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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.

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum
    • guided tour by appointment
  • Types of church

    • medieval church

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  • 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).
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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...

Veøya island in the Romsdalsfjord

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The winter season normally lasts from December to April/May in Molde and Romsdal. Go skiing in Bjorli, join an organised trip or try ice-climbing.

The Romsdalsfjord

The Romsdalsfjord is located close to the city of Molde. Take the Raumabanen Railway from the fjord to the mountains, or go on a fjord cruise.

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Attractions in Molde and Romsdal

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Getting to Molde and Romsdal and around

Molde and Romsdal lie 500 kilometers from Oslo and 450 kilometers from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.
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