A guide from the woman who has spent her life documenting Norway’s finest historical hotels, farms, and guest houses.
Journalist and media personality Toppen Bech is Norway’s undisputed authority when it comes to historical, countryside accommodation with a sophisticated twist. Her beloved TV-series about the country’s manors, Herskapelig (Manorial), aired on national TV for the first time back in 1997 and continues to be broadcasted due to popular demand.
Through her project, Bech has unveiled Norway’s strikingly beautiful farms and manors where you can find rest and peace – places that offer a new, yet deeply classic view on how to spend your nights (and days) here.
Her favourite places have built their reputations on personal, professional service and top notch local food in a traditional frame with modern comfort, all in beautiful locations, and often surprisingly easily accessible by car, train, or bus.
These upscale farm hotels and other peaceful retreats recommended by Bech will treat you as if you were the King of Norway.
The hotel network De Historiske includes many of Norway’s most charming historic hotels and restaurants. What they have in common is a well-earned reputation for quality, style and friendly service.
PURE Hotels are small individually owned and operated hotels in rural Norway that offer casual and genuine hospitality and Norwegian quality cuisine with a local touch.
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