Norwegian Travels – Aurlandsfjord & the Stegastein Viewpoint

Last fall, we drove on one of the National Tourist Routes in Norway and stopped at the Stegastien Viewpoint, which gives a breathtaking view of the Aurlandsfjord from 650 meters above the little village of Aurlandsvangen. We also stopped at another pullout, Vetleli, to enjoy a different view.

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Heading from the parking lot to the Stegastein viewpoint
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A view to the north of the Aurlandsfjord in the afternoon
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From another viewpoint (in this case just a roadside pullout) at Veteli we could see the water of Vassbygdevatnet
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This simple wooden and stone building was sitting in the other direction from the Stegastein viewpoint
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The Veteli pullout was right near the large power lines that take hydro energy off to be utilized
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We could look way down to the little village of Aurlandsvangen from 650 meters up on the Stegastein viewpoint
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Looking to green farms on the far side of Vassbygdevatnet from the Vetleli pullout
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The Stegastein viewpoint is constructed of steel and laminated pine and is 30 meters long and 4 meters wide

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