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The city of Ålesund has 45.000 inhabitants and is one of the most important fishing harbours in Norway. After a devastating fire in 1904 which destroyed most of the old wooden buildings, the town was completely rebuilt on the initiative of Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany. As a result, Ålesunds architecture is unusually consistent and has a unique concentration of Art Nouveau – Jugendstyle. A pretty new city with an old touch!
Ålesund sightseeing – Hop On Hop Off
Hop On i Ålesund operates when cruise ships are in port during the summer between May and the end of August. Departures occur every 45 minutes between 09:00 in the morning and 16:55 in the afternoon. Earlier departures when cruise ships are in port.
The Hop On-buses have pre-recorded audio guiding in 8 languages;
English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Norwegian, Russian and Spanish.
One (1) pair of earphones per ticket is included in the price. Use them on board the bus to listen to fun and informative commentaries in any of the eight languages offered.
Tour Details Ålesund
Experience the beautiful town of Ålesund with the Hop On’s red double-deckers. Hop On Hop Off stops include the Sunnmøre Museum, the fabulous views from Aksla Viewpoint, Fjellstua, The Ålesund Aquarium, and several stops in the charming town center. Ålesund will guarantee to please your eyes. Please be our guest!
Cruise ship arrival Ålesund
Hop On tour busses is operating in wonderful Ålesund when cruise ships are docked in the port during the summer season, from early May until late September. Our red sightseeing buses are easy to recognize and will be present by the cruise ship terminal when your ship arrives in Ålesund. The last tour of the day will arrive back at the cruise ship terminal approximately 1 hour before ship departure. Be prepared for a special tour!
Check the cruise ship arrival schedule for Ålesund here (hosted by Ålesundregionens Havnevesen).