Norway`s oldest stave Church, built around 1130. Wood in the building are dated back to the middle of year 900. Urnes Stave Church was enlisted on the UNESCO world Heritage list in 1979. The stave Church was saved and owned by Fortidsminneforeningen in 1881.
Urnes stave Church is located deep into the beautiful Lustrafjord in Luster municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, The green coloured fjord is due to water from the glaciers up into the Mountains.
The Stave Church is really worth a visit, and it is open to the Public from 2nd May to 30th September. A Ferry takes you from Solvorn to Urnes every hour, or you could drive around by using the narrow but Scenic road from Skjolden.
Music: Last Spring by Edvard Grieg, performed by Bergen Philharmonic Orkestra.