug - 31.Oct: Thu-Fri 10-16, Sat 10-15. Christmas shop: 7.Nov - 23.Dec: every day 10 - 17 .

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FJORD CULTURE AND BOAT LIFE Open kiosk, diesel pump, guest marina, sanitary facilities available all summer. Pitches for mobile homes/caravans. Home port of the historic sloop “Jekta Pauline”. Boat festival: 3. - 5. July. Opening hours kiosk: 1.5 - 27.9: Sat-Sun 11-18 20.6 - 9.8: Mon - Fri 14 - 20 Sat-Sun 11-18 Off-season: Kiosk and sale of diesel closed. The quay area is open. Function room for hire all year.

inderøy gårdsbryggeri

Kvamshaugan 48, 7670 Inderøy Tel. +47 922 54 112 post@igb.no www.igb.no

CRAFT BEER BREWED BY OLD TRADITIONS In our farm shop we sell our beer, cider, mead, apple juice and gift packs. At the brewery loft we have a pub and offer beer tastings for groups on demand. Open farm shop: 1. May - 20. Jun: Sat 13-16 24. Jun - 8. Aug: Mon-Sat 12-16 and pub: see facebook 10.aug - 31. aug: Sat 13-16. 21.Nov - 19. Dec: Sat 13-16. Open all year: by appointment

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LOCAL FOOD WITH BREATHTAKING VIEW Enjoy the local food and the panoramic views of the Trondheimfjord. Meeting and event facilities. Football golf. Open year-round by pre-booking. NEW 1.6: Øyna Cultural Landscape hotel opens - 16 rooms and 2 suites integrated into the landscape. Summer open restaurant: 1. Jun - 16. Aug.: Mon-Fri 13-21, Sat-Sun 12-20. .

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TRANQUILITY BY THE FJORD A first-class kitchen and spacious guest rooms guarantee a relaxing stay. We have 61 rooms, 3 suites and 4 family rooms. Perfect for meetings and events. Opens onto a beautiful park, which stretches down to the fjord. Open all year Restaurant: 1.6 – 20.8 16 - 22 every day; rest of the year by prior booking only.

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Sakshaugvegen 44 A, 7670 Inderøy Tel. +47 406 48 881 info@husfrua.no www.husfrua.no

RURAL RELAXATION IN HISTORIC SURROUNDINGS Idyllic hotel & dining venue with fabulous views of the Trondheimsfjord, surrounded by activities for kids & adults! Enjoy homemade bread, free-range eggs and freshly made coffee. Advance booking: Accommodation,meetings and events.

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BESPOKE ADVENTURES ON THE TRONDHEIMSFJORDEN Experience the unique tidal current and the beautiful scenery of Inderøy from the fjord. Ms Innherred has its home port in Straumen. See our web site for open Safari schedules & registration. The boat can also be hired on an hourly basis and can accommodate up to 12 passengers. Food & beverage can be arranged upon request. Fully licensed.

muustrøparken And the singing flounder

4 www.flyndresang.no A sculpture park where art and nature interact. As you stroll along the path by the river Grana, you can admire 11 sculptures by Nils Aas, in beautiful park surroundings. The sculpture “Flounder” has its own interactive music, influenced by the ebb and flow and the seasons. For guided tours, contact: Nils Aas Kunstverksted Tel: +47 74 15 52 12 info@nils-aas-kunstverksted.no / www.nilsaas.no

Føllingstua Camping GIFT BOXES AND ELECTRONIC GIFT CARDS FOR THE GOLDEN ROAD The food producers along The Golden Road have a wide range of gift packages with farm food. For more information see: www.dgo.no/gift-certificates-and-gift-boxes

Contact Visit Innherred for gift cards for the Golden Road. Can be sent to any address of your choosing. Email: Post@visitinnherred.com Tel: +47 74 40 17 16

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Sakshaug Old Church offers a wonderful view over Inderøy. The church is believed to have been consecrated in 1184, and stone cutter marks show a connection with the Nidaros Cathedral. Interesting art and building historical details. For guided tours, please contact: Tel: +47 922 96 950 aud.karin.holmern@ntebb.no. Inderøy Church office: +47 74 15 60 20 Open church: Jun-Aug: Tue-fri: 11-14, Sun: 13-16

