Ålesund on Foot

Explore Ålesund on this fascinating walking tour and discover some of the highlights of its remarkable Art Nouveau architecture.

  • Discover the town Ålesund and learn about its fascinating history
  • Stroll among its colourful streets and find out why the architecture here is so striking
  • Explore Brosundet harbour, where fishermen still sell their catch directly from their boats
  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

  • Duration

    1 hours 30 minutes

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One of the best ways to explore Ålesund is on foot, and this walking tour takes you close to the spires, turrets, and medieval-style ornaments that characterise the town.  

One winter’s night in 1904, a fire raged through Ålesund, leaving 10,000 people homeless. Over the next three years, the entire town centre was rebuilt in the Art Nouveau style. Today, Ålesund is one of Norway’s most unique and beautiful towns.   

We’ll stroll past colourful houses in the pedestrian zone and learn about Ålesund’s strong maritime traditions as we visit Brosundet – fishermen sell their catch directly from their boats in this pretty-as-a-picture harbour.