Steinkjer is in Nord-Trønderlag
Steinkjer is a municipality in Nord-Trønderlag, Norway. It is part of Innherad region. It is 2 hours by train or 120 kilometers along the E6 highway from Trøndheim. Steinkjer municipality is situated at the top of the Trondheim fjord, in the Beitstad fjord inlet. The municipality’s scenery is rich, beautiful and varied, stretching from the fjord to the mountains. It is a typical agricultural and forestry municipality.
Steinkjer has many attractions for tourists. Here you can experience the scenery which is characteristic of Trøndelag, including a camp in the wilderness, boat trips on board the "Bonden II" on Lake Snåsa, a farm holiday. You can fish, without charges, in 60 lakes and in several nearby rivers. The fjord is also an alternative for fishing. Dumpsaga Kulturhus is Steinkjer’s cultural meeting place. The center houses three cinemas, a library with a gallery, a cafeteria, music school as well as first-class arena for theater and concept productions. The Dampsaga Kulturhus’s architecture is and special – three old sawmill buildings with their characteristic chimneys have been combined to a modern part and now form a combination of old industrial architecture with a modern style of building. Egge Museum is the outdoor museum, with its 11 buildings, shows Trønderlag´s agriculture during many different phases. There are activities and demonstrations of old work techniques daily during the summer season. Viking Festival at Egge Museum takes place every second year, the second weekend of July.
Steinkjer has food spots to suit every taste, though remember that food prices are very high. Budget • Big Bite, AMFI 1st floor. Fast food restaurant located in big shopping center in Steinkjer. Big Bite is like Subway that you can choose whatever you want to add in your sandwich. • Mc Donald, AMFI 1st floor. The world’s most famous fast food restaurant is here. Burgers here are very cheap (If you compare the price with normal meals), it cost you just 10kr (about 1.73$) for one. Mid-range • La Rosa, Kongens Gata 37. A pizza restaurant with excellent food, good service, nice atmosphere and very reasonable prices. • Perrongen Restaurant og Pizzeria, Stradvegen 21A. Nice proprietor of Turkish origin, generous portions and good food at a decent price. Splurge • Verona Mat & Vinhus, Jakob Weidemannsgt 3. The place has a special interior with lots of artificial fruits and leaves in the ceiling. Nice service and excellent foods.