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You could go hiking or skiing, admire the city’s unique art nouveau architecture, explore the fjords – or just kick back and enjoy the view.
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.
Spend one night at the historic Hotel Union Øye by the Hjørundfjord and the next in a lighthouse right in the centre of Ålesund.
From festivals and cultural events to outdoor activities and sport arrangements – find the best things to see and do in Ålesund and Sunnmøre
XL diner is known as Europe`s largest bacalao restaurant, with main expertise in clipfish perfection. Together…
Kulinarisk Spiskammer is Aalesunds banquet facility, for whatever occasion you would like to celebrate, or…
Historical and contemporary, on land but at sea. MILK bar and lounge is built on the quay and slightly out to…
KABB is Ålesund`s first tapas restaurant, and offers tasty temptations that are inspired from several…
Galleri Flora is a cosy café that is fully licenced. Here you can enjoy a cup of coffee with your paper,…
Are you looking for a meeting place out of the ordinary? Why not consider Sunnmøre Museum, a picturesque open…
Take a break in our café, located in the former pharmacy lab. We offer food and drink, a full selection…
At the Scandic in Ålesund you find the intimate and charming lobby bar Barbord. Here you can enjoy…
Molja is the charming restaurant at Scandic Ålesund, and has a great view of the harbour. The restaurant is…
The lobby bar at Scandic Parken is a modern, newly redecorated bar with a relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy delicious…
Only a few minutes by car from the center of Ålesund, you can find Atlanterhavsparken, one of the largest…
Zuuma is a moders Japanese-inspired grill- and sushi restaurant, with stunning sea views on the quayside in…
Terminalen Club Scene is a live stage in Ålesund, and a place for all types of culture, creativity and arts.…
Color Line Stadion in Ålesund can offer you amazing facilities for Meeting and Events. We have 11 different…
Real American Steakhouse serves grilled meat dishes and burgers of top quality after own recipes in world…
There is only one way up to the peak of the mountain pass, and it’s as steep and winding as is gets. Part of these driving enthusiasts’ thrill is to see how their grand tourers stand the test. Join us for the yearly Gentlemen Drivers Weekend (GDW).
Where magnificent architecture meets the fjord landscape – Ålesund has wild Viking ancestry, an abundance of succulent seafood and jaw-dropping vistas.
Plan three days in Fjord Norway south of Ålesund, based on inside information from the director of Nordfjord Folk Museum.
Long before games on smart phones made people behave strangely in their outdoor search for virtual creatures, Norway was a Mecca for the real thing: birdwatching all year around.
Snow-capped peaks rise far above the tracks, with splashing waterfalls clinging to their sides. We joined the train driver and crew at work on the beautiful Flåm Railway.
The heritage of Norsemen has a lot more to it than blood and plunder.
A group of dedicated Danish amateur bikers found a new road cycling paradise in the steep, winding mountain roads of Fjord Norway.
Experience a sublime encounter with nature.
Wherever you go in the outlying fields of Norway, you’re hardly ever alone.
The Atlantic Road is beautiful and dramatic. But if you take a closer look, it has more to offer than just the amazing scenery.
Over the past 30 years, Nærøyfjord and Undredal got roads and a lot more tourists. Other than that, things are more or less like they’ve always been.
The young American traveller Addie Minnis was overly confident before tackling Norwegian nature. That could have ended really, really badly.
Get in-depth travel information on Ålesund's official website.
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