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Kongsvinger and Elverum

Kongsvinger fortress .
Photo: Visit Kongssvingerregionen
Kongsvinger fortress .
Photo: Visit Kongssvingerregionen

Kongsvinger is a quaint small town that lies close to the Swedish border. Here, beautiful Kongsvinger Fortress commands the Glomma river, guarding lots of exciting history.

Walk on the fortresses star-shaped ramparts, before exploring the charming wooden houses in Øvrebyen, just below. 

Here, you will find unique museums, cosy niche shops, and welcoming restaurants and cafés. 

Stay at the venerable Festningen Hotel and Resort, where you can enjoy fine dining in historic surroundings. 

Kongsvinger fortress .
Photo: Visit Kongssvingerregionen
Kongsvinger fortress .
Photo: Visit Kongssvingerregionen

Just half an hour's drive away by the border, lies Magnor Glassverk, one of the most famous glassworks in Norway, and well worth a visit.

Secure a bargain at the factory outlet store, witness the craft up close in Glasshytta, and blow your own glass.

Glass-blowing at Magnor Glassverk in Eidskog .
Photo: Magnor Glassverk
Glass-blowing at Magnor Glassverk in Eidskog .
Photo: Magnor Glassverk

Here, you can also visit The Plus, the world's most environmentally friendly furniture factory, opening in 2022!

The Plus in Magnor .
Photo: Illustration: BIG / Verve
The Plus in Magnor .
Photo: Illustration: BIG / Verve

The Danish star architects in BIG Bjarke Ingels Group designed these spectacular glulam structures.

The factory will also have a visitor centre and a 74 acre park.

The Plus in Magnor .
Photo: BIG/Verve
The Plus in Magnor .
Photo: BIG/Verve

Breathe in.

Breathe out.

You don't have to venture far from Magnor or Kongsvinger to enjoy Finnskogen's deep tranquillity.

The Finnskogen forest in Hedmark .
Photo: Nikolas Gogstad Andersen
The Finnskogen forest in Hedmark .
Photo: Nikolas Gogstad Andersen

Spend some quality time with good friends. 

Check in to Finnskogtoppen Spa and Wellness Hotel, explore the regions small museums, and relax on small glittering lakeside beaches in the mystical realm of the Forest Finns. 

Why not try a guided walk, a moose safari, or a canoe trip?

Finnskogen forest .
Photo: Nikolas Gogstad Andersen
Finnskogen forest .
Photo: Nikolas Gogstad Andersen

Tuck yourself into a warm duvet eight metres above the ground at stylish PAN tree top cabins.

Join a wolf safari, relax at a yoga retreat, or try a swamp safari on a SUP.

PAN Treetrop cabins in Finnskogen .
Photo: Even Baardseth / PAN Tretopphytter
PAN Treetrop cabins in Finnskogen .
Photo: Even Baardseth / PAN Tretopphytter

Kongsvinger offers many enjoyable outdoor activities.

Try out the course at Kongsvinger Golf Club, which has been named Norway's best course several years running, explore cycling routes through the lush forests, fish the Glomma river, or ski the many cross-country trails in winter.

Kongsvinger Golfclub in Eastern Norway .
Photo: Kongsvinger Golfklubb
Kongsvinger Golfclub in Eastern Norway .
Photo: Kongsvinger Golfklubb

Visit  Anno Norwegian Forest Museum, which often hosts family activities during school holidays, and enjoy something to eat at one of the many cafés and restaurants in the city.  

Anno Museum in Elverum .
Photo: Visit Elverum / Anno Norsk skogmuseum
Anno Museum in Elverum .
Photo: Visit Elverum / Anno Norsk skogmuseum

This was just a sample of what you can experience!

