Trøndelag has seven national parks for nature lovers to explore, but if you would prefer to stay indoors, there are also plenty of things to do.
Tent and canoe trip on Lake Femunden
Norway’s second largest natural lake is a paradise for outdoors enthusiasts, particularly if you like spending time on and by the water. Hire a canoe, bring a fishing rod and a bucket for berry picking, and recharge your batteries. The lake is situated by the beautiful Femundsmarka national park.
Trail riding in Røyrvik
The mountain village of Røyrvik is surrounded by natural attractions on all sides. Riding on horseback is a great way to experience some of what the region has to offer. Visit Børgefjell offer trips that last from half a day to three days, with food and a guide included if you need it. Accommodation is either in cabins or in your own tents.
Combining hiking with other activities
The autumn is often the season when hikers choose to explore our many wonderful outdoor areas. Hiking can also be combined with berry or mushroom picking, or even hunting. In Trøndelag there are seven national parks for you to explore.
Cosy autumn comforts in the city
When it starts to get cold and miserable outside, it’s nice to stay warm and cosy indoors. At Oppdal you can try curling, and there are also bowling alleys throughout the region. Heading to a café with good friends is another good option. If you sit by the window, you can watch the world go by for free.
Museums are another place where you can escape the autumn weather. Exhibitions of all kinds of art and handicrafts can be interesting and educational, and maybe you will come across a gift for yourself?
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Oppdal is surrounded by beautiful and exciting nature. On a guided hiking trip you can experience trout fishing, musk oxes, reindeers and canoeing.
Tydal is renowned in Norway for its numerous riding centres, a popular activity for tourists, day-trippers and locals. Enjoy a trek with beautiful Icelandic horses.
Safaris offer wonderful nature and close encounters with animals. On safari in Trøndelag you may see everything from eagles and seals to musk oxen and elk.
Trøndelag is a popular region for hiking, and public footpaths are found in the inland regions, in urban areas and along the coast.
In Trøndelag you find a total of nine national park areas. Each of them invite you to fantastic nature experiences, such as hiking, canoeing, fishing and skiing.
There are no rules to say that the Pilgrim’s Route has to be followed in the direction of Nidaros Cathedral. Obviously, this is what they did before, but a new, modern approach might involve doing it in the opposite direction.