The city of Ålesund, Norway Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre
The fjords and the coastal area in Ålesund and Sunnmøre are a paradise for fishing, sightseeing trips and scuba diving. Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre
Spend one night at the historic Hotel Union Øye near the Hjørundfjord, and the next in a cabin beside the Austefjord. Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destination Ålsesund & Sunnmøre
Ålesund has around 40,000 inhabitants. It is the largest town in Sunnmøre, a region known for fishing, maritime technology and furniture production. Photo: Marte Kopperud/Innovation Norway
Ålesund and Sunnmøre is easy to get to by air, sea and land. Ålesund is the regional traffic hub with connections to the whole Sunnmøre region.
Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre
The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.
Photo: Roger Engvik,The Atlantic Sea Park
Go on a bird safari on the island of Runde, try hiking in the Sunnmøre Alps and visit one of the many annual festivals. Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway
The Tourist Information Office in Ålesund is situated at Skateflukaia, right in the town centre. Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway
The area offers skiing with a fjord view. Sunnmøre's fjords and mountains are a perfect backdrop to unique and family-friendly winter adventures. Photo: Christer Lundberg Nes/SunAlp