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Short visit but still worth it

I was in a cruise and we only stopped for half an hour past midnight in Ålesund. It was drizzling... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
jonih916
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Singapore, Singapore
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Amazing Little Town

Alesund, is a great place to visit quaint streets fresh breeze coming of the fjords, nice little... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Kevin38L
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Walking route with many possibilities you can take in the panoramic view from Fjellstua and visit the restaurant and walk down the 418 steps from the vantage point to the town park! Season All year round. The route starts in Gangstovika, or possibly...more
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I was in a cruise and we only stopped for half an hour past midnight in Ålesund. It was drizzling but the city is too pretty to miss..thanks too to the midnight sun..just walking around enjoying the lights and the buildings at the pier was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jonih916
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Alesund, is a great place to visit quaint streets fresh breeze coming of the fjords, nice little stop of on the cruise around Norway. Friendly people, good views.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kevin38L
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We drove to see the viewpoint and stopped here briefly. The drive was nice with clear roads and lots of snow around

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank helping_hand18
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is a road/path for walking in the nature behind our town mountain. Locals know where it is, others must ask direction. It's peaceful and quiet surrounded by nature. There are signs telling directions and sights to see. During the 1930ies times were not good...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank viking069
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Good area for a stroll that is close to the town center. I would recommend walking here in the afternoon or evening when the sun (sometimes) shines on the trail. Some nice viewpoints towards the sea, but unfortunately too dense brush/trees a lot of places....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Øyvind S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The town park marks the start of the path and the base of the 418 steps leading to the top of Mount Aksla. Near the base of the steps is a statue of Gange-Rolv who is better known as the Viking Rollo who became the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Barheat
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was completely overwhelmed by the beauty of this incredible town. The waters are gorgeous surrounded by some really neat buildings that I'm sure have lots of history in them by the age of them.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sandrasY7610VN
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The walk up seemed easier and quicker than I remembered it from my last visit in summer many years ago, and I was pleasantly surprised to note that they've added markings every 50 steps or so to let you know how far you've come...so you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Anfield33
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had photographs taken of us with this delightful view in the background. A must stop in this wonderful city.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Malillysr
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We walked up the 418+ steps to the top. We are in our mid 60s and it was just fine although we did have to stop once to rest and also take some pictures. The view is amazing and well worth the trip. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank WiMadcitytraveler
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