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Hornindal

The Marriage Stone/Virgin Stone

  • +47 57874040
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There are two stories associated with this ring-shaped stone. The first tells how bridal parties came to this stone and how the bride was made to crawl through it under everyones´s gaze. If she managed it, everything was fine; if not she was probably pregnant. The other story tells how the dairymaids from the mountain farms in the area had to go through the stone when they arrived at the mountain pastures in May and then do so again when their work was finished in late summer - to see if they had behaved "immorally" during their period of service.


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  • Source: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord

General

Landscape
  • Coastal area
  • Fjord area
  • Lake area
  • Mountain area
Season
  • All year
  • Summer

Accommodation

Camping
  • Sanitary facilities

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Beach
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports

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Hornindal, Norway
The latitude and longitude
62° 1' 6" N / 6° 40' 53" E
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