Vikoyri is a port village located at the mouth of Vikja river on the south shore of Sognefjorden, near the midpoint of the longest fjord in Norway. The village covers a total area of approx 1,26 km2 (0,49 ml2) and has a population of around 1,200 people (2013 census).
- Vikoyri is the administrative center of Vik municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county. The village lies along the Norwegian National Road 13 leading south to the village of Vossevangen (Hordaland county) and north to the ferry to Balestrand.
- Vikoyri sits about 13 km (8 ml) south of Balestrand, and about 25 km (16 ml) northeast of Arnafjord. To the north and west of the village lie Feios, Fresvik and Vangsnes. Vikoyri is 10 km (6,2 ml) northwest of Fresvikbreen glacier and 26 km (16 ml) northeast of lake Holskardvatnet.
- Vikoyri is the spot of one of the Tine cheese factories. This is the only factory in the world producing the unique Norwegian cheese "gammelost". The village also features the only prison found in Sogn og Fjordane county. There are 2 medieval churches on Vikoyri's south side: Hove Church (1170) and Hopperstad Stave Church (1140). The main church for the municipality is Vik Church, also located in the village, even though it is much newer (1877).
Highlights: Hove Church, Hopperstad Church, Spectacular rail trip
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