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  1. Add Røldal Stave Church to your Itinerary

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    Røldal
    5760 Røldal

    The church was built between 1200 and 1250, and is famous for its healing crucifix still in the church. According to legend it sweats once a year on “Olsok” (July 6th after the Julian calendar), and the sweat has healing power. Røldal was one of the...

  2. Add Kaupanger Stave Church, Sogndal to your Itinerary

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    6854 Kaupanger

    Its size and numbers of posts is what makes Kaupanger stave church stand out from other stave churches, as well as its interior. The church architecture is also quite different from other stave churches. There are very few carvings on walls, posts...

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    Price fromNOK 50.- Per person to NOK 180.- 1 day
  3. Add Urnes Stave Church to your Itinerary

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    6870 Ornes

    UNESCO
    Urnes Stave Church , the oldest of Norway's stave churches, is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List. It was built around 1130 AD, but the distinctive carvings on the north portal are from an even older church.

    Samples taken from the...

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  4. Add Hopperstad Stave Church to your Itinerary

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    6893 Vik i Sogn

    The richly decorated Hopperstad stave church in Vik would have been lost but for the intervention of cultural conservationists, who managed to save it just in the nick of time. This stave church was one of the many stave churches that would have...

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  5. Add Borgund Stave church to your Itinerary

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    6888 Borgund

    Built around 1180 and is dedicated to the Apostle Andrew. The church is exceptionally well preserved and is one of the most distinctive stave churches in Norway. Some of the finest features are the lavishly carved portals and the roof carvings of...

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  6. Add Rødven Stave Church to your Itinerary

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    Rødven
    6350 Eidsbygda

    The history of this church dates back to the 13th century, and a crucifix from that period is among the oldest furnishings. A new chancel and sacristy was built in the 17th century, and restored to its present look early in the 18th century. Daily...

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  7. Add Kvernes Stave Church to your Itinerary

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    Kvernes
    6530 Averøy

    A beautiful and special stave church. Kvernes stave church, dating from approx. 1300 AD., is one of the youngest of the Norwegian stave churches.

    Located with a magnificent view over the Kvernes fjord and the Frei fjordtwo fjords. Inside; choir...

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  8. Add Grip Stave church to your Itinerary

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    Grip
    6501 Kristiansund N

    In the middle of the island, protected by houses and on the island's highest point, you will find the little red stave church, standing as it has stood since appr year 1300. It has ever since been a meeting point in happy times and also in sad times...

Fjord Norge AS

Torggaten 3, 5014 Bergen,

Norway

Email: info@fjordnorway.com

The local tourist offices can give you good and useful information.