The fortress is a must-see destination in Halden, drawing in almost 300,000 tourists during summer. Constructed in the 17th century, the site boasts walls, bastions, armaments, ammunition towers, dark secret passageways, and museums that narrate the town’s story.
The impressive floodlighting heightens the experience. The city has a warm and relaxed ambience, with cobblestone streets, cozy restaurants, large and small shops, river promenades, and guest harbour. Halden is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts with its many opportunities for exploration, such as the Iddefjord, Halden inland waterway, islands, and marked paths and walkways.
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