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Nordmøre and Romsdal

Drive the National Tourist Roads Trollstigen and the Atlantic Road, and see the fjords and islands near the coastal cities of Kristiansund and Molde.

Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The city of Ålesund is known for its architecture in Art Nouveau style, its surrounding fjords and the high peaks of the Sunnmøre Alps.

The Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

The Geirangerfjord is unique and exceptionally beautiful – which is why this fjord landscape is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Kystriksveien

Kystriksveien is a beautiful scenic road between Steinkjer and Bodø. Most people travel Kystriksveien by car, but it is also a great cycling route.

Key facts about Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Ålesund has around 40,000 inhabitants. It is the largest town in Sunnmøre, a region known for fishing, maritime technology and furniture production.

What to do in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Go on a bird safari on the island of Runde, try hiking in the Sunnmøre Alps or check out one of the many annual festivals in the Ålesund area.

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.

Hiking in Geirangerfjord, Ålesund and Nordfjord

The stunning landscape of Fjord Norway is a paradise for hikers, with superb walks within easy distance of Geiranger, Ålesund and Nordfjord.

Attractions in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.

Getting to Ålesund and Sunnmøre and Around

Ålesund and Sunnmøre is easy to get to by air, land and sea. Ålesund is the regional traffic hub with connections to the whole Sunnmøre region.

Fishing in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Ålesund is Norway's fishing capital. Fishing is also a popular activity for locals and tourists – simply because you are guaranteed to catch fish.

Where to stay in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Spend one night at the historic Hotel Union Øye by the Hjørundfjord and the next in a lighthouse right in the centre of Ålesund.

Dining in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Buy shrimps from a local fisherman on the quayside in Ålesund, enjoy a meal in a top restaurant or discover hidden gems in the Sunnmøre countryside.

Tour suggestions in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Use Ålesund as a starting point to explore the Geirangerfjord, the Hjørundfjord, and the scenic coastline with its flourishing wildlife.

Winter in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Skiing with a fjord view. Sunnmøre's fjords and mountains are a perfect backdrop to unique and family-friendly winter adventures.

Tourist information in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The Tourist Information Office in Ålesund is situated at Skateflukaia in the city centre. Other offices are located in key areas throughout Sunnmøre.

Key facts about Nordmøre and Romsdal

Visit Nordmøre and Romsdal, a corner of Fjord Norway full of contrasts, charming coastal cities, and the Trollstigen and Atlanterhavsvegen roads.

Getting to Nordmøre and Romsdal and around

Nordmøre and Romsdal lie 310 miles from Oslo and 279 miles from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.

Where to stay in the Nordmøre and Romsdal area

Fishermen's cabins, traditional farms, a rustic hotel by the coast or in one of the fjord cities. The region offers a wide selection of accommodation.

Attractions in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Come visit Norway's national tourist roads; the Atlantic Road and the Trollstigen Road, and the fjord cities Molde, Kristiansund and Åndalsnes.

Shopping in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Shopping centres and smaller, specialised boutiques selling anything from gourmet food to hand-crafted souvenirs can be found in Nordmøre and Romsdal.

Dining in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Bacalao and klippfish, dishes made of dry and salted cod, are the main specialities in the Nordmøre and Romsdal region.

Winter in Nordmøre and Romsdal

The winter season normally lasts from December to April/May in Nordmøre and Romsdal. Loads of snow and skiing fun is yours for the taking.

What to do in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Enjoy the great outdoors hiking, sea kayaking, cycling, fishing and killer whale safaris. Explore local caves or dive in the Atlantic Ocean.

Tourist information in Nordmøre and Romsdal

The tourist information offices around the region will help you make the most of your trip to Nordmøre and Romsdal.

Tour suggestions in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Follow these tour suggestions to experience the Trollstigen Mountain Road and the Atlantic Road; the highlights of the Nordmøre and Romsdal region.

The Romsdalsfjord

The Romsdalsfjord is located close to the city of Molde. Take the Raumabanen Railway from the fjord to the mountains, or go on a fjord cruise.

Ålesund and Sunnmøre in a week

Featuring many highlights of the Ålesund area, including Geiranger and the Sunnmøre Alps, this is a great tour with or without a car. Best in summer.

Go on a cruise with Hurtigruten

Witness stunning scenery with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast. Travel the entire voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, or hop on and off as you wish.

Sunnmørsalpene

Majestic peaks and a rugged alpine massif distinguish Sunnmørsalpene from other mountain areas in Norway. Off-piste skiing is at its best here.

The Geirangerfjord and Ålesund 360 panorama SkyCam

You get to see Ålesund, the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road from a bird's eye view with these amazing 360 panorama photos.

The Geirangerfjord

The deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.

Trollheimen, Home of the Trolls

Trollheimen is as rugged a mountain range as any in Norway, but with green, idyllic valleys interspersed in between the peaks.

Hiking in the area of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Experience a hiking holiday in the most spectacular scenery of Fjord Norway - in the surroundings of the famous Geirangerfjord.

Norway is "the Greatest Place on Earth"

The international online news outlet, the Huffington Post, is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords, islands, midnight sun and the northern lights.

What to do in the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Try rafting, go for a hike in the mountains, or enjoy a sightseeing trip on the Geirangerfjord.

Tourist information in the areas of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Visit one of the tourist information offices for updated information on accommodation, public transport, hiking and activities.

Attractions in the areas of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

The spectacular nature, with the Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, is the top attraction.

Getting to the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Route suggestions on how to reach the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road by public transport or your own car.

What to eat in the Geirangerfjord area and Trollstigen

Try a local speciality; goat's milk caramel from Herdalssetra or strawberry cake from Valldal.

National Geographic recommends active holidays in Norway

National Geographic Adventure recommends Ålesund and Tromsø for hiking, surfing, skiing and biking. And there is more.

Where to stay in the Geirangerfjord area and Trollstigen

Whether you seek the simple life, or luxury, there is accommodation to meet your needs – in Geiranger, Valldal or another picturesque village.

Key facts about the area of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

The area's unique natural surroundings were created during the last ice age, when glaciers carved out deep fjords and shaped the high mountains.

Helgeland Coast National Tourist Route

Experience the cultural heritage of Northern Norway and its many natural wonders, from the majestic Svartisen Glacier to the Vega Islands.

The Atlantic Road

Sharp turns and wild nature have put the Atlantic Road at the top of the British newspaper The Guardian's list of the world's best road trips.

Tour suggestion along Kystriksveien

Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.

Top of the fjords

Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.

Getting to Kystriksveien and around

Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.

Where to stay along Kystriksveien

Stay in a historic hotel or in a remote fishermen's cabin along Kystriksveien. But whatever type of accommodation you choose, book well in advance.

Tourist information along Kystriksveien

The tourist information center in Steinkjer will help you book accommodation and plan a tailor-made itinerary for your trip along Kystriksveien.

Shopping along Kystriksveien

You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along the Kystriksveien road.

What to do along Kystriksveien

The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.

Eating along Kystriksveien

You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.

Food along the way

Petrines Gjestgiveri in Norddal, not far from Geiranger, was voted "The best place to eat along the road in 2006".

Hiking in the Romsdalseggen Ridge

The hike might look a bit scary, but there are three routes to the top, of varying difficulty, all revealing the same breathtaking views.

The Surna River

With its dramatic scenery, relatively mild climate and plentiful salmon, Surna became a magnet for aristocratic English anglers in the 1870s.
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