Fancy walking in the footsteps of St. Olav or the peasant army? There are numerous historic hiking opportunities in Trøndelag. Below be show you some of the historic hiking trails.
HISTORIC HIKING OPPORTUNITIES IN TRØNDELAG
The historical walking routes are old transport routes that have been used by wayfarers since time immemorial. The three trails described below are well maintained and facilitated for hiking. Choose between walking short stages or the whole trail in one stretch.
Grading: Demanding – Length: 187 km
The Norwegian part of S:t Olavsleden pilgrim path is 187 km long. The trail goes through forests, valleys and fertile Trønder farmland and runds through municipalities of Verdal, Levanger, Stjørdal, Frosta, Malvik and Trondheim.
Grading: Medium – Length: 6,8 km
This is certainly one of the roads the peasant army used to reach Stiklestad in July 1030, and it is the oldest road in the area, probabaly originating from early Iron Age.
Grading: medium – Length: 19 km
This trail is most probably the first “country road” at Utøy in Inderøy as it runs along the fjord where the first settlement was. This trail has now been extended and follows the fjord all the way from Straumen to Vangshylla.