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  1. Add Hestad Chapel to your Itinerary

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    Hestad Chapel

    Address

    Hestad
    6973 Sande i Sunnfjord

    Øyra Church


    Unpretentious but free, Hestad Chapel is at Øyra between Viksdal Lake and Hestad Fjord, which is part of the Gaular river system.


    History has it that there was already a church at Øyra in the 12th century. From the reused...

  2. Add Vassenden Church to your Itinerary

    Vassenden Church

    Address

    6847 Vassenden

    This is a recently built "working church" from 2001. It was a 75-year old dream that became reality when it was completed in the autumn of 2001.
    The architect was Per W. Skarsten. The altarpiece is Jørleif Uthaug's modern alterpiece,"Christ's...

  3. Add Viksdalen Church to your Itinerary

    Viksdalen Church

    Address

    6978 Viksdalen

    Viksdalen Church is a cogged timber, long church that was consecrated in 1848, and was rebuilt extensively in 1889. The church from 1848 was rebuilt from the old church from 1620 which was located on the same site. An older church is mentioned in...

  4. Add Ålhus Church to your Itinerary

    Ålhus Church

    Address

    6843 Skei i Jølster

    The elongated wooden church was built in 1795 under the supervision of Master Builder Gunder Gregoriussen Støfringshaug. The church is built on the same site as the old stave church from the 12th-13th century.
    The altarpiece is from 1691 and shows...

  5. Add Vevring Church to your Itinerary

    Vevring Church

    Address

    6817 Naustdal

    The altarpiece from approx. 1510, made as an altarpiece in Lübeck, is a so-called Maria-altarpiece with Reformation utforming. Altar candlesticks from 1707, chalk and disk from 1686, four portrait paintings from ca.1680 show vicars and vicars' wives...

  6. Add Tussehaugen to your Itinerary

    Tussehaugen

    Address

    Gaular Næringshage
    6977 Bygstad

    ”Tussehågjen” is tht most known barrow from the viking period in Bygstad. The burial place was found in 1909. The findins is an evidence that this Bygstad male probably was a great chieftain. The barrow is located in the older centre of Bygstad....

  7. Add The Millenium Site - The Osen Farm to your Itinerary

    The Millenium Site - The Osen Farm

    Address

    Gaular Næringshage
    6977 Bygstad

    The inner end of Dalsfjorden has been an important center for travel and trade. Here is findings from the very first settlements long before the Viking period, but is however most known for its many findings from the Viking period. Here the inland...

  8. Add Sande Church to your Itinerary

    Sande Church

    Address

    6973 Sande i Sunnfjord

    Sande Kyrkje is the principal church in Gaular. Simple and pure in architecture, the church was consecrated just before Christmas in 1864.
    The architect was J. Lindstrøm and it is easy to see he has used the churches in Bygstad and Viksdalen as...

  9. Add Naustdal Church to your Itinerary

    Naustdal Church

    Address

    6817 Naustdal

    Naustdal church was built in 1891. The architect was Adolf Schimmer and the master builders were Mons N. Skare and Jørgen I. Tosheim.
    The churchs nickname is Sunnfjords Cathedral. It was Bishop Per Juvkam who in 1960 gave the church this...

  10. Add Salmon staircase - Gaularvassdraget to your Itinerary

    Salmon staircase - Gaularvassdraget

    Address

    6977 Bygstad

    Fishing for salmon in the Gaula River has been of great economic importance thtough all times. The salmon staircase was built in 1869 and is the oldest salmon staircase in Northern Europe. The fishing rights have been sold to private persons and...

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