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Attractions & Culture in Jotunheimen Mountains
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This is the most famous hike in Scandinavia. Take the boat from Gjendesheim in the morning to Memurubu. From there fairly steep uphill to some 1400 m....
Olav Aukrust (1883-1939) is one of Norway`s most famous poets, using the majestic nature of his home region as a source for his poetry. In his writing...
As early as 1836 the poet Henrik Wergeland issued a call to the Norwegian people to build a memorial to mark Norway’s independence, enshrined in the Co...
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 distinct...
The old church of Gaupne is a beautiful example of old Lutheran style with its ornamented bench sides, tendril paintings on the walls, catechism tablet from 1589 and pulpit.
Stretching 204 km (120 miles) from Solund at the coast to the mighty Jotunheimen massif and Jostedalsbreen glacier, Sognefjorden is the longest fjord...
The church is built with logs, in the years 1875 –79 after a twelve years long planning period. Originally most people in the parish wanted a stone chu...
The church is a eigth-sided, wooden church built with logs 1863/64. The drawings were made by the local teacher and farmer Erik Pedersen Rusten. Master...
Haukdalen is peacefully and idyllically situated in Flatmogrenda in Lom. Quaint old buildings surround this traditional smallholding, with a garden co...
In 1909, Kari and Nils H. Lerum started juice-production at Sørheim, between Skjolden and Urnes. They built a small factory, the so called «Safthuset» (the juice house), and started production on an industrial scale. Lerum is today Norway's leading jam and juice producing company.