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