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Østringsvegen 486, 2651 Østre Gausdal
+47 99 59 32 29
Holthaugen Gard offers various types of cheese and sour cream, and has honeybees producing 200 kg honey annually. The farm has developed its own salad cheese, a ‘pultost’ from Gausdal, and various types of cream cheese. Try Holthaugen’s cream cheese with pesto, dill & pepper, or pumpkin.
Book a guided tour of the world of the honeybee
From 1 May to 1 August, visitors to the farm can explore the world of the honeybee. On this guided tour you get to see inside the beehive and learn about the various roles in a bee colony. A range of activities are offered over the summer. Marking queens, feeding, removal of unwanted cells, dividing colonies, producing queens, extracting and draining honey, and feeding for winter.
This is a chance to study the bees at close range and get an insight into this unique community. Perhaps you also get to taste honey straight from the beehive. Your guide is beekeeper Geir, and the tour is available for groups of up to 5 people. The experience lasts approx. 1 hour, and protective equipment is provided. Price: Adult NOK 250 and children (under the age of 12) NOK 150. Please book.