Highlights of this tour
- Atlanterhavsparken (inside visit)
- Mount Aksla viewpoint
- Rolling tour of Ålesund
This Accessible Best of Ålesund starts with a panoramic driving 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 wild 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.
Your tour continues to Mount Aksla viewpoint. This is one of the most famous attractions in Ålesund. From here you have a fantastic view of the city, the beautiful islands, and the majestic mountains: the Sunnmørsalpene and 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 one of a kind landscape.
You end the tour with a walking/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.
You can also choose this whole tour with a driver guide. In this option the walking tour will be done with the vehicle. Your driver will show you the main sites of the city and drive you through the city. Please note that your driver will give you information about the sites, however, he is not a guide.
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