Borgund Stave Church - Things to Know Before Visiting
Vindhellavegen 606, 6888 Borgund, Norway
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About Borgund Stave Church
It was the church for the Lærdal parish until 1868 when it was closed and turned into a museum. The brown, wooden church was built in a stave church style around the year 1200. The museum now run by the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Norwegian Monuments.
Attractions Near Borgund Stave Church
It is the longest road tunnel in the world, succeeding in the Swiss Gotthard Road Tunnel. The Tunnel is a 24.51-kilometer-long road tunnel connecting the municipalities of Lærdal and Aurland in Vestland county, Norway.
Aurlandsfjellet is a mountainous area and plateau along the border between the municipalities of Aurland and Lærdal.
The well-known and historic Aurlandsdalen Valley, was once one of the main routes between the eastern and western parts of Norway. It is a glacially-formed Norwegian valley that is about 40 kilometres in length
Utladalen is Norway's deepest valley. The valley of Utladalen is part of the Utladalen Landscape Protection Area and known for its epic scenery.
Stegastein is one the most photographed viewpoints in the region. It offers an amazing view of the fjord, mountains and surrounding landscape.
Vettisfossen is one of the most beautiful and highest protected waterfalls in Norway. Vettisfossen has a single drop of 275 meters and is often mentioned as the highest single-drop waterfall in Norway.
Where is Borgund Stave Church
Discover More Attractions in Vestland, Where Borgund Stave Church Is Located
Vestland is a western county of Norway and was created in 2020. It features many tourist attractions that include Hardangervidda National Park and waterfalls.