A Taste of Stranda - Tapas at Villa Lovise

Join a different dining experience at Randi`s Villa Lovis Stranda is a small village but large when it comes to producing local food. Well-known brands like Grandiosa, Tind and Stranda.no are all made in Stranda. The most populare products in Norway are  Strandaskinke and Grandiosa Pizza. But Stranda has more to offer than frozen pizza and cured ham. Ole Ringdal AS at Hellesylt regulary receives honors for their christmas specialyties like pinnekjøtt, and small-scale producers like Slogen Mat and Gardskjøkken offers local food of the highest quality. The largest seafood company in the region is Norsk Sjømat and offers the best of processed salmon products, including a delicious hot-smoked pepper salmon. To be sure you will have a taste of the best Stranda is offering, we make Stranda-Tapas! Here you can taste over 10 different types of meat and fish dishes, included bread, dip and salads. Since this meal is supposed to be a social happening, everyone will help prepare the tapas and to set the dining table. During the event, Randi will tell stories about her home town Stranda and the real fjord life. Randi will also tell stories from her own time working on a salmon farm and at the pizza factory - with a humorous twist. Welcome to Villa Lovise   Fresh water,  apple juice and coffe are included in the price. Local beer can be bought on site This event fits for adults. Duration 2,5 hours

Art Nouveau E-bike

Travel through the beautiful Art Nouveu city of Ålesund and its surrounding area with ease on the seat of an E-bike. Enjoy views of the North Sea and the city of Ålesund from the Aksla viewpoint. You do not need you own bike, we will supply you with equipment. The trip is suitable for the whole family.

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Art Nouveau Kayak - Ålesund

2,5 hour guided kayak trip in Brosundet - Ålesund. Here you will get some good stories about the town of Ålesund and a good time out on the water. 

Blues and hiking-cruise on Hjørundfjorden 2020

The tour starts in the art nouveau town Ålesund. Thursday evening we  take you on a fjord cruise to Sykkylven, were we will stay over night. During the cruise you will be served a hot meal. Friday  we will take the A. transitional tour to the summit Blåbretinden (1456 masl) or Tungremtindane (1290masl)  (Hard hike) Which one, is dependent on local weather and conditions B. hiking from Trandal to the Village of Trandal (Easy hike) it might be extended to Tårnet 1338 masl (Medium difficulty) KART OVERVIEW MAP     DETAIL MAP At the end of our trips, we will come down to the small village Trandal in the Hjørundfjord.  Here there will be plenty of food to choose from at the Blues Festival at  Christiangaard Bygdetun, so today everyone buy their own food. MS SLogen will be waiting for you, and you can enjoy a bath in our hottub on deck, while enjoying the music at the festival. In the evening MS Slogen will head for Urke Kaihus below the famous mountain Slogen (1564 masl) and have a quiet night there. You can choose to joint MS Slogen, or you can take a Shuttle-boat later and join us at Urke.  Saturday, we head for MAP A.  Hjørundfjordegga (medium - hard hike) either from Maradalen or from Breidfonndalen  and walk the ridge with beautiful view of the fjord and mountains towards Saksa (1073 masl). This is a spectacular ridge, and you will have a gorgeous view over the beautiful fjord all the time.From there the path will take you down to Leknesnakken which is the easy hike-option this day B. Leknesnakken (526 masl return, easy hike)  If you choose option B you will still have beautiful view of the fjord and this trip is the last part of the hard hike over Hjørundfjordegga. From this relatively easy hike, you have a spleded view over the surrounding mountains and the fjord. It is at the start/end point of the Hjørundfjordegga, and we will head back to Urke the same way as the other group, partly on stears made from sherpas. Further down the stone-stairs made from sherpas to the fjord and Urke Kaihus where you can buy some refreshments. The boat will be available there if you want to freshen up or take a bath in the hottub, and  there will be grilled food onboard the boat before we head for the festival in Trandal again. In the evening, MS Slogen will go to Sæbø from Trandal, and again; You can choose to join us, or you can take the shuttle later on if you want to enjoy more of the Blues festival.   On Sunday, if there is still more power in your legs, you can order an Add-On tour to the summit A. Lynghalsen, we will not climp the top but stop just below the top  (Hard - medium, 1000 masl) and down the ridge to Sæbønestua (560 masl)  B. Sæbønestua (Medium - easy 640 masl ) MAP From here you have a magnificent view towards the  famous fjordcross in the Hjørundfjord. At your return from todays trip, there will be a bus taking you to the airport of Ørsta/Volda Hovden or Ålesund.  So make sure when booking, to book return ticket from Ørsta/Volda, because there might not be enough time to get to Ålesund for the flight. Optional, the boat can bring you to Ålesund Sunday morning, if you are not joining the Sunday tour.   Map of the Hjørundfjorden area Option A1 (hard Blåbretind) A2 (hard Tungremtind) and B (easy Trandalsætra) Overview Transitional tour Sykkylven - Trandalsætra - Trandal Map of Leknesnakken (easy) and Hjørundfjordegga (hard - medium) Map of hiking the ridge Lynghalsen (hard - medium) - Grønskredhammeren - Sæbønestua (easy - medium) Fasilities Three showers and four toilets Space for up to 60 passengers Bar  Bath tub with heated, clean sea water from Hjørundfjorden Large outdoor deck with a spectacular view Salon with seats for 24 people Conference facilities Lounge area 17 beds divided into seven twin cabins and one triple cabin

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Coastal Experience

Ålesund - Hamnsund - Lepsøy - Haramsøy - Fjørtofta - Harøy - Ålesund This roundtrip by express boat from Ålesund to Harøya via Lepsøy and Haramsøy offers a stunning view of hundreds of small islets, reefs and island in the Sunnmøre archipelago. If you are lucky, you might see eagles, killer whales or seals during the roundtrip. You can either do just the boat trip or you can choose to stay on at Harøya for a few hours and return to Ålesund on the later departure (see timetable below). The island of Harøya offer a variety of experiences. The mountain Harøyburet gives you a fantastic view over the many islands, islets and reefs. From Harøya you may choose to go on to the island of Finnøy by bus. (Not included in the round trip price.) The bus will be at the harbor at Harøya and you can purchase a ticket from the driver, paying with cash or a credit card (Visa, MasterCard). Finnøy offers attractions such as the renowned restaurant at Finnøy Havstuer. Make sure that you are back at Harøya for your boat departure. Departure from: Ålesund express boat terminal, Skateflukaia   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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E-bike & Hike Ålesund

E-bike and Hike in Ålesund This is a 3.5 hour e-bike & hike trip starting from our activity center in Ålesund. We start off with a 20 minute bike ride through the picturesque city center of Ålesund, one of Norway’s finest cities on the west coast. After arriving at the bottom of mount Sukkertoppen (sugar loaf mountain) we start our hike up to the top 314 meters above sea level. The way up takes you through the calm and colourful forest and opens up to magnificent views for the other 3/4 of the hike walking over a the very broad ridge of Sukkertoppen. Once you have reached the top you are rewarded with a 360° panoramic view giving you an overview over the Sunnmøre alps to the southeast, Storfjorden to the east, the North-Sea west and the city of Ålesund at your feet, don’t forget your camera!  WHY GO ON A E-BIKE & HIKE WITH US IN ÅLESUND? All our guides have the best local knowledge of the area and will assure your safety along the whole trip. During the trip you get to experience nature’s finest resulting in a great day in the Norwegian outdoors. We are the areas biggest activity center providing clients from all over the world with unique and memorable experiences.

