Do you appreciate a vibrant cultural landscapes, beautiful scenery, old wooden houses, historic surroundings, art and local food cooked with love?
If so, this is the trip for you!
Gulburet and Øyna are both located along The Golden Road in Inderøy in the north of Trøndelag, just an hour north of Trondheim.
Length: approx 10 km one way
Duration: approx 3 hours
Season: Apr – Oct
Suitability: All ages
Start the hike with a visit to the farm shop on Gulburet, where among other things can buy warm home baking and nice home made candy. On the 1st floor you can enjoy a good cup of coffee with home-baked bread and delicious cakes. The courtyard has plenty of cozy seating when the weather is nice.
Pay a visit to Vy Galleri – an art gallery located on the farm. If desired, any shopping bags can be transported to Øyna, together with any luggage.
Are you part of a group on this hike, it is possible to orer a historic meal with local drinks. All the senses are used and the meal is inspired by the flavours a 1000 years back in time. The hosts can, if desired, talk about the grave find in Hommeldalen. It is one of the richest finds in Trøndelag and the Verdal-cross is a part of it.
The Verdal Cross
Gulburet to Øyna
You follow the old road on the hillside above Inderøy from Gulburet to Øyna; Follow the road a short distance from Gulburet before going through the yard on the first farm on the right – it is signposted culture trail. The hike continue along fields and meadows, forest and sea.
On Almskalåsen hill you can write into the guest book. Along the way, you can read short stories about the flora, fauna and history of the area Skogtrøa is a good place to stop for some refreshments and Nessberga nearby are known for its lime kilns.
The last half of the hike goes through the centre of Straumen, surrounded by old wooden houses. Set aside some time to visit Nils Aas art workshop before continuing.
The trail continues through the Muustrø Park and further up in the residential area and past the Old Sakshaug Church. This is one of the two medieval churches in Inderøy and was consecrated in 1184. The Mason marks shows similarities with Nidaros cathedral and the church offers interesting art and building historic details.
The last hill up to Øyna is steep, but well worth the trip!
Arriving at Øyna, finish the hiking trip with a well deserved meal, with ingredients sourced from local suppliers in the municipalities that can be seen from Øyna. Øyna situated on a magnificent viewpoint overlooking a stunningly beautiful landscape. The buildings are put up with inspiration from the Vikings, in combination with modern element. From 1. june 2020, the Øyna Cultural Landscape hotel opens at Øyna.