Åre Old Church

Address: Kyrkvägen 8, 830 13 Åre Date: Tuesday 22 may 2018 - Monday 1 Jun 2020 Show map

Address: Kyrkvägen 8, 830 13 Åre

Welcome to Are Old Church. Here you can light a candle, say a prayer or just enjoy the tranquility.

Are Old Church was built during the second half of the 1100s on the old Pilgrim Road to Nidaros (Trondheim), and has for centuries been a church both for passers to parishioners.

The canonized Norwegian Viking king Olav Haraldsen, St. Olav, is said to have been buried in the church.

Hisa wooden figurine still remains in the church and was probably made around 1300. The crown was replaced with a Carolinians hat in the seventeenth century when Åre was Swedish, then the Carolinian kings opposed the aristocracy lavishly challenging lifestyle and brought themselves deliberately modest in dress and way of life.

Even the two ships candlesticks in the chancel are medieval as well as various grandstands at the sanctuary.

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Occasions

Date Time Location    
22 Jul
Sunday 22 jul 2018 08:00 - 18:00 Åre by
23 Jul
Monday 23 jul 2018 08:00 - 18:00 Åre by
24 Jul
Tuesday 24 jul 2018 08:00 - 18:00 Åre by
25 Jul
Wednesday 25 jul 2018 08:00 - 18:00 Åre by

About this activity

  • Street address 1
    Kyrkvägen 8
  • Postal code
    830 13
  • City (address)
    Åre

Distance

  • Train station
    Åre Järnvägsstation 3 km

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