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Vaksdal


Vaksdal in Norway Vaksdal municipality coat of arms

Population:
4,096

Areal:
715,6 km2


Vaksdal Local Directory


Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Vaksdal

Vaksdal municipality has approximately 4.500 inhabitants and covers a area of 715,6 km2. The administrative centre is the village of Dalekvam. Dale is the centre of Vaksdal. Other places Vaksdal is Stanghelle, Stamnes and Matre. It has a railway station with connection to Voss and Bergen. A shopping centre lies about 1 km from the coast and has general stores, an ironmonger, clothing businesses, post office, bank, doctor and dentist. Rope Access via Kallestad Strait bridge over Veafjord. Both the E16 and the Bergen Railway passes through Vaksdal and Vaksdal station.

The nature of the municipality is characterized by what is commonly associated with typical west country, such as bay towards Osterøy and mountains surrounding Bergsdalen. Vaksdal river, which flows down through the valley and out to the bay, share settlement Vaksdal in Vaksdal areas in the south and in the north Jamne. Grave finds show that the area has been inhabited since the early Viking Age.

VAKSDAL MILL

Vaksdal Mill, founded in 1866, which produces flour, animal feed / fish meal and macaroni products.

THE ENERGY CENTRE

It's well worth taking time out to visit Dale Energisenteret where you can see a hydro-electric power station at first hand.

DALE of NORWAY

You will also find Dale Fabrikker, one of Norway's most famous knitwear manufacturers with a shop adjacent to the factory.

DALE CHURCH

The Church at Dale is also worth a visit.

HESJEDALSFOSSEN WATERFALL

Hesjedalsfossen is a dual waterfall. The falls is about 70 meters tall as it faced the Osterfjorden. See the falls from the stone road bridge right before the tunnel.

STOREGLUPEN WATERFALL

Storeglupen waterfall in the Eksingedalen valley.

GOLF

Golf Clubs in Hordaland.