Idyllic Mysen - Destinations - Visit Østfold

Idyllic Mysen

The town of Mysen is the administrative centre in Eidsberg municipality.


Mysen has a wide selection of retail outlets, activities for youths such as sports and recreational clubs.  Every year Mysen is host for the Red Cross fair Momarkedet.

Inner Østfold region played a vital role in Norway’s defence history with impressive fortresses. One of these is Høytorp Fort, which lies in Mysen. Høytorp fort is Norway’s largest rural fortress.


Several restaurants, cafes and bakeries serve local food based on ingredients from farmers in the region. When visiting, why not take the time to taste some of the delicacies?

Mysen is part of the region Indre Østfold (Inner Østfold). Indre Østfold is also home to Østfoldbadet, an indoor swimming resort, with a huge family pool, sports pool, diving pool and more.

In Ørje why not step on a steam boat, which takes you on a journey through Haldenvassdraget (The Halden channel). The Halden channel, with North Europe’s highest sluice, Brekke sluser (Brekke sluices), is the oldest channel in Norway. In addition, Indre Østfold can offer great museums, exciting towns and countryside villages with many shopping options.


Let Visit Indre Østfold  help you get the most out of your stay in the region.

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