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The best tings to do in Ålesund

Ålesund is widely regarded as Norway’s most beautiful town, situated on the North West coast of Norway, where mountains meet the sea. Ålesund is the perfect starting point for experiencing breathtaking fjord and mountain scenery. Hop on the UNESCO Geirangerfjord in a nutshell™ tour and experience both the famous UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord and the spectacular views of the Trollstigen mountain road in one day.

The town of Ålesund is also well worth exploring. The town boasts a fascinating and important history of thriving trade and is famous for its Art Nouveau architecture. Enjoy the views of the town from the Aksla mountain viewpoint, or from the waterside on a kayak tour. Discover the best things to do in from Ålesund, and start planning your trip!


Things to do in Ålesund