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Almost hidden by majestic trees, you will find the 12th century Hustad Church. Due to very few changes through the centuries, the building appears very authentic. The church is surrounded by “Kjerkeplank”, a rare cog-joined fence. For guided tours, please contact Tel +47 922 96 950 aud.karin.holmern@ntebb.no Open church Sundays Jul. - Aug.: 13-16. www.fortidsminneforeningeninderoy.no

EXPERIENCE THE Golden Road Are you planning a trip with your friends or maybe you are looking for a great place for your next meeting or event? We are open all year and welcome groups on demand!. Contact us for more information and a tailor-made offer: Tel.: +47 74 40 17 16 Post@visitinnherred.com

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Experience one of Norway's most beautiful and exciting cultural trails. The hike takes you through scenic landscapes with over 50 cultural and historical information boards along the route.

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SCENIC LOCATION BY THE TRONDHEIMSFJORDEN Cabins| Motor homes | Caravans | Tents Sanitary facilities with shower | Kiosk Swimming and fishing | Easy access from the E6 For hire: Bikes| Fishing boat| Canoes | Pedalboat

Røravegen 665, 7670 Inderøy Tel. +47 741 54471 epost@koa-camping.no www.koa-camping.no

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Gartnerivegen 20, 7670 Inderøy Tel. +47 741 53 063 butikk@gartneri.no www.gartneri.no FLOWERS, VEGETABLES AND LOCAL FARM PRODUCTS Local garden centre with flowers, vegetables and gardening items. Fresh vegetables and berries grown locally. Good selection of farm products. Open all year: Mon - Fri 9 - 17, LSat 9 - 15 1.5 - 19.6: Mon - Fri 9 - 19, Sat 9 - 17, Sun 12-16 10.12 - 23.12: Mon - Fri 9 - 19, Sat 9 - 17, Sun 12-16

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Second hand shop, redesign, coffee, light snacks and refreshments! Travel back in time and enjoy the moment... You can buy both the cup and the inventory after having drunk the coffee and relaxed in the chair.

Tel: +47 413 87 760 Øvergata 18, Straumen, Inderøy

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ESCAPE ROOM IN THE BARN A social game for 2-8 people, where you look for keys, find codes and solve tasks, all within 60 min. Perfect for groups who want to do something fun together - friends, family, young and old. No physical exertion - just working the brain cells that operate with logic. Strømnes - Oldefars Gjestehus Sundnesvn. 8, 7670 Inderøy /InderoyER Tel. +47 926 10 894 post@oldefarsgjestehus.no www.oldefarshus.no/spokelset

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Inhabitants : 24 434 Highest mountain: Brannheiklompen 886 m.a.s.l Largest lake: Lake Snåsavatnet

Size: 1564 km 2 City status in 1857

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STEINKJER CITY CENTRE

Steinkjer municipality, which now includes Verran extends from the high mountains in the east to the coast and Inner Fosen in the west, along the entire north side of the Beistadfjorden.

in the town fire of 1900, replaced by beautiful towers and spires characteristic of the Art nouveau style. Steinkjer was bombed in April 1940. The reconstruction commenced in 1941 and was mostly completed by 1960.

Steinkjer city is situated on the shores of the Beitstadfjord, the innermost arm of the Trondheimsfjord.

THE RECONSTRUCTED TOWN The reconstructed town was planned under the leadership of Professor Sverre Pedersen. His three principles are easily visible in the townscape: Kongens gate, the main street, is a Baroque view axis with the fire station tower and Oftenåsen mountain as central motifs.

