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Fjord Norway Vestland VIK

Sylvringen - Historical tour in Vik

  • Vik Sentrum, Vik
  • +47 91130843
  •  /  km From You
Overview

The tour starts with Vikøyri and the beachdweller settlement. We visit the Hopperstad stavechurch and Hove Stonechurch.

Experience Vik through history.

On our way we pass several burialmounds an other interesting sights. We also have the pleasure to introduce You to the local cheese, "gamalost"

Start time: On request
Approx. 3,5 hours, 6 km on foot
Minimum: 10 persons.
Price: 450,- NOK pr person
Admissionpasses to churces and tastesamples at dairy included.

We take You for a walk to remember.

On our way we will stroll inbetween small pittoresque  homes and boathouses that makes up the beachdveller settlemet at Vikøyri. We will also visit one of the small homes that still is left as it was back in the days.

The Hopperstad stavechurch is a "must see". The church is the oldest stavechurch in Norway  and exhibits Norways contribution to world architecture.
Hove stonechurch from the same periode as the stavecurch may not be as grand as the cathedrals in europe, but it is uniqe in Norway, and well worth the visit. On our walk You also will also hear about the interesting findings that was made when some of the burialmounds was excavated

 


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Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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