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E-bike trip over Flofjellet

Stisykling over Flofjellet

FJORD CRUISE TO THE FARTHEST NORTHERN WINEYARD IN THE WORLD WITH WINE TASTING

Join Fjord Exploring on a fjordcriuse, with the restored fjord ferry MS Slogen, to the farthest northern wineyard in the world - included winetasting. Haula wineyard is placed in the inner of the panoramic Hjørundfjord. The starting points for the trip is Sæbø, at 10.00 am - Øye 09.30 am. At Øye, you might want to go for a walk while we are waiting for our guests from Ålesund joining us from the corresponing Fjord boat departuring Ålesund at  09:15. At 11:00 MS Slogen will take you on a fjord cruise to the inner of the beautiful Hjørundfjord. The boat has a large outdoor deck, view lounge with a bar, louge area and a large salon. We will serve a baguette with your choise of fine or wholebread, with egg and salmor or ham and cheese. At Viddal, the farthest northern wineyard in the world is placed, Haula wineyard. Here you will get a guided tour to see the 400 year old farm and a walk among the vines. You also get a wine tasting of sparkling wine from different countries.Haula wineyard has still not produced their own wine, but the vines are promesing and the first grapes have already been harvested. After the visit the boat returns to Øye, and there will be served dinner on board and you can buy refreshments in the bar.  At Øye there will be a corresponding boat to Ålesund, leaving at 18:15, and we will then departure for Sæbø with our other guests, arriving at approximately 18:30   Boat from Ålesund can be booked here:https://no.fjordnorway.com/se-og-gjoere/fjord-cruise-hjorundfjord-p4012273   Fasilities Three showers and four toilets Space for up to 60 passengers Bar with liquor license Bath tub with heated, clean sea water from Hjørundfjorden Large outdoor deck with a spectacular view Salon with seats for 24 people Conference facilities Lounge area 17 beds divided into seven twin cabins and one triple cabin  

Fjørevandring og taresmaking

Marinbiolog Saskia og naturguiden Phil tar deg med på ei særs innhaldsrik reise i fjøra. Her står tang og tare i fokus og du får vite meir om korleis du kan ta i bruk disse fantastiske resursane. Turen startar med ein kort presentasjon på Miljøsenteret før Saskia og Phil tar deg med rundt i nærleiken på jakt etter spanande førekomstar av tang og tare. Undervegs kan du få smake på og få idéar til korleis du sjølv kan nytte deg av ein ressurs som er lett tilgjengeleg langs heile kysten vår. I utgangspunktet er turane på 1,5 time, men gjennom sommaren er det lagt opp til nokre datoar med lengre turar på 3 og 4,5 time. Sjå oversikt nedanfor på kva datoar desse turane blir satt opp. På dei lengre turane legg ein opp til tilreiing og kokning av tang og tare og lengre turar i fjøra. Guding på norsk eller engelsk etter hva gruppa ønsker.     Bon apetit og god tur.    Spis eit måltid i havgapet I kafeen sel vi smørbrød, kaker, kaffi/ te og kioskvarer. Maten vi serverer er alltid heimelaga og ofte inspirert av havet. Vi veljer også i størst mogleg grad lokale, økologiske og rettferdige råvarer. Senteret har alle rettigheiter, og kan for grupper tilby enkle lunsj- og middagsrettar så vel som finare middagar.​

Guida omvising i utstillinga

Skal du på fuglefjellet eller ønskjer å lære meir om fugleøya Runde så oppmodar vi til eit guida besøk med oss. Her kan du sjå filmar om mektige naturfenomen, kome tett på sjøfuglane i utstillinga og utforske Rundeskatten som vart henta opp frå sjøen i 1972. Etter nesten 300 år på sjøbotnen rett utanfor Runde. Bestiller du guida omvising i utstillinga vert du med på ei innhaldsrik reise. Du får høre om den imponerande historia om forliset av Akerendam i 1725 og gullskatten som vart funnen av dykkarar i 1972. Guiden tek deg også med rundt i utstillinga blant alle sjøfuglane som hekkar på Runde. Veit du kanskje kor mange egg ein lundefugl legg om året? Om du ikkje gjer det, så kan guiden fortelje deg om det.  Billetten er gyldig for den dagen og til det klokkeslettet han vert bestilt. Vi viser film i auditoriet heile dagen, så her er det berre å høre med guiden når neste framsyning startar.  Spis eit måltid i havgapet I kafeen sel vi smørbrød, kaker, kaffi/ te og kioskvarer.  Maten vi serverer er alltid heimelaga og ofte inspirert av havet. Vi veljer også i størst mogleg grad lokale, økologiske og rettferdige råvarer. Senteret har alle rettigheiter, og kan for grupper tilby enkle lunsj- og middagsrettar så vel som finare middagar. Besøk oss heile året ​Vi tek i mot grupper (minimum 15 personar) året rundt. Her kan vi tilby både faglege foredrag og guida turar i utstillinga. Gjerne i ein kombinasjon med lunsj eller middag.  Om sommaren held vi ope kvar dag for alle. Sjå meir informasjon lengre nede på sida. 

Guided tour at Stranda - Meet the locals

Meet at Villa Lovise in Storgata 60 and greet Randi who will be your local guide for the day.     At this tour we will look at the architecture, visit the beautiful wooden church from year 1838 and stop at a gallery. At the end we will take a small hike along the river Storelva and if we are lucky, we will see a salmon or two as well. The tour ends at Villa Lovise.   During the walk Randi will tell stories from the real life along the fjord, what we do for living and how Stranda ended up being one of Norway`s largest producer of cured meat and frozen pizza! To add some drama you will also hear the story about the sunami that hit Stranda in year 1731 and the dangers we still fear daily, living by a fjord surrounded by tall mountains.   But there is no tour without a small break and some tasty snack. Randi will therefor bring some local cured meat and smoked salmon, which we will enjoy outdoors.   This is a tour that suits everyone who like to experience real fjord living and to meet the locals Duration 2,5 hours Remember walking shoes and clothes after the weather.

Hidden Fjord 1 day Hike

This 1 day Hike will take you into the mountains surrounding the stunning Norangs- and Hjørundfjord. It will grant you some spectacular views over the fjords. Being able to see it's steep rock faces and high waterfalls. As well as the ability to see some of the Sunnmore Alps most jagged peaks. At the end of the hike, your guide will take you back to the historical Urke Kaihus where you will be able to enjoy a cup of coffee and a waffle.

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Hidden Fjord 1 Day Kayak Tour

Join a paddling adventure that will take you through the impressive Norangs- and Hjørundfjord. Showcasing its high waterfalls and steep rock faces. If the weather allows you might paddle to Stenes farm a summer farm located on the other side of the fjord. Either way you will have spectauclar views over the surrounding Sunnmøre Alps. You will finish your paddle tour through the fjord at the Historical Urke Kaihus. Here you will be able to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a waffle.

