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Mosvik


Mosvik in Norway Mosvik municipality coat of arms

Population:
864

Areal:
219,4 km2


Mosvik Local Directory


Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Mosvik

Mosvik municipality has approximately 900 inhabitants and covers a area of 218,6 km2. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Mosvik. Other villages in the municipality include Trongsundet, Framverran, Venneshamn, and Kjerringvika. It is part of the Innherad region. Mosvik is a beautiful, fertile area of Fosen. It has many good sea fishing and diving possibilities as well as lake fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. The lake Meltingvatnet lies along the Leksvik border.

Petter Northug Jr. is the most famous citizen in Mosvik. A Norwegian cross country skier and double Olympic champion. Northug is widely considered the world´s best cross-country skier. Other attractions are an historical village in Mosvik center and some rare rock carvings in Kvennavika. You can reach Mosvik over Skarnsund Bridge, one of the world's longest cable-stayed bridges which connects Innherred and Fosen. The main industries are Agriculture, forestry and various industries.

ROCK CARVINGS

Rare rock carvings of flounders and halibut in Kvennavika and Venneshamn.

HISTORICAL VILLAGE MOSVIKTUN

Mosvik center. Museurn and travellers' inn from Kaldalen. Open on weekends in July and Aug.

LOGGERS DAM

Koltjernet in Sliper and Høyfoss Crown Lands. Old, restored coffer dam.

VINJE FARM


Mosvik center. Farm steading with listed main building from 1890.

SKARNSUND BRIDGE

Kjerringvik. One of the worlds longest suspension bridges with two 152 metres high towers connecting Mosvik and Innherred. A majestic construction of the highest standard. The bridge has received many international awards.

THE SKAVLEN TRANSMITTER

The Skavlen transmitter (television and radio transmitter at 165 metres (541 ft).

HOVD FOOTPATHS

Trongsundet. Historical footpaths in a varied biological landscape.

MOSVIK CHURCH

In here you will find the Mosvik crucifix and statue of St.Mikal. Mosvik crucifix is from about 1250 and is considered to be one of the most outstanding sculptures of its time.

HIKING

Mosvik has many fine walking tracks, eg. from Ålvatnet up to Storknuken with breathtaking views. See touring map for Mosvik area.

RIDING

Horse riding: Vinje Bruk offers riding facilities.

FISHING

Fjord fishing: Skarnsundet and Trongsundet. Possibility for ice fishing in Trongsundet in the winter months. Freshwater fishing: There are over 100 large and small fishing waters to choose from over this area. Mosvik fishing licences are available and give you access to them all. Salmon fishing: Mossa is open for a limited period. Fishing for the disabled: Liatjønna by Rv 755 at Lia.