Hopperstad Stave Church
Hopperstad Stave Church information
On the southern outskirts of the village of Vik is this splendid stave church, about 1km from the centre. Built in 1130 and Norway’s second oldest, it escaped demolition by a whisker in the late 19th century. Inside, the original canopy paintings of the elaborately carved baldequin have preserved their freshness of colour. A combined ticket for the Hove stone church, 1km to the south, is Nkr80/70.