Otternes Bygdetun, Aurland Municipality

(4.3/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
Otternes Bygdetun paints a vivid picture of what life was once like in the rustic and remote hills of a Norwegian fjord. The historic site dates back 400 years and features four 18th-century farms consisting of 26 buildings. Wander around this rural open-air museum among old stone walls, stairs, and wells. See how flat bread is made and taste some delicious traditional food, such as fresh local salmon, raspberry jam, or mature goat cheese. Watch traditional craftspeople working at weaving looms and spinning wheels. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Otternes Bygdetun and many more Flam attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Flam trip itinerary builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • A pleasant walk along the fjord and then up a very steep hill brings you to Otternes, a now abandoned goat farm dating back to 1700. Situated high above the fjord in sloping meadows, it gave a great s...  more »
  • Halfway between flåm and Aurlannom. Can be reached during a pleasant stroll along the shore of the fjord. Typical of the old settlement. You can see old houses with utensils, eat rjommegrjot (very expensive!) entrance fee!
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  • We Start from Heimly Pension , Continued on path for cycle and pedestrian, walk up the hill for about 300 meters. This walk marked no. 5 in the tourist map, was very mild and scenery one. Otternes Far...  more »
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  • The view was nice, but not unlike the rest of the views in this area. When we arrived the gate was open, but it was closed behind us while we were in there despite never having seen anyone. It gave a bit of a weird feeling to the experience.
  • It's the first time I've seen where my family came from.
  • Wonderful place
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  • Habitações históricas, com vistas deslumberantes sobre o fiord