Vinje-stoga


Vinjestoga is the childhood home of the poet, journalist and linguist Aasmund Olavsson Vinje. Here you can listen to stories about life in the home, about how Vinje became one of Norway’s foremost poets, and about the journalist Vinje.
Vinje-stoga
The house lies along European route E 134 along Vinjesletta in Vinje municipality. It is a typical peasant’s cabin from the 1800’s. Here, Aasmund grew up.
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