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An unforgettable experience

Grip Stave Church is among the youngest of the 28 remaining Stave churches in Norway. It was... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Lafayette, California
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Beautiful old stave church on Grip. Get the guided tour, so that you learn some of the islands... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Rindal Municipality, Norway
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Aug 31, 2018
“An unforgettable experience ”
Jul 17, 2018
In the middle of the island, protected by houses and on the island's highest point, you will find the little red stave church, standing as it has stood since appr year 1300. It has ever since been a meeting point in happy times and also in sad...more
Grip, Kristiansund 6500, Norway
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Grip Stave Church is among the youngest of the 28 remaining Stave churches in Norway. It was constructed in 1470. The altar piece, with an interesting story, is from 1515. Since this Stave church was the last Stave church on my list to visit I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

Beautiful old stave church on Grip. Get the guided tour, so that you learn some of the islands history

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mograg
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Grip is ok. Small but interesting. A 1.5 hr stop is a bit too long, but if you're here you should see the church; one of the oldest in Norway with interesting drawings on the walls.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Robbert67
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Since we went here by private boat, we could visit the church without other guests. Impressive history of this small, but very important church.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 799kjo
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had a beautiful day for the trip from Kristiansund to the fascinating Grip Island. The captain took us on a tour of the island which was highly informative and really well delivered. It was so interesting to hear about the lives of people who...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank O2898YQdavidm
Reviewed August 15, 2016

The island's stave church, restored, dates from the late 15th century. Beautiful to take pictures and very peaceful.

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Virginia B
Reviewed August 10, 2016

After an hour by boat from Kristiansund harbor, by "Gripruta", we arrived to Grip. Grip is a small old fishing harbor with a famous lighthouse. The church was built about 1400 AC. Inside there is remains of old wallpaintings and a special altarpiece.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank kjarns
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Went for a trip to Grip with my husband and 3 children aged 11, 12 and 15. The boat takes about an hour. Grip is a fascinating piece of Norwegian history, showing what life was like in the old days. A must to visit. The...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Ann_CatherineNorway
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Probably the most interesting small island in Norway. No one live there any more, but use the place as week end residences. The church is situated between all the houses vecause they needed to protect it from heavy wather. Accessible by boat fro Kristiansund.

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Pål H
Reviewed July 18, 2015

It's amazing where 30 minutes in a boat can take you but Grip Stave Church was amazing especially the inside. Am so thankful that I had the opportunity to visit this so peaceful little island.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Susan W
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November 25, 2016|
Response from kjarns | Reviewed this property |
Hi, WE booked the trip through "Gripruta.no" and bought the tickets.