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Sollia Church in Østerdalen is over 270 years old - Photo: Jarle Wæhler/Statens vegvesen
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Sollia Church in Østerdalen is over 270 years old Photo: Jarle Wæhler/Statens vegvesen

Attractions in Østerdalen

Østerdalen offers a wide variety of natural and cultural attractions where you gain an insight into the history of the valley.
Facts on Østerdalen

Østerdalen one of the major valleys in eastern Norway. It lies between Gudbrandsdalen to the west and the Swedish border to the east.

Folldal Rural Museum

Folldal Rural Museum is a rare collection of buildings from the Nord-Østerdalen and Gudbrandsdalen valleys, and on display are beautifully decorated living rooms from the 1600s and 1700s.

Folldal Mines

Folldal Mines is an old mining community that developed around the copper mine from 1748. Today, Folldal Mines is a vibrant museum with exhibitions, way-marked trails, National Park Information Centre, café and accommodation.

Sollia Church

Consecrated in 1738, Sollia Church is one of Norway's best preserved church buildings from the baroque era. Sollia Church was decorated by the painter Erik Wallin in 1740-45.

Sohlbergplassen

A spectacular vantage point between Atnbrua and Folldal, Sohlbergplassen can be found along Rondane National Tourist Route.

Rendalen Rural Museum

At Rendalen Rural Museum, you will find the old rectory where the author Jacob Breda Bull spent his childhood years. Also on display are a school museum, a bank museum and a music collection, and Rendalen Rural Museum hosts a wide range of cultural events.

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Last updated:  2014-03-06
Sohlbergplassen in Østerdalen is a prime spot from which to enjoy the view of Rondane National Park - Photo: Stor-Elvdal kommune
Sohlbergplassen in Østerdalen is a prime spot from which to enjoy the view of Rondane National Park
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Sollia Church in Østerdalen is over 270 years old - Photo: Jarle Wæhler/Statens vegvesen

Attractions in Østerdalen

Østerdalen offers a wide variety of natural and cultural attractions where you gain an insight into the history of the valley.

Attractions in Østerdalen

Source: Visitnorway

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