Destination guide

Captivating Fredrikstad will entice you

The rivers and islands create a pretty picture of Fredrikstad. Well-known for its chocolatiers, football and coffee, this walkable city won't disappoint. Thinking of staying in a rental home? Holiday rentals often feature a full kitchen, Internet access and maybe even a fireplace.


Activities and attractions in and around Fredrikstad

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Fredrikstad has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gamlebyen Goat & Poultry Farm (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Old Fredrikstad Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Rudskogen Motorsenter (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Halden Golf Club (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Notteroy Golf Club (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Strömstad Golf Club (19.9 mi / 32 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fredrikstad

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Fredrikstad is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vispen Beach (4.4 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Sarpsfossen Waterfall (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Dusa (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Sjobadet Beach (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Kanalparken (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Nötholmen (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Fredrikstad

The nearest airport is in Sandefjord (TRF-Torp), located 24.3 mi (39.1 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Fredrikstad Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fredrikstad?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday lettings around Fredrikstad. From 35 Houses to 8 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Fredrikstad?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fredrikstad. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lervik: 21 holiday homes
  • Gressvik: 23 holiday homes
  • Nye Fredrikstad Stadium: 43 holiday homes
  • Manstad: 31 holiday homes
  • Sellebakk: 21 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Fredrikstad! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Fredrikstad?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Fredrikstad with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Lervik: 21 holiday lettings
  • Gressvik: 23 holiday lettings
  • Manstad: 31 holiday lettings
  • Sellebakk: 21 holiday lettings
  • Saltnes: 23 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Fredrikstad?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Fredrikstad. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nye Fredrikstad Stadium: 43 holiday rentals
  • Askim Station: 33 holiday rentals
  • Stromstad Overby Station: 77 holiday rentals
  • Tonsberg Station: 45 holiday rentals
  • Fredriksten Fortress: 29 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fredrikstad listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.