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Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord

Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord Photo: Romsdalsmuseet
Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren
Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord Photo: Romsdalsmuseet

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In the Middle Ages, Veøya had 400-500 inhabitants and was the biggest trading post between Trondheim and Bergen. A vicarage from 1752 and mediaeval church from approx. 1200 with a churchyard. Outdoor exhibition with multilingual information boards. Pilgrim path through parts of the landscape.

Guided tour 5.7, 12.7 (boat from Molde) and 27.7.
Open for groups May-October by appointment.

Categories

  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Transportation


Boat There is no regular boat transport to Veøya. You have to come with your own boat or book the transport by Romsdalsmuseet (tel. +47 71 20 24 60).

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum
    • guided tour by appointment
  • Types of church

    • medieval church

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Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord - Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren

Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord

In the Middle Ages, Veøya had 400-500 inhabitants and was the biggest trading post between Trondheim and Bergen. A vicarage from 1752 and mediaeval chu...

Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord

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