This route goes from Halden to Oslo. Total distance of minimum 190km. We suggest to use at least 2 days for the trip.
Click HERE for an interactive map of the freecamp sites and other information for this trip. Access to more maps and suggestions for freecamps in the area check out the book «Freecampers Guide to Norway»
Halden Canal is part of Haldenvassdraget, located close to and along the Swedish border in the southeast part of Norway.
It is the oldest of the two channels in Norway and measures 80 km from Skulerud (Akershus) in the north to Tistedal in Halden (Østfold) in the south – a great tourist attraction with a lot of historic sites in memory of timberfloating in the 1800 and early 1900’s. There are a lot of beautiful and partially untouched nature along the canal.
There are many great experiences in and along the canal. – To mention a few; canoe trip with camp in one of the many shelters, boat trip, fortress, bicycle tours, nature adventures and much, much more.
The route is a good alternative if You have some extra time to spend when travelling via Sweden to or from Oslo: