EUROPA 2020 Issues –Norway -Miniature Sheet
EUROPA 2020 Issues –Norway issued a Miniature Sheet of one stamp (Europe 20 g) on EUROPA 2020 featuring Ancient Postal Routes -The Vindhellavegen

Date of Issue 17 Apr 2020.

The Postal Route Route from Christina to Bergen -Vindhellavegen. this was a very hazardous road with cliffs, sharp turnings and gradients.  In 1793 it was upgraded and Kongevegen was the first road between east and west. In 1840s a new road was built on high walls for horse and cart and extra bend added to reduce the gradient.

The Vindhellavegen is one of most beautiful sites and Kongevegen has been named Norway’s most beautiful road and awarded Europe’s highest Cultural Heritage award the EUROPA Nostra

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