The Steinkjer farm is the common thread in the history of Steinkjer from the Saga times. The city emerged when craftsmen and tradesmen settled in the area around Steinkjer farm. The traditional sloop “Jekt” and garrison environment at Sannan brought new impulses and increased activity to Steinkjer, which gained city status in 1857. The wooden buildings built in the Empire style were destroyed

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following WWII. Steinkjer Church (AKA Weidemann’s Cathedral) is his masterpiece towering high with its 38 m freestanding clock tower. HISTORICAL STEINKJER 29 The Egge area has a long history as a chieftains’ seat, and several burial mounds and burial cairns are easily accessible. Egge Museum is an open air museum and arranges a Viking Festival every 2. year - next time in 2021 www.eggemuseum.no

8 At Bøla, there are many rock carvings, dating from the Stone Age. The best known of these are the 6000-year-old “Bøla reindeer” and the “Bøla man” on skis. You will also find bear and birds figures, a Stone Age settlement and a nice nature trail with a wonderful view of the lake Snåsavatnet. www.bolarein.no 9 The Bardal field feature more than than 400 rock carvings dating from the Neolithic era and Bronze Age. Motifs include humans, animals and boats etc. The figures are best viewed when the sun is low. Easily accessible and is situated near the farm Bardal.

richest municipalities. Malm was merged with Verran in 1964, and Steinkjer in 2020. The open air theater “The Apples in Messehagen” takes you back to 1960s Malm and lets you experience the mining history up close. Performances in September 2020. SDS HANSTEEN The world’s oldest sail and steamship “SDS Hansteen” arrives in Steinkjer on the 2. aug and will be docked over the next weekend, when the Steinkjer Summer market and faire is happening. Unique opportunity to experience the ship on the fjord. THE ELNAN CASTLE The best preserved village castle in Steinkjer. Marked hiking trail and from the top you are rewarded with gorgeous views over the Bestadfjorden.

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OUTDOOR RECREATION 30 Behold the the beautiful views and nature on top of Oftenåsen, where the world’s largest garden chair is located.

24 The trail to the Geographical Midpoint of Norway in the Ogndalsfjella mountains is well marked and you walk on railway sleepers most of the way. Along the way, enjoy the view of the beautiful Skjækra mountains. Many choose to continue their hike into the Blåfjella - Skjækrefjella National Park There are marked hiking trails from Steinkjer train station and several places in Steinkjer city centre. Challenge your sense of direction in Steinkjer’s labyrinth Trifolium. Shaped like a clover, the municipal flower hence the name. 1,3 km long. Enjoy palm trees and a sandy beach at Bystranda Beach in Steinkjer’s vibrant city centre, while the kids play on the water trampoline. If you enjoy canoeing, you can also paddle from Bystranda to Kalvøya via Skåtangen and Hoøya.

WINTER IN STEINKJER Steinkjer’s mountain areas invite you to great skiing experiences from January well into spring. The ski trail to Norway’s geographical midpoint goes through beautiful scenery into the Skjækerfjella. Mokk Farm is a good base for adventures in the Skjækerfjella mountains. Experience nature with snowshoes, skis or ice skates on your feet. Rent a cabin in the mountains with Steinkjer Kommuneskoger, fish, ski and maybe climb the magical Skjækerhatten mountain? Midterfjellet in Følling has a large trail network and is easily accessible from the E6. Steinkjer Ski stadion have a high quality of its trails and is suitable both for those who compete and those just enjoying skiing. Henningvola is a skier’s paradise; large network of long ski slopes in mountain forests and bare mountains. Flodlit trails and ski lift for the kids.

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Mokkaveien 210, 7718 Steinkjer Tel. +47 957 88 852/482 94 694 kjeldelb@online.no www.mokk.no

- A mountain farm in the middle of Norway Small and large groups for accommodation, events and great nature experiences. Large meeeting room. Full board or self catering. The annex can accommodate 10 pax and the main house sleeps 30 pax. 17 bedrooms in total.

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- Norway’s Geographical Midpoint - 10 km hiking oone way along a well facilitated and marked path. - Cabins for rent, rental of canoes, kayaks and bboats. - License free fishing i 50 lakes. - Hunting.

