Trondheim – Oppdal – Røros – Tydal
On this four-day roundtrip you will experience a musk ox safari, natural adventures, history, world heritage and wonderful trout fishing.
Day 1: Trondheim – Oppdal, 119 km. / 1 hour 45 mins.
Start the day with breakfast in Trondheim’s charming Bakklandet quarter, followed by a walk around the city. A visit to the Nidaros Cathedral is a must, and later you can try one or more of the city’s many museums, catch the ferry to Munkholmen or just relax and watch people in the main shopping street Nordre or in the Solsiden quarter of the city.
The journey to Oppdal takes just under two hours and en route you pass several salmon rivers and a varied cultural landscape. Upon arrival in Oppdal you should try one of the many activities the village has to offer. A trip in a cable car is highly recommended, the views from the mountain are breathtaking. A trip to a wilderness camp is a great alternative. In the evenings, enjoy a delicious meal at one of Oppdal’s many restaurants. During the skiing season, the village has a vibrant nightlife.
Day 2: Oppdal – Røros, 149 km. / 2 hours 15 mins.
Alt. 1: Enjoy a delicious breakfast and then head off on a musk ox safari. The trip starts at 9 am and lasts 5–6 hours. Local guides ensure that you can observe the giant animals at a close but safe distance.
Alt. 2: After a late breakfast, you set off for Røros. Before you arrive there it is worth making a detour to Os and try dog-sledding, which is great fun and possible both in summer and winter.
When you reach Røros you should go for a walk among the impressive collection of old timber buildings that earned the mining town a place on UNESCO’s World Heritage list and also visit the town museum Rørosmuseet. The term ”short-distance food” originated in Røros and means that the town’s restaurants use local produce to create their the mouth-watering dishes. In short, if you love food you’ve come to the right place!
Day 3: Røros – Tydal, 88 km. / 1 hour 30 mins.
Start the day with a tour of the old mining town. You can easily explore the town on your own but a local guided tour in Røros will make the experience more exciting.
The road to Tydal passes through a beautiful mountain landscape. Tydal is a paradise for anglers hoping to hook trout or salmon. There are numerous mountain lakes teeming with fish, while the river Nea is one of Europe’s best trout rivers. After a long day outdoors you can relax at Væktarstua Hotell with good food and drink.
Day 4: Tydal – Trondheim, 144 km. / 2 hours 15 mins.
On the road back to Trondheim you pass Selbu and the wonderful lake Selbusjøen. Fishing enthusiasts can try their luck in the lake. Canoeing or a visit to the radio museum Norsk Radiomuseum or the local museum Bygdemuseet are also exciting.
Back in Trondheim you can relax with a delicious meal followed by an evening walk through the city streets.