Fosnavåg Tourism

is a city in the municipality of Herøy in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is the administrative center of the municipality of Herøy. The city is located on the island of Bergsøya, and it includes the Eggesbønes area on the south side of the island. Fosnavåg is connected to the nearby village of Kvalsund on the island of Nerlandsøya via the Nerlandsøy Bridge to the west. Fosnavåg is connected to the east by a small bridge to the island of Leinøya, which in turn is connected to the islands of Remøya and Runde via the Remøy Bridge and Runde Bridge. The village of Eggesbønes lies south of the town along the shore of the Herøyfjord, just north of the Flåvær islands and the Flåvær Lighthouse. The large island of Gurskøya lies south of Fosnavåg. On 7 June 2002, the municipal council voted to give Fosnavåg "city status". This means that ships harbored in Fosnavåg can be registered here instead of in other nearest towns like Ålesund and Ulsteinvik. The 3.04 square kilometres (750 acres) town of Fosnavåg has a population (2013) of 3,478; giving it a population density of 1,144 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,960/sq mi).


A place in Norway, Fosnavåg is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Alesund, Norway. Add Alesund to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Alesund Town Park And Fjellstoua Viewpoint, Alesund Museum, Sunnmore Museum. A holiday in Fosnavåg can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Fosnavåg before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Fosnavåg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fosnavåg.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.14 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.43 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.29 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.57 (Low)
    • Drug offense 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Fosnavåg is 183.14 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.5 (High)
    • Climate Index 79.56 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17.67 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 109.67 (High)
    • Health Care Index 74.07 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.53 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 96.16 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fosnavåg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 112.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.54 USD

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