Canoe, kayak o& boat hire: +47 922 99 190 Cabins - Booking: www.inatur.no www.steinkjer-kommuneskoger.no

Kulturgården Bjerkem

Såseggvegen 399, 7718 Steinkjer Tel. +47 975 62 667 / 909 50 702 booking@taste-experience.no www.taste-experience.no www.bjerkem.com

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EXPERIENCE@BJERKEM – Owner and chef Kim Sjøbakk has brought his extensive experience from Michelin restaurants in London to create full evening of organic local dining experience. Table reservations.

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BUNADBURET- Bunad production, exhibitions and courses. Bunad - and art exhibitions in summer. GULLIMUNN - Lokal flour and products from other ancient grains. Baking courses. FARM ACCOMMODATION in the “trønderlåna” from 1831.

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N-7715 Steinkjer Tel. +47 74 13 44 90 www.eggemuseum.no WHERE HISTORY COMES ALIVE! Cosy and child-friendly open air museum complete with a historic Trønder farm with animals. Exhibitions about Steinkjers town history and agricultural history and we have many events happening throughout the year. The area is rich in cultural heritage and hiking trails. We serve the best waffles in town! Summer season: 21.06 - 9.08. Every day 11 – 16 Off-season opening hours: see our website.

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Sjøfartsgata 12, 7714 Steinkjer Tel. +47 948 48 699 lykkeland.steinkjer@gmail.com www.lykkelandsteinkjer.no LYKKELAND: Indoor play centre filled with physical challenges for children of all ages. Every day from 10-19. LASERLAND: A laser tag game filled with adrenalin and excitement - suitable for everyone from 8-100 BOWLING: 8 lanes with child guards on every lane. Disco bowling every Fri and Sat from 18. Laserland og Bowling: Mon-Thu 10-22, Fri-Sat 10-24, Sun 10-21. Birthday parties, celebrations, hen does and stag nights etc. We have event rooms.

Dampsaga water park Sagmesterveien 2B - 7725 Steinkjer Mob. +47 74 12 16 90 www.dampsaga-bad.no

Gym | Water Park | Solarium | Spa Swimwear & Equipment | Chiropractor

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Opening hours Water Park and Gym*: Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 20:00 Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00

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Kongensgate 37 , N-7713 Steinkjer Tel. +47 741 64 700 q.steinkjer@choice.no www.nordicchoicehotels.no

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“A HOTEL WITH STYLE AND ATMOSPHERE� Evening buffet included in price. Large, free car park.

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Kjerkbakken 2, 7790 Malm Tel: + 47 912 42 838 post@malmhotell.no www.malmhotell.no

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ACCOMMODATION - CATERING - CAFE - BAR 16 rooms in the hotel and 44 rooms in an annex down by the fjord. We try to reflect the village and our history and we take pride in giving you a great experience when you visit and offer traditional fare and healthy food. Opening hours Mon - Sat: 6 - 20 Sun: 8 - 18

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Føllingstua Camping

13km north of Steinkjer, by the Lake Snåsavatnet. 200 m from E6.

GPS: 64°06'35.9"N 11°34'39.9"E

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Scenic location by Lake Snåsavatnet Tents | motor homes and caravans | cabins | rooms | beach | boat rental | canoe - and kayak experiences | guest marina | fishing license | Island hopping | activity area | marked hiking trails | BBQ area | WIFI NEW IN 2020: Tree top cabin

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TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS IN THE HEART OF STEINKJER - Souvenirs - Handicrafts - Traditional products - Yarn - Bunad (traditional national folk costume) Ogndalsveien 10, 7709 Steinkjer Tel. +47 741 617 60 steinkjer@norskflid.no www.norskflid.no/steinkjer

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THE MINE TRAIL IN MALM - MALMÅRA - 2,5 KM Heritage trail starting by the “Gruvkar’n” in Malm town centre. Cross the foot bridge and follow marked arrow directions up Gruvvegen and up through the old road up to Gammelgruva. This road was built to transport equipment to the mines. The Malmo mine is at the top of the trail, about 130 m.a.s.l., and is located near the doscovery site of the Fosdalmalmen. The descent zigzags down the path towards the Shaft tower for “Hovedsjakt 5”. The trail follows Grunnstollvegen, continues on the footpath along Ressemelva river before it ends at the starting point at Gruvkarn’n.

