Inderdalen Farm is a treasure chest for visitors who appreciate a farm holiday and the countryside heritage of Northern Norway. The owners have diligently restored their farm, as well as tools and other objects that have been used by previous generations through the centuries. What better way to honour this[...] Read the whole story of Inderdalen Farm
Just 1 km outside Korgen village centre is a beautiful stone-built bridge, with a nearby picnic area. From Korgen, if you head towards Bleikvasslia along Fv806, you will soon arrive at the arched stone bridge. It’s a fine example of the craftsmanship of the stonemasons and bridge engineers of the[...] Read the whole story of Sjøfors bridge
The Blood Road was built during World War II, when Hitler aimed to build a road all over Norway. As many as 640 Yugoslav prisoners of war, young men and boys, died on Korgfjellet during the work of the German Occupation Force during the period from June 1942 to May[...] Read the whole story of Blood road of Korgfjellet
According to the vote of many satisfied Norwegian hikers, in the summer of 2020! Rabothytta (DNT cabin no. 500) is dramatically situated at 1200 metres altitude, the very edge of the Okstindbreen glacier. The cabin enjoys a stunning view of the glacier, as well as the Okstindan mountain range and[...] Read the whole story of Rabothytta – Norway’s finest unstaffed DNT cabin!
Oksskolten (1916 metres above sea level), the highest peak in Northern Norway, offers a magnificent view of all the lesser peaks in the Okstindan range. The first ascents of Oksskolten took place in 1883, and a plaque on the summit honours two of the climbers. One was the Frenchman Charles[...] Read the whole story of Oksskolten – the highest mountain in Northern Norway
About 12 km south of the village of Korgen, along the Wilderness Road (Fv806), you will find some unusual, sculpted rock formations called “giant’s cauldrons” or glacial potholes, formed at the end of the last ice age. When the ice cap that had covered most of Scandinavia melted, immense volumes[...] Read the whole story of The giant’s cauldrons
Lapphella is a neighbourhood of old wharves and wooden buildings close to Hemnesberget harbour. Generations ago, these were sometimes used to house people from other villages when they came to attend church services in Hemnesberget. Thanks to the diligent work of the association Lapphellas Venner (Friends of Lapphella), Lapphella is[...] Read the whole story of Lapphella
Norwegians have a word for such diligent joint efforts: dugnad. Lacking a good venue for community events, the villagers restored the old boarding school at Sørfjellet. Mindful of their local history and heritage, they also built an authentic Sámi turf hut (goahti), recreated a traditional Sámi settlement, and build a[...] Read the whole story of Sørfjelltunet In Bleikvasslia – the St. Olav’s Rose and kamkaka