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Sparstadstølen in Sanddalen

Welcome to the summer mountain farm Sparstadstølen!

North of Lake Vangsmjøre, in the side valley Sanddalen, a cluster of summer mountain farms is situated. One of them is Sparstadtrøe where traditional farming was reintroduced in 1996. There is no electricity, heating is with a wood stove and the work flow is completely manually as it was in the 60s, when the farm last was in use; milking and dairy production. Today, we run the farm because of our peronal interest for farming culture, tradition and nature. Visit us and sample our traditional sour cream porridge "rømmegrøt" or purchase farm made sour cram, butter and brown cheese.

Open 3. July to 21. August 2024 Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12noon–5pm. Other days or larger groups pos­sible on appointment, tel. (+47) 922 02 650 or (+47) 990 09 584. Thursdays closed. No internet, mobile reception or card payment at the summer farm. lease use SMS or e-mail to book space. Payment by cash only.

Sparstadtrøe i Sanddalen is a member business along Kongevegen across Filefjell.


DIRECTIONS:
The farm is located at the North side of Vangsmjøsa in Vang.

From road E16, Oslo: Drive towards Hensåsen/Slettefjellvegen at Hemsing bru. After 2 km, take to the left towards Vennis. Turn right after 8,7km towards Sanddalen.

From road E16, Bergen: Take to the left towards Vennis from Eidsbru. After 9,1km, turn left towards Sanddalen.

Private mountain road 7 km (Toll road).


SURROUNDINGS:
From Sanddalsstølen it is a hike of 2-3 hours on a marked trail to the DNT-mountain cabin Tomashelleren.
 

​​​​Film:
Watch a video made on the farm about the traditional way of farming

Source: Valdres Destinasjon

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Sparstadstølen in Sanddalen

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