The town museum illustrates the history of sealing, fishing, shipping and industry in the Sunnmøre region, the fire of 1904 and the...
Rollo the Viking founded Normandy in 911; William the Conqueror is his descendent.
Guided Town Walk
To get to know Ålesund's architecture with a knowledgeable local, sign on for the tourist office's excellent 1½- to two-hour guided town...
A laid-back bar with a steep rear garden, live bands sometimes use its flat roof as a stage. There's 28 beers on tap, the crowd is young...
The chef at Hotel Brosundet's portside restaurant earnt his stripes as a ship's cook and his trawler connections means he gets the best...
Kipervikgata 1 · interesting places nearby
At this great-value place, join the youthful crowd on its deep sofa. There are free refills for coffee and soft drinks, and the west coast pulled pork and coleslaw sandwich is a local favourite, along with its fish soup. There's international cafe stanadards too, like chili con carne, as well as a 'slice of Sydney' focaccia.