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Hegra Fortress

7520 Stjørdal, Norway

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About Hegra Fortress

Hegra Fortress is a small mountain fortress in the village of Hegra in the municipality of Stjørdal in Trøndelag county, Norway. Originally known as Ingstadkleiven Fort, it was built between 1908–1910 as a border fort as a defense against the perceived threat of a Swedish invasion.



Attractions near Hegra Fortress

Nerskogen Chapel15.1km from Hegra Fortress

Nerskogen Chapel is a parish church in Rennebu municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located in the rural mountain village of Nerskogen. It is an annex church for the Rennebu parish which is part of the Gauldal prosti in the Diocese of Nidaros. The red, wooden church was built in a long church style in 1962 by the architect John Egil Tverdahl. It was consecrated on 2 September 1962 by Bishop Tord Godal. The church seats about 110 people and it has about 13 services per year.

Steinvikholm castle20.17km from Hegra Fortress

The grandest building in Norwegian medieval history. The Steinvikholm Castle was completed in 1532.  The  Castle was the center of one of the most important events in Nordic history - the Danish takeover of power and reformation from Catholic to Protestant.

Selbusjo25.11km from Hegra Fortress

Selbusjø or Selbusjøen is the 17th largest lake in Norway. It is located in Trøndelag county, primarily in the municipality of Selbu, although the western end of it lies in the neighboring municipality of Trondheim. The 58.26-square-kilometer  lake is the largest lake in the southern part of Trøndelag county. Selbusjø is part of the Nea-Nidelv watershed, with the Nea River flowing into it on the eastern end and the Nidelva River flowing out the western end. The deepest part of the lake reaches 2

The Falstad Centre27.42km from Hegra Fortress

The Falstadsenteret in Levanger is a museum, war memorial, and human rights center.In addition to permanent and temporary exhibitions, there is a huge collection of photos from WW II and the initial period after the liberation.

Skarvan and Roltdalen National Park30.01km from Hegra Fortress

Skarvan and Roltdalen National Park represent a virtually untouched area of mountain and forest, typical for the region. It is one of the largest areas in Trøndelag that is not affected by major infrastructure development and contains several interesting cultural monuments, especially connected to millstone production.

Jonsvatnet30.08km from Hegra Fortress

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Trondelag and it is the main source for drinking water for the city of Trondheim. It is very very beautiful to see and is also one of the famous tourist attractions and the best place to spend some leisure time.

Where is Hegra Fortress

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Trøndelag37 attractions

Trøndelag is one of the most fertile regions of Norway, with large agricultural output. Trøndelag is home to great valleys, major rivers famous for salmon fisheries, and a few major islands as well as thousands of smaller islands.