Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Alesund

Enjoy the museums and other features of Alesund. Renowned for its local tours, mountain views and diving, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Alesund

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Alesund a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alesund Aquarium (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Sunnmore Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Runde Bird Sanctuary (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Alesund Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Alesund

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alesund is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sukkertoppen (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Runde Bird Sanctuary (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)

Transportation to and around Alesund

Fly into Alesund (AES-Vigra), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Orsta (HOV-Hovden), which is 20.3 mi (32.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Ålesund?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday lettings near Ålesund. From 42 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ålesund is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ålesund?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ålesund. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Alesund Museum: 64 holiday homes
  • Alesund Church: 62 holiday homes
  • Alesund Aquarium: 61 holiday homes
  • Sukkertoppen: 61 holiday homes
  • Sunnmore Museum: 61 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ålesund! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ålesund?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ålesund with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Vestnes: 63 holiday lettings
  • Ulsteinvik: 41 holiday lettings
  • Brattvåg: 25 holiday lettings
  • Haramsøy: 29 holiday lettings
  • Haram: 58 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Ålesund?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Ålesund. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alesund Museum: 64 holiday rentals
  • Alesund Church: 62 holiday rentals
  • Alesund Aquarium: 61 holiday rentals
  • Sukkertoppen: 61 holiday rentals
  • Sunnmore Museum: 61 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ålesund listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.