The Geirangerfjord is so unique it has been included on UNESCO’s world heritage list. At the entrance to the fjord lies the Art Nouveau city of Ålesund, the Adventure Capital of the Fjords, named Norway’s most beautiful city. The combination is unbeatable – and highlights are thick on the ground!
Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Destinasjon Ålesund & Sunnmøre
Photo: C H/Innovation Norge
The beauty of the Geirangerfjord has attracted visitors since the middle of the 19th century. Experience the Seven Sisters waterfall plunging into the fjord, surrounded by the many abandoned fjord farms clinging to steep mountainsides.
The Art Nouveau town Ålesund looks like something imaginary! Lift your sights while wandering around this Art Nouveau city, and you will see a multitude of spires, towers and beautiful ornamentation on the facades.
Experience the teeming bird life at the bird island of Runde and allow yourself to be fascinated by the picturesque Alnes lighthouse. Sail into the mighty Hjørundfjord or use your legs to get close to the seasons in the Tafjord mountains, the Sunnmøre Alps and the mountains in the Geirangerfjord area. During winter skiing enthusiasts will have no problems finding their favourite spots! Charge your batteries on a cycling or kayak trip, or try your luck in rich fishing waters. Unleash your adrenaline while river rafting or on a sea safari, or explore the unforgettable Geiranger-Trollstigen National Tourist Route.