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Fjord Norway Ryfylke Suldal

The Architectural Route

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The Architectural Route along Norwegian Scenic Route Ryfylke. Experience world class and historic architecture while driving through a spectacular landscape over mountains and along fjords, rivers and lakes in Suldal, Sauda and Røldal.

The Architectural Route along Norwegian Scenic Route Ryfylke

Experience world class and historic architecture while driving through a spectacular landscape over mountains and along fjords, rivers and lakes in Suldal, Sauda and Røldal. Highlights of the route include Allmannajuvet in Sauda by Peter Zumthor and Geir Grungs architecture for Røldal Suldal Kraft in Nesflaten. The Architectural Route has the best collection of architectural works in fjord Norway and is the only tourist route in Norway highlighting both modern and historic architecture in a day trip format. The route is part of the National Scenic Route Ryfylke.

The route also has several historic architectual sites with theoldest, the Røldal Stave Church, dating back to the 1200s . The area has long farming traditions and there are several prime examples of traditional farm buildings, such as Kolbeinstveit from 1850, along the route. Industrial architecture in the area inlcudes the housing for workers of the smelting plant in Sauda from the 1920s.

Total driving time 2 ½ -3 hours (not including time spent at stops along the route).


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