Explore Vang in Norway
Vang in the region of Oppland county is a place in Norway - some 112 mi or ( 180 km ) North-West of Oslo , the country's capital city .
Time in Vang is now 07:29 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Gothenburg, Vinstra, Vagamo, Trondheim, and Stavanger. Since you are here already, consider visiting Gothenburg . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Vang ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Norway Trip 2 - July 2007
This is a photo slideshow of the second half of our Norway trip in July of 2007. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
The Vang stone, listed as N 84 in Rundata, is a runestone from the early eleventh century in Vang, Oppland county, Norway.
Located at 61.13 8.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Vangsmjøse (Vangsmjøsa or Vangsmjøsi) is a lake in Vang municipality in Oppland county, Norway. It has an area of 18.25 km² and is about 154 m deep according to NVE. A local myth says that if you lower a raw ham in the deepest part of Vangsmjøse, it will be boiled when you pull it up again. It is at an elevation of 466 m above sea level. The shoreline is 43.47 km around. Øye stave church (Øye stavkyrkje) is situated in Øye, a village at the west end of Vangsmjøse.
Located at 61.16 8.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Helin is a lake which lies in the municipalities of Vestre Slidre and Vang in Oppland county, Norway. The lake is regulated for power production by Åbjøra kraftverk. Helin has an area of 9,47 km² and its circumference is 27.17 km. It is located at 870 m above the sea, and has a volume of 18.6 million m³. In 1930 a 35 km² area between Helin and the Syndin lakes to the east was recognized as a botanical plant national park.
Located at 61.05 8.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Rankonosi is a mountain of Oppland, in southern Norway.
Located at 61.05 8.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Øye stave church
Øye stave church (Øye stavkyrkje) is situated in Øye, a village in the municipality of Vang, Oppland county, Norway. It is a triple nave stave church and dates from the second half of the 12th century. The church was situated next to the lake Vangsmjøse in Øye. Here, however, the river Rødøla would flood almost every spring and, corpses would be flushed out of their graves. As a result the church was moved, this time to a location further away from the river.
Located at 61.17 8.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
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