Vesterland is a perfect base for exploring the stave churches, glacier, art, culture, fjord cruise and much more

Kaupanger stave church - Photo: Vegard B. Aasen
Jostedalsbreen National Park - Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik

Kaupanger stave church

Built late 1100s, this is the only original stave church still in public use. Read more about  Kaupanger stave church.

Jostedalsbreen National Park

The park includes the Jostedalsbreen glacier – the largest glacier on the European mainland. Read more about Jostedalsbreen National Park.

Nigardsbreen - Photo: Finn Loftesnes

Norwegian wild salmon centre

Gain insights about the life, migration, spawning, protection and utilization of the Norwegian wild salmon. Read about Norwegian wild salmon centre

Glacier walking

Fantastic blue ice formations and deep glacial canyons will give you a unique nature experience. Guided hikes for visitors of any ability. Read about Glacier walking

Catfish - Photo: Frank-Christian Baum
Borgund stave church - Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen

Sognefjord Aquarium

Get close to more than 100 species from the Sognefjord at this marine activity centre in Balestrand. Read about Sognefjord Aquarium

Borgund stave church

Built ca. 1180 and still remains unaltered. The church is located ca. 30 km east of Lærdal. Read about Borgund stave church.

Vettisfossen – Photo: Finn Loftesnes
Fjærland– The Norwegian Booktown – Photo: Trond J. Hansen

Vettisfossen waterfall

Vettisfossen is the highest waterfall in Northern Europe with a free fall of 275m.
Read more about Vettisfossen

The Norwegian Booktown

200.000 books for sale! Twelve secondhand bookshops offer a wide selection of literature. Read about the booktown

Cruise on the Nærøyfjord – Photo: Rolf M. Sørensen
Flåm railway – Photo: Morten Rakke

Nærøyfjord (UNESCO)

Arguably the best fjord cruise in the world. Bring your car or get a round trip ticket. Ride the Flåm railway before returning. Book at  fjord2.com

The Flåm railway

The steepest standard-gauge railway in the world. Tunnels spiral in and out of the mountain and bear witness to unique rail history. Read more about Flåm railway

Urnes stave church – Photo: Simon Breth
Feigefossen - Photo: Harald Vatne/Luster

Urnes stave church

Urnes is the oldest stave church in Norway and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more about Urnes stave church.

Feigefossen waterfall

Feigefossen (218m) – one of the highest waterfalls in Norway is idyllically situated on the south shore of Lustrafjord. Read about Feigefossen .

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Kaupanger stave church - Photo: Vegard B. Aasen
Jostedalsbreen National Park - Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik
Nigardsbreen - Photo: Finn Loftesnes
Catfish - Photo: Frank-Christian Baum
Borgund stave church - Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen
Vettisfossen – Photo: Finn Loftesnes
Fjærland– The Norwegian Booktown – Photo: Trond J. Hansen
Cruise on the Nærøyfjord – Photo: Rolf M. Sørensen
Flåm railway – Photo: Morten Rakke
Urnes stave church – Photo: Simon Breth
Feigefossen - Photo: Harald Vatne/Luster
Kaupanger stave church - Photo: Vegard B. Aasen
Jostedalsbreen National Park - Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik
Nigardsbreen - Photo: Finn Loftesnes
Catfish - Photo: Frank-Christian Baum
Borgund stave church - Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen
Vettisfossen – Photo: Finn Loftesnes
Fjærland– The Norwegian Booktown – Photo: Trond J. Hansen
Cruise on the Nærøyfjord – Photo: Rolf M. Sørensen
Flåm railway – Photo: Morten Rakke
Urnes stave church – Photo: Simon Breth
Feigefossen - Photo: Harald Vatne/Luster