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Taking a bath in Lya, Ål in Norway - Photo: Ål Utvikling AS
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Taking a bath in Lya, Ål in Norway Photo: Ål Utvikling AS

Key facts about Ål

Ål is a municipality in the county of Buskerud. It lies in the Hallingdal Valley.

Ål plays host to numerous cultural and sporting events throughout the year. Culture and folk music have rich traditions here and play a major part in local life.

Altitude: 450 metres above sea level
Reineskarvet Mountain Plateau: 1,791 metres above sea level
Nearest cities: Oslo (215 kilometres) and Bergen (269 kilometres)
Nearest airports: Fagernes Airport Leirin, Sandefjord Airport Torp, Oslo Airport Gardermoen

About Ål

Ål has a population of 4,800 inhabitants and is situated in the middle of the two main cities, Oslo and Bergen. Sundre is the commercial centre of Ål. 

Agriculture, in the form of meat and dairy production, is the principal local industry. Others include manufacturing, tourism and services. The health sector is also a big employer.

The regional Ål Culture House has a café, library and cinema, and it regularly hosts concerts and different theatre and dance performances.

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Last updated:  2013-03-26
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Taking a bath in Lya, Ål in Norway - Photo: Ål Utvikling AS

Key facts about Ål

Ål is a municipality in the county of Buskerud. It lies in the Hallingdal Valley.

Key facts about Ål

Source: Visitnorway

About Ål

Ål in Hallingdal

In Ål you can enjoy enjoy outdoor activities and a number of cultural events.

Tourist information in Ål

Ål Tourist Information is located in Ål Culture Center.

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