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HIKING IN THE SPECTACULAR SUNNMORE ALPS IN NORWAY, SLEEP AND LIVE IN OUR RESTORED FERRY

The tour starts in the art nouveau town Ålesund. Thursday evening we  take you on a fjord cruise to Sykkylven, were we will stay over night. During the cruise you will be served a hot meal. Friday  we will take the A. transitional tour (Hard tour)  to the summit Blåbretinden (1456 masl) or Tungremtindane (1290moh)  Which one, is dependent on local weather and conditions (MAP Overview) (Detail MAP) B. hiking (Easy hike) from Trandal to the Village of Trandal, it might get extended to Tårnet (1338 masl, medium difficulty) MAP At the end of our trips, we will come down to the small village Trandal in the Hjørundfjord. Here there will be a three course meal at Christiangaard Bygdetun, and you will get an experience of norwegian nature- and village culture you’ll never forget. MS SLogen will be waiting for you, and you can enjoy a bath in our hottub on deck. This night we will spend at Urke Kaihus below the famous mountain Slogen (1564 masl) and Stålberghornet.   Saturday, we head for A.  Hjørundfjordegga (medium - hard hike)  from Breidfonndalen  and walk the ridge with beautiful view of the fjord and mountains towards Saksa (1073 masl). This is a spectacular ridge, and you will have a gorgeous view over the beautiful fjord all the time.From there the path will take you down to Leknesnakken which is the easy hike-option this day B. Leknesnakken (easy hike 526 masl)  If you choose option B you will still have beautiful view of the fjord and this trip is the last part of the hard hike over Hjørundfjordegga. From this relatively easy hike, you have a spleded view over the surrounding mountains and the fjord. It is at the start/end point of the Hjørundfjordegga, and we will head back to Urke the same way as the other group, partly on stears made from sherpas. (MAP) At Urke Kaihus you can buy some refreshments, and he boat will be available there if you want to freshen up or take a bath in the hottub. There will be grilled food onboard the boat before we head to Sæbø for the evening. At Sæbø there is a local hotel, Hotel Sagafjord, which you might want to visit for the Saturday evening.   On Sunday, if there is still more power in your legs, you can order an Add-On tour to the summit A. Lynghalsen, (Hard - medium hike, 1000 masl) we will not climb the top, but stop just below the top and walk down the ridge to Sæbønestua (560 masl)  B. Sæbønestua (Medium - easy 640 masl ) (MAP) From here you have a magnificent view towards the  famous fjordcross in the Hjørundfjord. At your return from todays trip, there will be a bus taking you to the airport of Ørsta/Volda Hovden or Ålesund.  So make sure when booking, to book return ticket from Ørsta/Volda, because there might not be enough time to get to Ålesund for the flight. Optional, the boat can bring you to Ålesund Sunday morning, if you are not joining the Sunday tour. Map of the Hjørundfjorden area Option A1 (hard Blåbretind) A2 (hard Tungremtind) and B (easy Trandalsætra) Overview Transitional tour Sykkylven - Trandalsætra - Trandal Map of Leknesnakken (easy) and Hjørundfjordegga (hard - medium) Map of hiking the ridge Lynghalsen (hard - medium) - Grønskredhammeren - Sæbønestua (easy - medium) WHAT TO BRING   Fasilities Three showers and four toilets Space for up to 60 passengers Bar  Bath tub with heated, clean sea water from Hjørundfjorden Large outdoor deck with a spectacular view Salon with seats for 24 people Conference facilities Lounge area 17 beds divided into seven twin cabins and one triple cabin Whats included: Breakfast and lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday Dinner 3 days, Thusday, Friday and Saturday Tea and coffee 2 guided trips, whit option to buy a third one on Sunday All transportation, boat, car/bus Sheard double room Transportation return Aalesund, or return to Ørsta/Volda airport on Sunday if you join our Sundaytrip and your return is from Ørsta/Vodla.  Whats not included Drinks, can be bought in our bar onboard. Sunday-trip can be bought as an add-on  

Hiking Lievarden

HIKING TO LIEVARDEN 799 MASL IN STRANDA From our activity centre in Stranda we run the hikes to Lievarden, one of the most beautiful hikes in the fjord area around here. This hike gives us spectacular views over Storfjorden and the surrounding Sunnmøre alps – a real goose bumps hike.  From our activity centre there´s a 15 min drive up to the starting point at Liene where we start the hike. We ascent approx 400 vertical meters during the 2,5 km hike. The first part of the trail we walk down in the green lush forrest before we reach the birch forrest and get the views out over Storfjorden. The guide will tell you stories about the surrounding mountainfarms and cultural history of the area. This hike suits the whole family and are a perfect brake on the visit to Norway. This is one of our favourite hikes around Stranda. If your keen on something other you can always contact us for a custom trip. For those who don´t have car we are able to arrange shuttle from our activity centre to the starting point for an extra cost.  

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Hiking Mt Saksa

This is one of our absolute favorite mountains in the area around Hjørundfjorden due several reasons. One of them is for sure the view from the top, you see all the way in to the end of Hjørundfjorden in one direction and out to Ålesund in the other. It´s also one of the summits in the area that have the best fjord panorama for sure.  We start our day in the small village Urke in the shoreline of Norangsfjorden, from where we are able to work our way up to the summit and get better, and better views during the day. The last part up to the top where earlier a bit scetchy with a lot of loose rocks, but last year a couple of sherpas from Nepal built a nice stairway with the existing rocks. This is one of our favourite hikes in the region and the hike that gives you the most spectacular fjord view in the region.  

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Inngang utstillinga

Skal du på fuglefjellet eller ønskjer å lære meir om fugleøya Runde så oppmodar vi til eit besøk med oss. Her kan du sjå filmar om mektige naturfenomen, kome tett på sjøfuglane i utstillinga og utforske Rundeskatten som vart henta opp frå sjøen i 1972. Etter nesten 300 år på sjøbotnen rett utanfor Runde. Bestiller du billett til utstillinga kan du gå rundt og fordjupe deg i eige tempo. Billetten er gyldig for dagen han vert bestilt. Vi viser film i auditoriet heile dagen, så her er det berre å høre når neste framsyning startar.  Spis eit måltid i havgapet I kafeen sel vi smørbrød, kaker, kaffi/ te og kioskvarer.  Maten vi serverer er alltid heimelaga og ofte inspirert av havet. Vi veljer også i størst mogleg grad lokale, økologiske og rettferdige råvarer. Senteret har alle rettigheiter, og kan for grupper tilby enkle lunsj- og middagsrettar så vel som finare middagar.​ Besøk oss heile året ​Vi tek i mot grupper (minimum 15 personar) året rundt. Her kan vi tilby både faglege foredrag og guida turar i utstillinga. Gjerne i ein kombinasjon med lunsj eller middag.  Om sommaren held vi ope kvar dag for alle. Sjå meir informasjon lengre nede på sida. 

Kayak & Hike Ålesund

Kayak to Hessa and hike to the summit of Mt Sukkertoppen. 

Kayak Ålesund roundtrip

Explore the small archipelago south of the island Ellingsøya, where we cruise around the small islands. When we have escaped the city of Ålesund we´ll find a great spot for a lunch. On our way back towards Ålesund and Brosundet we paddle through the narrow sound Nørvasundet.  

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Kayaking Hjørundfjorden

Kayak trip in Hjørundfjorden

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Learn to bake Svele in a private home.

Welcome to Randi's cozy kitchen at Villa Lovise on Stranda Here we will learn how to make the local specialty Svele, which looks a bit like American pancakes, but taste different. The Svele will be made on a traditional takke, on open frying pan. Randi shows you how the batter is made, and you make as many Svele as you want. Along the way, Randi will talk about local baking traditions and tell you stories from the daily life in Stranda. When the Svele is ready, it`s time to sit down around the kitchen table. Butter and sugar are the most common accessories, but many also like to eat the Svele together with Norwegian brown cheese, sour cream or homemade jam. Tasty coffee and cold apple cider will also be served. The idea behind this activity is to lower our shoulders and enjoy some homemade baking in an ordinary kitchen at Sunnmøre. Common to all who attend is the love of traditional food and the joy of meeting new people in new surroundings. - Everyone brings a pre-printed recipe home. - Remember to bring your camera and share the experience with others  

Learn to make fishsoup in a private home

Join a different cooking experience at Villa Lovise. We gather at Randi's cozy kitchen and together we make her popular fish soup. Randi is genuinely interested in traditional local food and love to share her cooking passion with you.   Fish soup is one of her favorites dishes and during this experience you will learn how to make her fish soup from scratch. It`s healthy, taste good and is easy to make. Fish soup can be served as an everyday meal or as a delicacy at dinner parties, all depending on the ingredients. To create the right atmosphere, everyone takes part in the cooking and together we make the dining table before we sit and enjoy the soup. Fresh bread and apple cider will be served, and we round off with coffee and some sweet.   During the course, Randi will talk about local food traditions and tell you stories about the everyday life in a small fjord village like Stranda. Common to all who attend this event is the love of home-cooked food and the pleasure we get of meeting new people. Welcome to Randi`s kitchen!   Feel free to bring your camera to share the happening.   This event fits everyone You will get a printed recipe Duration: 2,5 hours  

