Historisk sightseeing på Hitra og Frøya

At this all-day sightseeing you will get an insight into the stories that exist on Hitra and Frøya. The islands abound with exciting stories and Norwegian coastal culture.

Historical sightseeing at Hitra and Frøya

At this all-day sightseeing you will get an insight into the stories that exist on Hitra and Frøya. The islands abound with exciting stories and Norwegian coastal culture.


The coastal museum
The first stop is at The coastal museum in the city center Fillan. Here you get to experience their two permanent exhibitions “The People in Flatvika” and “The Russain shipwreck”.

“The People in Flatvika” tells the story of a multi generation family on the small coastal farm Flatvika in the year 1920. At this time the coast of Trøndelag went through a transition from the thousands of years old coastal culture towards a time with mechanical and technical development. Experience the exhibition through an audio guide, and let the people tell their story of life in Flatvika in 1920. We offer audio guides in both English and German.

The ship, the history, the myth. During the night of the 18-19th October 1760 a Russian war ship named Yedinorog was shipwrecked at Hitra in the Kvennvær Islands, west of Hitra. The ship went down and over a hundred people lost their lives. This is the beginning of the story of the ‘Russian Shipwreck’. Over hundreds of years, stories about what happened that night flourished. Stories of murder and looting were widespread, and soon the stories became myths. What really happened that night? The Coastal Museum of South Trøndelag tells the story! You can shop for souvenirs and other items in their shop.

The old trading center at Hopsjø
Next stop is at Hopsjø Coast- and culture center.

Here you get to hear the story about the great proprietors and visit the whaling museum on the third floor and the old pub at the entrance. Shopping opportunities in the pub.

We then eat lunch, menu according to agreement.

Dolm Church
We continue on, the old road over Dolmøya and out to Dolm Church. On the way we hear about the strait of Dolm. On both sides of this strait there are large amounts of cultural monuments. The oldest tracks of people originate from the Fosna tradition, which is Norway’s oldest settlement. These are flint objects that are between 10,000 and 11,000 years old.

At Dolm Church we are met by a guide from the Coastal Museum, which tells you about one of the oldest buildings that are still in use on the Trøndelag coast. We do not know exactly when the church was built on Dolm, but we assume it was in the late 15th century.

Titran fishing village and Stabben fort
Next we will enjoy looking at the nature as we take a longer drive out to the fishing village Titran at Frøya.

When we get to Titran we stop at the cafe at Gaustadbrygga for coffee and waffle. Then those who want to can walk up to the memorial of all those who died in the storm during the night of October 14, 1899. The others join the guide in the bus. Finally, there will be a short stop at Stabben Fort, a coastal fort used by the Germans during World War II, built by Russian and Serbian prisoners.


  • A Explore Hitra guide during the whole sightseeing.
  • A guide from The Coastal Museum at Dolm Church.
  • Ticket to The Coastal Museum.


7 hours and 45 minutes
(To and from your accommodation or agreed starting point is additional.)

Number of people

Min. 10 persons
(Or for the price of 10)



Additional information

  • We can arrange bus if you don’t arrive with your own.
  • Lunch at Hopsjø and coffee / waffle at Titran can be ordered if you wish.


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