Stiklestad Pilgrim Center
Pilgrim Center Stiklestad is located at Stiklestad National Cultural Center and is responsible for St. Olavsleden in Norway. The center works with infrastructure, marketing and information for pilgrims.
The Battlefield Stiklestad
For the pilgrims
Stiklestad Pilgim Center cooperates closely with Stiklestad nasjonale kultursenter og hotell when it comes to offers and information for the pilgrim.
The reception is open 24 hours a day and pilgrims are offered both discounted hotel rooms and for groups, also historical accommodation at the medieval farm Stiklastadir. It is also possible to get a tour of the museum and the medieval church from 1180. For booking of accomodation and tours, contact the hotel.
Stiklestad church is open during the summer season every day at 11:00 -18:00.
Open churches along St. Olavsleden in 2022
We have many beautiful churches along St. Olavsleden and pilgrims often have a desire to visit these. Here are examples of open churches and some samples of what is happening under their auspices this summer. The overview is updated continuously.
Stiklestad church is open every day at 11.00-18.00 until mid-August.
Alstadhaug church is also open every day at 11.00-16.00 until 14 August.
Logtun church is open every day this summer and holds concerts every Wednesday.
At Tautra, the church in Mariaklosteret is open every day from 04.00 - 19.50. Every day there is a mass with communion, on Sundays the mass is at. 09.00 and on weekdays at 08.10. The nuns also pray time prayers 7 times a day, follow the link here for more information about the time prayers.
On the inner part of St. Olavsleden is Markabygda church, it can be opened on request from pilgrims by contacting Markabygda church hall.
Lade church is not open, but invites to a walking service 28.07 at 20:00 which passes several churches with the last stop at Nidaros Cathedral.
Vår Frue Kirke is a care church and is open every day with these opening hours: Monday and Tuesday: 11:00 - 15:00, Wednesday: 11:00 - 16:00, Thursday: 11:00 - 17:00, Friday: 11:00 - 20:00, Saturday: 11:00 - 15:00. You can read more about the care church here.
The Nidaros Cathedral is open every day for visitors, entrance costs 120kr for an adult. Admission to services is free.
For a calendar and overview of services, candle lighting and other activities in the churches in Levanger, Verdal and Frosta, you can go to the website of Sør-Innherrad kirkelige fellesråd.
For a calendar and overview of services, candle lighting and other activities in the churches at Skatval, Hegra, Stjørdal og Lånke you can go to the website of Stjørdal Kirkelige fellesråd.
For a calendar and overview of services, candle lighting and other activities in the churches at Malvik, you can go to the website of Malvik kirkelige fellesråd
Here is the calendar of the other congregations along the trail: Ranheim og Charlottenlund menighet, Lade menighet, Bakklandet og Lademoen menighet, Nidaros Domkirkes sokn.
The center's organization and tasks
Regional Pilgrim Center Stiklestad AS is owned by the municipalities of Verdal, Levanger, Frosta, Stjørdal and Malvik, together with Stiklestad National Cultural Center and Nidaros Diocesan Council. The Pilgrim Center receives extra funding from Trøndelag County and the National Pilgrim Center, as well as through various projects.
The Purpose of the Pilgrim Center
The company's purpose is to develop pilgrimage as a tourism product along St. Olavsleden by:
- Facilitate for the pilgrims to experience the history, culture, nature and spirituality of the trails
- Give pilgrims information about St. Olavsleden
- Develop the network of hosts along the St. Olavsleden
- Market pilgrimage along St. Olavsleden
- Ensure and coordinate maintenance of St. Olavsleden
- Build corporate networks along St. Olavsleden
Cooperation across the border between Norway and Sweden
|Tel:||(+47) 932 17 739|
|Adress:||Stiklestad allé 350|
|Opening Hours:||Weekdays 08:00 -16:00. 24-hour open reception at the cultural center.|
|Accomodation:||email@example.com, tel. +47 740 44 200|