Weekend in Ålesund

visit Alesund Uniktur4 days tour package in charming Alesund

Uniktur offers you short on time and affordable trip to explore the most beautiful city in Norway! Here’s the perfect 4 day Norway itinerary to help you hit the highlights.

Choose this package if you want to include Alesund as a destination in your planned traveling in Norway!

Ålesund is a relatively compact town, so is best explored on foot, whilst its lively nightlife and varied restaurants ensure plenty of entertainment to choose from after sunset.

During your stay, you get to see the most spectacular fjord landscapes. Enjoy delicacies from the nearest Borgundfjord with fresh Atlantic air around Alesund.

What is included:

  • Transfer airport-hotel with an amazing excursion by Viking`s islands.
  • Accommodation in a hotel in Alesund downtown 4days/ 3nights, standard rooms, BB
  • 2 hours Walking tour
  • Full day trip to Geiranger
  • Navigation on optional activities

Additional/optional costs

  • Transfer hotel – airport Vigra: 150NOK/bus ticket; approx. 700NOK – taxi
  • Food, beverages
  • Other tours from our menu
  • Cruise trip on Geirangerfjord — from 400NOK/ticket
  • Food, beverages in Geiranger

Price

  • First Hotel Atlantica: DBL Standart BB — 8980NOK, SNGL Standart — 11120 NOK
  • Hotel Brosundet: DBL Standart BB — 11520 NOK; SNGL Standart BB — 12870NOK

Day 1

In the international airport Vigra, Alesund, you will meet your tour leader. You will have an amazing traveling as a transfer to your hotel.

The guide will drive you with visiting some of Viking`s island, tell you about the great history of these places. Photo stop on  Vikings island Giske – the birthplace of the famous Viking Rollon, ancestor of British Royal Family. You will see there a Marble Church, dating from the 12th century.

Through subsea tunnels (30 m undersea bottom) we will drive to Alesund and deliver you to the top of Aksla mountain — visit card of our city. Depending on the time of your arriving, you can have breakfast/brunch or lunch in the restaurant Fjellestua with incredible views of the town, the charming surrounding islands, and the majestic Sunnmøre Alps.

Then, you will follow down to Alesund city. A drive through the city center shows exactly why Norwegians voted Alesund their country’s most beautiful city.

Beneficiaries of a whole-town makeover after a 1904 fire, almost every building in central Alesund is of the same age. And it’s a very beautiful age: Known in France as Art Nouveau and in Germany as Jugendstil, the fashion-forward architectural style of the time featured flowing lines and romantic, often asymmetrical ornamentation.

Duration of this traveling 3 -4 hours.

Accommodation in the hotel in downtown of Ålesund.

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.

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Tour Ålesund Uniktur
Hotel in downtown of Ålesund/Uniktur

Day 2

Full – day round trip from Ålesund to Geiranger.

We start at 9-00. The first photo-stop to admire Storfjord, where it divides into two sleeves as if embracing Strandafjellet Mountain. From here the famous Geirangerfjord begins.

Next, we proceed along the coastline, through the many mountain tunnels to ferry pier. While we across the fjord, you will have 15 minutes to make memorable photos from the center of the fjord on the ferry deck.

From the ferry village Eidsvall, we head to our first observation platform Ørnesving – the Eagle road. At the top lies the Ørnesvingen viewing point, with its own waterfall. From here the view opens towards Geiranger, across the Geirangerfjord with its near-perpendicular mountainsides, the “Seven Sisters” waterfalls.

Eagle road UnikturAfter a 2-hours stay in Geiranger, we will go up to the second viewpoint Flydalsjuvet, where you can sit on the throne of Queen Sonya. The viewing platform at Flydalsjuvet gorge is designed with an upper and lower level connected by a walkway.

Arrival to the city is approximately 17 (18) -00.

Day 3

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 organized on a group participation basis and should be taken into consideration when budgeting your spending money.

Some of the Optional Activities on your trip are operated by Uniktur, but also, we arrange the activity as an agent of the local suppliers.

Let`s try to fish in fjords. Uniktur can arrange you an amazing event. Catch in our local fjords is 100% guarantee! Then, we prepare your fish on a grill right on the fish harbor. Tasty and healthy!

grilling fish Uniktur

Optional activities:
  •  Atlantic park, ticket 200 NOK, bus 80 NOK
  •  Fishing in fjords 3-4 hours. price from 3500 NOK/ tour
  •  Fjord cruise – different destinations, depending on the season, price from 900NOK/person
  •  Shopping in the biggest in our county shopping center Moa, bus 80 NOK
  •  3 hours walking/hiking with a picnic. Price 250 NOK / person, bus ticket 80 NOK

Day 4

Touring arrangements end this morning after breakfast and hotel check out. Tour leader can help to organize your transfer to international airport Vigra.