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The world's best cheese - Guided cheese tour

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Cheese Excursion to The Golden Road on 31. May - 1. June, 2024!

Embark on a culinary adventure in Innherred and savour some of the world's finest cheeses!

During this journey, indulge in the flavours of award-winning cheeses from Gangstad Gårdsysteri. Delight in a delectable assortment of local cheeses, including Nidelv Blå paired with exclusive local fruit beverages from Inderøy Mosteri at Øyna Kulturlandskapshotell.

Enjoy a leisurely local lunch at Berg Gård and a delightful dinner at Jegtvolden Fjordhotell where you will spend the nigth.

Gangstad Gårdsysteri - farm cheese dairy, holds the distinction of being Norway's first approved facility of its kind. Their prize-winning Nidelv Blå secured victory at the Cheese World Championship in 2023. Utilising fresh cow's milk from the farm, they produce a range of white and blue cheeses, along with the popular salad cheese. Additionally, they make craft ice cream, yougurt ice cream, and sorbets.
At Gangstad Gårdsysteri, you'll be treated to tasting samples of cheeses with accompanying accessories, along with two scoops of the farm's ice cream and coffee. You can explore the farm shop and relax in the open spaces in the yard and gardens.

Notably, Gangstad clinched the title of World's Best Cheese for Nidelven Blå during the Cheese World Championship in 2023.

The Cheese and Apple Juice experience at Øyna Kulturlandskapshotell offers a journey through Trøndelag's cheese producers, featuring a delightful variety of apple juices from Inderøy Mosteri. You will be served a handpicked selection of four cheeses that complement the various apple ciders.

Berg Gård operate the farm with an emphasis on the cultural landscape, history, and traditions. As Norway's first approved farm slaughterhouse for small cattle, their old-fashioned country store offers unique treats.
At Berg gård you will enjoy ciabatta with the farm's meat fillings.

Jegtvolden Fjordhotell, beautifully situated by the fjord, concludes the trip with a sumptuous three-course meal and an overnight stay in serene surroundings.


Cheese Tour Itinerary:

May 31

  • 11:10 Arrival at Røra train station
  • 12:00 Gangstad Gårdsysteri, cheese tasting
  • 13:30 Lunch at Berg Gård
  • 14:30 Stroll in Straumen Centre
  • 15:30 Cheese and apple juice tasting at Øyna
  • 19:00 3-course dinner at Jegtvolden Fjordhotell
  • Accommodation at Jegtvolden Fjordhotell

June 1

  • 8:00 Breakfast at Jegtvolden Fjordhotell
  • 10:30 Departure from Jegtvolden
  • 10:53 Departure from Røra Station

Note: Please be aware that the travel plan is subject to change, so check for updates before departure. Travellers will be informed well in advance about the train times from Trondheim/Værnes.

Explorative and Visit Innherred are organising this guided cheese tour from 31. May to 1. June, 2024. This is a registration-based tour, and anyone interested is warmly invited to join! Feel free to reach out for any inquiries. A minimum of 25 participants is required to proceed with the trip.

Booking deadline: 1. April

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Hop on the train from Trondheim Central Station or Trondheim Airport Værnes and disembark at Røra train station in Innherred. A scenic two-hour journey with stunning views of Trøndelag awaits you. Along the way, you can relax and savor the journey, recharging your batteries for a unique cheese experience in Inderøy, Innherred.


  • Cheese and ice cream tasting at Gangstad Gårdsysteri
  • Indulge in exclusive local cuisine and beverages at Øyna Kulturlandskapshotell
  • Enjoy a delightful lunch at Berg Gård, featuring a spread of local delicacies
  • Relish a sumptuous 3-course dinner and experience an overnight stay at Jegtvolden Fjordhotell


  1. Trondheim
  2. Røra
  3. Nessetvegen 11
  4. Kjelvikvegen 71
  5. Straumen
  6. Øynavegen 60, Inderøy
  7. Jektvollvegen 89