Obviously the church is very old and beautifly preserved, all around clean and nice ....like all Norway, especially on a sunny day. Problem was that the church was closed, and it s mostly like this.....be sure to check opening hours before you go.
While in Røldal, Seim camping, we decided to visit one of the remaining stave churches in Norway. No regrets what so ever. It was well restored. Beautiful on the inside and well kept on the outside. Always good to visit a church during one's holidays!
The church was closed so couldn't see inside, but it's nicely surrounded by the small cementery and the mountains so you definately can make a good picture. If you have time, route to Roldal to stop there for a moment.
There are only 27 of these rare stave churches left in Norway so I was delighted to come and look round this one as part of an organised coach trip to western Norway. They are called stave churches as it means the wood is stacked on top of each other. This one dates from the 13 th century. The wall... 更多