traditional norwegian culture with fine modern dining

Valbjør has a breathtaking location and wonderful views only 5km from Vågå center. Situated on an farm hundreds of years old, experience true Norwegian history. 
Enjoy hiking trails, good food and the warm atmosphere in old traditional timber housing. Spending time with the farms animals. Take part with tours in Jotunheimen or more challenge yourself with even more extreme adventures. For all, Valbjør is the best starting point.

Food & Dining

While some of the houses have cooking facilities, we are also proud to offer the finest of traditional Norwegian dining.

Breakfast
The breakfast have lot of local products, such as the bread from bakery in Lom, homeade jam and our own cheese. (Selfcatering from 30.september to 01 of June)

Lunch
We do make lunch if you preorder.
(Selfcatering from 30.september to 01 of June)

Dinner
For us is it important that there is lokal product. So the dinner can consist of deer from a nearby private forrest, fish from Vågåvatnet lake and organic herbs and vegetables from our own farm.

We offer Dinner and Lunch by reservation.*

*minimum 8 persons, reservation at least one week before. Selfcatering from 30.september to 01.June. For bigger events, please send us an email. 

Accommodation

On Valbjør you stay in a beautiful farm house built with old timber. A burial mound testifies the great age of settlement, 1,000 years ago. 

Valbjør Gard overlooks the snow-capped mountains in Jotunheimen and green Vågåvatnet Lake.

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Farm Shop

We have our own farm shop with items from local producers.  You can find everything from crooked hats, creams, chocolate and handmade glass dish.

We also sell our own kvitmuggost (mountain goat cheese) which is produced from milk from our goats. The cheese can also be bought in many of the local grocery shops. Delicious when served with honey and walnuts.

We also have a self-produced goat sausage that is 100% goat meat. It is very popular as a gift and goes great with a glass of beer.

ACCOMMODATION

On Valbjør you stay in a beautiful farm house built with old timber. A burial mound testifies the great age of settlement, 1,000 years ago.  Valbjør Gard overlooks the snow-capped mountains in Jotunheimen and green Vågåvatnet Lake. Linen included, discount for children, garden / terrace / patio  and open all year

AASHEIMSTUGU

Aasheim Fjellstugu is originally from around 1850. It was moved to Valbjør and restored in 2008, and has all the comfort one would want to experience today. With a new practical kitchen and modern bathroom with shower and toilet. The living room comes with a large dining table and a large soapstone fireplace. 2 bedrooms with 5 beds, kitchen and bath, and access to the patio

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NORDRESTUGU

Nordrestugu (built approximatly during 1760) was restored in 2005 and has all the comfort one would want to have today. The house contains a large kitchen, 2 x WC, Bathroom. One double bedroom and one bedroom with 3 single beds. It also has a huge loft space that is furnished with 5 beds. A large fireplace and a living room with long tables.

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NYBULOFTET

Nybuloftet (Built approximately in 1750) is on the second floor of an old kornbu. It is furnished with two twin beds and a bunk bed. Access to the bathroom and toilet in the main house.

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Gamelloftet

Single room on the 2nd floor with 2 beds, Access to the bathroom and toilet in the main house. Access to an open Patio

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History

Valbjør is a peaceful farmyard with a history dating back to Viking times. As of today there are 13 houses on the farm from 17th, 18th and the 19th century. The houses are restored and adapted for rental and guided tours, and shows a great wealth of old craft traditions.

The farm accommodates organic farming, and production of goat milk, own farm shop with salami goat cheese, herbs and assorted local handicrafts. It is beautifully situated on the northern side of Vågåvatnet Lake with view towards Jotunheimen. Valbjør lies in a beautiful, vibrant cultural landscape with endless hiking opportunities during summer and winter.

The farm has more than 20 beds available. Send yourself back in time within these walls and experience true history with modern comfort. Our latest additions to our farm are the old mills that have been recently restored. They are located west of the yard beside the stream where they were originally built.

We also provide flexibility for request such as teams, or large groups. Dining in the traditional houses, conferences and other activities. We will happily assist in the planning or do it all entirely.
 At the farm there are also seats and fish arches in Sjodalen which are periodically available to rent. The they are situated in a peaceful and child friendly environment.

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Contact US

Feel free to contact us at any time

Address: Valbjør Gard, Øvre Nordheradsveg 472, 2680 Vågå.

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