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Snåsa Municipality

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SUMMER MOUNTAIN FARM VILLAGE SNÅSA

Snåsa / Snåasen tjïelte is large in size, larger than the county of Vestfold and a paradise for those who love outdoor activities, hunting and fishing. The Snåsa town centre is located at the north end of Lake Snåsavatnet. Close by, right by the edge of the lake is the old municipal centre Viosen, a beautiful inland “port town” with distinctive architecture, and Vonheim - a protected assembly hall from 1901, as a symbol of good traditions for cultural heritage and community life.

came in 1926 and the railway still run through Snåsa. From E6 it is just 7 km to the town centre. An alternative route from Steinkjer (just 45 min by car) is road 763, which take you through a diverse landscape and with fine viewpoints of Lake Snåsavatnet. Along the route you will find Jørstadelva river, Tangen War Memorial and Bølareinen rock carvings Agriculture and forestry are the main industries, but in recent years industrial jobs has increased.

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in the management of Sami language and culture. Several state jobs are linked to the activities of the Sami parliment.

36 At Saemien Sijte, a South Sami Museum and Cultural Centre, you can learn more about the south-Sami culture and history. The muesum is open year-round and is well worth a visit. Modern reindeer husbandry is part of the economic base and the cultural landscape is beautifully surrounded by farmland, powerful wilderness - a paradise for outdoor life, fishing and hunting. SUMMER MOUNTAIN FARMS Snåsa has rich traditions of summer mountain farming, and these traditions are today kept alive by around 15 mountain farms open during the summer season. The cows graze on fresh herb-rich grass that gives the milk and mountain farm products special qualities. At the mountain farms, you can experience peace of mind and a magical atmosphere - and enjoy a rich selection of mountain farm products produced on the premises.

of the animals or when the milk maid seperates delicious cream from the fat mountain milk. Maybe you visit the day when the gadfly has caused Rosalyn the cow to be rebellious...... or maybe you come when nothing happens and there is just peace and quiet. GJERSTADHUSET MUSEUM Not far from Saemien Sijte and Snåsa Church is the childhood home of the psycic “Snåsa Man”, Joralf Gjerstad. It has been restored to its former glory and looks just as it did throughout Gjerstad’s childhood. Pay a visit to the house and see the photos and honours Joralf and his wife Signe have received. At Snåsa hotel there is a “Joralf museum” in the form of an exhibition about Joralf’s life and work, with, amongst others, a bust of the Snåsa man,pictures and newspaper clippings.

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ØYDINGHYTTA CABIN, SNÅSA MOUNTAIN BOARD

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Almost half the municipality is protected through Blåfjella - Skjækerfjella National Park, one of Norway’s largest national parks and a great starting point for anyone who wants to go hiking both in summer and winter.

and char fishing, in addition to being excellent for canoeing and kayaking. Along Lake Snåsavatnet there are several great accommodation venues where you can stay close to sights and places to eat. Such as Garveriet Kafe og Gjenbruksutsalg, Snåsakroa, Kafe Midtpunktet and På Hjørnet.

“Walking the mountain farms” is a real concept in Snåsa. It involves a multiday hike through Snåsas stunning mountain areas with accommodation and refreshments at some of the 4 mountain farms. There are 4 mountain farms; Gjefsjøen, Holden, Gaundalen and Gressåmoen. Snåsa Mountain Board is responsible for managing Crown lands in Snåsa, Norway’s second largest commons. They also rent out cabins that are excellent bases for hunting, fishing and outdoor activities. Additionally, the 2000 fishing waters in the municipality should tempt the fishing enthusiast. Lake Snåsavatnet, the 6. largest lake in Norway, offers very good trout -

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Snåsa municipality has several marked bike routes. One of which is the route Sentrumsrunden. While biking this route you can also visit Bergsåsen.

34 Bergsåsen Nature Reserve, located in the middle of Snåsa town centre, featuring many fine trails and view points. Both here and Finsåsmarka have rich occurrences of wild orchids between May and July. Snåsa has chosen the “lady’s slipper” orchid as its municipal flower and it also features on the municipal coat of arms. 17 different types of orchids have been registered in the municipality.


