Autumn in Halden - What's on - Halden - Visit Østfold

Autumn in Halden

Light trails, open fortress and a varied city life - explore the city and surroundings with suggestions that will suit the whole family.

GeoCaching at Fredriksten fortress

With the help of an app, a smart phone and the White Lady, tasks are solved that provide parts of the GPS coordinates where the cache is located.


GeoCaching, apps and registration (free) here!



Historical light show at Fredriksten fortress

A playback of video, animations, sound and light effects is displayed on the walls of Inner Fortress - a journey that takes you from the construction of the individual fort, through times of war, preparedness and daily life, to modern times.


More information about the light show here.



Bike routes

There are numerous cycling routes - on asphalt, forest roads and trails - in scenic surroundings along the Iddefjord, the Halden Canal and the nearby downtown areas.


Bike route suggestions here!



Klatring på Grensen

Climbing park with treetop trails, various Tarzan jumps, zip lines and much more!

Here you will find something suitable for everyone, from 3 to 83 years. As a family, you get a common experience that you remember for posterity.



Tistedalen Skianlegg

Tistedalen ski resort offers a 2 km trail in varied terrain. The whole trail is paved, adapted for roller skis in spring, summer and autumn.


More information at



Hiking trails

Halden has a variety of paths and hiking trails, both inside and outside the city center. It is also well-marked trails for sport cabins and good routes from downtown to the routes.



City life

Halden has a rich and varied urban life. Idyllic pedestrian street, nice shops, 2 shopping malls, good eateries, mightlife and accomodation, as well as the city's large cultural center - Brygga Kultursal.

Something's always on in Halden!

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