Car & Van Hire in Stjordal

Enterprise car hire locations in Stjordal

Stjordal (Stjørdal), located in central Norway, is easily accessible by air and rail. Trondheim Airport, Værnes, is just a few kilometres from the town centre and serves both domestic and international flights. The Stjordal Railway Station, part of the Nordland Line, connects the town to Trondheim and other cities in Norway. You'll find an Enterprise Rent-A-Car desk at Trondheim Airport, with advanced bookings available.

What to do and see in Stjordal

Stjordal is a beautiful town that offers a unique blend of cultural attractions, historical sites, and outdoor activities. It is a perfect example of Norwegian culture. From ancient rock carvings to idyllic river landscapes, Stjordal has something for everyone. Car hire in Stjordal allows you to see it all in comfort.

Begin your journey by visiting the Hegra Fortress, a well-preserved military site dating back to the early 20th century. The fortress played a significant role in World War II and is now a museum, offering guided tours and historical exhibits for visitors to learn about the region's wartime history.

Next, head to the Hell area, which has gained international attention for its unique name. Here, you can explore the Hell Railway Station and the old Hell Bridge, both featuring interesting architecture and fascinating stories. Be sure to take a photo with the iconic station sign as a fun souvenir.

For a taste of local culture, visit the Stjordal Museum Værnes, located on the grounds of the beautiful Værnes Church. The museum showcases a variety of historical artefacts, including traditional Norwegian folk costumes, agricultural tools, and local artwork. The nearby Værnes Church, dating back to the 12th century, is an impressive stone structure worth exploring for its stunning architecture and well-preserved frescoes.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the abundant recreational opportunities that Stjordal has to offer. The surrounding countryside is home to a network of hiking and biking trails, perfect for exploring the lush forests, rolling hills, and pristine rivers. For those interested in angling, the Stjordal River is a popular destination for salmon fishing, with several local companies offering guided trips and equipment rental.

Golf enthusiasts can spend an enjoyable day at the Stjordal Golf Club, a picturesque 18-hole course set amidst beautiful natural surroundings. The course is suitable for both beginners and experienced players, with professional instructors on hand to help you improve your game.

The town's culinary scene offers a diverse range of options, from traditional Norwegian cuisine to international dishes. Be sure to try local specialities like rakfisk (fermented fish) or klippfisk (dried and salted cod) while enjoying the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Stjordal's restaurants and cafes.

Throughout the year, Stjordal hosts a variety of events and festivals that celebrate local culture, art, and music. Keep an eye on the event calendar to see what's happening during your visit – you might have the chance to experience a traditional Norwegian folk dance performance or enjoy live music from talented local artists.

Driving in Stjordal

Driving in Stjordal is an enjoyable and convenient way to explore the region's natural beauty and attractions. As you travel through the scenic countryside, be mindful of Norway's traffic rules and regulations to ensure a safe and pleasant journey. Norwegian roads are generally well-maintained and clearly signposted. In Stjordal, you'll find a mix of urban roads, rural highways, and mountain passes. When driving in town, be aware of pedestrian zones, one-way streets, and parking restrictions. Parking in Stjordal is typically available on the street or in designated car parks, with some locations offering free parking and others requiring payment. Always check local signage for specific parking rules and fees.

When travelling outside Stjordal, you may encounter toll roads, including some automatic toll stations. Be sure to research your route in advance and prepare for any toll payments. Many toll stations accept payment via the AutoPASS system or credit cards, while others may require cash.

Norway has strict drink-driving laws, with a low legal blood alcohol limit of 0.02%. Be responsible and avoid consuming alcohol before driving. As always, it is best to avoid consuming alcohol altogether when you know you will be driving.

In Stjordal and across Norway, drivers must use their headlights at all times, even during daylight hours, so always ensure your lights are on when you head out. This helps increase visibility and promotes safer driving conditions for everyone on the road.

During the winter months, Stjordal experiences snow and icy conditions, making winter tyres essential. If you're planning a trip during this time, be sure to check with your vehicle provider to ensure your vehicle is equipped with appropriate tyres.

As you drive through the picturesque landscapes surrounding Stjordal, be cautious of wildlife, such as moose and deer, which may cross the roads unexpectedly, particularly in rural areas. Drive at a safe speed and stay alert, especially in wooded regions or around dusk and dawn when animals are more likely to be active.

While navigating the winding mountain roads and scenic routes via van hire in Stjordal, keep an eye out for cyclists and hikers sharing the road. Give them plenty of space and be patient, as they may need extra time to move out of the way, especially on narrow roads.

Car and van hire in Norway with Enterprise

Enterprise Norway offers a range of car and van hire services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle hire. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car hire in Stjordal

If you are travelling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van hire in Stjordal

Should you need to hire a van while you’re in Stjordal, all our vans can be driven on a standard licence and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your hire van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.