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Open all year: Mon - Fri: 9 – 15 or by prior arrangement Summer season 15. Jun - 16. Aug : Mon – Fri: 10 – 17 Sat - Sun: 11 – 17 Admission: Adults NOK 60 / kids under 15 free Pre-booking for groups. At Saemien Sijte you will get better acquinted with the South Sami culture. Our guides take you through our exhibitions and our Sami yard. In the museum shop you can find literature, music, Sami crafts, presents and much more.

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Grana Bryggeri

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Sørsivegen 340, 7760 Snåsa +47 907 74 370 post@granabryggeri.no ww.granabryggeri.no LOCAL BEER, LOCAL FOOD AND FRIENDLY HOSTS We offer: - Breakfast, lunch and dinner by prior agreement - Beer tasting with 6 beers from our own brewery - Affordable accommodation - Function rooms

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Holsingåsen, 7760 Snåsa Tel. +47 995 24 285 holsingaasen@hotmail.com www.holsingsetra.no - TRADITIONAL SUMMER MOUNTAIN FARM Churning of butter the traditional way. Serving of genuine sour cream porridge and other traditional mountain farm food. Accommodation available. Wheel chair access. Opening hours summer 2019: See our website

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HO LI DAY P L A N NING IN INNH ER R ED EXPERIENCE INNHERRED WITH

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For bus hire, see more information on www.tronderbilene.no, or contact us on tel. +47 479 13 000 /tronderbilene 57

Good experiences start on the train! /Find us on facebook

For more information: www.sj.no

BIKE RENTAL FROM NOK 270,- E-BIKE frOM nOK 450,-

Innherred has a fantastic cultural landscape and beautiful scenery with short distances and many exciting places to visit - perfect for exploring from the bike seat! You can rent both regular and electric bicycles from the Innherred Tourist Office in Steinkjer. Pick up the bikes at the tourist office or ask us to transport the bikes to a specific location. We also offer also luggage transport. See. p 18 and 19 for prices and route suggestions!

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For more informasjon contakt: Visit Innherred - Innherred Turistkontor, Hamnegata 20, 7714 Steinkjer, +47 74 40 17 16 post@visitinnherred.com

PHOTO: WIL-LEE WRIGHT

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BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY WITH US INSPIRATION PACKAGES IN INNHERRED

Are you visiting Innherred and want to experience some of what the region has to offer? Do it the easy way and book experience packages. We show you several examples of experiences of Innherred that you can easily book through us; Explorative / Visit Innherred. Send us a request and we will tailor a package to suit your wishes. You receive one itinirary, one price and one invoice. Simple! Can we tempt you with a trip to explore the island Ytterøy, bike around the Borgenfjorden, watch the Drama about St. Olav at Stiklestad, pilgrimage hiking, beautiful heritage trails and fjord safari and more? On our web page: www.en.visitinnherred.com/holiday_planning you will find several inspiration packages to choose from. Contact Explorative / Visit Innherred for more information: Tel: +47 74 40 17 16 E-mail: post@visitinnherred.com

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MEETINGS AND CONFERENcES INNHERRED IN THE HEART OF TRØNDELAG 1 hour north of Trondheim Airport Værnes Efficient entry Unique activities Excellent hosts Good course locations with Genuine and helpful hosts. Hotels with good capacity. Intimate dining and cosy atmosphere. All of technical equipment that makes your meeting or event efficient and with good experiences. Explorative / Visit Innherred AS Tel.: +47 74 40 17 16 post@visitinnherred.com www.visitinnherred.com

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Tickets: All 4 days: 2800 kr 3 days: 2100 kr Day trips: 700 kr Single trips: 300 kr

Taste local food, see beautifly scenery, good storytelling a journey for all senses

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with the steam sail ship SDS Hansteen 31. Juli - 2/9. August

