Halden trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +


(3.7/5 based on 240+ reviews for 8 attractions)
Things to do: historic sites, trails, nightlife
, between 1665 and 1928 known as Frederikshald, is both a town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The municipality borders Sarpsborg to the northwest, Rakkestad to the north and Aremark to the east, as well as the Swedish municipalities Strömstad, Tanum and Dals-Ed respectively to the southwest, south and southeast.The seat of the municipality, Halden is a border town located at the mouth of Tista River on the Iddefjord, the southernmost border crossing between Norway and Sweden. The town of Halden is located about 120km south of Oslo, 190km north of Gothenburg, and 12km east of the border crossing at Svinesund.HistoryEvidence of early human settlements in this region of Norway have been found, particularly in the Svinesund area of the municipality where evidence of early settlements from the Nordic Bronze Age have been found. Named after a small farm Hallen first mentioned in 1629, "Halden", became the city of Fredrikshald in 1665, named after Frederick III of Denmark. The Gud med oss (God be with us) coat-of-arms created in 1665 shows a knight standing on a mountain, yellow on a blue background, and was inspired by the bravery of the citizens of the city in the Dano-Swedish War (1658–1660).
Plan how to spend your time in Halden and other destinations in Norway using our Norway trip itinerary maker.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Halden

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Halden
Museums, sightseeing, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, beaches, adventure
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, parks, sightseeing
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News