Moss Norway Travel Guide. The Moss region in Norway is for genuine adventurers. It has a beautiful countryside, the ydillic peninsula of Jeløya, wooden hills and dense pristine forests. Moss offers an abundance of trails and paths, but most exciting is venture out on the off beaten tracks. Discover the Viking heritage and other historical sites.
Watch photos and video clips from the Duck Race at Storebro bridge in Moss 14th June 2014. First rubber duck down the waterfall and river wins! Exciting and fun. Since all the ducks look the same they were registrated by a number so the right winner could be selected.
Storytelling from past. The art of storytelling is different from now, but it was fascinating observing these nearly 3000 years carvings: a cultural heritage in its full pride. It`s bear witness to human activity in Southern Norway already in prehistoric time - the Bronze Age. These carvings are unique because they are the only registered carvings in the region of Moss.
A Christmas tree and decorated lights illuminate the historical site around the former Peterson factory in Moss the 17th December 2013. Also colourful Christmas light arrangements in residential neighborhoods in Moss. The inhabitants here take the Christmas celebration seriously as rest of the people in Norway. Some houses are outlined in Christmas lights.
The streets in the town of Moss come alive again: a lighted parade full of small and big Santas were singing carols. It was on the first Sunday of Advent (1st December 2013), the township in Moss gathered together for the Christmas Parade and lightened the Christmas Tree.
Find great inspiration for wonderful tours in Moss, Norway, on our travel guide Moss Norway Travel Guide. We tell stories about adventures to Molbekktjernet, Røyåsen hill, Jeløya, Refsnes, Råde, Henestangen og Fugleleiken utkikstårn, watchtower in Råde, Vansjø lake and other beautiful sites. Here you can read about amazing nature, historical places and hiking trails.
Moss Norway Travel Guide is travel guide for genuine adventurers! Experience the region of Moss, located south east in Norway. Abundance of trails, but most exciting is venture out on the off beaten tracks.
A wonderful view from the top of Henestangen og Fugleleiken utkikstårn, watchtower in Råde, Moss in Norway (13.10.13). The tower is 20 metres high and was built previous year. Here I could observe the surrounding area in central Østfold fylke, county. Full activity on the ground: grilling and playing. People had a really god time in the forest.
Summer idyll in Moss, Norway, especially at the Moss harbour area. Here you can enjoy boat life, restaurants, bars, sculptures, play ground for children, green parks, and bathing at the beach "Sjøbadet", located on the Jeløy side, next to the Bastø ferry landing and the cabal. Take a biking or hiking tour out in the fields at Rygge, paddle in Vansjø and walk along the Oslo Fjord at Jeløya island. Visit some farms as Alby gård.
Winter sunshine at the canal park Sjøbadet in Moss, Norway, early afternoon on 12th January 2013. In the park it`s a statue of The Norwegian Lady looking across the Atlantic in the direction of her sister, who stands in the same posture on Virginia Beach, USA. Next to the statue you will find Sjøbadet, a beach situated practically in the town centre.
To get the best view over Jeløy and the Oslofjord, is from the three tallest hills Rambergtoppen, Bjørnåsen and Rødsåsen in Moss, Norway. The paths up to these hills passes through Jeløy's protected landscape of woods, rocks and cultural sites.
Our round trip Røysåsen to Molbekk gave us a great experience of nature and history. On the top of Røysåsen Hill we could admire some burial mounds from the Bronze Age and get a incredible view beyond Mossesundet, Jeløy and surrounding parts of the town of Moss.
Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, and simply "Santa", is a figure with legendary, mythical, historical and folkloric origins who, in many western cultures, is said to bring gifts to the homes of the good children during the late evening and overnight hours of Christmas Eve, December 24. It`s just what the Santa Claus in Moss in Norway does, the so called Mossenissen.
In the evening on Friday 23th September 2011, I and my friends from Finland admired the beautiful sunset over Mossesundet, Moss, in the Oslo fjord, in Norway. The sky over the island Jeløy, was painted by red and yellow colours, and it gave a big contrast to the dark on the other side of the strait where we stood.