A beautiful 35 kilometres long fjord surrounded by sharpedged and vertical mountains up to 1600 meters above sealevel.
Ivar Aasen tunet
The home of the famous poet and linguist Ivar Aasen, with a new and exciting cultural spectrum for New Norwegian language and writing.
Peakroute – Standalseide
Follestadalen and further up the mountains. If you wish to, you can go by horse and wagon. Ask us for more information.
Norangsdalen / Route of Queens
One of the most narrow valleys in Norway, with among others, Lyngstøylsvatnet, which was created when a huge rock fell and dammed the river in 1908. You can still see the foundation of houses on the botton of the lake. At Skylstra you enter through a "cathedral of nature", "built" by peaks like Skruven, Slogen, Litlehorn, Smørskredtindane and Jakta. A total of seven european queens have travelled trough Norangsdalen.
The Julian castle on Grøthornet
A low, rocky labyrinth at Grøthornet on Daleheia about 900 meters above sealevel. Labyrinths like these is called "troja castles", there are several of them throughout Europe, but this is the only known one between Finnmark in the far north of norway and Oslofjorden. It dates to the bronzeage or the beginning of the elder iron-age (1500 before birth of christ).
Millhouse at Skorgeelva
Three restored houses. Contact John Welle for more information on telephone: 73 06 64 14.
Restored houses on Bjørke
A 125 year old house and a about 400 year old tingstove on the yards on Bjørke. Contact Perry Bjørke or Kari Ann Bjørke on telephone: 70 04 02 53 for more information or guiding.
Restored mill (1804) and kvelvingsbridge (1864) on outer Standal.
Fishing and hunting museum on Vartdal
Contact Per Inge Myklebust for a tour on telephone: 70 04 23 13 / 70 04 21 50.
Farmvisit on Trandal
A nice excursion for families with children. Telehpone 70 06 15 52. Karin Trandal and Per Jarle Trandal.
A Villagemuseum with nature and a culturepath.
Wonderful naturearea and a perfect family trip both with bicycles or baby buggies. Great birdlife!