Jarand Lokeland - Alesund

Ålesund

Ålesund is a main stop for voyages along the Norwegian coast.

Ålesund is known for its Jugend (art nouveau) style architecture and one of our favourite towns in Norway. In 1904, this small Norwegian town burnt down and the town was completely rebuilt in the then cutting-edge art nouveau style. It has become something of an open-air museum that architecture fans will certainly adore.

Occupying 7 islands, with the city centre occupying two of them, this island city makes a spectacular sight when viewed from Aksla hill that overlooks the city.

Ålesund has the most important fishing harbour in Norway with it's fishing fleet, one of the most modern in Europe. Ålesund and surroundings also has a large furniture industry, home to the factory of Scandinavia’s largest furniture manufacturer, Ekornes. In the 1950s and 1960s, Ålesund was one of the chief stations of the herring fishery business.

The Art Nouveau town of Ålesund could be taken right out of a fairy tale. If you look up as you explore the town, you will discover an abundance of imaginative ornamentation on the fronts of the buildings. Walk up the 418 steps to the top of Mount Aksla and you will be rewarded by unforgettable panoramic views!

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Tour Standard

Western Fjords of Norway

8 days - Independent tour of the Western Fjords, travelling along the coast of Norway and then through the fjords by ferry and private 50DN minivan

  • New tour 2019
  • Connects with 'Beautiful Norway'
  • Norway tours
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@laurilohi

Norway & Hurtigruten Escorted Small Group Tour

16 days - Escorted summer tour of Norwegian Fjords and Hurtigruten

  • New tour 2020
  • Norway tours
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Husky Riding on Lapland Arctic Highlights tour

Arctic Light, Auroras & Hurtigruten - Escorted Tour

14 days - Norwegian Coastal Voyage and Finland with 50DN escort

  • All departures Guaranteed
  • Norway tours
  • Finland tours
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Ørjan Bertelsen

Beautiful Norway and Hurtigruten

14 days - Independent visit to the mountains and fjords of Norway. Boutique hotels | Tour in our private 50DN minibus | Hurtigruten

  • Last spots 2019
  • Norway tours
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Agurtxane Concellon

Hurtigruten Classic Voyage South

6 days - Classic Norwegian Coastal tour travelling South.

  • Early birds available
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Norway by Design and History

9 days - Historic and Design Hotels of Norway - an independent self-drive through the fjords and coast of Norway.

  • Premium
  • Juvet will book out early
  • Norway tours
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Hurtigruten

Norwegian Coast, Lofoten & Tromsø

11 days - Hurtigruten Voyage, stopping longer in Lofoten and Tromsø

  • Norway tours
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Hurtigruten Astronomy Voyage

12 days - Classic Norwegian Coastal Voyage with an Astronomy expert.

  • Northern Lights Special
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Georg Ditrich

Hurtigruten Classic Norwegian Round Trip Cruise

12 days - Classic Voyage along the Norwegian coast.

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MS Nordlys Geiranger Hurtigurten

Hurtigruten Classic Voyage North

7 days - Classic Voyage up the coast of Norway on Hurtigruten

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Hurtigruten Coastal Expedition Sailings

9 days - Expedition team on board with special activities and hiking pass

  • Adventure options
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Hurtigruten Heritage Cruise & Göta Canal

16 days - Discover Scandinavia by vintage river and coastal boats.

  • Sweden tours
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Lars Erik Martinsen, Visit North Norway

Hurtigruten, Norwegian Coast & Helgeland

13 days - Hurtigruten, Norwegian fjords and Helgeland Coast

  • Leisurely self-drive
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Visit Norway

Lofoten & Norwegian Coast

9 days - Hurtigruten Voyage with a longer stop in Lofoten.

  • Norway tours
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Mountains, Fjords & Norwegian Coast with Hurtigruten

13 days - Classic Norway in a Nutshell® tour, Oslo and Hurtigruten voyage through Norway.

  • Early birds available
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John O'Nolan

New Year's Northern Light Jazz Cruise

7 days - Celebrate the New Years under the Northern Lights on Hurtigruten Jazz Cruise

  • Sold out
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Mick van Maanen / Hurtigruten

Norway – Exploring the Fjords and North Cape

15 days - Hurtigruten's newest ship, MS Fridtjof Nansen offers premium comfort along the Norwegian Coast

  • New Ship
  • Early Birds 2020/2021
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Hurtigruten

Norwegian Coastal Voyage & Nordic Capitals

23 days - Independent cruise and tour of Scandinavia's coast and capitals.

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  • Finland tours
  • Estonia tours
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Jarand Lokeland - Alesund

Norwegian Fjords by rail & ferry

10 day - Independent tour with scenic train journeys and Hurtigruten port-to-port voyages

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Accommodation
Hurtigruten Cabins
Hotel Brosundet
Restaurants
Maki
Maki Restaurant Ålesund
Ålesund Restaurant Suggestions
Optional Add Ons
2C & 2E Ålesund Art Nouveau Walk
2D Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium and Mount Aksla
2H Hike with a visit to a Shieling