Lundesafari med naturguide og sjømat i havgapet

Bli med på ei magisk oppleving ute i havgapet. Naturguidene Martin eller Louise tar deg med opp i fuglefjellet og her kan du kanskje få sjå lundefuglen kome inn fra sjøen i solnedgang.  Opplevinga startar på Runde Miljøsenter med heimelaga fiskesuppe. Det blir laga til ein eigen meny for borna med fiskekaker og potetmos. Her ute i havgapet er vi glad i å servere fisk i ei eller anna form. Og meir fisk blir det når det under framsyning av dokumentaren «Havets Sølv». Sjå den spanande historia om mektige havstraumar, sild og sjøfugl på Runde. Etter filmen vert det avreise til Goksøyra. Du må ha eigen bil for å kome deg til og frå Runde og vidare til avreisestaden for gåturen opp i fuglefjellet. Frå parkeringsplassen i Goksøyra vil naturguiden ta deg med opp i fuglefjellet. Det er ingen garanti, men om du er heldige kan du sjå lundefuglen som kjem opp frå sjøen og gjer seg klar for kvelden.  I hekketida mellom april og august kan du sjå fleire tusen lundefuglar på vestsida av øya. Dei tilbringar det meste av dagen på sjøen og kjem opp i reira sine nokre timar før sola går ned. Kanskje er du så heldig at du kjem tett på den sjarmerande vesle sjøpapegøya. Det er berre å gle seg. 

Northern light snowshoe hike

Snowshoes is one of the best way to move in the snow if your not steady on a pair of skis, we use to say – if you can walk you will be able to use a pair of snowshoes. On this trip we get out in the dark to hunt for the northern lights and spectacular fjord views. We us some really strong headlamps to be able to light up our way.  This is for sure something spesial and a unique experience that everyone should get the chance to try out. These trips starts at our office in Stranda where you get equiped with the headlamps and a short introduction to our trip. We take a short drive up to where we start on snow and make our way in to the dark night in the light from our headlamps. With the right conditions there´s good chances for northern lights on this tour, and there´s nothing that beet´s that – snowshoeing and northern lights.  

One way trip Ålesund - Åndalsnes

Ålesund - Åndalsnes This trip goes from Ålesund to Åndalsnes and connects with the trains departing from Åndalsnes. From Ålesund, the trip goes over the rugged Ørskogfjellet to Vestnes, then along the Romsdalsfjord to Åndalsnes.   Departure from: Ålesund bus terminal (Rutebilstasjonen), track 4   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip Ålesund - Hellesylt - UNESCO Geirangerfjord

Ålesund - Hellesylt - Geiranger Visit one of the world’s most beatiful fjords - enjoy the Sunnmøre Alps! This one-way trip goes from Ålesund to Geiranger. The trip starts in Ålesund, goes via Sykkylven, famous for its furniture industry, over the mountain pass to Stranda and from there to Hellesylt where the fjord cruise to Geiranger starts. You can choose to leave the bus at Strandafjellet and take advantage of the various offers there, for example a gondola ride to the top or a short hike. (Note that the gondola is only open certain periods of the year. For opening hours, see http://www.strandafjellet.no/activities/gondola-ride.)  In the winter, Stranda offers spectacular skiing. This is one of the very few places in the world where you can ski from the mountain top all the way down to the fjord. If you want to participate in activities like the guided hike or bike tour you must make an overnight stay. Therefore, your ticket for this trip is valid for 2 days, including the departure date. The ferry cruise from Hellesylt to Geiranger takes 1 hour, and while cruising the fjord you can see beautiful waterfalls and small farms in the steep mountain sides. Departure from: Skateflukaia (some departures) or Ålesund bus terminal, track 3 There is a free Hopperguide available for this trip Hopperguide uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links. Download the hopperguide app from App Store or Google Play. Open the app and select and download the guide for this trip, FRAM: Round trip Ålesund - Unesco Geirangerfjord. (Relevant information from the round trip Guide will be presented, based on your position.) Hopperguide is a third party product. Any inquiries regarding Hopperguide must be directed to Hopperguide (post@hopperguide.no).   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip Åndalsnes - Ålesund

Åndalsnes - Ålesund This trip goes from Åndalsnes to Ålesund and is convenient if you arrive by train to Åndalsnes and want to go on to the beautiful town of Ålesund. From Åndalsnes, the bus goes along the Romsdalsfjord to Vestnes and then to Ålesund over the rugged Ørskogfjellet.   Departure from: Åndalsnes railway/bus station   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip Åndalsnes - Molde

Åndalsnes - Molde This trip takes you from Åndalsnes to Molde and is a great option if you arrive at Åndalsnes by train and want to go on to Molde.  Molde is famous for its view towards the “Molde Panorama”, the impressive row of mountains on the other side of the fjord. Located between sea and mountains and with a short distance from the one to the other, you can explore the fjord, the town center and the mountains behind the town in a short time. In the summer, the town lives up to its name “Town of roses”, and in July the famous Molde International Jazz Festival takes place. The bus goes via the Åfarnes – Sølsnes ferry to Molde. The bus goes on the ferry and continues to Molde. The tour price includes the ferry ticket.   Departure from: Åndalsnes railway station   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.  

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One way trip Molde - Åndalsnes

Molde - Åndalsnes This trip goes from Molde to Åndalsnes and corresponds with train departures from Åndalsnes. Åndalsnes is a nice town, majestically situated between the fjord and the mountains. Around Åndalsnes you have all possibilities to experience various activities, from stand-up paddling in the rivers to mountain hikes at all levels. The bus goes via the Sølsnes - Åfarnes ferry to Åndalsnes. The bus goes on the ferry and continues to Åndalsnes. The tour price includes the ferry ticket.    Departure from: Molde bus terminal, track 3   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip to Molde, the Atlantic Road & Kristiansund

Ålesund - Molde - the Atlantic Road - Kristiansund This trip takes you from Ålesund via Molde to what is often described as the world’s most beautiful road, the Atlantic Road, and Kristiansund. If you are travelling Monday – Friday, you have some time in Molde to walk around this charming town between the fjord and the hills. Molde offers a magnificent view towards the fjord and the mountains on the other side, and has a multitude of shops, cafés, etc. With its location at the edge of the mighty ocean, the Atlantic Road is as beautiful in sunshine and calm weather as in full storm and rain. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. On this round trip, the bus stops at Eldhusøya, where you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. Kristiansund known for the dried and salted cod – “klippfisk” (literally “cliff fish”). The city’s speciality is the dish bacalao and dishes with “klippfisk” are served in all the restaurants and most of the cafés in town. You also find a snackbar that serves another one of Kristiansund's specialities - real fish and chips, locally called "fishan". The town has a rich cultural offering and a selection of shops and cafés. Departure from: Ålesund bus terminal (Rutebilstasjonen), track 4   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip to the Atlantic Road, Molde & Ålesund

Kristiansund - the Atlantic Road - Molde - Ålesund This trip goes from Kristiansund via the Atlantic Road - often described as the world’s most beautiful road – to Molde and Ålesund. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. At the Atlantic Road, you will get off the bus at Eldhusøya. Here you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. Note! If you are travelling on a Saturday, you have no stop at the Atlantic Road but will be able to enjoy the spectacular view from the bus. In Molde you have some time to walk around this charming town between the fjord and the hills. Molde offers a magnificent view towards the fjord and the mountains on the other side, and has a multitude of shops, cafés, etc. From Molde you travel via Vestnes and Sjøholt to Ålesund. This part of the trip includes a ferry trip that offers a great view back on Molde and to the surrounding mountains. Along the rest of the route you can enjoy the beautiful mountain and fjord landscape. Departure from: Kristiansund bus terminal   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip to the Norwegian Scenic Route Atlantic Road & Molde

