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Ellingsøy

Ellingsøy Church

Ellingsøy Church was consecrated 31st of August 1988, and is designed by the architect Oscar Norderval. The church is idyllically situated in Slotsvika with a fjord view of islands and skerries. The beautiful church art is made by the artist Håkon Gullvåg.

Ålesund

Sildekona - the herring woman

Is located at Apotekertorget, the pharmacy square.

Ålesund

Norway's Fjords on Top

For the second time, the Fjord Norway region has been rated by National Geographic to the world's most celebrated and iconic destination. With a top score!

Ålesund

Sculpture "Avisgutten" - the paper boy

Is situated in the pedestrian street, Gågaten (Kongensgate) vis a vis "The Thousand steps" (Tusentrappen). Gift from the local newspaper Sunnmørsposten for the town of Ålesund in 1998. Made by Arne Martin Hansen.

Ålesund

Monument of the people going to England during 2nd World War

Is situated in the small "peace park" at Skateflua. In remembrance of all Norwegians who travelled over the North Sea to Great Britain during the 2. World War. 320 persons lost their lives during the "migration to England". The monument was inaugurated 8th of May by His Majesty Crown Prince Haakon for the 50th anniversary for the end of the war. The monument is made by Olav Stavseng.

Ålesund

Skårungen - the fisher boy

"Fiskergutten" - the fisher boy - is situated at Apotekertorget, the pharmacy square. The symbol of the youth's glow and expectation to the future. Made by Knut Skinnarland in 1967. A copy can be found in Akureyri, Iceland - one of Ålesund's friendship towns.

Larsnes

Sande Kirke

A beautiful, 100 year old long church. Rare chasuble from the 15th century. Altar piece/cabinet from the same period....

Sandshamn

Sandsøy

Sandsøy lies in Sande, just north of Stadtlandet, and the rugged North Sea is its neighbour in the west. The island has got a variety of great fishing...

Runde

Runde bird island

Out in the rough sea in Herøy municipality you can visit the famous bird island Runde. The little island has only got 150 regular inhabitants, but fro...

Sandshamn

Dollsteinhola cave

At the west side of the island Sandsøy in Sande municipality, the intriguing cave Dollsteinshol lies. This is one of the largest and most peculiar cave...
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