Alesund is a port-town and important fishing hub of Norway. The main economic backbone of the city is its rich fishing game and tourism industry. The architecture of the town is exquisite and its fabulous location, next to the Geiranger and Hjorund fjords, makes the whole landscape extremely scenic. There are many things to do in Alesund. Though not well know, but Alesund has many attractions to be explored with family and kids like the Alesund Museum, Alesund aquarium, Stranda Ski resort and the Fisheries Musuem.
Also if the beautiful architecture of the city doesn’t interest you much then you can check out some of the activities that can be pursued around Alesund like going out to explore Godoya Island, Runde Island, the Alesund Harbor, check the majestic view from the Fjellstoua viewpoint or even take a walk along history in the Summore Museum. You can also check out the mesmerizing Fjords located near Alesund while planning a trip to the various Islands nearby. If fishing is what you are looking for, then there is no better place to take your family for an awesome fishing trip!