- Round-trip route with on/off privileges in Alesund!
- Comfortable double-decker open-top city shore excursion buses!
- Climate-controlled buses with WiFi and wheelchair access!
- Easy to use system map of Alesund City!
- Audio narration on the bus is available in 8 languages!
- A total of 8 Bus stops at the must-see sites!
The best way to visit Alesund is on the double-decker bus. See the best viewpoints, architectural landmarks, and the city's cultural and historic points.
This excursion only operates during Spring/Summer time and is mainly just for cruise ship guests. When your ship arrives at the Cruise Terminal, the bus will be right at the exit waiting for you. There are 8 stops that will take you to the best of Alesund. For those who just want to sit back and stay onboard for the full loop, the route takes approximately 80 minutes. But for those who want to go explore some sites, just hop off with your map and then take the next bus that comes around every 30 minutes. Please see the link below to download a map to plan your day.
You will learn more about the area, the town of Alesund, and the sites listening to the commentary available in 8 different languages; headsets are provided. Right after the first stop at the Cruise Terminal, you will have the chance to Hop-off at Bus Stop 2, the open-air Sunnmøre Museum, with its vast collection of ancient houses and boats. Bus Stop 3 will take your breath away, literally. Hop off to walk up the stairs to the must-see Fjellstua viewpoint for a stunning view of local fjords and mountains. At the top of the mountain, there are walkways that allow you to walk around in natural surroundings while enjoying the view of the islands and mountains around you. If you are not up to climbing all 418-step stairs, even halfway up the view is still beautiful. For those looking to do some shopping, Hop-off at Bus Stop 4 to take a stroll around the lots of lovely little shops in the Parken Kulturhus and find the best gifts.
Go on to complete the full loop of the route and a City Sightseeing Bus Excursion will take you all the way to visit the Art Nouveau Centre (City Centre), Alesund Church, and Alesund Aquarium. Note that entrance fees to any attractions such as museums are not included.
From 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM. The full circuit is 80 minutes and runs every 30 minutes.
- Cruise Terminal
- Sunnmøre Museum
- Aksla Viewpoint
- Tourist information
- The Art Nouveau Centre
- Alesund Church
- Norwegian Aquarium / Atlanterhavsparken
Please download a copy of the route map
here. You will receive another on the bus.
Note: This excursion only runs when a cruise ship is on the Port (June-September)!