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Gudvangen

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Gudvangen is a village in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is a popular tourist destination and is located at the end of the Nærøyfjord where the Nærøydalselvi river empties into the fjord. The European route E16 highway passes by the village. Heading southwest on the highway leads to Voss municipality while heading northeast the E16 enters the Gudvanga Tunnel on its way to the villages of Flåm, Undredal, and Aurlandsvangen. The nearby village of Bakka lies about to the north. The Kjelfossen waterfall is located just to the southeast of the village.NameThe name Gudvangen comes from the old farm name. The first element is gud meaning a "heathen god". The vang word is still in use referring the open space in front of a place of worship like Aurlandsvangen and Vossevangen. In Gudvangen, there have been several places of worship since pre-Christian times.Media gallery Gudvangen is in Aurland Municipality. When using our Norway online day trip planner , youre building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
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