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Averøy

Kvernes Stave Church

  • Kvernes, Averøy
  • +47 71514477
  •  /  km From You
Overview

A beautiful and special stave church. Kvernes stave church, dating from approx. 1300 AD., is one of the youngest of the Norwegian stave churches.

Located with a magnificent view over the Kvernes fjord and the Frei fjordtwo fjords. Inside; choir screen with crucifix and royal monogram, baroque pulpit, painted acuantus decarorations. The altarpiece is from 1475.

On Nordmøre there are two stave churches, one at Kvernes and also Grip stave church on the small island of Grip. At Kvernes, guide service is available and it is highly attractive for visitors, also larger groups. Open daily during summer.

Next door you will find Old Kvernes Rural Museum and the more recent Kvernes church (1893) is also located nearby. Exit the RV64 by Bruhagen towards Kvernes.


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Averøy, Norway
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63° 0' 18" N / 7° 43' 15" E
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