The old Ål Stave Church site

Book Tickets Online


Ål Stave church was erected around 1170 and demolished in 1880. The stave churches are a wooden building with a carrying construction of poles. The stave churches are today counted as among the most important European architecture in wood from medieval times.

The stave church in Ål with its 18 poles was the largest church in Hallingdal. The church also changed appearance several times with expansions and reconstructions. In Ål Stave church they also found an ancient runic inscription that showed who was the constructor of the church.

This site is located in the centre of Ål, parking spot by the schools.

Map & Directions

The old Ål Stave Church site

Type:Historical monument

Sundrevegen 48, 3570, Ål
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel32 08 10 60