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Fjord Norway Rogaland KARMØY

Opplev Avaldsnes

  • Kong Augvalds veg 103, Karmøy
  • +47 52812400
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Opplev Avaldsnes is an event- and activity organizer, situated on one of the most important historical landmarks in Norway, Avaldsnes. The rich cultural heritage forms the basis for their events. Opplev Avaldsnes also offer a variety of guided tours at the Viking farm, in the cultural landscape and Nordvegen history centre.

For more than 3000 years the kings and chieftains who reigned at Avaldsnes controlled the ships that was forced to use the narrow straigt of Karmsundet, along Nordvegen – the way to the north, the shipping lane that gave Norway it`s name. Opplev Avaldsnes conveys the history of Avaldsnes for single visitors, groups and companies, local and international. Their products will be authentic and with high quality, showing you Avaldsnes as one of the most important Viking destinations in Scandinavia.

Join them through a travel in history with a visit to Nordvegen Historical centre where you will meet the rulers that controlled the Norwegian coast line from Avaldsnes. Some of these rulers we know from the sagas of the Norwegian kings, the heroic sagas and old skaldic poems. Others have become known to us through archaeological digs. You will also get a glimpse into the magical world that people once believed to be true. You will meet sorcerers, shield maidens and Norse gods. St.Olav’s church and the ruins of the medieval Royal farm will tell you the exiting history of Avaldsnes as a centre of power in medieval Norway. Or what about a feast on the reconstructed Viking farm, with activities and tastes that the Vikings would recognise? They hold historical banquets at Nordvegen history centre and on the authentic Viking farm at Avaldsnes. They arrange team building and banquets for companies and other groups.In Nordvegen history centre we also offer day meetings,weddings,baptisms,confirmations, Christmas parties and other anniversaries.

Every year Opplev Avaldsnes also hold a Viking festival and a Medieval day, giving children and adults alike an exiting view into the History of Avaldsnes.

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