This port town, which was built on the back of fisheries, surprises everyone who looks upon it for the first time. Every building here has a uniform, enchanting style – Art Nouveau. This is because the entire town had to be built from the ground up after a fire devastated practically every building in 1904. Though only one person died then, more than 10000 were left homeless. Today, though, it’s one Norway’s most beautiful cities.
Tourism-wise Alesund serves as an important hub of fjord sightseeing in Norway. The city also lies in a nice view of Sunnmore Alps to the east. A lot of the major tourist attractions are spread out over several islands.
Alesund is also the site of the annual Norwegian Food Festival.
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Alesund
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Alesund Shore Excursion: the Art Nouveau City Walk
3 Hrs8 Reviews
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Save 5%Alesund Shore Excursion: From Fjords to Trolls
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