You can now (apply to) get married at Norway's famous Trolltunga rock

Troll’s, cliff hike, apply

Step aside, diamond rings… There’s a new rock in wedding town.

Norway’s iconic Trolltunga rock will soon host its first-ever wedding ceremony. In August, a lucky Danish couple will pioneer tying the knot at the striking spot.

Trolltunga 101

Trolltunga (meaning “Troll’s Tongue”) is one of Norway’s most popular cliff hike destinations. The rock is located 160 km southeast and inland from Bergen.

Standing about 1097 meters high, Trolltunga offers incredible views of Lake Ringedalsvatnet below and Folgefonna Glacier in the distance. So, it’s no surprise that proposals already regularly take place atop this wonder of nature.

Trolltunga might seem like the picture-perfect place to get hitched, too. But don’t be fooled – it’s not for everyone. The hike to the rock takes anywhere from eight to 12 hours total (that is, at least four hours one way). No bathroom facilities are available on the lengthy route, either.

If you haven’t been scared off, you can rewarded with the lovely likes of the Tyssestrengene Waterfalls – plus other stunning natural phenomena – on your way up. The vistas only get better once you reach the top, especially if you stroll along the jutting rock itself.

Thinking about applying?

Along with the already-approved wedding in August, the opportunity for an out-of-this-world wedding is being extended to even more couples.

But having a sense of adventure doesn’t guarantee you a cliff rock wedding. You also have to meet certain legal conditions to get married at Trolltunga.

Application requirements include:

  • Having a valid permit to get married in Norway from local authorities
  • Holding a legal stay in Norway

Ullensvang Municipality is in charge of the whole process. The Municipality reviews applications and conducts all marriage ceremonies once they’re approved.

Here’s another catch. Weddings will be held by the Municipality on one day only – Saturday, August 14. For now, at least. There’s always the possibility that the initiative will be repeated in the future, too.

To qualify for an August 14 wedding, couples – who meet required conditions – have to apply by August 11.

For more information on how to qualify, contact the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) directly and read up on the official marriage rules here.

Source: #NorwayTodayTravel

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