Beautiful cultural landscape characterizes The nordic Tuscany
Beautiful Stange Vestbygd has been selected as one of the most valuable cultural landscapes in Innlandet and in 2015 the area was nominated for the national cultural landscape award. Many people love to compare the hilly and open countryside with Tuscany in Italy.
In 2013, the newspaper VG published a great article on Stange Vestbygd, entitled "Here you have the Nordic Tuscany". https://www.vg.no/reise/i/wE3PB5/her-har-du-nordens-toscana
The area is located in one of Norway's richest agricultural villages, 5 km south of Hamar. Here you will find large farms with monumental building architecture and striking alleys, side by side with beach seating and homesteads.
It is easy to be captivated by the open cultural landscape. Cafes, farms, distilleries, accommodations, golf, pub, banqueting rooms, medieval church, farm strores, equestrian… See https://stangevestbygd.no/ The area is well adapted for outdoor experiences, with well-established hiking trails and proximity to Mjøsa.