Stay in a grass-topped 17th century barn at this beautiful Norwegian farm

In the picturesque valley of Gudbrandsdalen in Oppland, Norway lies a lush, pastoral sheep farm with beautiful 17th century, timber-framed barns that line the property. Here, friends can immerse themselves in nature, pattern native specialities, and meet family members that have run the property for generations.

Guests sleep in 17th and 18th Century barns that have been absolutely restored. Image by Nordigard Blessom

Called Nordigard Blessom, native legend states that it’s the oldest farm within the Vågå municipality, and to this present day, it consists of previous wood buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries that have been fully restored, giving friends the possibility to expertise the environment of the distinctive property because it initially was.

Visitors can choose from a different accommodation options at the farm.
Visitors can select from a special lodging choices on the farm. Image by Nordigard Blessom

Operated by way of the generations by the Blessom household, right this moment, friends are greeted by three generations, together with Grandma Astrid who lives on the location together with her cats Fox and Pia, and is well-known for her home-cooking, making sour-cream porridge and cured meats for guests to pattern. Housing artists all through the years, the lodging has now been made accessible to the general public to e-book, and presents the selection between The Pink Room, which comes with strong log partitions and previous Norwegian furnishings, The Hall, a big room that previously held social gatherings and features a four-poster mattress, and The Yellow Room, which has views of the native village.

Nordigard Blessom
The barns have lush, grassy rooftops. Image by Nordigard Blessom

“The atmosphere at Nordigard Blessom will entice you to slow down, forget time and enjoy the simple things in life. Visitors can expect rich traditions, wonderful newly-restored wooden houses, as well as a barn full of animals, and you feel as if they have stepped back in time a few hundred years to a secluded mountainside farm,” Ingrid Blessom instructed Lonely Planet Travel News.

Nordigard Blessom is also a functioning sheep farm.
Nordigard Blessom can be a functioning sheep farm. Image by Nordigard Blessom

Breakfast is served within the massive blue kitchen in the principle home, the place friends sit on the lengthy desk in entrance of stone fireplaces to strive a wholesome farm meal consisting primarily of selfmade meals and locally-grown produce. Visitors with a automotive are additionally in an excellent location to go to various in style locations, comparable to Galdhøpiggen, the tallest mountain in Norway, Besseggen, a well-liked spot for climbing, and the Valdresflya mountain plateau. Prices begin at 800 Norwegian krone (€82) per evening for a single room.

More info on visiting Nordigard Blessom is offered on the official web site.

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