Alesund

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Alesund Church which includes heritage architecture

Ålesund is ideally located on the coast of Sunnmøre. In 2007, it was voted Norway's most beautiful town by the country's inhabitants, and is renowned for its Art Nouveau architecture.

The fjord landscape in Ålesund is truly spectacular, and it's included on UNESCO's list of world heritage sites – which says something. The UNESCO committee justified their decision by saying that the fjord landscape had to be one of the most beautiful things the planet has to offer, so it may not come as a surprise that many people choose to travel to Ålesund! The town's architecture is completely unique, which can in large part be explained by the fact that the town had to be rebuilt after a fire in 1904. So take a walk around the town centre and admire the gorgeous Art Nouveau houses.

There's also a lot of exciting things to do when you're on holiday in Ålesund. Getting out in nature is the main attraction, so come along on an organised trip to the stunning Geirangerfjord, which is only a few hours from Ålesund. Take the trip up to Fjellstua to get a full overview of the area. This is a restaurant at the top of a mountain in Ålesund, where you can enjoy a fantastic view of the city and fjord. Fjellstua has a dedicated viewpoint, so it's not necessary to visit the restaurant if you'd rather just get some fresh air.

If you're planning to shop during your weekend trip to Ålesund, Kongens gate, a pedestrian street, is a good starting point. Like everything else in Ålesund, it is truly beautiful. If you are looking for crafts, art and fashion, Kipervika is the spot for you. It's a great place to buy souvenirs for your friends and family.

Also visit Atlanterhavsparken (the Atlantic Ocean Park) during your stay - it’s one of the largest saltwater aquariums in Northern Europe. The aquarium is approximately three kilometres outside Ålesund, in Tueneset by Skarbøvika.

No matter if you choose to spend a few days or weeks in Ålesund, you will leave this fantastic town with an array of great memories. The grandiose nature in the area is something everybody should experience during their lives.

Hotel Noreg
Hotel Noreg
3.5 out of 5
Kongensgate 27, Alesund
The price is Rs6,911 per night from 10 Dec to 10 Dec
Located in the heart of Alesund, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Alesund Ferry Terminal and Alesund Museum. Aksla Viewpoint and Alesund Church are also ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (699 reviews)
"Not enough space to part there."

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2021

Hotel Noreg
Quality Hotel Ålesund
Quality Hotel Ålesund
4 out of 5
Sorenskriver Bulls Gate 7, Alesund, More og Romsdal
The price is Rs8,434 per night from 23 Dec to 23 Dec
Located in the heart of Alesund, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Alesund Ferry Terminal, Parken Culture House, and Alesund Museum. Jugendstilsenteret ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (964 reviews)
Hotel in nice location, but has parking problem.
"Hotel was very clean, cosy and in very beautiful location. Friendly staff. Just problem with parking. It can cost from 25€ per night."

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2021

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Scandic Parken
Scandic Parken
4 out of 5
Storgata 16, Alesund
The price is Rs9,471 per night from 12 Dec to 12 Dec
Located in the heart of Alesund, this hotel is steps away from Parken Culture House and Alesund Museum. Alesund Ferry Terminal and Jugendstilsenteret are also ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (966 reviews)
Recommended!
"Clean and nice hotel room, with a nice view to the ocean. Welcoming and nice staff. Breakfast tasted good with a wide variety of things to choose from. The price was a bit steep, especially seeing as parking was not included. One day cost us 250NOK in parking."

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2021

Scandic Parken
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Volsdalen Camping
Volsdalen Camping
2.5 out of 5
Sjømannsvegen 1, Alesund
The price is Rs3,584 per night from 7 Dec to 7 Dec
Situated near the beach, this campsite is within 2 miles (3 km) of Color Line Stadium, Parken Culture House and Alesund Museum. Aksla Viewpoint and Jugendstilsenteret ...
3.5/5 Good! (39 reviews)
"Require 30min walking to town."

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2019

Volsdalen Camping
Aalesund City Apartment
Aalesund City Apartment
4 out of 5
Stotrgata 24, Alesund, Møre og Romsdal
The price is Rs6,582 per night from 7 Dec to 7 Dec
Located in the heart of Alesund, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Alesund Ferry Terminal, Parken Culture House and Alesund Museum. Jugendstilsenteret ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (28 reviews)
Great appartments
"Great sizable appartments, in central Ålesund."

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Aalesund City Apartment
Aalesund Apartments - City Center
Aalesund Apartments - City Center
4 out of 5
Nedre Strandgate 12, Alesund
Situated near the airport, this apartment building is steps away from Jugendstilsenteret and Alesund Church. Alesund Museum and Parken Culture House are also ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Way too loud had to sleep with ear protection Room was not as on the picture at hotels.com"

Reviewed on 10 Jun 2019

Aalesund Apartments - City Center
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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