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PAN treetop cabins in Finnskogen .
Photo: Marcus Ek
PAN treetop cabins in Finnskogen .
Photo: Marcus Ek

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Top attractions in Elverumregionen
The Norwegian Forest Museum has a national responsibility for presenting the history of hunting, trapping, fishing, forestry and forest industry. With… Read more
Anno Norwegian Forest Museum
Glomdalsmuseet is one of the country's largest open-air museums and also has several permanent indoor exhibitions. Read more
Anno The Glomdal Museum
Finnskogleden is a 240 km long hiking trail which stretches in the south from Morokulien in Eidskog to Søre Osen in Trysil community. Read more
Finnskogleden trail north
Put on your hiking shoes and join us on this rare out door experience of watching the Blackgrouse play Read more
Finnskogen Adventures
A unique SPA and wellbeing hotel close to the Swedish border, in the depths of The Norwegian Finnish forest. With their warm and cosy place, the hotel… Read more
Finnskogtoppen SPA
With its idyllic position close the local lake Gjesåssjøen this park offers an Eldorado for both kids and adults who love to climb. Read more
Gjesåsen climbing park
Kongsvinger Fortress has a unique history. The fortress was erected in 1681 and has been of a great importance all the way up to 2009. Today you might… Read more
Kongsvinger Fortress
The Women's Museum in Norway, Kvinnemuseet, is located in a beautiful villa in Swiss style, dating from 1857. It is in the vicinity of the 17th… Read more
The Women's Museum
Right outside the city of Kongsvinger is the family farm Skarstad. Here they harvest crispy and fresh vegetables every day during the season and fill… Read more
Skarstad Farm & garden market
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Asker, Bærum and Drammen
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Bjorli and Lesja
More and more visitors come for the peace and quietness by more than 900 lakes, just interrupted by folk music and wild animals. Read more
Femund Engerdal
Explore nature in a lush mountain valley, enjoy the view from the mountains, and get in close contact with wild animals such as bears, lynx, and moose… Read more
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The winter wonderland of Hemsedal has been named Norway’s best ski resort for a number of years because of its perfectly groomed slopes, cool… Read more
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Horten and Åsgårdstrand
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The charming little coastal town of Kragerø is set in beautiful surroundings in Eastern Norway. Discover a fabulous cluster of islands in… Read more
Looking for sun, summer and festivals? But also history and scenic surroundings? Then Larvik and Stavern is the place for you! You are guaranteed to… Read more
Larvik and Stavern
Choose between 50 different beaches or try the city's new pride: the diving tower! Discover historical Refsnes Gods or Gallery F 15, one of… Read more
In family-friendly Nesbyen, you are always close to nature, whether skiing, hiking, biking or splashing on the beach in your bathing suit. Read more
The mountains at Norefjell, just 90 minutes from Oslo, offer peaceful nature with a grand view. In winter, you can go skiing and snowboarding –… Read more
In Numedal the main attractions are the mountain heights, but with stave churches and medieval roots you can also get a unique glimpse of Norwegian… Read more
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Enjoy an active holiday in the charming mountain village of Rauland, at the foot of the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Read more
Rjukan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located close to the Hardangervidda National Park. The area is known for Gaustatoppen mountain peak and the… Read more
Romerike offers unique accommodation and exciting activities. Here, you can visit the historic birthplace of the constitution, ski indoors, or indulge… Read more
Sandefjord boasts miles of coastline, as well as a rich historical heritage. Vikings have left their mark here, as has the whaling industry. Read more
Sarpsborg was founded 1,000 years ago by Saint Olaf II of Norway, and is situated beside the Sarpsfossen waterfall, which has one of the highest flow… Read more
Savalen is a village situated by the lake of the same name - and a sought after holiday destination for people searching recreation and nature-based… Read more
The mountains at Skeikampen have been a popular recreation area for generations. Cruise down a slope, hike up a mountain, or simply lean back and… Read more
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Gudbrandsdalen valley
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Rondane mountains
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Tønsberg and Færder
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Winter in Geilo
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Winter in Trysil
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Between Oslo and the Swedish border, you’ll find Østfold – a region full of cultural cities and idyllic seaside experiences. Read more
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