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Åndalsnes - The mountaineering capital


The natural drama of Romsdalen

Visit the Romsdalen valley for a live performance of the emerald green river Rauma, lush waterfalls, steep mountains and magnificent bridges. Nestled between fjords and mountains, the mountaineering capital of Åndalsnes makes a natural starting point for activities and attractions.

Photo: Jarle Wæhler
Tindesenteret på Åndalsnes
Norsk Tindesenter.
Photo: Møre og Romsdal Reiseliv
A train passing a river along the Rauma Railway
Rauma line.
Photo: Leif J. Olestad
Rampestreken ved Romsdalseggen
Photo: Matti Bernitz /Visitnorway
Running at Litlefjellet by Romsdalseggen
Mountain Running, Romsdalen.
Photo: Mattias Fredriksson
Romsdalen fjord fishing
Photo: Øyvind Heen

Activities and attractions

With major natural attractions like the Rauma Railway, the national tourist route Trollstigen, the vertical rock Trollveggen and the Romsdalseggen ridge, there are countless activities on offer in the area.

Getting here and around

There are several options for getting to Åndalsnes and around.

Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
  • By train

    By train

    One of the most beautiful train rides in Norway. The rail line Raumabanen to Åndalsnes goes daily from Oslo (5.5 hours) and Trondheim (4-5 hours).

  • By road

    By road

    Drive here via the E136 from Ålesund, or on Rv 64 from Molde.

    There are daily express buses from Trondheim and Bergen.

    Local travel information

  • By plane

    By plane

    The nearest airport is Molde Airport Årø, 1.5 hours from Åndalsnes. There are daily departures to Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim.

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