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Ålesund

Alesund
Alesund from Mt Aksla

Ålesund

Ålesund, the largest town on Norway’s northwest coast (40.000 inhabitants), is built on several islands stretching out into the ocean within the beautiful surroundings of fjords and the high peaks of the Sunnmore Alps. A large part of the town was destroyed by fire in 1904 and rebuilt in the ‘Art Nouveau’ style which was the typical architecture of the time style with a myriad of turrets, spires and medieval ornaments.

Today it is a bustling town where the fish and furniture industry are the main sources of income.

It is not without reason that Ålesund was voted the most beautiful town in Norway by the Norwegian people in 2007 and the newspaper The Times in 2009. It is easy to become fascinated by Ålesund.

Walk up the 418 steps to the top of Mount Aksla and you will be rewarded by unforgettable panoramic views!

See our excursion tours below – for individual or private groups contact us using this link.

More Alesund Tours

Alesund
Ålesund Highlights
Experience the history and culture of Ålesund with a sightseeing drive and a visit to Sunnmøre Open-Air Museum.
Ålesund Panorama
Discover the beautiful setting of Ålesund with its unusual architecture and lovely views on this leisurely drive.
Borgund fjorden
Atlantic Sea Park
Wonders of the Atlantic Ocean
Gain a fascinating insight into the underwater world of the Atlantic Ocean.
Alesund cruise
Ålesund Sights and Fjord Cruise
Combine a drive round the pretty Art Nouveau town of Ålesund with a scenic cruise on the magnificent Hjørundfjord.
Ålesund Heritage Walk
A walk through the heart of Ålesund reveals a charming and colourful town, renowned for its unique Art Nouveau style.
Alesund town
Scenic drive
The Golden Route
An exceptional driving experience along a route steeped in tradition, through spectacular scenery of deep fjords and lush valleys - wild, wonderful and vibrant.
Alesund Lighthouse
Islands Discovery
Discover the scenery and history of the 'Viking saga islands' of Giske and Godøy.

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