Selja Monastery

Selja Monastery Selje Nordfjord
Selja Kloster Nordfjord
Selja Kloster Nordfjord
Selja Kloster Selje Nordfjord
Selja Kloster Nordfjord Selje

Selja Monastery

Humans have traveled for over 1000 years, to experience Norway's prime pilgrimage city, with unique cultural heritage from the Viking Age and Middle

On the island of Selja, 15 min. from Selje, lie the ruins of Selja monastery, perhaps the oldest monastery in Norway. The monastery tower is still intact. The monastery was built by Benedictine monks in the early 1100s, in memory of St. Sunniva. You can explore this part of Norwegian history on a guided tour during the summer season.

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