Experiences in Ørland:
is surrounded by sea on three sides. Here you can make exciting
boating excursions or cruises to small islets and inlets. Here are
always opportunities of catching a great many kinds of fish. To
see the landscape from the seaside is special and watching the
sunset on a calm summer night is an experience you can hardly
strong tidal flow in and out the fjords makes this region one of
the best areas for
fishing in Middle Norway. The type of fish to be caught vary with
the season. In spring the catch is mostly small cod, haddock,
coalfish and torsk. In July the mackerel arrives and a month or
two later the herring comes. Bigger specimen of cod, coalfish and
the spiked dogfish are in evidence at the same time. In shallow
waters you will get plaice and other kinds of flatfish most of the
is a nature reserve located in Ørland.
It includes the largest tidal zone in Norway. You will also
find three bird protection areas in the region: Innstrandfjæra,
Hovsfjæra and Kråkvågsvaet.
The nature reserve and the three protection areas are all
very important rest places for migratory birds and are protected
wetlands according to the international Ramsar convention.
is a protected wooded area with charming footpaths, easy of access,
also for users of wheelchairs. Here are numerous rare plants and a
rich variety of wildlife. In the grove you also will find the
world’s northernmost wild oak tree, at least 400 years old.
is the only wild area in Ørland. Here a genuine nature lover may
walk for hours. May be the only creatures to meet are wild animals
like elk, deer, fox and hare. The area has also lots of