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This is a beautiful, old, historic curved trail that’s easy to get to from Borgund Stave Church. To... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
San Jose, California
Vindhellavegen - A very interesting road

This road was on our list of things to do, but it was not until we visited Borgund to see the Stave... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Mark W
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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Husum, Borgund, Norway
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Family really enjoyed the hike nearby , only problem . Hike not marked very well and there is a charge to just enter gift shop, strange! Otherwise church from outside at least looked very interesting .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eisenberg
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a beautiful, old, historic curved trail that’s easy to get to from Borgund Stave Church. To find it, park at the Visitor Center for the Borgund Stave Church. Cross the road over to the stave church, then walk past it, and then past...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This road was on our list of things to do, but it was not until we visited Borgund to see the Stave Church there that we came upon it. My recommendation is to pay the fee at the visitor's center to see the exhibits at...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We parked the car by the Borgund stave church and enjoyed the short walk to this beautifully restored old road. Impressive to see how they traveled just 200 years ago, and all the efforts and manual labor that must have gone it to build it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tobias R
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In Laerdal in the innermost part of the Sognefjord area you still will find remnants of the road system that from the 1770s onwards connected the Fjordland with the Oslo area. One of the most impressive part of this communicative system was the stretch today...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank magnusviking
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful and quiet trail. Just a couple of minutes walk takes you hundreds of years ba k in time, and into peaceful, green nature. It's an easy, well marked trail, suited for most travelers.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Elvvv
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Worth a quick trip to Borgund if you're in the area - visit the stave church and this is a good short hike (signposted from behind the church). Steep hike up the hill and down this old postal trail. If you want a slightly longer...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Apark155
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

After visiting the magical old stave church of Borgund we walked uphill behind it and followed the signs until we arrived to the old route of the 19th century that meets/replaced the older route of the 18th century. We had about 30 min so walked...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Arielle L
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Seeing the stave church (Stavkyrkj) of Borgund made me feel go back into time when there were Vikings and I could imagine there were dragons too. A great place for a nice stop during your trip. Behind the church you can also find the amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank WannabePinda
Reviewed 26 October 2015

If you are driving E16 through Laerdal i Norway, wanting to stretch your legs, dont miss this. If you are driving up the valley, slow down just after the first tunnel and take Historcal route further up the valley. You will soon find the sign...More

Date of experience: June 2015
8  Thank Haugavegen
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