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Viking settlement at Avaldsnes

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The Viking settlement is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from St. Olav's Church. Here it is possible to see and experience how the Vikings lived. Every aspect of the day-to-day life of the Vikings, from work to celebrations including farming, fishing, handicrafts, commerce, art and culture are on display here. Many buildings typical of Viking times are re-constructed using original techniques and of special interest is the granary and round house from the pre-Christian era. The other buildings are replicas from around 900 AD. Adjacent to the settlement is a pier with a capacity for large boats complete with service building including modern toilet facilities. The Viking Hall is also available by private rental for diverse social arrangements.

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • toilet
    • jetty

Hours

4/29/2013 - 4/27/2014
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Viking settlement at Avaldsnes

Viking settlement at Avaldsnes

The Viking settlement is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from St....

Viking settlement at Avaldsnes

Source: Visitnorway

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