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In the village of Luster there is a distinctive stone church built around 1200. The architecture is Gothic and the church contains frescoes dating from the 15th century. Open to visitors.
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...
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.
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.
The nature in Breheimen National Park is very versitile. It ranges from green valleys and naked mountain tops to streaming rivers and glaciers. The are...
Tunsbergdalsbreen Glacier is the longest glacier arm in Norway. It is situated 500 m.a.s.l, in Leirdalen, a side vally of Jostadalen vally. Tunsbergsdalsbreen has untill now been almost impossible to visit, because of its remote location in Jostedalsbreen Glacier National Park. You can now visit this glacier arm together with professional guides.
Route 55 across the Sognefjell mountain area between Luster and Lom is the highest and most impressive mountain pass in Northern Europe (highest point 1430 meters), and it has been awarded the status of National Tourist Route because of the spectacular and wild mountain scenery it passes through in the Jotunheimen National Park.
This is one of the most accessible glaciers, where you can peer into the blue ice at very close range, and everyone above the age of five can join guides on glacier walks.
On the occasion of the hotel"s 300-year anniversary in 1990, Galleri Walaker 300 was opened in the old outhouse at the rear of the hotel. The building...
Austdalsbreen (61°45'N, 7°20'E) (11.8 km2) is a north-eastern outlet from Jostedalsbreen. The glacier is east facing and ranges in height from 1200 to...