Oslo-Ålesund 8 days tour

Take a Norwegian city break and enjoy Oslo and Ålesund — pretty cute cities on the fjords.

Taking an organized tour is usually the best alternative for making the most of your limited time in Norway.

When you first arrive in Norway, take that first day to explore the capital. Oslo is a great opportunity to begin your way into the Scandinavian adventure.

This tour includes accommodation in a hotel in downtown, near fjords, as well as an expert guide, rich Scandinavian breakfasts, amazing excursions and more.

Program. Day by day.

Arriving to Oslo airport Gardermoen.

Oslo – is the destination, when our guests explore the city on their own, without escort.

For accommodation in Oslo, we offer two options:

1) Hotel in walking distance from airport:  Radisson Blu Airport Hotel or Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport.

2) Hotel Thon Astoria or similar, in a short walking distance from Oslo RW Central Station, in downtown.

It is convenient to live middle of all attractions/restaurants and have possibility to easily reach a train, and be at the airport just in 20-25 min. In this case, our guests do not need to take a taxi, and it can significantly save money.

Oslo is situated in the midst of a mountain and fjord landscape, and the city itself is also overflowing with attractions.

We send detailed navigation about activities after purchasing the package.

Oslo has many excellent attractions. For your second day in Oslo we recommend:

  • OSLO CITY WALKS GUIDED TOUR
  • AKERSHUS CASTLE
  • HISTORICAL MUSEUM
  • HOLOCAUST CENTER
  • THE KON-TIKI MUSEUM
  • NOBEL PEACE CENTER
  • NORWEGIAN MARITIME MUSEUM
  • THE POLAR SHIP FRAM
  • THE VIGELAND MUSEUM
  • VIKING SHIP MUSEUM
  • THE NORWEGIAN NATIONAL OPERA & BALLET

For most visitors, the fjords of Norway are the highlight and our excursion enables one to gain a unique perspective of the scenery, while also feeling immersed in the surroundings.

Check out from the hotel in Oslo and prepare yourself for flight to Alesund – the heart of Norwegian fjords.

Upon arrival at international airport Vigra, Alesund, you will be met and transferred to the hotel by your tour leader. The remainder of the day is at leisure. All hotels, we have chosen for this program, are situated very convenient in the downtown of Ålesund Old city. So, your first acquaintance with this charming city will be easy and pleasant.

Amazing City Walk, 2 hours.

Ålesund is internationally famous for its distinctive architecture in the “Art Noveau” style (Jugendstil) with towers, spires and imaginative decoration on the house facades. This style of architecture in the centre of Ålesund is a result of the catastrophic fire in 1904 that completely destroyed the centre of the town.

Guide will tell you story from ancient ages to modern life Norwegians. Many miracle secrets will be uncovered during this trip. Be curious, ask the questions!

You will find out what to do in the town, where to eat, best prices for shopping etc.

Optional afternoon activities:

  • Fishing in the fjords — from 3 hours
  • Kayaking in the Sea Venice — tour from 3 hours
  • Atlantic parc, Aquarium
  • Helicopter tours – from 40 min to 5 hrs

4 hours tour «Vikings islands»

This tour is the most popular because it is combined all highlights of Alesund city and Vikings island Giske – birthplace of the famous viking Rollon, ancestor of British Royal Family. Description of the excursion read here

Optional afternoon activities:

  • Picnic – local experience top on Aksla mountain or islands around Ålesund – 3 hrs
  • Gourmet tour with tasting the local Norwegian food, 3-4 hours
  • Cruising in the fjords

Full – day round trip from Ålesund to Molde – charming town of roses and jazz. This tour offers the best way to discover the true essence of Norway with a spectacular tour of the Norwegian islands and fjords, through the tunnels and over the bridges of the famous Atlantic Road and a visit to Håholmen on board a Viking ship. A truly unforgettable excursion!

  • We leave at 9am and will drive by high mountain area Orskog with cottages of the local ski resort. Here we have a short stop. When we reach the village of Vestnes we will cross fjord by ferry
  • Arriving Molde the town of roses and jazz. We explore this town on the way back, but first we drive towards Atlantic road. We will proceed by marvellous countryside with numerous fjords and majestic mountains with marble caves. For your memorable photos, we will stop many times in the best spots!
  • Enjoy your feelings on the Atlantic road! The longest bridge stretches over 260 m and is called Storseisundet Bridge (Storseisundbrua), but also referred to as the «road to nowhere». When you ride up the bridge, at some point it seems to end up with a precipice. It is also named a «drunken bridge» due to its twists, arches, and dips.  I an old authentic fishing tavern we will have a lunch.
  • The Atlantic Road stops on the island Averoy and smoothly passes into the Romantic Road. This road leads to the picturesque village Bud.
  • Afterwards we drive to the Panoramic view from the mountain Varden. Just magnificent view towards 222 mountain picks, myriads of islands and numerous fjords.
  • Sightseeing in Molde
  • We back to Alesund about 19-00.

Today you have a possibility to discover Ålesund and county Møre og Romsdal by your own.

On this tour package we have arranged extra activities that we think will enhance your travel experience, but you have a choice as to whether or not you will participate. These are not included in the cost of your trip. They are usually organised on a group participation basis and should be taken into consideration when budgeting your spending money.

Optional activities for the package:

  • Medieval village Sunnmøre
  • Picnic – local experience top on Aksla mountain or islands around Ålesund – 3 hrs
  • Golf – from 3 hrs
  • Kayaking tours- from 3 hours
  • Atlantic parc, Aquarium
  • Fishing in the fjords — from 3 hours
  • Cruising in the fjords
  • Helicopter tours – from 40 min to 5 hrs

Round trips from Ålesund:

  • Ålesund – Geiranger – 8 hrs
  • Ålesund – Åndalsnes –Trollstigen — Valldal – 8 hrs
  • Islands – Fjords — Waterfalls – 8hrs
  • Horseback riding day tour – 2- 8 hrs
  • • Sightseeing tour around Golf courses

Check out hotel. Transfer to the airport.

What is included:

  • Accommodation at the best hotel Alesund Brosundet, DBL- breakfast
  • Transfer airport-hotel-airport
  • Walking City Tour with a Twist
  • Round trip to the city of roses Molde with the Atlantic road — 8-10 h with lunch
  • Tour Fjords, Islands, Waterfalls — 10-12h with lunch
  • Viking`s Islands Tour
  • Local Treats

Price — from 1870 € per person

guide Uniktur

What is excluded:

  • Meals: lunch & dinners
  • Flights: to/from Oslo, Oslo- Ålesund
  • Norwegian visa
  • Optional excursions & activities
  • Viking`s Islands Tour
  • Local Treats