Lesja Ironworks Cultural Heritage
A small piece of intriguing industrial history
- Destination: Lesja
- Season: April–November
- Difficulty: Easy
- Distance: 5.9 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
- Elevation Gain: 50 meters
- Duration: 1 hours
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About Lesja Ironworks
At the starting point you will see a bathing spot on your right hand side. Here you will also find tables and benches where you can enjoy your packed lunch. On your left hand side you can follow the path leading to Lesja ironworks. The path is marked with arrows, and information boards about the ironworks and its production are along the path. You end up at Lesjaverk church where you follow the gravel road back to the startingpoint.
Did you know that the iron from Lesja Ironworks was especially sought after both inland and abroad because it was rich in chrome, which makes the iron stainless?