Join the whole voyage, day trips or single port of calls: 31. Jul: Trondheim – Tautra – Levanger 1. Aug: Levanger – Ytterøy – Mosvik – Kjerknesvågen 2.Aug: Kjerknesvågen - Steinkjer 9. Aug: Steinkjer – Mosvik - Leksvik - Trondheim More information and booking: Visit Innherred

www.visitinnherred.com Tel: +47 74 40 17 16

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In cooperation with the municipalities Frosta, Levanger, Inderøy, Steinkjer og Leksvik

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FAQ DOCTORS ON-CALL 116 117 DUMP STATION FOR CAMPERS/MOTOR HOMES Levanger: - Moan, between E6/Magneten Shopping Centre and the athletic stadium, near the fire station. Rinnleiret: between Levanger and Verdal. Steinkjer: at the southern end of the city. Follow the signs from E6 by Shell Gas-station. Føllingstua Camping, 14 km north of Steinkjer. PROPANE REFILLS In Steinkjer, refill propane at LPG, next to Rema 1000/Biltema, south of the shopping centre AMFI, close to E6. MOTOR HOME SITES Inderøy: Inderøy Bobilcamp, located just below the Restaurnat Øyna. Kjerknesvågen Kai - both along The Golden Road. Koa Camping, Røra. Steinkjer: Føllingstua Camping, Kvam Hotell & Camping and Guldergaunet Camping Snåsa: - Oldernæs Strandcamp LIBRARY The Levanger Library, Jernbanegata 16, Mon - Sat The Verdal Library, Kinogården in Johannes Bruns gate 2, Mon - Sat The Steinkjer Library, in Dampsaga Kulturhus near E6, Mon - Sat The Inderøy Library, in Inderøy Kulturhus Akset, Mon - Sat The Snåsa Library, close to Coop Prix in the town centre of Snåsa, Tue - Thur and Sat. BANKS AND POST OFFICES At most ATMs/cash points, you can withdraw money by using debit or credit cards. There are cash points in the shopping malls and city centres in the region. Postal services in shops: Snåsa: Coop Prix. Steinkjer: Rema 1000 Sørsia, Coop Extra Nordsia, Coop Extra Mære. Inderøy: Coop Extra Straumen, Bunnpris Røra, Coop Sandvollan. Verdal: Coop Mega. Levanger: Coop Extra sentrum, Rema 1000 Moan. PHARMACIES You will find pharmacies at the shopping centres in Steinkjer, Levanger and Verdal and in the town centres of Inderøy, Steinkjer, Levanger and Verdal. LAUNDRY FACILITIES Kjerknesvågen Kai, Inderøy – during the kiosk’s opening hours Føllingstua Camping, Steinkjer – during the camping ground’s opening hours

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REST AREAS WITH TOILETS -North of Åsen, Levanger, by the EE6. -By the Skarnsundet bridge in Inderøy on the Mosvik side. -Jevika, south of Steinkjer. -Sparbu, south of Steinkjer -Lake Rognstadvatnet and Lake Heimsjøen, north of Steinkjer. WHERE TO CYCLE OUT OF STEINKJER, NORTH DIRECTION Follow the main street through downtown Steinkjer, initially Kongens Gate then later Eggevegen, northwards for approx. 5 km. You will meet the E6 motorway just south of the lake Rungstadvatnet. WHERE TO CYCLE OUT OF STEINKJER, SOUTH DIRECTION Follow Strandvegen past the railway station to the Shell petrol station. Follow the bike and pedestrian route running parallell to the E6. Continue along the old E6 route onwards. SWIMMING CENTRES Steinkjer: Dampsaga Bad open every day and is a complete water park for the whole family. Kiddie pool, swimming pool, diving tower, water slides, activity pool with wave machine, gym, spa, kafe and more. Verdal: Verdal swimming centre at Verdalsøra secondayr school. Levanger: The Trønderhallen is open every day with kiddie pool, swimming pool and diving tower. PLAY PARKS: Levanger: The Stadionparken with play area and skate area. Verdal: Skatepark by the railway station Steinkjer: Rismelen by the town square CITY BIKES Levanger municipality public bike sharing system is available for all residents and tourists who visit the city. Using the App (Levanger Bysykkel) for unlocking makes it easy to use for everybody. Go to www.levangerbysykkel.no/en for information on how it works and the location of the bikes in the municipality of Levanger. LIQUOR STORES: Steinkjer: the shopping centre AMFI. Verdal: the shopping centre AMFI. Levanger: Kirkegata 73A. Inderøy: Nessjodet 1 in the Rema centre. ELECTRIC CAR FAST CHARGING STATIONS: Snåsa - Snåsakroa (a diner) Steinkjer- Steinkjer bil (car dealer), Circle K petrol station Verdal: YX Verdal (by Coop Extra) Levanger - Kiwi-shop (in the city centre), Magneten shopping centre and Hydro YX

