7503 ( March 31, 2013 )

Sogndal is a Norwegian municipality in Sogn og Fjordane.


It was the grave of an 8 - to 12 - year-old girl with grave goods found in the 5th century.

On June 15, 1184 King Sverre Sigurdsson and King Magnus Erlingsson fought at Slinde at the Battle of Fimreite for supremacy. King Magnus and many henchmen fell. A stone monument in Nornes at Sogndal reminded of this battle.

1917 a farmer found the stone from Eggja. It is a labeled grave, which is dated to the year 700.


Like virtually all Norwegian municipalities it consists of several villages and many other settlements, not all of which are inhabited year-round.

The three largest and most famous areas are Sogndal, Sogndal Kaupanger and which are at the same time also the location of at least one church.


  • Stave Church in Kaupanger built in 1200
  • " De Heibergske Samlinger ", home and boat museum
  • " Norsk Bremuseum " Glacier Museum
  • "Den norske bokbyen " Book Town in Sogndal

Stadium in Sogndal


Portions of the township was opened only by sea long. So the Frudalstunnel the main road No. 5 was opened in 1994. This road now connects the three largest towns community together and is also an important north / south connection. In Songdal the main road No. 55 crosses the No. 5

The place Songdal applies as a transport hub and is served by several express bus lines. There are also some regional bus lines for the fine distribution.

On the Songdalsfjorden and Lærdalsfjorden operate express boats. Then there is the ferry crossing the main road between 5 Mannheller and Fodnes and circulating only in the summer tourist ferry Kaupanger - Gudvangen.

South of Sogndal and Stohaugefjell is the Sogndal airport, this is served on regular services to business aircraft.