Visit Kvernes stave church

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Kristiansund - Kvernes - Kristiansund

This trip takes you from Kristiansund via Bruhagen to Kvernes and Kvernes stave church.

Kvernes stave church is a beautiful and special stave church.

New research in 2020 discovered the true age of Kvernes Stave Church, it was built in the period 1631 – 33, and not in the 13th century as previously assumed. This makes Kvernes unique: it is Norway’s only stave church built after the Middle Ages.

Inside the church you can find a choir screen with crucifix and royal monogram, baroque pulpit, painted acanthus decorations. The altarpiece is from 1475, but was framed in baroque style in 1695.

Located with a magnificent view over the Kvernes fjord and the Frei fjord, the church bears witness of a strong ritual and religious of this place, also in pre-Christian times.

Next to the church you also find Gamle Kvernes bygdemuseum, a museum with old buildings, an archaeological exhibition and various activities.

When you book this trip, you will receive an e-mail with a ticket that is valid for the whole trip. You will also receive a tour description that contains detailed information about departure times and where you must change to another bus, boat of ferry – when applicable. The tour description also includes some information about the trip and the destination.

For many of the trips there is a free audio guide available that you can download to your mobile phone. The guide displays text, pictures, and audio information about points of interest along the route. The tour description you receive includes more information about downloading the audioguide.

Note! Tickets to the stave church and the museum are not included in this roundtrip.


Departure from: Kristiansund bus terminal

 

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This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.)

Tours cannot be booked for public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable.



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