Lorkverna Cultural Heritage

Gives you an authentic atmosphere for early industrial time in Norway

  • Photo: Lesja historielag / Rolf Sørumgård

  • Photo: Solveig Græsli

  • Photo: Solveig Græsli

  • Photo: Lesja historielag / Rolf Sørumgård

Essential info

  • Destination: Lesja
  • Season: January–November
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 1.3 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 20 meters
  • Duration: 1–2 hours

About Lorkverna

Experience the atmosphere at Lorkverna - no wonder it is one of the most popular destinations in Lesja!

Getting there

Drive E136 approximately 10 km west from Lesja center, or 30 kilometers east of Bjorli, and follow the signs towards Lorkverna and parking. 

Trail description

The trail is 1,2 km to the restored mill. Nice to walk, cycle, pushing baby buggies, and also to ski or on foot in winter. 

Lorkverna is open to everybody and has nice trails trough the woods, restored a wooden bridge over the river Lora, lots of cultural heritage, Lorfossen waterfall and several information posters.


For more information see http://lesjahistorielag.no/lorkverna/


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