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Rødven Stave Church - Things to Know Before Visiting

6350 Eidsbygda, Norway

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About Rødven Stave Church

The history of this church dates back to the 13th century, and a crucifix from that period is among the oldest furnishings. A new chancel and sacristy was built in the 17th century and restored to its present look early in the 18th century. Daily guiding during the summer season. The brown, wooden church was built in a long church style during the 12th century by an unknown architect. The church seats about 100 people.


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Romsdalsfjorden7.64km from Rødven Stave Church

Romsdalsfjord or Romsdal Fjord is the ninth-longest fjord in Norway. It is 88 kilometres long and located in the Romsdal district of Møre og Romsdal county. It flows through the municipalities of Molde, Ålesund, Vestnes, and Rauma. The deepest point in the fjord is just southwest of the town of Molde, where it is 550 meters deep. Romsdalsfjord is a threshold-fjord, as it is separated from the ocean by 180-meter deep shallower areas at the mouth. Several islands and skerries also shelter the wide

Store Trolltind18.98km from Rødven Stave Church

Store Trolltind a mountain summit in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. At 1,788 metres in height, it is the highest point along the Trolltindane ridge. It has the vertical Trollveggen cliff separating the peak from the Romsdalen valley below, a drop of about 1,700 metres which makes it the highest vertical cliff in Europe.

Troll Wall19.2km from Rødven Stave Church

The Troll Wall or Trollveggen is part of the mountain massif Trolltindene in the Romsdalen valley in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located to the south of the towns of Åndalsnes and Molde inside the Reinheimen National Park. The Troll Wall is the tallest vertical rock face in Europe, about 1,100 metres from its base to the summit of its highest point. At its steepest, the summit ridge overhangs the base of the wall by nearly 50 metres. The Rauma River and the Europe

Trollryggen20.21km from Rødven Stave Church

Trollveggen is a 6.7 mile out and back trail located near Åndalsnes, Møre og Romsdal, Norway that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Trollstigen20.79km from Rødven Stave Church

Rollstigen is a serpentine mountain road and passes in Rauma Municipality, Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is part of Norwegian County Road 63 that connects the town of Åndalsnes in Rauma and the village of Valldal in Norddal Municipality. It is a popular tourist attraction due to its steep incline of 10% and eleven hairpin bends up a steep mountainside. During the top tourist season, about 2,500 vehicles pass daily. During the 2012 season, 161,421 vehicles traversed the route, compared to 1

Molde Cathedral21.22km from Rødven Stave Church

The cathedral, which was consecrated in 1957, is a double-nave long church in a Gothic style. A 50-meter high freestanding bell tower culminates in a copper-clad pyramid. The interior of the church contains some lovely stained glass, and is richly decorated. It is the third church to be built on the site. The two first ones burned down, but an old wooden cross and Axel Ender's "Easter Morning" altarpiece were rescued from the flames.

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It is an area of iconic fjords but also of beautiful mountains, countless waterfalls, myriad islands, rugged coasts, and great valleys.

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