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F E ST I VAL S AND EVENTS

FROM THE OUTDOOR THEATRE DRAMA ABOUT ST. OLAV AT STIKLESTAD

Date Place FEBRUARY 26 - 29 Levanger APRIL 23 - 26 Inderøy MAY 28 - 30 Verdal JUNE 5 - 14 Levanger 6 Inderøy 19 - 21 Steinkjer 19 - 23 Inderøy 20 - 25 Inderøy 29 Levanger JULY 3-5 Inderøy 3-4 Snåsa 24 - 29 Verdal 25-26, JULI 28-29 Verdal 29 - 1.8 Levanger AUGUST 31.7 - 2/9.8 Levanger 6-8 Steinkjer 20 - 22 Verdal 28 - 30 Verdal NOVEMBER 30.10 - 8 Steinkjer 26 - 28 Levanger 28 Inderøy 29 Steinkjer DECEMBER 5-6 Verdal 5 inderøy

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Marsimartnan(historic market) Soddjazz (festival)

www.marsimartnan.no www.soddjazz.no

The Vømmølfestivalen

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Kulturuka i Levanger www.kulturuka.levanger.no Straumens Dag (market) www.inderoy.no/straumensdag Steinkjerfestivalen www.steinkjerfestivalen.no “Kortreist” Dance Festival www.koreda.no www.midtnordiskkunstfestival.no Mid-Nordic Art Festival Opera i bjørvika avd. Ytterøy www.ytteroy.no Båttreff på Kjerknesvågen Snåsavatnet Fiskefestival Olsokdagene på Stiklestad Spelet om Heilag Olav Levangermartnan

www.kjerknesvaagkai.no www.snsavatnetfiskefestival.no www.stiklestad.no www.stiklestad.no www.levangermartnan.no

An Adventurous Voyage www.visitinnherred.com Steinkjermartnan (market/fun fair) www.steinkjermartnan.no Øras Dager ((market/fun fair) www.orasdager.no The Sagamarsjen www.sagamarsjen.no The Hilmarfestivalen www.hilmarfestivalen.no Christmas market in Levanger Straumjul Christmas market Christmas market at Egge Museum www.eggemuseum.no "Jul Igjen" Christmas market at Stiklestad www.stiklestad.no Christmas market at Berg farm www.berg-gaard.no

See www.en.visitinnherred.com/arrangement for more information.

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FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

WHAT’S ON! See our updated events listings all year: www.en.visitinnherred. com/whatson post@visitinnherred.com Tel: +47 74 40 17 16 www.visitinnherred.com

Market festival – good experiences steinkjermartnan.no 6.-8. august The Sagamarsjen 28. - 30. August 2020 www.sagamarsjen.no

30. Oct - 8. Nov 2020 Folk music festival www.hilmarfestivalen.no Inderøy 19. - 23. juni 2020 www.kortreistdansefestival.no /VisitInnherred

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Innherred Tourist Information Steinkjer

visit Innherred Tourist Office for Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy, Steinkjer and Snåsa. We are located along the E6 motorway which runs through Steinkjer - In the same building as the newspaper Trønderavisa. Open all year.

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Innherred Tourist Office: Hamnegata 20, 7714 Steinkjer Opening hours 2020 15.6 - 9.8 Mon - Fri 9.00 - 18.00 Sat - Sun 10.00 - 16.00 Otherwise during the year Mon - Fri 9.00 - 16.00

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