Day 19: From Laerdal to Borgund

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The old and the new church
Staying too long at the same place is boring ;) Hurry up to Borgund.

Borgund? Ah, the most famous stave church in Norway is in Borgund! Oh, another stave church you might say. Too becalm you it was the last stave church on the trip ;)

But not only the stave church is worth to visit. There are 2 hiking trails very close to the church which I can highly recommend. It's the Vindhellavegen and the Sverrestigen. Both hiking trails are historic routes and very old. The Vindhellavegen was built in 1793 and rebuilt in 1840 and 1843. It was amazing to hike on such an old trail.

The Sverrestigen is a popular path beneath Husum and Borgund and it's said that king Sverre rode along this part of the kongevegen in 1177.

You can connect both trails to a roundtrip.

We spent the night at a camp ground which belongs to a farm house. It was very cheap and located directly at the road E 16.

aloneinthecrowd says:
Thanks Kora :)
Posted on: Sep 03, 2009
Koralifix says:
Wonderful photos!
Posted on: Sep 03, 2009
aloneinthecrowd says:
Yes, you should. It's the same here. There are some amazing parts in Germany I've never seen. I'll make it when I'm too old or too lazy for long distance travels.
Posted on: Aug 09, 2009
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