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Summer farm visits on Golsfjellet, Norway - Photo: Thorgeir Røer
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Summer farm visits on Golsfjellet, Norway Photo: Thorgeir Røer

Attractions in Gol in Hallingdal

Experience wolves and other animals at E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park, visit the Medieval Park, and see how glass-blowers make art at HallingGlass.

The Leather Maker (Skinnfellmaker’n)

Skinnfellmaker’n carries on a thousand year old tradition through the production of printed leather products. Own clothing line, animal skins and other products.

HallingGlass

Try your hand at glass blowing at HallingGlass and make your own glass art. HallingGlass is well known both here and abroad for its unique and beautiful hand crafted glass art.

Gordarrike - Medieval Park with Gol Stave Church

Mysticism and religion during the transition from Norse to Christian beliefs is the park's theme. The concept of Ragnarokk (doom of the gods), Yggdrasil (mythological tree between heaven and hell) and Midtgardsormen (mythological serpent) are made more understandable. The park also contains a play area and an idyllic hiking area.

Lauvsjøstølen Summer Farm

Visit Ola and May-Britt at their summer farm and meet the animals, take part in the daily chores or paddle a canoe on the beautiful lake.

The Guild Hall at Oset Høyfjellshotell (Gildehallen)

Furniture, onion shelves, beer bowls, tools and so on. The Guild Hall has pretty much anything you can think of in old artefacts and knickknacks.

Cultural Memories in Gol town centre

There are several cultural memories in and around Gol town centre. You will find everything from old power plants to farm yards and open cultural landscapes.

The Children's Farm at Oset Høyfjellshotell (Barnas Bondegård)

At the children's farm you will meet alpacas, mini Shetland ponies, goats, bottle fed lambs, rabbits and chickens.

Gol Bygdemuseum Skaga

Gol Bygdemuseum Skaga is located high in the valley side with a beautiful view of Gol. Here you will find a traditional main house, a stabbur (loft), barn, sauna, water powered mill and an old country school.

Gardnos Meteorite Park in Nesbyen

Around 650 million years ago, a meteorite with a diameter of 200 - 300 metres hit Gardnos in Nesbyen at great speed. Massive forces were at play, and a crater with a diametre of 5 kilometres was formed.

Vassfaret Bear Park in Flå

There were wild bears in Vassfaret until 1972. The Bear Park has recreated Vassfaret, featuring bears, elks, deer and other animals in their true elements.

E.K.T Langedrag Nature Park at Tunhovd

E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park is situated 1,000 metres above sea level in Tunhovd. This is a wilderness park with approximately 25 different species of animals. Come visit the mountain fox, elk and reindeer. Experience wolves and lynx up close, and see man "talk" to the wolves in their own language. Try milking a goat, riding and hiking.

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Last updated:  2013-03-26
1,000 years of Norwegian tradition – Skinnfellmaker’n - Photo: Thorgeir Røer
1,000 years of Norwegian tradition – Skinnfellmaker’n
Mooo – the Children's Farm in Gol, Norway - Photo: Thorgeir Røer
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Summer farm visits on Golsfjellet, Norway - Photo: Thorgeir Røer

Attractions in Gol in Hallingdal

Experience wolves and other animals at E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park, visit the Medieval Park, and see how glass-blowers make art at HallingGlass.

Attractions in Gol in Hallingdal

Source: Visitnorway

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Gol in Hallingdal

Spend some days in the small town of Gol, and enjoy activities such as hiking and fishing during the summer, and skiing during the winter.

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