Day trip from Oslo to Nes and Helgøya - In the middle of Lake Mjøsa
Helgøya is Mjøsa's largest island and the beautiful cultural landscape here and at Nes in Ringsaker attracts many travelers and cultural enthusiasts. From Oslo, take the E6 north to Brumunddal and turn towards Nes. Here, experiences are like pearls on a string.
Edel Design - Raw elegance in pure natural materials
A stop here is to recommend. In a converted barn on the farm, Edel Urstad designs and produces beautiful garments in only pure natural materials, wool, silk, linen, and hemp. Here is also a very nice shop where you get the very best service you can think of!
Infoteket (Tourism Information Centre) - bicycle and kayak rental
Before you drive over the bridge to Helgøya you will find a summer tourist office where you will be advised the best adventure spots and routes, and here you can rent kayaks and electric bikes. A good tip is to rent an electric bike and cycle around beautiful Helgøya.
Read more about Infoteket here
Hovelsrud Farm - Beautiful garden and unique accommodation
Located almost entirely on the southern tip of Helgøya and is a producer of organic chicken in addition to the fact that they have a wonderfully beautiful historic garden. Here you can stop by the small farm shop that has chicken products, apple juice and other locally produced small-scale products. If you are here for a weekend, you can join a tour of the beautiful garden. Hovelsrud also offers unique accommodation in Mjøsa's waterfront and in 2 authentic holiday homes.
Read more about Hovelsrud Gård here
Helgøya Climbing Park
If you like airy experiences, you should visit Helgøya Climbing Park, which is located in fantastically beautiful surroundings on the west side of Helgøya. The climbing park is the Inland's largest and consists of 14 trails, 20 ziplines and a total of 160 climbing elements.
Read more about Helgøya Climbing Park here
In the middle of Lake Mjøsa
Is a network of small and large tourism players on Nes & Helgøya. Close, Real & Sensual experiences!
Read more about Midt i Mjøsa here
Maritime Island - (Øya Maritim)
If you get hungry, you should take the trip to Øya Maritim, which is widely known for its fantastically good baked potatoes.
Øya Maritim is located north of Helgøya, just to the left when you cross the bridge from Nes.
Read more about Øya Maritim here
How about staying another day?
There is a lot to experience, so we recommend staying a night or two. Here are suggestions for nice places to stay:
Hovelsrud Gård on Helgya
Hoel Gård on Nes
Nerlien Gård in Brumunddal
Kvarstad Gård in Brumunddal
Faråsen Tretoppgård in Brumunddal
Tretopphytter in Brumunddal