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Ålesund
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Ålesund

Ålesund is a municipality in the Møre og Romsdal county of Norway. It is located on the western coast of Norway, on small islands and islets between the Romsdalsfjord and the Norwegian Sea. The city is known for its unique architectural style, which is a combination of Art Nouveau and Jugendstil.

The city of Ålesund has a population of about 46,000 people and is the largest urban area in the county. The city is known for its beautiful scenery and its many cultural attractions, such as the local art museum, the Alesund Museum, the Aquarium and the Sunnmøre Museum.

The city is also known for its fishing industry and its strong maritime tradition. The local harbor is one of the most important fishing ports in Norway and is home to many fishing boats.

The city of Ålesund has a long history, dating back to the Viking Age. In 1904, the city was destroyed by a large fire, which is known as the “Great Fire of Ålesund”. After the fire, the city was rebuilt in the Art Nouveau and Jugendstil style, which is now a major tourist attraction.

The city is also known for its many festivals and events, such as the Ålesund Jazz Festival, the Ålesund Food Festival and the Ålesund Boat Race. The city is also home to several universities and colleges, such as the University of Ålesund and the Norwegian School of Economics.

Overall, Ålesund is a beautiful city with a rich history, a unique architectural style, and plenty of cultural attractions. It is a great place to visit and explore, and it is definitely worth a visit.

Excursion tips for a day in Ålesund

1. Visit the Alesund Aquarium and explore the marine life of the area.

2. Take a boat tour of the beautiful Ålesund fjords.

3. Visit the Alesund Museum and learn about the local history and culture.

4. Take a stroll through the charming streets of the old town, admiring the unique Art Nouveau architecture.

5. Visit the Sunnmøre Museum and explore the region’s cultural heritage.

6. Enjoy the beautiful views from the Aksla Viewpoint.

7. Have lunch at one of the many seafood restaurants in the area.

8. Take a hike in the nearby Sunnmøre Alps.

9. Visit the Ålesund Church and admire the beautiful stained glass windows.

10. Spend the evening at the Ålesund Jazz Festival, enjoying the local music scene.

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The climate in Ålesund

Spring: The spring season in Ålesund is characterized by mild temperatures, with average highs in the mid-50s Fahrenheit (10-15°C). Rainfall is common, but snow is rare. Summer: The summer season in Ålesund is warm and sunny, with average highs in the mid-60s Fahrenheit (17-20°C). Rainfall is still common, but the days are generally dry and sunny. Autumn: The autumn season in Ålesund is cool and wet, with average highs in the mid-50s Fahrenheit (10-15°C). Rainfall is frequent, and the days are often cloudy and overcast. Winter: The winter season in Ålesund is cold and wet, with average highs in the low-30s Fahrenheit (-1 to 5°C). Snowfall is common, and the days are often cloudy and overcast.

