The E16 is the fastest route from Oslo to the western fjords, a quick and handsome 350km gallop up from the capital to both the fjord ferry near Sogndal and the colossal 24.5km tunnel leading to Flåm. It also shoots past half a dozen stave churches, the most remarkable of them being Borgund.

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