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Nærøyfjord in Sognefjord - World Heritage
NærøyfjordOn Saturday 10th of June and Monday 12th of June 2006, the Western Norwegian Fjord's incorporation into UNESCOs World Heritage had it's inauguration. Saturday 10th of June was celebrated with a folk festival at Bakka in Nærøyfjord. Monday 12th of June was celebrated in Geirangerfjord at the mountain farm Skageflå and later with a folk festival at Vinjevollen. The official inaugurations were done by H.M. Queen Sonja.
See video from the inauguration day of the Western Norwegian Fjord's incorporation into UNESCOs World Heritage. The video is from Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord. Click here...



Below you can see pictures from the Fjord Heritage area in and around Nærøyfjord. These pictures are from the weekend of the inauguration, from a journey in the Nærøyfjord area. It starts in the morning at Flåm with a boat trip out of Aurlandsfjord and into Nærøyfjord to Bakka. Then there are pictures from the celebration at Bakka and the boat trip back to Flåm. The last pictures are from the day after; from Otternes courtyard, Aurlandsfjord, the new viewpoint at the road between Aurland and Lærdal, the Lærdalstunnel (the longest road tunnel in the world, 24 km) and from Borgund Stavechurch in Lærdal...

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