Surrounded by steep mountain sides and stunning nature. In the Viking village of Njardarheimr, you will experience an authentic village that shows how the Vikings lived 1,000 years ago, when Gudvangen got its name. Gudvangen, the field of the Gods was now far from my sight. 9,038 were here. Viking village Njardarheimr in Gudvangen. Every summer for the last two decades, a Viking market has been held in Gudvangen (Field of Gods). All feature a work desk and some offer Viking-themed rooms. Gudvangen, by Nærøyfjord, is known as "the place of the Gods". Nærøyfjord is dedicated to Njord, the God of trading and sailing. With its dramatic and spectacular scenery, Gudvangen has been a magnet for tourists for more than a century. However, whether you choose to drool over the sublime beauty of the glaciated mountains, walk across blooming orchards, tour the traditionally carved wooden houses or partake in local activities, this Norweigan Viking village is … Viking market. Gudvangen. Travel a thousand years back and experience how it was to be a Guests dining in Gudvangen Fjordtell’s on-site restaurant can enjoy fjord views from huge glass windows. ½ a mile from the ferry keyside and the beautiful Nærøyfjord with its world heritage status. Gudvangen Camping is situated facing the waterfall Kjelsfossen (The kettle waterfall) in the beautiful Nærøy valley. Viking resort by the edge of UNESCO site Naeroy Fjord in Gudvangen, Norway. Gudvangen Fjordtell & Apartments guests can choose between a hotel room or apartment accommodations with kitchen facilities. Njardarheimr - Gudvangen Viking Village. When the permanent village was built in 2016, some people were not thrilled that permits were granted to build what could be considered a for-profit LARPing venture in a UNESCO World Heritage area. Visit Website. Back in 1994, a customer mentioned to Georg Olafr Reydarsson Hansen that he looked like a Viking. A traditional Viking leaning against a building in the Viking village. Experience an Authentic village showing how the Vikings lived 1000 years ago. The Nærøyfjord attended UNESCOs world heritage list in 2006. About Viking Valley, Gudvangen - in the heart of the unique UNESCO listed Norwegian fjord landscape - is the setting for the town of Njardarheimr, bringing to life the real history and culture of the Viking age. Gudvangen – or Gudvangr means: The field of the gods by the water and the small village has approximately 120 inhabitants. The Kjelfossen waterfall, one of the highest in Norway, is located just to the southeast of Gudvangen. During the viking era Gudvangen was a importen Place for trading. The Gudvangen village is situated at the end of The Nærøy Fjord, Sogn og Fjordane, Aurland Kommune, Norway. 5747 Gudvangen. Gudvangen has a population of 100 people today, but in the Viking Age, Gudvangen was an important trading center. The Viking village is open all year, but have a bigger viking marked in July every year.