Alesund, Norway is a seaport town, renowned for its unique collection of Jugendstil architecture. Visitors will want to devote a day to strolling the town to enjoy the buildings. Alesund is also one of Norway’s biggest fishing towns, with one of the largest fishing fleets in the country. There are lots of opportunities for pleasure boating here, particularly if you visit in the summer.
Most of the time, Alesund is a sleepy little fishing town, but once a year it comes alive for the Norwegian Food Festival, when people come from all over the country. Visitors will want to check out the Norwegian Centre for Art Nouveau Architecture as an adjunct to enjoying the city’s buildings. Check out goings on at the local university too, as there are often art exhibits here. Alesund has just a few hotels, so be sure to book early with EasyToBook.com to ensure you find just the right accommodation for your stay.