Highlights of this tour:
- Mount Aksla viewpoint
- Rolling tour of Ålesund
This accessible best of Ålesund starts with taking you on a panoramic tour of Ålesund. Your first stop will be a visit to the Atlanterhavsparken. This is one of Europe’s largest and most unique seawater aquariums. It is built into the west coastline of Ålesund. The wide landscape shows the raw life in the sea along the Norwegian coast and in the Atlantic Ocean. At certain hours, the animals are fed by the staff and they make a great show out of it. The park also provides a spectacular outdoor area with amazing views directly to the Atlantic Ocean. And if you are a fan of penguins, they have them as well!
Your tour continues to Mount Aksla viewpoint. This is one of the most famous attractions in Ålesund. From there you have a fantastic view of the city, the beautiful islands, and the majestic mountains that are called: the Sunnmørsalpene, the Alps of Sunnmøre. The viewpoint has a plateau and a small café where you can sit outside in the summer and enjoy a cold drink. Take in the view and snap away with your camera!
The last stop on this tour is a rolling tour of Ålesund with your local guide. During your stroll, you see the beautiful Art Nouveau style architecture as well as learn about its vibrant history. Your tour ends in the city center.
Choose a driver guided tour
You can also choose this whole tour driver guided. In this option the walking tour is done by car. Your driver will show you the main sites of the city and drives you through the city. Please note that your driver will give you information about the sites, however, he is not officially licensed.