Kristiansund - the Atlantic Road - Molde This trip goes from Kristiansund via the Atlantic Road - often described as the world’s most beautiful road – to Molde. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. At the Atlantic Road, you will get off the bus at Eldhusøya. Here you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. Molde is famous for its view towards the “Molde Panorama”, the impressive row of mountains on the other side of the fjord. Located between sea and mountains and with a short distance from the one to the other, you can explore the fjord, the town center and the mountains behind the town in a short time. In the summer, the town lives up to its name “Town of roses”, and in July the famous Molde International Jazz Festival takes place.     Departure from: Kristiansund bus terminal   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip to the Norwegian Scenic Route Atlantic Road & Kristiansund

Molde - the Atlantic Road - Kristiansund This trip goes from Molde via the Atlantic Road - often described as the world’s most beautiful road – to Kristiansund. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. On some of the departures you have the opportunity to leave the bus at Atlanterhavsvegen and take a later bus onwards. Other departures is a direct connection to the bus for Kristiansund, and you enjoy the view from the bus window. (Check the timetable below.) If you stop at the Atlantic Road, you will get off the bus at Eldhusøya. Here you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. Kristiansund is known for the dried and salted cod – “klippfisk” (literally “cliff fish”). The city’s speciality is the dish bacalao and dishes with “klippfisk” are served in all the restaurants and most of the cafés in town. You also find a snackbar that serves another one of Kristiansund's specialities - real fish and chips, locally called "fishan". The town has a rich cultural offering and a selection of shops and cafés.   Departure from: Molde bus terminal, track 7   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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One way trip UNESCO Geirangerfjord - Sjøholt - Ålesund

Geiranger - Eidsdal - Sjøholt - Ålesund Visit one of the world’s most beautiful fjords - enjoy the mighty Sunnmøre mountains! The trip goes by bus from Geiranger, up the spectacular Eagle Road, and to Eidsdal where you cross by ferry to Linge. From Linge, you continue via Sjøholt to Ålesund. Departure from: Union Hotel or Geiranger village centre    There is a free Hopperguide available for this trip Hopperguide uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links. Download the hopperguide app from App Store or Google Play. Open the app and select and download the guide for this trip, FRAM: Round trip Ålesund - Unesco Geirangerfjord. (Relevant information from the round trip guide will be presented, based on your position.) Hopperguide is a third party product. Any inquiries regarding Hopperguide must be directed to Hopperguide (post@hopperguide.no).   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Rollo's Footsteps 2020

A short walk and a long talk   Rollo's Footsteps offers a stroll through modern Ålesund, with focus on how the area was during the viking era. Our tour is designed with one thing in mind – for you to bring home the best cultural experience from Norway. All our guides tell the viking stories based on the history and the lore’s that are passed down from one generation to the next through the spoken word. We share tales of life in this fascinating melting pot of culture and controversy. All from the time Rollo grew up here, with his story as a focus. We are not an average tourist activity! Exclusive for small groups of 10-25 people. It's relaxed, informal, personal, with only real people, stories and experiences. In our ninety minutes tour, You will experience the Viking culture come back to life in shrubs and stories. Visiting significant sites, you’ll journey back in time, board a real viking ship, get a taste of the Vikings travel food, learn about the Vikings religion, laws, and everyday life.   The end spot is a perfect starting point for own trips to the viewing point Fjellstua, or Aalesund city.

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Round trip from Åndalsnes to the Atlantic Road and Molde

Åndalsnes - Molde – the Atlantic Road – Molde - Åndalsnes This trip takes you from Åndalsnes via Molde to what is often described as the world’s most beautiful road, the Atlantic Road. You have some time in Molde before and after the trip to the Atlantic Road. Molde is famous for its view towards the “Molde Panorama”, the impressive row of mountains on the other side of the fjord. Located between sea and mountains and with a short distance from the one to the other, you can explore the fjord, the town center and the mountains behind the town in a short time. In the summer, the town lives up to its name “Town of roses”, and in July the famous Molde International Jazz Festival takes place. With its location at the edge of the mighty ocean, the Atlantic Road is as beautiful in sunshine and calm weather as in full storm and rain. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. On this round trip, the bus stops at Eldhusøya, where you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. Departure from: Åndalsnes railway/bus station About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip Kristiansund - the Atlantic Road

Kristiansund - the Atlantic Road - Kristiansund This trip takes you from Kristiansund to what is often described as the world’s most beautiful road! With its location at the edge of the mighty ocean, the Atlantic Road is as beautiful in sunshine and calm weather as in full storm and rain. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. On this round trip, the bus stops at Eldhusøya, where you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities.   There is a free Hopperguide available for this trip Hopperguide uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links. Download the hopperguide app from App Store or Google Play. Open the app and select and download the guide for this trip, FRAM: Round trip Kristiansund - Atlantic Road. Hopperguide is a third party product. Any inquiries regarding Hopperguide must be directed to Hopperguide (post@hopperguide.no).   Departure from: Kristiansund bus terminal   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip Molde - the Atlantic Road

Molde - the Atlantic Road - Molde This trip takes you from Molde to what is often described as the world’s most beautiful road! With its location at the edge of the mighty ocean, the Atlantic Road is as beautiful in sunshine and calm weather as in full storm and rain. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. On this round trip, the bus stops at Eldhusøya, where you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. Note that for some of the departures you have optional return times, allowing for a longer stop at the Atlantic Road. (See the timetable below.)    Departure from: Molde bus terminal, track 7 There is a free Hopperguide available for this trip Hopperguide uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links. Download the hopperguide app from App Store or Google Play. Open the app and select and download the guide for this trip, FRAM: Round trip Molde - The Atlantic Road. Hopperguide is a third party product. Any inquiries regarding Hopperguide must be directed to Hopperguide (post@hopperguide.no).   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Bud

Molde - Bud - Molde Less than an hour from Molde, situated on the ocean’s edge, you find the small fishing village of Bud. In the 16th and 17th century, Bud was the biggest trading post between Bergen and Trondheim. Today, Bud is still an active and charming fishing village. In Bud you can enjoy the sight of beautiful boathouses, visit some of the small shops or one of the cafés or restaurants. You may also visit Ergan Coastal Fort, a German coastal fort built during the war years of 1940-45, today restored as a war memorial museum. Exhibitions of local and regional events from World War II . Ergan also has exceptional views over the fishing village of Bud and the waters of Hustadvika. Another great possibility in Bud is to take a walk along “Kyststien” (the coastal path). This path goes mainly along the sea front and takes you through Bud and along the coast with a fantastic view to the great ocean. The estimated time to complete the path is 45 minutes (7 kilometers). If you go on the earliest trip of the day (see timetable below), you have a little time in Elnesvågen on your way back. This is another little village with some quite nice shops and other services.   Departure from: Molde bus terminal, track 6   About our trips Dette er en “Travel like the locals”-tur – eller på norsk «Reis som de lokale». Disse turer går med ordinære rutebusser, ferger og hurtigbåter, men vi har planlagt reisen for deg slik at du kan konsentrere deg om å nyte turen. Du reiser på egenhånd – det er ingen guide eller turleder med. På de fleste turene må du bytte mellom ulike transportmidler flere ganger, og du er selv ansvarlig for å komme med på neste etappe – på samme måte som de lokale reisende! (Turene er lagt opp slik at busser, ferger og hurtigbåter korresponderer.) Turene kan ikke bookes på helligdager og i ferieperioder som påske og jul pga. avvikende rutetabeller. Tidtabellen som vises, gjelder for de periodene turen kan bookes. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Edøy & Veiholmen (Smøla)

