View of the village in the foreground, along the fjord
|Sogn og Fjordane county|
|County||Sogn og Fjordane|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||6977 Bygstad|
Bygstad is a village in Gaular Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The village is located on the northern shore of the Dalsfjorden, about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northwest of the innermost part of the fjord. The municipal center, Sande, is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the southeast of Bygstad and Førde Airport, Bringeland sits about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the village.
The village is an old church site where there once was a stave church here dating back to the 13th century. The present Bygstad Church was built in 1845 and it serves the western part of the municipality of Gaular.
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