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Urnes Stave Church

Visit the UNESCO-listed Urnes Stave Church.

Included in your cruise
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed Urnes Stave Church.
  • Scenic bus drive through fjord landscape
  • Enjoy a guided tour at the Stave Church.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    Approximately 3h total, including 1h40 driving time.

  • Booking Code

    INCL-SLN1

  • Notices

    Dress in warm layers with a windproof and waterproof outer layer. No photography is permitted inside the church. 

Enjoy a trip the nearby Urnes Stave Church. Urnes is the oldest stave church in Norway. Built in the 12th century, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s an outstanding example of traditional Scandinavian wooden architecture, bringing together Celtic art, Viking traditions, and Romanesque style. Marvel at the church’s exquisite interior carvings, notable for both their artistic and historical significance.

Practical information:

  • Language: English.
  • Included: Bus, guide, entrance

  • Remarks/requirements: Dress in warm layers with a windproof and waterproof outer layer. No photography is permitted inside the church. 

  • Walking information: Walking over uneven terrain, inclines, and some steps

  • Wheelchair accessible: Upon request