The national capital Oslo is located 65 miles (105 kilometers) southwest of Hedmark, while Trondheim lies 200 miles (322 kilometers) to the north.
Hedmark is a treasure trove of history and culture: you’ll find loads to explore within the halls of its four popular museums. Among the most popular cultural centers in the area are the Hedmarksmuseet and the Trysil and Engerdal Museum. The Glomdal Museum and the Trysil-Knut Ski Museum and Experience Centre are other places to explore.
If you could do with a spot of retail therapy visit the various stores at the Torggata Street. This is a vibrant area packed with clothes and accessory stores and fresh food venues.
Visit Hedmark’s proud fortifications and defenses and take a walk through the region’s sometimes turbulent past. The Kongsvinger Fortress played an important role in fending off enemy armies over the centuries, but today welcomes visitors from all corners of the globe.
The Hamar Cathedral is a well-preserved religious building that is well worth checking out. Visit this special place to learn about its history as well as to admire the architecture.
The nature parks around Hedmark show you the species of flora and fauna that exist in the local area. To tour one of the major natural parks, head out to Mjosa.