Cruise weather for Ålesund

Our weather forecast for Ålesund helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 19.5 °C
min: 12.4 °C
6.8 m/s
22.0 m/s
74.3 %
12.5 m
82.7 %
1,010 hPa
04:11:05
23:09:56
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 17.6 °C
min: 13.9 °C
15.5 m/s
35.3 m/s
98.5 %
8.4 m
86.2 %
1,006 hPa
04:13:29
23:07:42
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 16.8 °C
min: 13.7 °C
7.2 m/s
21.2 m/s
95.0 %
19.0 m
87.7 %
1,009 hPa
04:15:55
23:05:25
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 14.2 °C
min: 13.1 °C
6.8 m/s
15.1 m/s
95.3 %
17.5 m
94.8 %
1,011 hPa
04:18:24
23:03:04
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 14.3 °C
min: 13.1 °C
12.6 m/s
13.3 m/s
99.8 %
14.3 m
93.5 %
1,013 hPa
04:20:55
23:00:41
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 13.0 °C
min: 11.7 °C
18.0 m/s
25.2 m/s
73.2 %
11.8 m
85.4 %
1,013 hPa
04:23:28
22:58:14
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 12.8 °C
min: 12.3 °C
11.5 m/s
11.5 m/s
66.7 %
23.9 m
79.6 %
1,012 hPa
04:26:03
22:55:44
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 12.4 °C
min: 11.8 °C
21.2 m/s
22.0 m/s
94.7 %
16.3 m
83.7 %
1,014 hPa
04:28:40
22:53:12
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 12.1 °C
min: 11.4 °C
11.2 m/s
11.2 m/s
43.2 %
21.2 m
73.0 %
1,017 hPa
04:31:18
22:50:37
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 13.0 °C
min: 12.2 °C
9.0 m/s
9.0 m/s
66.5 %
24.1 m
76.4 %
1,016 hPa
04:33:58
22:47:59
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 13.3 °C
min: 12 °C
13.0 m/s
15.1 m/s
67.1 %
15.7 m
87.4 %
1,014 hPa
04:36:39
22:45:19
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 13.0 °C
min: 12.1 °C
11.5 m/s
13.0 m/s
75.3 %
24.1 m
83.7 %
1,014 hPa
04:39:22
22:42:37
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 13.5 °C
min: 11.9 °C
26.3 m/s
31.7 m/s
92.9 %
18.3 m
88.8 %
1,014 hPa
04:42:05
22:39:53
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 14.0 °C
min: 12.8 °C
18.0 m/s
19.8 m/s
92.4 %
22.8 m
84.4 %
1,014 hPa
04:44:49
22:37:07

Cruises to Ålesund

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Scheduled ship calls in Ålesund, Norway
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 14th 2024 Sunday, 14th of Jul. 2024 MSC Preziosa 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 15th 2024 Monday, 15th of Jul. 2024 AIDAperla 08:00 am 01:00 pm
Jul. 16th 2024 Tuesday, 16th of Jul. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 16th 2024 Tuesday, 16th of Jul. 2024 Costa Diadema 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 17th 2024 Wednesday, 17th of Jul. 2024 AIDAprima 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 17th 2024 Wednesday, 17th of Jul. 2024 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 17th 2024 Wednesday, 17th of Jul. 2024 P&O Iona 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 18th 2024 Thursday, 18th of Jul. 2024 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Jul. 18th 2024 Thursday, 18th of Jul. 2024 Queen Mary 2 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 19th 2024 Friday, 19th of Jul. 2024 LE CHAMPLAIN 07:00 am 02:00 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Norwegian Prima 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 AIDAsol 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 LE CHAMPLAIN 12:30 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 MS Hamburg 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 AIDAnova 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 AIDAperla 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 P&O Iona 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 MS Hamburg 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 P&O Aurora 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Silver Dawn 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 Disney Dream 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Norwegian Prima 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Jul. 30th 2024 Tuesday, 30th of Jul. 2024 AIDAluna 09:00 am 07:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 AIDAprima 08:30 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 P&O Iona 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 Seven Seas Splendor 11:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Silhouette 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 LE CHAMPLAIN 07:00 am 02:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 MS Sirena 10:00 am 10:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 P&O Arcadia 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 AIDAperla 07:00 am 01:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Mein Schiff 7 06:30 am 01:30 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Silver Dawn 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2024 Tuesday, 6th of Aug. 2024 Costa Diadema 07:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 AIDAnova 07:00 am 04:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 P&O Iona 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 Seven Seas Mariner 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Disney Dream 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 Queen Mary 2 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Norwegian Prima 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 11th 2024 Sunday, 11th of Aug. 2024 Mein Schiff 1 01:30 pm 10:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 AIDAperla 08:00 am 01:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 MS Sirena 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 AIDAprima 07:00 am 04:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 P&O Iona 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 16th 2024 Friday, 16th of Aug. 2024 Serenade of the Seas 08:00 am 07:00 pm

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