Alesund, Norway - Firebird City Guides

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Alesund, Norway
Alesund - a beautiful Scandinavian town tucked away between Norway's magnificent fjords. It was voted as the most beautiful town in the country by the Norwegian people and often called the Adventure Capital of the Fjords.

The city is spread over several islands, with the spectacular Sunnmøre Mountains as a background. Although the town is quite young it has an unusually dramatic story to tell.

On, January, 1904 a devastating fire raged through the streets of Alesund. During 16 hours, the whole centre of the town burned to the ground and only 230 houses escaped destruction, leaving thousands of people homeless. The town was rebuilt in three years, in 1907 after remarkable contributions of its residents.

Alesund Norway revived in the unique Art Nouveau style and is a member of "Rèseau Art Nouveau Network", a European network of Art Nouveau cities.

The town is known today both nationally and internationally for its outstanding architecture that everyone should see for themselves.

See it on following tours

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 01, 2019

9 days

5 cities

1 country

Oslo | Flam | Balestrand | Alesund | Bergen

Enjoy the best of Norway's treasures - Viking heritage in the overwhelming natural beauty of fjords. Travel in a small group to its most remote corners, authentic towns & capitals with a comprehensive Norway tour.

4+ star cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

12 days

4 cities

1 country

Oslo | Flam | Bergen | Alesund

Sail up to the Arctic Circle on one of the most beautiful scenic cruises in the World. An amazing experience, paired with a detailed land tour of the Norway most famous cities and sights.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

9 days

4 cities

1 country

Oslo | Flam | Bergen | Alesund

Experience unforgettable views of Norwegian waterfalls and Fjords traveling to country most remote highlights & cozy authentic towns with award-winning Norway vacation packages. Your tour will also include a Floibanen Funicular ride and a Wildlife Sea Safari.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

12 days

7 cities

1 country

Oslo | Flam | Balestrand | Geiranger | Alesund | Tromso | Longyearbyen

Discover a beautiful part of Scandinavia with its jaw-dropping fjords, glaciers and unique cities during your tailor-made 12-day tour to Svalbard and Norway.

4+ star cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

11 days

3 cities

1 country

Oslo | Bergen | Alesund

Norwegian tour and cruise in winter. Explore the land of glaciers, enjoy traditional winter activities of Norway and experience the magic of Northern Lights.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

16 days

6 cities

2 countries

Oslo | Bergen | Svolvaer | Kirkenes | Rovaniemi | Helsinki

Discover the majestic north as you make your way from Oslo to Helsinki via the Arctic Circle. Visit Santa Claus in Lapland, go dog sledding, stay at a Snow Hotel and in Glass Igloos.

E.g., Sep 25 2018