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Utladalen - Things to Know Before Visiting

Utladalen, Årdal, Norway

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About Utladalen

Utladalen is Norway's deepest valley. The valley of Utladalen is part of the Utladalen Landscape Protection Area and known for its epic scenery.

Attractions Near Utladalen

Vettisfossen6.64km from Utladalen

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.

Store Skagastølstind
Store Skagastølstind14.24km from Utladalen

Store Skagastølstind is the third highest peak in Norway. The summit is a popular destination for mountaineers, but it is fairly difficult to climb.

Urnes Stave Church
Urnes Stave Church29.28km from Utladalen

Urnes Stave Church is a 12th-century stave church built on a basilica plan inspired by medieval Christian churches, with cylindrical columns and semi-circular arches inside. Urnes Stave Church was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Borgund Stave Church
Borgund Stave Church31.95km from Utladalen

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.

Kyrkja32.35km from Utladalen

Kyrkja is a mountain of Innlandet in southern Norway. Kyrkja is nicknamed “The Chruch” because its peak is extremely steep and resembles a church spire. Kyrkyja was thought to be unclimbable until the 19th century, due to its steepness. Despite its slopes, climbing to the top is a day’s hike, helped by the rocks covering the mountainside. Kyrkyja used to be covered in snow, but climate change has severely lessened the amount of snow on the mountain.

Lærdal Tunnel
Lærdal Tunnel36.26km from Utladalen

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.

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Vestland is a western county of Norway and was created in 2020. It features many tourist attractions that include Hardangervidda National Park and waterfalls.