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Naustdal


Naustdal in Norway Naustdal municipality coat of arms

Population:
2,777

Areal:
368,7 km2


Naustdal Local Directory


Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Naustdal

Naustdal municipality have approxemately 2.670 inhabitants and cover an area of 368,7 km2. The highest peak is Blåfjellet, 1.390 metres above sea level. Some 280 km2 of the total area are situated higher rhan 300 metres above sea level, comprising 30 fishing lakes and rivers of varying sizes. Agriculture is the main income, but public services offer numerous place of work as well. The municipality of Naustdal stretches from Vevring in the west, eastwards along Førdefjorden to Naustdal, the centre of local government, and further north-eastwards along Naustdalen to the mountainous area around the Vona lake.

Naustdal offers a varied scenery of fjords and high mountains, rivers and valleys. The famous salmon river of Nausta winding more or less through the valley towards the fjord, the mountain with old summer clairies, rivers, fishing lakes and a steadily increasing stock of deer. Then there are the Vona mountains, the Naustdal-Gjengedal region, one of the biggest mountain areas in the county still untouched, comprising among other things a stock of wild reindeer.

THE AIR COMBAT MUSEUM

The museum aim to inform and remind us of the air combats over Sunnfjord 9th February 1945. In the museum ther are objects from the battles, aeroplane parts, maps and photographs. It has a rich collection of splendid model aeroplanes from the navigator Bernard Nicholl, who participated in the battles.

NAUSTDAL CHURCH

Naustdal Church is a parish churchh is part of the Naustdal parish in the Sunnfjord deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, wooden church was built in 1891 by the architect Adolf Schirmer. The church, which seats about 650 people, was consecrated on 9 September 1891 by the Bishop Fredrik W. Hvoslef. It is the largest church in the whole Sunnfjord region, giving it the nickname "Sunnfjord Cathedral".

VEVRING CHURCH

Vevring Churchis located in the village of Indrevevring. The church is part of the Vevring parish in the Sunnfjord deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, wooden church was built in 1846 by the architect Hans Linstow. The church, which seats about 225 people, was consecrated on 16 September 1846. Vevring church from 1846.

MOUNTAINEERING

The large mountain area in the eastern part of Naustdal offers a wealth of scenery. There are large lakes and connecting streams. The trout fishing is excellent and fishing permits are available. "Longvasshytta", a self-catering cabin for hikers, can be reached after a 6-hour hike from the nearest road.

SWIMMING

At Russenes on the Førde fjord, 15 km west from Naustdal centre, lies an arranged outdoor activity area with 1,5 km of beach. There are signposted footpaths with information boards about cultural history, vegetation and animal life.

Close beside Naustdal centre they have built an excellent outdoor activities area Naustal Sanden, with 1,5 km of beach for fishing, walking and enjoying the scenery. Bathing beach, diving board, small boats harbour with visitor quay and beach volleyball court.

FISHING

The famous salmon river of Nausta winding more or less through the valley towards the fjord, the mountain with old summer clairies, rivers, fishing lakes and a steadily increasing stock of deer. At the old bridge at the waterfall Naustdalfossen, near Naustdal´s centre you can watch the salmon go up to the waterfall, and at the same time experience the anglers fighting to land the large catch.

The Nausta is a small and medium-sized salmon river. From the old bridge across the Naustdalsfossen waterfall salmon may be observed climbing the falls. Fishing permits may be purchased at the local petrol station or from local landowners. In 2005, the river Nausta was ranked as the best in Sogn & Fjordane and number 19th nationally with a total catch of 4.698 kilograms.

GOLF

Golfclubs in Sogn & Fjordane.