We have put together a list over the top 20 things to see and experience in Innherred. Everything from Stiklestad to wild nature and summer farms in the mountains.
Stiklestad – The cradle of Norway’s history
At Stiklestad you can learn about and experience Norway’s most important historical event every day. Purchase tickets to Stiklestad in summer, the St. Olav Festival and book accommodation online on www.snk.no.
The Golden Road/Den Gyldne Omvei
Along The Golden Road you will find participants offering local food, art and cultural experiences, combining tradition and innovation. If you are a group you can book a guided tour at the tourist information office in Steinkjer!
Saemien Sijte is a South Sami museum and cultural centre in bilingual Snåsa. Individual, large and small groups are welcomed year-round. Knowledge about South Sami culture and history, past and present, is depicted through various temporary exhibitions.
The Falstad Centre
World War II memorial site, human rights centre and museum located in the former Nazi prison camp of Falstad in Ekne, Levanger. Today the site is a place for learning, thought and reflection focusing on the history of war and imprisonment during the period of
The Bøla reindeer
On an almost vertical rock wall looms the Bøla reindeer, one of Norway’s best known rock carvings. It is part of a larger field of rock carvings from more than 6000 years ago, which also includes a bear, a bird and a skier.
The historic wooden house town Levanger
Experience the charming, old wooden buildings in downtown Levanger. The town houses were built after the last town fire in 1897 and have been well preserved up to the present day. You will see styles like Swiss, Neo-Gothic and Art nouveau.
Book your guided city tour with Visit Innherred.
Egge Museum depicts history from the Stone Age to the present day, including, burial mounds, a complete 19th century farmstead, an agricultural exhibition and the County Governor’s estate dating from 1919.
Munkeby Herberge – the farm between the monasteries
The farm is located by the pilgrim route, between the ruins of the Munkeby monastery and the new Munkeby Maria monastery. They offer accommodation, local food and beverages and great hospitality to pilgrims and other travellers.
Øyna Cultural Landscape Hotel
Along the Golden Road in Inderøy you can experience Norway’s first cultural landscape hotel.
The rooms are integrated into the hill with panoramic views of the landscape that is so characteristic for Inderøy.
Restaurant and football golf on site.
Ytterøya – The pearl of the Trondheimsfjorden
Experience the animal life and undulating cultural landscape from the seat of your bike. Bikes are available for hire at the tourist information office in Steinkjer and Inderøy. You can also explore Ytterøy by car.
Canoeing on the river Ogna
The canoe trip on Ogna takes you from Hyllbrua to Støa in Steinkjer municipality. Ogna is a calm river surrounded by beautiful scenery and is particularly suitable for families and friends. Named one of the 5 best in the country for canoeing by the magazine Nationen in 2020.
The summer mountain farms of Snåsa
In early June the first of the summer mountain farms in Snåsa open their doors to the public and the last ones close in late August. Throughout the summer, it is possible to experience the unique mountain farm life and taste authentic mountain farm products in
Garveriet Cafe and second-hand store
Seasonal café and second-hand store with art exhibitions located in beautiful surroundings in Viosen in Snåsa, at the edge of Lake Snåsavatnet. Come here for authenticity and feel-good atmosphere.
Experience Lake Snåsavatnet
Lake Snåsavatnet is Norway’s sixth largest lake. Hire a canoe at Føllingstua or a boat at Oldernæs Strandcamp or Kvam Motell & Camping, catch big trout, swim and enjoy everything this picturesque lake has to offer. Perhaps you will see the sea serpent Kudulla?
The medieval churches
The large concentration of medieval churches bears witness to the prosperity of the region in the 12th century, from Alstadhaug in the south via Stiklestad, Mære, Hustad and Sakshaug in the north. Contact the tourist information office in Steinkjer for summer opening hours.
Pick-Up Cafe – Vuddu Valley
The American-inspired diner is like a breath of USAin the 50s with its juke box and leather booths in pastel colours. The menu feature juicy homemade hamburgers, club sandwiches and more. Located within Kortmans Lysfabrikk ( Norway’s oldest candle factory).
Nils Aas Kunstverksted (art gallery and studio)
Nils Aas (1933 – 2004) is considered one of Norway’s most important sculptors. Nils Aas Kunstverksted is located in the centre
of Straumen, Inderøy. It features permanent exhibition of art by Nils Aas, including the works “Bauta” and “Syklus”, and temporary exhibitions of contemporary Norwegian art.
Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park
Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park is one of Norway’s largest national parks and the landscape includes everything from primeval forest to high mountains and scree. Enter the national park from Steinkjer, Verdal and Snåsa.
Oftenåsen and the worlds largest garden chair
The worlds largest garden chair sits on top of Oftenåsen mountain, with panorama views of Steinkjer city, the fjord, Ogndalen and southwards towards lake Leksdalsvatnet, with Hermannsasa mountain towering in the background.