Day 1: Frøya/Mausundvær – Hitra, Frøya – Hitra 31 km. / 32 mins.

Alternative 1: Drive to Dyrøya in the north of Frøya, and board the ferry to Mausund, Mid-Norway’s largest fishing village. The village comprises five islands and is a place of outstanding beauty. Park the car in the harbour and go for a walk. The chance of spotting an eagle is great and the atmosphere among the old wooden buildings is relaxing.

Alternative 2: Spend the day ocean fishing, a great experience. You can hire a boat yourself or go with a local guide on a trip around the archipelago and out on the open sea.

In the afternoon, head for Hitra where you will find comfortable accommodation and great fishing both in the sea and lakes. The locals of Hitra are fond of good food and take pride in using good local raw materials to serve exquisite meals.

Day 2: Hitra – Åfjord, 205 km. / 3 hours 30 mins.

After spending part of the morning exploring Hitra, your next destination is the ferry port at Valset in Agdenes. The “MF Ørland” will ferry you over to Brekstad in Ørland and from there it’s just an hour’s drive to Åfjord. Tourists are drawn to Åfjord’s many island and mainland gems. Whether you want to enjoy the seaside and seafood or seize the opportunity to try two of Norway’s best salmon rivers, Åfjord has plenty to offer.

Day 3: Åfjord – Namsos, 138 km. / 2 hours 15 mins.

The road to Namsos passes through a beautiful coastal landscape and varied and fantastic inland countryside. We recommend you stop in Roan and Osen, both of which enjoy scenic coastal settings. Namsos has many options for excellent accommodation and activities.

Day 4 and onwards: Island hopping on the Namdal coast

Park the car in Namsos and hire a bike. Then spend the next few days on the many islands dotted along Namdal’s coastline. Pack a light backpack, don’t forget your fishing rod, a tent is practical but not a requirement – and now you’re ready to set off.

Read more about island hopping on the Namdal coast at Kystriksveien Reiseliv / The Coastal Route.

The routes suggested here can easily be amended and shortened. If you select Rørvik as an alternative starting point for your island hopping adventure, you can catch the Hurtigruten coastal express to Trondheim at the end of your trip.