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Avaldsnes

Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes

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Overview

The Viking settlement is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from St. Olav's Church. Here it is possible to see and experience how the Vikings lived. Every aspect of the day-to-day life of the Vikings, from work to celebrations including farming, fishing, handicrafts, commerce, art and culture are on display here. Many buildings typical of Viking times are re-constructed using original techniques and of special interest is the granary and round house from the pre-Christian era. The other buildings are replicas from around 900 AD. Adjacent to the settlement is a pier with a capacity for large boats complete with service building including modern toilet facilities. The Viking Hall is also available by private rental for diverse social arrangements.

Free entrance to the viking farg.

Guided tour every day at 14:00 from June 24. - August 18., 100 NOK for adults, 50 NOK for children and 75 NOK for seniors.


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  • Source: Destinasjon Haugesund & Haugalandet

Opening hours

Jun 27 2016 - Aug 14 2016: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 12:00 - 16:30
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Karmøy, Norway
The latitude and longitude
59° 21' 14" N / 5° 18' 21" E
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