The burial site at Vang in Oppdal is the largest in Norway and one of the most significant burial sites from the Iron Age.
The burial site at Vang is the largest in Norway and one of the most significant burial sites from the Iron Age. The burial site consists of 900 burial mounds which are easily accessed from town centre. Many archeological findings within this burial site have drawn worldwide interest.
The burial site at Vang is the second largest in Scandinavia from the pre-Christian era. This was a common burial site for 20 - 40 farms for 700 years or more, and contains around 900 burial mounds. Each farm was assigned its own area of the site. Various tools and other objects often accompanied their owners to their final resting places.
There is a trail around the site, and information boards explain about the burial site.
For questions contact Oppdal kulturhus;