Some farms and mountain holdings

Farming in Gränslandet could not have been easy. Hardly any roads, poor stony soil, and a long cold winter. But some have still ventured, and some persevere. Below you can read about a few of the farms and mountain holdings in Gränslandet.

Södra Lofjätåsen (Städjan-Nipfjället)

Goats and mountain cattle are back grazing in the forests at Lofjätåsen.
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Gutulisetra (Gutulia)

At Gutulisetra, the sun-weathered buildings are still surrounded by flowering meadows with species such as harebell, oxeye daisy, alpine bistort and moonwort. Read more »

Valdalsbygget (Långfjället)

The old mountain farm Valdalsbygget is close to the Norwegian border. The Norwegian Per Perssen Lillebo and his wife Dordi moved here in the 1830s.
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Övre Hågådalen (Långfjället)

“The most beautifully located farm in the Idre mountains”, wrote Tomas Ljung in the book Ödebygdsminnen (Memories from a deserted area). Read more »

Käringsjön (Rogen)

The lake was named after an old woman who had a fishing hut here sometime in the 18th century. She walked here from Tännäs.
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Svukuriset (Femundslia)

Svukuriset is a popular mountain lodge visited by many people on their way in to Femundsmarka. Read more »

Haugen gård (Femundslia)

Haugen farm was originally a mountain holding under Bakken farm, which belonged to Røros Copper Works. In 1875, Jo-Larsa took over and moved here. Read more »

Nordvika (Langtjønna)

Nordvika is in a lonely spot at the northern end of Lake Femunden. But when the farm was built in the 18th century, the location was central.
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Svartvika (Langtjønna)

Svartvika is located along the popular route between Langen and Ljøsnåvollen. For a long time, the farm was important for people travelling in Femundsmarka. Read more »

Ljøsnåvollen (Langtjønna)

Ljøsnåvollen is an idyllic mountain holding in the northern part of Gränslandet. It has been used for summer pasture ever since the 17th century by farms from Feragen.
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Keep your dog on a leash...

... when you visit a mountain holding – the cattle are often grazing freely in the grounds.

The Right of Public Access does not apply...

... on farms and mountain holdings! Mountain holdings are not public open-air museums. You are visiting someone’s home.