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Read more: Memorial of mathematician Niels Henrik Abel Photo: Elisabeth Hauge Nordbø

Finnøy

Memorial of mathematician Niels Henrik Abel

Mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829). By the vicarage at Finnøy at Hesby, you will find the memorial of famous mathematician Niels Henrik Abel....
Read more: Cleng Peerson Photo: Gudmund Rørheim

Finnøy

Cleng Peerson

Cleng Peerson (1783-1865) was a Norwegian American immigration pioneer. Born in Tysvær, he married on Finnøy and lived the last portion of his life in...

Borgund

Borgund Stave church

Built around 1180 and is dedicated to the Apostle Andrew. The church is exceptionally well preserved and is one of the most distinctive stave...
Read more: Dragseidet Photo: Siri M. F./Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord

Stadlandet

Dragseidet

Throughout the ages, traffic up and down Norway's coastal waters has been heavy. In bad weather, boats might lie weather-bound to the north or south...
Read more: Gursli mines Photo: Mads Mikkelsen

Lund

Gursli mines

There was an active molybdenum mine at Gursli from 1915 to 1919. Molybdenum is a metallic element whose most important use is to strengthen and harden...

Vik i Sogn

Vikøyri - historical shore dweller site

Historical shore dweller site, protected by law Cultural Walk For guided tours contact Vik Tourist Information vik@sognefjord.no Tel. +47 57 69 56...
Read more: Moahaugane burial mounds Photo: Torstein Hønsi

Vik i Sogn

Moahaugane burial mounds

Field with several distinctive burial mounds from 200-400...
Read more: Gems in Vanylven Photo: Vanylven kommune

FISKÅ

Gems in Vanylven

When in Vanylven you are surrounded by incredible tales and accounts of events. St. Edmund's stone According to the legend of St. Edmund's stone, the...
Read more: Runestone from the 1100s Photo: Arvid Stølen, NRK

Sogndal

Runestone from the 1100s

Beside Stedje Church, one find a 1.89 meter high and 0.39 meter wide runestone from around 1100s. Runologists have interpreted the writings as: "King...
Read more: Årbakkavollen Photo: Rune Øvrebotten

Årbakka

Årbakkavollen

The Årbakkavollen rampart is situated directly above the old trading post. The rampart dates from the early Iron Age (0-550 A.D.), with the remains of...
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