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Ingrids Glassverksted in Ålesund, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre
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Ingrids Glassverksted in Ålesund, Norway Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre

Shopping in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Would you like to bring a piece of Ålesund & Sunnmøre back home? Shopping centres, small boutiques and shops offer unique gifts, arts and souvenirs.

Shopping centres

The shopping areas in the centre of Ålesund are Kipervika, Skansen and Aspøya. These three areas are each distinctive in their own way. At Aspøya you will find traditional shops selling building materials/DIY and hardware goods, as well as several small specialist interior and design shops.

You will find Ålesund's pedestrian street at Skansen, with small shops, cafés and restaurants. Kipervika has a range of specialist art and arts & crafts shops, as well as Kiperviktorget Market.

The shopping centre Kremmergaarden in Ålesund centre offers many kinds of shops, as well as attractive cafés, restaurants and an outlet of the state sponsored Vinmonopolet, where you can buy strong beer, wine and spirits.

The Moa shopping area, 10 kilometres from the town centre, attracts shoppers from near and far. It is one of Norway's largest shopping centres, the biggest between Bergen and Trondheim.

Shopping along the coast and in the fjord areas

Explore the variety of shops in the small towns of ØrstaVoldaFosnavåg andUlsteinvik. Knitted jumpers and cardigans, glassware, ceramics, gold and silver and local arts and crafts are among the most popular articles. The shops also have a good assortment of other goods such as fashion wear, electrical goods, books and music. A number of museums and other tourist attractions also sell souvenirs and arts and crafts. Artifex, Ivar Aasen-tunet, Cylindra, Devold Factory Outlet, En Liten Butikk, Trankokeriet and Husfliden are examples of shops with a unique assortment of goods.

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Last updated:  2012-07-12
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Ingrids Glassverksted in Ålesund, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre

Shopping in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Would you like to bring a piece of Ålesund & Sunnmøre back home? Shopping centres, small boutiques and shops offer unique gifts, arts and souvenirs.

Shopping in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Source: Visitnorway

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