Charming waterfront in Ålesund, Norway

Ålesund Travel Guide

Plan your trip to Ålesund, Norway's most unique town with fairytale architecture in a remarkable natural setting. In stark contrast to other small Norwegian towns that are filled with white, dark red, and mustard yellow wooden...
First Hotel Atlantica

First Hotel Atlantica: Fab Food in Ålesund

Delicious set meals in a stylish hotel at the heart of art nouveau Ålesund. First Hotel Atlantica Rasmus Rønnebergsgate 4, Ålesund Last week I spent a couple of days in Ålesund, somewhere I've wanted to visit...
SAS shuttle at Ålesund Airport

Transport in Ålesund

This waterside city is at the northern edge of fjord region. Getting to Ålesund Both SAS and Norwegian operate several daily flights to/from Oslo. The airport is a 10.5-mile drive from central Ålesund, and for those...

Best Hotels in Ålesund

Our top picks for comfortable and affordable accommodation in the beautiful Norwegian town of Ålesund. Hotel rooms are at a premium in Ålesund during the summer and budget accommodation books up fast. The key to finding...
Viewpoint Aksla

Top Sights in Ålesund

Spend an unforgettable day sightseeing in Ålesund. If you're stopping by on a cruise or taking a road trip of the west Norwegian fjords, set aside at least 2-3 hours for a wander around Ålesund’s beautiful...
Charming waterfront in Ålesund, Norway

Why I Love Ålesund

A truly unique Norwegian city surrounded by water, Ålesund will charm all who visit. Ever since I first moved to Norway back in 2011, friends and family have asked me what my favourite part of Norway...
Ålesund by night

Charmed by Ålesund

After two years in Norway I finally made it to Ålesund, and enjoyed it every bit as much as I'd hoped I would. So join me now as I take you on an image-intensive tour of...