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...
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...
Rasmus Rønnebergs gate 16 · interesting places nearby
Aalesunds Museum information
The town museum illustrates the history of sealing, fishing, shipping and industry in the Sunnmøre region, the fire of 1904 and the town's Jugendstil rebirth and the German occupation during WWII. There's also a collection of boats and ships, including the Uræd lifeboat (piloted across the Atlantic in 1904 by an intrepid Ole Brude).