Kristiansund - Edøy - Veiholmen - Kristiansund The first part of this round trip goes from Kristiansund by bus to Seivika and onboard the ferry to Tømmervåg on the island of Tustna. The bus continues across Tustna to Sandvika ferry harbor. At Sandvika you leave the bus and take the ferry from Sandvika to Edøy ferry harbor. At Edøy you have some time to look around, and you can see the old church at Edøy and the great outdoor amphitheater used for the “Fru Guri av Edøy” (“Lady Guri of Edøy") historic play that is performed every summer. From Edøy, the trip continues to at Veiholmen. The fishing village of Veiholmen is located towards the northernmost tip of Smøla and is linked to the main island by a road that with its bridges, landfills and protective breakwaters is an adventure in itself. Veiholmen is a lively fishing village with fishing boats arriving with their catch, and the seagulls and sea eagles hovering overhead in their quest for food. You may take a walk through the narrow streets, visit a café, museum or exhibition. Or you can simply enjoy the ocean view. Veiholmen is fascinating in all kinds of weather! The trip back to Kristiansund goes along the same route as when you arrived, with a bus to Edøy, ferry to Sandvika and bus and ferry back to Kristiansund traffic terminal.   Departure from: Kristiansund bus terminal   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Finnøy & Ona Lighthouse

Ålesund - Finnøy - Ona - Ålesund This round trip takes you to Ona – a tiny island community out in the ocean. The trip starts in Ålesund by by high-speed ferry to Harøya. Then you go by bus to Finnøya and on to Ona by ferry. The ferry stops at Sandøya before Ona. Passengers to Ona should stay on the ferry during the short stay at Sandøya. Ona is Norway’s southernmost traditional fishing village and has a permanent population of approx. 25. The island also has a ceramics workshop and a small kiosk/shop. In the summer (typically June - August), there’s a café and possibilities for overnight stays. On “Onakalven”, the island highest point, you find Ona lighthouse. From the lighthouse, you have a magnificent view of the ocean and towards the mainland. Ona is a tranquil place where you can thoroughly enjoy the peace and quiet! The trip to Ona is as fantastic in the summer as in the winter. Remember, though, that the island is located out in the ocean and the weather conditions can be harsh. Therefore, it is important to bring warm and windproof clothes. If you go there outside of the peak season in the summer, we recommend bringing some food and drinks as well, as the island’s shop has a limited offering.   Departure from: Ålesund express boat terminal (Skateflukaia, near the Tourist Information)   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Godøy & Alnes Lighthouse

Ålesund - Alnes - Ålesund At Alnes you can enjoy the magnificent sea landscape which is as beautiful on a sunny summer day as in the winter storm. You may visit Alnes lighthouse, which is still in operation. The tower features a permanent exhibition of watercolor works and sketches by the famous local artist Ørnulf Opdahl. In the summer period you may visit the original lighthouse keeper’s house. Here you will find an exhibition about the history of the lighthouse, a summer café, and temporary art exhibitions. The new Alnes Cultural Center features a café that is open all year round where you can buy homemade cakes and traditional food from the area. There is also an art gallery. In the café there is a permanent exhibition made by the Norwegian Coastal Administration illustrating the current activity at Alnes Lighthouse. See www.alnesfyr.no for opening times and information. You can choose any combination of departure time and return time from the timetable below.   Departure from: Ålesund bus terminal (Rutebilstasjonen), track 5     About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Midsund for Midsundtrappene (the Midsund stairs)

Molde - Midsund - Molde This round trip takes you to Midsund, situated at the island Otrøya in the Romsdalsfjord with only a few small islets separating it from the Atlantic sea. We offer this round trip by bus and ferry to make it possible for you to hike the Midsundtrappene (Midsund stair), where Sherpas from Nepal have built fantastic stone steps to make the hike to the Digergubben mountain more accessible for the public. Seeing the stone work is worth the trip alone. Adding a fantastic view to mountains, fjord and the ocean definitely make this hike worthwhile. The terrain i steep, but with the stairs it is possible for more people to do this hike. Make sure to wear adequate clothing and shoes! Norway can be chilly even in the summer. The trip is open for booking all year, but in the winter season it may not always be advisable to do the hike. Check the conditions before you go! Before doing the hike we recommend that you prepare by reading more about the hike, for example on visitnorway.com. (Search for Midsundtrappene.) Departure from: Molde bus terminal, track 4 About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.  

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Round trip to Molde

Åndalsnes - Vestnes - Molde - Sølsnes - Åndalsnes This trip takes you from Åndalsnes to Molde, a charming town beautifully situated by the fjord. The town is famous for its view towards the “Molde Panorama”, the impressive row of mountains on the other side of the fjord. Located between sea and mountains and with a short distance from the one to the other, you can explore the fjord, the town center and the mountains behind the town in a short time. In the summer, the town lives up to its name “Town of roses”, and in July the famous Molde International Jazz Festival takes place. From Åndalsnes, the bus goes along the Romsdalsfjord to Vestnes. From Vestnes you take a bus and ferry to Molde (the bus goes on the ferry) where you have plenty of time to explore the town on your own before the return to Åndalsnes by bus via Sølsnes.   Departure from: Åndalsnes railway/bus station   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Molde & the Atlantic Road

Ålesund - Molde- the Atlantic Road - Ålesund This trip takes you from Ålesund via Molde to what is often described as the world’s most beautiful road! With its location at the edge of the mighty ocean, the Atlantic Road is as beautiful in sunshine and calm weather as in full storm and rain. The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. On this round trip, the bus stops at Eldhusøya, where you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. On your way back to Ålesund you have some time in Molde to walk around this charming town between the fjord and the hills. Molde offers a magnificent view towards the fjord and the mountains on the other side, and has a multitude of shops, cafés, etc. Note that you can choose between two departure times from Molde (see timetable below).   Departure from: Ålesund bus terminal (Rutebilstasjonen), track 4 There is a free Hopperguide available for this trip Hopperguide uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links. Download the hopperguide app from App Store or Google Play. Open the app and select and download the guide for this trip,FRAM: Round trip from Ålesund to Molde and the Atlantic Road. Hopperguide is a third party product. Any inquiries regarding Hopperguide must be directed to Hopperguide (post@hopperguide.no).     About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Ona

Molde - Ona - Molde This round trip takes you to Ona – a tiny island community out in the ocean. The trip starts in Molde by bus (and a short ferry trip) to Aukra and Småge ferry harbor, where the ferry to Ona starts. The ferry to Ona goes via the island Orten, Finnøya and Sandøya before reaching Ona. Passengers to Ona should stay on the ferry during the short stays at the other islands. Ona is Norway’s southernmost traditional fishing village and has a permanent population of approx. 25. The island also has a ceramics workshop and a small kiosk/shop. In the summer (typically June - August), there’s a café and possibilities for overnight stays. On “Onakalven”, the island highest point, you find Ona lighthouse. From the lighthouse, you have a magnificent view of the ocean and towards the mainland. Ona is a tranquil place where you can thoroughly enjoy the peace and quiet! The trip to Ona is as fantastic in the summer as in the winter. Remember, though, that the island is located out in the ocean and the weather conditions can be harsh. Therefore, it is important to bring warm clothes and windproof clothes. If you go there outside of the peak season in the summer, we recommend bringing some food and drinks as well, as the island’s shop has a limited offering.   Departure from: Molde bus terminal, track 4   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Runde Bird Island

