Vinstra is located some 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Oslo, the national capital.
There is no need to limit yourself to the points of interest in Vinstra because the whole region has been graced with a wealth of terrific cultural and natural attractions. Hovringen, lays 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast, and Svingvoll is located 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest.
Approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the northwest of Vinstra is Rana, an important regional center and the home of Svartisen, Mo Church and Havmannen. National Library (Nasjonalbiblioteket) and Arctic Circle Museum (Polarsirkelsenteret) are just a few of the other interesting attractions that await.
This region is graced with a deep religious life; learn more at the area's many churches. Follow the threads of the region's rich cultural tapestry within Eastern Norway's wonderful art museums, history museums and theaters.
Eastern Norway is a good place to join up with a fascinating city walking tours and guided nature walks that are offered here. If you're not the kind to go on holiday simply to shuffle between the buffet and the bar, Eastern Norway offers a number of outdoor-adventure activities like mountain climbing and ice skating.
As your sojourn winds to a close, you'll be sure to bid Vinstra a sad "Ha det bra"