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History and good food

The fortress is a part of the old town in Fredrikstad. This is a place full of history and you can... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Bergen, Norway
Nice place to wander about

We got off the ferry here from the Fortified Town and walked the whole island in an hour and caught... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Bonni O
Gig Harbor, Washington
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The peninsula’s history is thought to have started with small fortifications which were built during the 13th century. Until 1680 Isegran was Norway’s only sea based military harbour. At Isegran you will find the Fredrikstad museum where many...more
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

The fortress is a part of the old town in Fredrikstad. This is a place full of history and you can walk around the island in a short time. There is a very nice cafe with good food and a nice selection of locally produced...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Breines
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We got off the ferry here from the Fortified Town and walked the whole island in an hour and caught the ferry to City Center. I loved walking through the wooden boat yard the best and watching men repairing or building boats. The ruins of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Bonni O
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went to the small island of Isegran to see the location of the NRK TV series ANNO. The island is quickly walked through, and signs of the TV location were few. Maybe they had better service and guided tours the first year after the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 446sigmundl
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

You can walk around and read about the history of Isegran. Perfect walk if u are with fanily, friends etc. The popular NRK tv program Anno has been filmed here.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Annika K
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Just to walk around on this small island in the mouth of the river Glomma is incredible relaxing. A short, free ferry trip from Fredrikstad downtown, and you are both out in the free nature and back in historie. The fortress walls, build to defend...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank 246wasa
Reviewed 9 February 2016

New owners has taken over and need some time to find out how to offer the best range for their customers.We could only choose from 2 cakes,but we belive they will improve as the couple have another place in the old city of fredrikstad with...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Lemon_tree637
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The museum hosted a day for children in september 2015, it was a lot of fun activities. We really enjoyed ourselves. I even claimed up the mast of Najaden.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Katharina H
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

A walk on this "island" is quite nice and unique. It's more a family location so if you are here with your family this is the place for you. Here you can read the signs around and get alot of information and history or just...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank samsonm381
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Basily this is a pretty nice place to go to relax if you happen to be or live nearby. Not spectacular, but nice and relaxing.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Dan N
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Great location full of history. To be honest was just amazing walking around with my friends also they were originally from there so they gave me some interesting stories specially the prisoners stones stories and everything.. Thanks for my amazing friends who made it enjoyable...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank abdullahFryan
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