Best Things To Do in Alesund, Norway

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!

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  • Save 2% Alesund Shore Excursion: From Fjords to Trolls
    Alesund Shore Excursion: From Fjords to Trolls34 Reviews

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    A full day of amazing and breathtakingly beautiful sceneries is guaranteed. You will depart from Ålesund by bus and soo...

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  • Save 1% Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata - Westwall
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    Duration: 6 Hrs

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    With a 24-hour City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus ticket, explore the beautiful city of Alesund with ease! Passengers can ho...

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  • Alesund Shore Excursion: City walk
    Alesund Shore Excursion: City walk7 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Experience the best of Art Nouveau architecture in Ålesund, a city built on only islands. In the city center you will f...

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Alesund, Norway

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  1. Alesund Town Park And Fjellstoua Viewpoint

    # 1 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 723 times in trip plans
    Alesund Town Park And Fjellstoua Viewpoint

    Tags: Park, View Point, Nature

    Address: Alesund Town Park, Alesund, Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built into the west side of Mount Aksla, the park is essentially just 418 steps that lead up the mountain to an unbeatable panoramic view of archipelago, the town centre, and the Sunnmøre Alps....Read more

  2. Alesund Museum

    # 2 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 667 times in trip plans
    Alesund Museum

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Rasmus Ronnebergsgt. 16, Alesund, Norway

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    This small museum right in the centre of Alesund describes the city’s journey through history, and its cultural story through various permanent exhibitions. These exhibitions cover the great tow...Read more

  3. Sunnmore Museum

    # 3 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 431 times in trip plans
    Sunnmore Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Museumsvegen 1, 6015 Ålesund, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Sunnmøre Museum is a folk museum in Ålesund that emphasizes on the coastal culture. There are two parts to the museum, one is the open-air museum (comprising of 55 old and distinct buildi...Read more

  4. Alesund Harbor

    # 4 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 727 times in trip plans
    Alesund Harbor

    Tags: Walking Area, Harbour

    Address: Alesund Harbor, Alesund

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Between the islands of Nørvøy and Aspøy, on Skansekaia road, you get to see the very reason Alesund even exists – the harbour. For cruise or for trade, the harbour is crucia...Read more

  5. Alesund Aquarium

    # 5 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 425 times in trip plans
    Alesund Aquarium

    Tags: Aquarium

    Address: Atlantic Sea-Park Tueneset 6006 Ålesund Norway

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This marine park is the most popular attraction in town. It is one of the largest saltwater aquariums in Northern Europe. With 4000 sq metres of exhibition space, it is able to house 11 large aquarium...Read more

  6. Art Noveau Centre

    # 6 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 553 times in trip plans
    Art Noveau Centre

    Tags: Art Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: Apotekergata 16, 6004 Alesund, Norway

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Built in 1905–1907, the building is famous for its Art Noveau interior. Thus, it’s only fitting that the Art Noveau was opened here in 2003 by Queen Sonja of Norway. Art Noveau, a holistic...Read more

  7. The Fisheries Museum

    # 7 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 373 times in trip plans
    The Fisheries Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Molovegen 10, 6004 Ålesund, Norway

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Housed inside the landmark Holmbua along the beautiful harbor in Ålesund, Fisheries Museum is for the sea lovers and the history buffs. The exhibits in here tell the story of the development of ...Read more

  8. Runde Island

    # 8 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 122 times in trip plans
    Runde Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island

    Address: Runde Island, Heroy, Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Birds are Runde’s real inhabitants, not the 150 people. Between February and August every year over half a million birds come to nest on this island. Southernmost of Norway’s nesting cliff...Read more

  9. Stranda Ski Resort

    # 9 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 122 times in trip plans
    Stranda Ski Resort

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Resort

    Address: Stranda, 6201 Stranda, Norway

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    17 ski runs and 7 lifts (including 2 chair lifts with magnificent views), make for one of the best skiing destinations in the area. If you want to run beyond the boundaries of the resort, you can arra...Read more

  10. Godoya

    # 10 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 410 times in trip plans

    Tags: Island

    Address: Godøy, 6055 Godøya, Norway

    Godøy is an island in Norway that is famous for its serene nature, towering mountain Storhornet, and tranquil lake Alnesvatnet. Translating to 'Island of Gods', the beautiful island of God&osla...Read more

  11. The Mountain Lift

    # 11 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 7 times in trip plans
    The Mountain Lift

    Tags: Adventure

    Address: AS Spjelkavik heis, 6022 Ålesund, Norway

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    If you are looking to enjoy some of the enthralling views of Ålesund, then climbing to the top of the Emblemsfjellet Mountain is the right thing to do. And the best way to do it is to get on the...Read more

  12. Parken Culture House

    # 12 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 197 times in trip plans
    Parken Culture House

    Tags: Entertainment, Concert

    Address: Parkgata 3B, 6003 Ålesund, Norway

    Set in the middle of the Ålesund town center, surrounded by the City Park and the Town Mountain Aksla, Parken Culture House is a great place to find entertainment. Home to a plenty of concerts t...Read more

  13. Aksla Viewpoint

    # 13 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 3 times in trip plans
    Aksla Viewpoint

    Tags: View Point

    Address: Parkgata 11, 6003 Ålesund, Norway

    When you are in Ålesund, a chance to visit the Aksla Viewpoint should not be missed. You have to take 418 steps on the stairway from the center of the town, but the views that you get from top a...Read more

  14. The Town Park In Alesund

    # 14 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 173 times in trip plans
    The Town Park In Alesund

    Tags: Park

    Address: Einarvikgata 16, 6002 Ålesund, Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Constructed at the west side of Mount Aksla in 1885 by Ålesund municipality, the Town Park is one of the popular tourist spots in Norway. Inspired by the design of the other popular parks, the g...Read more

  15. Color Line Stadium

    # 15 of 51 Things To Do in Alesund | Added 150 times in trip plans
    Color Line Stadium

    Tags: Stadium

    Address: Sjømannsvegen 14, 6008 Ålesund, Norway

    Color Line Stadion is an association football stadium in Alesund and is also the home of the Norwegian Premier League side Aalesunds FK. Built at a cost of NOK 160 million, Color Line Stadion is the f...Read more

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  • Skylehamaren


    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Aalesunds Museum

    Rasmus Rønnebergs gate 16

    Landmarks Museums
  • Ishavsmuseet Aarvak

    Brandalsvegen 28

  • Stiftinga Sunnmøre Museum


    Landmarks Museums
  • Fiskerimuseet

    Molovegen 10

  • Stiftelsen Kulturkvartalet - Kunstmuseet Kube - museum

    Apotekergata 16, Inngang Hellegt.

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  • Orient Bar Restaurant

    Kongens gate 30

    Asian Bars
  • Anno

    Apotekergata 9B

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  • Ta Det Piano

    Kipervikgata 1 B

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  • Keiseren Pub

    Keiser Wilhelms gate 24

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  • O'Learys Ålesund Airport

    Flyplassveien 27

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  • Kaffebaren Ulsteinvik

    Sjøgata 55

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  • Flø

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  • Rundebranden


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  • Aalesund Seafood

    Molovegen 3 B

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Fiskerikompetanse

    Notenesgata 3

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  • H P Holmeset


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  • Mørenot


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  • Dyrkorn Fritid

    Skarbøvikgata 51

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  • Topas Kystfiske


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  • Color Line Stadion

    Sjømannsvegen 14

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  • Sparebanken Møre Arena

    Sjømannsvegen 16

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  • Sunnmørshallen

    Sjømannsvegen 16

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