Island hopping in Trøndelag
Bring your bike and explore the genuine coastal culture, with fishermen`s cabins, archipelago cruises and fishing trips.
Island hopping is freedom
Island hopping in Trøndelag gives you a feeling of freedom out of the ordinary, when you travel from island to island, go on short bike trips, go fishing, put up the tent or spoil yourself with a night in a fishermen`s cabin. There and then the environment is everything, while bills, lawn care and grocery shopping belong to another world.
Trondheim as a starting point
From Trondheim you can take the boat to the islands Hitra and Frøya, and Sula with its distinctive lighthouses and charming buildings. From Frøya you can get to the Bogøy fishing village and Halten fishing village and lighthouse, unlike anything you’ve seen, with old wooden houses and a special serenity.
Outside Frøya lays the idyllic fishing village Mausundvær. Here you will find restaurants, pubs, shops and boat hire. Trøndelag`s outpost at the ocean, Froan, is a unique belt of over 40 small islands, islets and reefs. Froan is a paradise for nature photographers. Several protected areas are living and breeding areas for harbor seals and gray seals, and bird species like cormorants, eiders, graylag and sea eagles. In addition, chances to see porpoises and otters are good.
Namdal coast line
From Namsos in Nord-Trøndelag, you can take the shuttle boat to the Jøa , Abelvær in Nærøy, Rørvik and Leka. From Rørvik goes shuttle boat to the authentic and picturesque fishing village of Sør-Gjæslingan, which was the biggest cod fishing village south of Lofoten. Here you can stay in charming seaside, or else you will find shops, boat hire and fishing opportunities. Sør-Gjæslingan is today a part of Norveg – Coastal Museum in Nord-Trøndelag, where you can book accommodation in the village.
Read more about the Namdal Coastline.
Experience eleven thousand years of coastal culture, see the isles and skerries of Vikna, and encounter thousands of salmon at close range.
The southern part of the Trøndelag coast stretches from Hitra and Frøya in the south, to Osen in the north of the Fosenhalvøya peninsula. The region offers fishing, coastal culture and wonderful nature experiences.
Fosen is widely renowned for its excellent fishing. The fjords and the ocean, as well as the inland rivers and lakes, offer numerous fishing adventures.
Depending on the kind of fish you have, you can fry it, poach it, bake it or make a delicious fish soup. Here you get three simple recipes for cooking fish.
Fish stocks near the coast are under pressure also in Trøndelag, and we need stronger collective action to ensure that future generations will be able to enjoy recreational fishing in Norway.
When fishing off the coast of Trøndelag and Trondheim Fjord, you can expect to catch many different species of fish. Here you get an overview of the most common species.