Briefly about Fosen.
is a peninsula north-west of the Trondheimsfjord. The region has
an exciting variety of landscapes and villages. Farming, fishing
and trade are the principal industries. Purely historically this
area is also interesting. Fosen has some of the oldest traces of
ancient settlement in Norway, from an age more than 11000 years
back in the past. The region has played an important part in the
development of the country. Its history is mainly the tale of
resourceful, toiling people who slowly, but surely laid the
foundations of the present days’ prosperity.
Fosen is a
land of contrasts. From coastal landscapes with skerries, moors
and quiet fjords you can reach beautiful mountains and valleys
within a distance of a few kilometres. You will find cultural
landscapes, forests, marshes, wild rivers, peaceful lakes and
gushing streams. The weather, too, changes almost as quickly as
multitude of plant-, animal- and bird- species makes Fosen a
fascinating area for people concerned with nature. Here you can
find a wonderland for ornithologists. The country is also perfect
for walking tours. A visit here makes you feel alive!