Ålesund - Hareid - Runde - Ålesund This tour by fast-speed ferry and bus takes you from Ålesund via Hareid and Fosnavåg to the bird island of Runde. The island is a popular destination all year round, but is spectacular in the summer due to its teeming bird-life.  Between 500,000 and 700,000 sea birds inhabit the island in the season, most of them in the cliffs. The island also offers great hiking.   Departs from: Ålesund high-speed ferry terminal, Skateflukaia    About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to Stranda & Storfjord

Ålesund - Sykkylven - Strandafjellet - Stranda - Sjøholt - Ålesund This round trip starts in Ålesund and takes you via Sykkylven to Stranda and back to Ålesund via Liabygda, Stordal and Sjøholt. Along the route you can enjoy magnificent views of the beautiful landscape. If you choose the early departure from Ålesund you can choose to make a stop at Strandafjellet and take the next bus to Stranda (12:47 from Strandafjellet). You then proceed to Ålesund by ferry and bus, as described in the timetable. If you choose to make a stop at Strandafjellet, you have some time available for activities, for example a gondola ride or a short hike on your own. You may of course also choose to make the stop at Stranda village. Note that the gondola is only open certain periods of the year. For opening hours, see http://www.strandafjellet.no/activities/gondola-ride. In the winter, Stranda offers spectacular skiing. This is one of the very few places in the world where you can ski from the mountain top all the way down to the fjord. From Stranda, the tour continues by ferry, crossing the Storfjord to Liabygda. From Liabygda you return to Åesund via Stordal and Sjøholt.   Departure from: Ålesund bus terminal, track 3 There is a free Hopperguide available for this trip Hopperguide uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links. Download the hopperguide app from App Store or Google Play. Open the app and select and download the guide for this trip, FRAM: Round trip to Stranda & Storfjord. Hopperguide is a third party product. Any inquiries regarding Hopperguide must be directed to Hopperguide (post@hopperguide.no).     About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to the Norwegian Scenic Route Atlantic Road & Molde

Kristiansund - the Atlantic Road - Molde - Kristiansund This trip goes from Kristiansund via the Atlantic Road - often described as the world’s most beautiful road – to Molde and back to Kristiansund! The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. At the Atlantic Road, you will get off the bus at Eldhusøya. Here you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. In Molde you have some time to look around this charming little town by the fjord. (You can choose a short stay or wait for the next bus departure and have a longer stay. See the timetable below.) Molde is famous for its view towards the “Molde Panorama”, the impressive row of mountains on the other side of the fjord. Located between sea and mountains and with a short distance from the one to the other, you can explore the fjord, the town center and the mountains behind the town in a short time. In the summer, the town lives up to its name “Town of roses”, and in July the famous Molde International Jazz Festival takes place. The trip back to Kristiansund goes via Batnfjorden and Frei. Along the route you can enjoy the beautiful mountain and fjord landscape.   Departure from: Kristiansund bus terminal   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to the Norwegian Scenic Route Atlantic Road & Kristiansund

Molde - the Atlantic Road - Kristiansund - Molde This trip goes from Molde via the Atlantic Road - often described as the world’s most beautiful road – to Kristiansund and back to Molde! The Atlantic Road connects Averøy with the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. The road is a national tourist route. On some of the departures you have the opportunity to leave the bus at Atlanterhavsvegen and take a later bus onwards. Other departures is a direct connection to the bus for Kristiansund, and you enjoy the view from the bus window. (Check the timetable below.) If you stop at the Atlantic Road, you will get off the bus at Eldhusøya. Here you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet. The walkway consists of latticework (“grids”) “floating” above the terrain, and is suitable for or anyone. The service building at Eldhusøya, with its distinct architecture that falls into the terrain, has a café and toilets. (Open Saturdays and Sundays in the spring and every day 1st June – 31st August.) The area also offers a magnificent landscape, a rich bird life and great fishing opportunities. In Kristiansund you have some time to look around this charming little town right on the ocean’s edge. Kristiansund known for the dried and salted cod – “klippfisk” (literally “cliff fish”). The city’s speciality is the dish bacalao and dishes with “klippfisk” are served in all the restaurants and most of the cafés in town. You also find a snackbar that serves another one of Kristiansund's specialities - real fish and chips, locally called "fishan". The town has a rich cultural offering and a selection of shops and cafés. The trip back to Molde goes via Frei and Batnfjorden. Along the route you can enjoy the beautiful mountain and fjord landscape.   Departure from: Molde bus terminal, track 7   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Round trip to UNESCO Geirangerfjord

Ålesund - Hellesylt - Geiranger - Sjøholt - Ålesund Visit the beautiful fjord Geirangerfjorden and enjoy the view of the mighty mountains! This trip goes from Ålesund via Sykkylven, famous for furniture industry, over the mountain pass to Stranda and from there to Hellesylt where the fjord cruise to Geiranger starts. The ferry cruise from Hellesylt to Geiranger takes 1 hour, and while cruising down the fjord you can see beautiful waterfalls and small farms in the steep mountain sides. In Geiranger you will have time for some sightseeing, shopping, and perhaps a visit to the Norwegian Fjord Centre which are only a few minutes on foot from the centre of Geiranger and located next to Hotel Union. The bus trip back to Ålesund goes via the spectacular Eagle Road. The bus then continues to Eidsdal where you take the ferry to Linge. From Linge the trip goes via Sjøholt to Ålesund. Departure from: Skateflukaia (some departures) or Ålesund bus terminal (Rutebilstasjonen), track 3 There is a free Hopperguide available for this trip Hopperguide uses the GPS technology in your phone to give location-based information for your trip. The information is presented through sound, pictures, text and links. Download the hopperguide app from App Store or Google Play. Open the app and select and download the guide for this trip, FRAM: Round trip Ålesund - Unesco Geirangerfjord. Hopperguide is a third party product. Any inquiries regarding Hopperguide must be directed to Hopperguide (post@hopperguide.no).   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.  

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Round trip to Valldal

Ålesund - Valldal - Ålesund This day trip from Ålesund to Valldal gives you the opportunity to explore the various offerings in beautiful Valldal. Valldal is famous for their strawberries, and if you visit during the strawberry season, it is a must to taste these delicious berries. However, Valldal has a lot more on the agenda! Valldal Naturopplevingar offers activities such as rafting, canyoning, kayaking and climbing. At Valldal Aktivitetspark you find a climbing park, zip-lines and Trolltunet activity area for children. Valldal center is beautifully situated by the fjord and offer a selection of shops and other service facilities.   Departure from: Ålesund bus terminal, track 4   About our trips This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.) Tours are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the tour is bookable. Click here to see our Terms and Conditions.

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Ski touring week - Stranda

Would you like to do some ski touring but are not familiar with the area? Do you dream about skiing down from Mt Slogen? Then you should join us for a ski touring week in Stranda. Here we have put together a great package for the dedicated skier keen to explore the Norwegian fjord region on a pair of skis.  The Sunnmøre alps is famous for its alpine and jagged peaks in combination with fjord view. The mountains are about 1,500 m high and if we are lucky with the conditions we have the opportunities to ski all the way down to the fjord. Many first ascents in the area are made by famous British mountaineers like Wiliam Cecil Slingsby and Charles Watson Patchell around 1900. They came back year after year and has set a clear mark on the area. Patchell had also set up Patchell-hut at the foot of Slogen and Slingsby got his own climbing route(Slingsby-route) up from Villa Norangdal to the top of Kvitegga. STRANDA LODGE Our lodge is a place where you can find pleasant accommodation with great views. A perfect accommodation, beds up to 8 persons for whoever wants to explore the fjords and mountains in summer and winter. We use the lodge as a base throughout the week and staying here with self catering. If you are a larger group, it is possible to book catering too. Stranda is a great starting place for ski touring in this area, and has also only an hour’s drive from Ørsta/Volda, Geiranger, Stryn, Stordal, Hjørundfjord and Hornindal.

