Hiking in Trøndelag
Hiking adventures vary from family-friendly day trips on prepared trails, to more extreme adventures like mountaintop tours.
Nine national park areas
There are no less than nine national park areas in Trøndelag that are well suited to hiking. These include Femundsmarka, Sylan, Børgefjell and Trollheimen. In most of these parks, hiking takes place on marked public footpaths and can easily be combined with such activities as hunting or fishing.
Pilgrims Route to Trondheim
The Pilgrim Route to Trondheim and Nidaros Cathedral has the status of European Culture Route, attracting pilgrims every summer from all over Europe. On the way you can spend the night and have a meal at venues ranging from cosy hostels to the venerable Kongsvold Fjeldstue mountain inn. There is also a pilgrim route from Sweden to Stiklestad.
Read more about pilgrims routes to Trondheim and Trøndelag.
Hiking in Trondheim
In Trondheim it is easy to catch the tram to the city’s delightful surrounding countryside Bymarka, just outside the city centre. Here you will find an extensive network of footpaths leading to mountaintops and fishing lakes.
Geographical centre of Norway
At Innherred in the county of Nord-Trøndelag, we find the geographical centre of Norway, a popular attraction reached by following well-trodden sleeper paths. On your safe arrival at the stone monument which marks the centre, you can sign the guestbook, something over 12,000 people have done before you.
Read more about hiking in Trøndelag – DinTur.no.
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.
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.
The Pilgrim’s Route is a common name for routes leading from various parts of Norway to Trondheim and Nidaros Cathedral, following in the footsteps of pilgrims.
Autumn is the season when the population splits into two groups: the ones who like outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and hiking, and the ones who seek out creature comforts, often in the city.