Facts about KystNorway
KystNorway is a travel destination company for operators and enterprises wishing to contribute to the development of an active tourism along the coast of Trøndelag. Coastal heritage and it`s culture is one of the cornerstones in the work of Trøndelag Reiseliv.
The tasks of KystNorway includes marketing, promotion, development and implementations of concepts, skills development, cooperation between destinations in the region, hosting trips and more.
KystNorway has as its primary objective to contribute to increased value for the tourism operators along the coast of Trøndelag. This is done by focusing on the commercial potential of businesses in this exciting region.
KystNorway covers the municipalities of Hitra, Frøya, Ørland, Bjugn, Rissa, Åfjord and Roan.
The work of KystNorway is visible through web pages en.kystnorge.com and social media like Facebook, Instagram and Google +. We participate on digital surfaces at Trondheim Tourist Office with their presentations from the Trøndelag coast.
coastal Norway – WILD AND CAPTIVATING
The coast of Trøndelag is varied and beautiful. Everything from open seas, isles and skerries and sheltered fjord landscapes to forest clad hillsides and tall mountains welcome you when you come to visit.
Here, you will experience coastal countryside and coastal culture with flourishing local communities, local fare and a wide range of activities at sea and on land.
An anglers eldorado awaits you, whether you prefer deep-sea fishing or freshwater fishing. At sea you may catch anything from cod, saithe and haddock to torsk, pollack and mackerel. Further inland trout and charr await you. The inland lakes and rivers are well stocked with fish. There are several good salmon rivers in Fosen, including the Stordalselva in Åfjord.
On the Fosenhalvøya peninsula we find some of the oldest traces of human beings in Norway, some of which date back 12,000 years.
Some of the country’s oldest human settlements and the biggest collection of burial mounds and monoliths in Norway are found in the region. We promise you exploration and adventure, including coast hopping, coastal focus and coastal flavours.
The coast of Trøndelag is wild and captivating at the same time, offering experiences at the intersection between the authentic, the untouched and the modern. Coastal Norway is one of the best sea fishing areas in the world.
There is a wealth of opportunity for sea fishing from land or from small boats, and you can hire boats and fishing tackle along the entire coast and stay in charming fisherman’s cabins (rorbu). You can also join local fishing guides out on the open sea.
Should you prefer calmer waters, conditions are excellent for fi shing from land, from boats among the isles and skerries, and for freshwater fishing in over a thousand lakes.
The Åfjord-type boats, with their unique seaworthiness, were for centuries the most important means of transport along the coast of Trøndelag.
At the coastal heritage museum, Museet Kystens Arv, in Stadsbygd you can see boatbuilders at work and have a go at sailing traditional boats.
If you are looking for more speed, you might like to try a ride on a modern cruiser, or deep-sea rafting on a RIB. How about a trip from lighthouse to lighthouse, going ashore at one or more restaurants or pubs? There are several companies in the region that would be happy to tailor a trip for you.
For those of you who are driving you will see a lot of beautiful coastal countryside, while at the same time allowing you to witness daily life in the small, idyllic and fl ourishing coastal communities. Many of these gems are also accessible by boat or public transport.
The distinctive combination of history and nature makes a journey through coastal Norway a unique experience. Innumerable burial finds have been made, including prime examples from the Roman Empire.
The row of quayside buildings in Råkvåg is a unique cultural monument from the “golden age of herring”. Here, you will find exhibitions, a museum and places to eat. Additionally, there are a number of museums providing accounts of our local history.
Come to the coast of Trøndelag and discover places that still seem untouched, and that are characterized by fascinating animal life and time-honoured legends about the mighty Guri Kunna, Queen of the Seas.
Coastal Norway offers a wealth of animal and birdlife, magical light conditions and distinctive countryside perfect for adventure, learning and the outdoor life. The short distance between mountains and seaside provides for a wide variety of adventures and experiences.
At Froan and Ørland we find some of the most invaluable bird habitats and
marshlands in the world.
No less than six areas in the region have been awarded Ramsar status, which means they are of international importance as resting places for large numbers of migrating birds. The Grandefjæra nature reserve at Brekstad has been specially adapted for birdwatching.
When on sea safari you may see seals, porpoises, otters, cormorants and whitetailed eagles. If you like being below the surface, diving conditions are excellent with clear waters, abundant animal and plant life and a number of exciting boat wrecks.
Welcome – be inspired!
Throughout the ages, coastal folk have always been strongly influenced by their close contact with the world at large.
Our seafarers felt at home on all the oceans, and modern coastal communities continue this legacy as quality suppliers of seafood to chefs and households on all continents.
The coast of Trøndelag is Norway’s pantry. Over the past few years, a number of local food producers have won over a dozen food awards. Here, you can experience the taste of cave cheese, wild mutton, venison, scallops, salmon and crab, to name but a few.
On the Fosenhalvøya peninsula and out on the islands of Frøya and Hitra, you will find a number of distinctive eating places where local fare is served. You also have the opportunity of gathering your own ingredients straight from the natural surroundings. All along the coast you can fish, collect mussels, set crab pots and harvest seaweed