Geirangerfjord

The Geiranger Fjord is a fjord in the Sunnmøre region of Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located entirely in the Stranda Municipality. It is a 15-kilometre -long branch off the Sunnylvsfjorden, which is a branch off the Storfjorden. The small village of Geiranger is located at the end of the fjord where the Geirangelva river empties into it.

Aalesund Aquarium

Since 1998, the foundation Atlanterhavsparken has been one of northern Europe’s largest and most unique sea water aquariums. As the Norwegian aquarium, we are a showcase for life along the Norwegian coast and the Atlantic. Facing the ocean, the rich fishing grounds and the deep Norwegian fjords, the visitors can observe, experience and learn about life at sea – the …

Aalesunds Museum

From the city’s emergence as a seafaring town to events such as the great fire and the German occupation, Aalesunds Museum provides a genuine insight into the history of Ålesund. Centrally located on Museumshaugen, overlooking the city and its surrounding islands, awaits an entertaining and educational experience for all visitors. Exhibitions Aalesunds Museum features permanent and temporary exhibitions with an …

Molja Lighthouse

Experience Molja lighthouse (Molja Fyr). 150 year-old lighthouse at the entrance to the harbour of Ålesund. The interior of the lighthouse is completely round, only 3 meters in diameter, but through effective use of the available spaces, Molja now boasts a bedroom upstairs and a bathroom downstairs. The interior design was carried out by Snohetta, Norway’s most well known architects …

Sunnmoere Museum

Many attractions in one place at Sunnmoere Museum (Sunnmøre Museum) Welcome to visit the open-air museum with its vast collection of old houses and vast boat collection. Enjoy a stroll between the picturesque houses and the indoor exhibitions, and get an insight into the cultural and architectural history of Sunnmøre. Sunnmøre Museum, founded, in 1931, is a folk museum of …

The Art Nouveau Centre

Stiftelsen Kulturkvartalet is a non-profit foundation that operates Jugendstilsenteret and KUBE. Jugendstilsenteret is located in the old Swan Pharmacy from 1907 and is both a museum and a national centre of Art Nouveau. The catastrophic fire of 1904 left the town of Ålesund in ashes. The rebuilding created one of Europe’s most characteristic architectural environments in the Art Nouveau style. …

The House That Did Not Burn

Miracles happen: The House That Did Not Burn (Waldehuset) Waldehuset was the only house in the eastern district which was not burned down during the great fire of January 23rd 1904. Come and hear the incredible story of the miracle house. FREE ADMISSION, WELCOME! About ten thousand people became homeless when 850 homes went lost during the great fire in …

The Sugar Top

Hiking to The Sugar Top (Sukkertoppen) From the top there are superb views of Ålesund, against Godøya and out to the sea. Sukkertoppvegen road starts at the roundabout in Hessaskaret. Follow the road westwards until you find the sign where the trail starts to the right just after nr. 22. The path is graveled in the beginning and continues as a …