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Heggenes

Hegge Stave Church

Hegge Stave Church is featuring eight free-standing columns inside. The church was probably built around 1216, but the baptismal font dates back to...
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Bagn

Reinli Stave Church

Reinli Stave Church dates back to around 1326, but prior to this the site has been home to two other churches. The only remains left of the first...
Read more: Øye Stave Church Photo: Julia Helgesen

Øye

Øye Stave Church

Øye Stave Church was probably built towards the end of the 1100s. its original location was in the fields facing Vangsmjøsa. This was an extremely wet...
Read more: Høre Stave Church Photo: Carl Pillip Weisser

Ryfoss

Høre Stave Church

An unusual runic insription shows that Høre Stave Church dates back to around 1179. However, as the oldest coin found under the church floor is from...
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Hedalen

Hedalen Stave Church

The Hedalen Stave Church may be the oldest of its kind in Valdres today. It comprises an unusual amount of catholic items and among these a reliquary....
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Lomen

Lomen Stave Church

Lomen Stave Church is believed to date back to around 1192. The oldest coin found is from King Sverre`s era 1177-1202. In 1750, the church was...

Vang i Valdres

Watermills at Leine creek

Along the stream Leineåne at Vennis you find six watermills. At the most, 13 mills were found at the Leineåne, but most of them were taken by the...
Read more: Gardbergfeltet and The Einang Stone Photo: Svein Erik Ski

Slidre

Gardbergfeltet and The Einang Stone

Gardbergfeltet in Vestre Slidre in Valdres is an area of more than 2 square kilometres. Here you will find more than 550 burial mounds and more than...

Beito

Iron Production in Beito

In Valdres, there has been extensive iron production from the year zero through the Middle Ages. So to speak, in all the mountains you can find the...
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Fagernes

Valdres Folkemuseum

The Valdres Folkemuseum in Fagernes was founded in 1901. The first house in the collections was rebuilt in 1906. Today the museum contents nearly 100...
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