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Great maintained fortifications. Here you can get a good insight into how Norway wanted to defend against attacks from the Swedes. It fought during the Second World War when attacks that time came from west and not east. The mountain halls are well maintained and...More
Hegra Fortress is a small mountain fortress in the village of Hegra in the municipality of Stjørdal in Nord-Trøndelag county. It was built between 1908–1910 as a border fort as a defence against the perceived threat of a Swedish invasion. From 1934–1939, the deactivated fort...More
A nice visit to learn of the history of Norway and experience the cold weather atop the mountain. The site was not open for business at the time of my visit, at either time, but I was able to go around and look. The ride...More
A very interesting place to visit. It's understandable why this is an important place for the Norwegians.
Pros: impressive and gripping.
Cons: there's very little information except the little map you can buy in the cafe. One can book a guided tour, which we didn't,...More
A secluded fortress, originally built to protect Norway against the Swedes around 1900-1995 became a local stronghold in April 1940. You can walk around in bunkers and trenches, visit the museum and cafeteria. Even the road up to the fortress is spectacular..
I would have paid to enter this old fort / battle heritage site. While you have to understand Norwegian to read the history and posted signs, it is worth the drive and a great spot for families who like to explore.
My 6 year old...More
I wisited Hegra Festning at summer with my boyfriend, on our own. We found it very interesting. The views there are really amazing. It's definitely worth a visit if you're interested in war history. I will go back for a guided tour one day! I...More