SKI, SAIL & HOT TUB IN THE HJØRUNDFJORD

  The tour starts in the art nouveau town Ålesund. Thursday evening we  take you on a fjord cruise to Sykkylven, were we will stay over night. During the cruise you will be served a hot meal. Friday  we will take the A. transitional tour (Hard hike) to the summit Blåbretinden (1456 masl) or Tungremtindane (1290moh)   Which one, is dependent on local weather and conditions (MAP Overview) (Detail MAP) B. Trandal to the Village of Trandal and ski to Tårnet (Medium trip 1338 masl) MAP At the end of our trips, we will come down to the small village Trandal in the Hjørundfjord. Here there will be a three course meal at Christiangaard Bygdetun, and you will get an experience of norwegian nature- and village culture you’ll never forget. MS SLogen will be waiting for you, and you can enjoy a bath in our hottub on deck. This night we will spend at Urke Kaihus below the famous mountain Slogen (1564 masl) and Stålberghornet. Saturday, you can choose from the following: A. Blæja (1420 masl) and Kårdalstindane (1490 masl) (HARD trip) From Nordangsdalen then down to Leira and Viddal. B. Blæja (1420 masl) and return the same way. (Difficulty: Medium) At Viddal MS Slogen waits for you with a heated hot tub on deck, and maybe you'll be tempted to take a swim in the fjord? This day, there will be served a barbeque meal on board, and we will head towards the village Sæbø for the night.  At Sæbø there is a local hotel, which you might want to visit for the Saturday night?   Sunday, if there is still more power in your legs, you can order an Add-On tour to the summit A: Keipen (960 masl, Difficulty; Medium). From  Holen, we walk up through the woods, and we normally have to carry our skis here. Soon we'll enter open area at Årskogstøylen, and we can see down to the valley. We will then turn towards east, and start the climb to the top from behind. When entering the summit, we will see the fjord and all the peaks surrounding Hjørundfjord. MAP B: Skårasalen (1542 masl, Difficulty Medium - Hard) Normally, we can drive to the Kvistadsetra, at about 500 masl, so that shorten our walk quite a bit. But occationally, there are snowy roads due to avalances, so the road is closed for cars. The trip itself, is one of the most popular skiing destinations in the Hjørundfjord area, and get lots of visitors each year. From the top you will see the fjord, and all the way to Ålesund. If the weather and snowconditions allows, we can ski down to the beautiful small village, Skår, which we passed on our trip to Viddal on Saturday. MAP At the end of the day there will be a bus taking you to the airport of Ørsta/Volda Hovden.  So make sure when booking, to book return ticket from Ørsta/Volda. Optional, the boat can bring you to Ålesund Sunday morning ,if you are not joining the Sunday ski-tour Map of the Hjørundfjorden area Map of the transitional trip from Sykkylven to Trandal Map of the transitional trip from Nordangsdalen - Blæja and Kårdalstindane to Viddal Map of the add-on trip to Kjeipen on Sunday WHAT TO BRING   Fasilities Three showers and four toilets Space for up to 60 passengers Bar  Bath tub with heated, clean sea water from Hjørundfjorden Large outdoor deck with a spectacular view Salon with seats for 24 people Conference facilities Lounge area 17 beds divided into seven twin cabins and one triple cabin  

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Slogen alpine hike

Slogen is narrow and steep and are one of this regions most famous summits together with Skåla. When you reach the summit you understand why!  «One of Norway’s finest summits for hiking – UTE summer issue 2012» We can hike Slogen from either Stranda or Øye, we decide which place to start from based on what suits you best. This is a fairly demanding trip and you should have all day to get up. So if you want to go this route, it helps if you have done some hiking earlier. If we start from Stranda, we are following a trail into Liadalen. After a few hours we’ll see Patchellhytta and Slogen get up in front of us. It is only when we come to the foot of Slogen as the steep climb begins. Here we follow the two distinct “camel humps” before we take up the last hill. The view from the top of Slogen into Hjørundfjorden magic, but we’ll take it easy on the top because it,s narrow up there.

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Snowshoe hike - Lievarden

On this 4 hour hike you will reach the iconic viewpoint Lievarden, according to us one of the best spots to overlook the fjord around here. During the hike up towards the top of Lievarden we overlook Storfjorden which ends up in Geirangerfjorden and the towering snow covered mountains around us. We meet up at our guide office where you get kitted up with snowshoes and poles that you need for the trip. After that we take a short drive up to the starting point of this trip. On this trip we are likely to see some wildlife like rabbits, deers and grouses which are often hiding out around here. Our snowshoes will give us the feeling of floating on the snow and gives us a great stability to conquer the snow filled mountains around Stranda. They also works really good on icy snow and gives us a great grip on hard conditions. When we reach the top of Lievarden the reward will be a truly unique and spectacular view over the fjord, Stranda and the surrounding mountains. From here we can also see towards Jostedalsbreen, land Europe´s biggest glacier. Here we take a brake for some lunch and to enjoy the views before we head back down again.

Toppturkurs 2,5 dag

HVEM PASSER KURSET FOR?  Det her kurset er retta mot skikjørere som ikke har så mye erfaring fra topptur fra før. Med det vil vi si at dere ikke trenger noen forkunskaper om topptur fra før, men det er en forutsetning at dere har kjørt på alpint/telemark eller brett fra før. Vår målsetning er alltid å tilpasse kurset etter våre deltakeres ønsker og forutsetninger. MÅLET MED KURSET Med dette kurset vil vi gi våre deltakere en innføring i topptur og alpin skiferdsel slik at det blir både lettere, morsommere og sikrere å planlegge og gjennomføre egne turer senere. Vi har en grunnleggende innføring i utstyret vi bruker, fordeler og ulemper med ulike typer utstyr m.m. I tillegg blir det selvsagt fokus på skred, kameratredning og å lære seg å bruke skredvarsel. Veivalg både på kartet og ute på tur er også et viktig tema i løpet av disse dagene. Vi har to hele dager ute på tur på fjellet der målet er å lære så mye som mulig. Det er ikke sikkert at vi rekker å ta oss opp på to stk topper disse dagene ettersom det er mye diskusjon og læring underveis. TEMAER I LØPET AV KURS Toppturteknikker, effektiv gåing med feller og «kickturns» Sikre veivalg på vei oppover Kjøreteknikker ved ulike forhold Navigering med kart og kompass, men også bruk av GPS Sikre veivalg på vei utfor, hvor skal vi stoppe, hvordan kjører vi som gruppe etc. Kameratredning og sikker bruk av skredutstyr

VAN with driver

If you want to rent a VAN with Driver, you may book it here. Or send a inquiry for VAN with driver. Then you can go where you want with a local driver that speak Norwegian and English. We can take you in the local aerea including the Islands of Giske, Godøy, Valderøy, Vigra and Ellingsøy.  Trollstigen and Geiranger is also perfect goals for our VAN with driver. And of course all surroundings around Ålesund. There is also time to visit the ViewPoint Aksla and stop there for nice photos. Minimum rental time for a VAN with driver is 2 hours.

Visit the mountain farm Ansok with a local guide

Join a local guide to beautiful Ansok, a deserted mountain farm high above Storfjorden in Stranda. We will meet at Liabygda ferry dock, drive to the top of Ansokvegen and park at Lomingsmia. The first part of the trip takes us on a gravel road to the Ansok farms. Then we hike on a grassy path to the neighboring farm Klevberg before catching the last 20 minutes up to Hammeren, a deserted farm from 1748. At Hammeren we will eat our lunch, containing local cured meat, fresh bread and some local sweets. After we will take a lot of pictures and just enjoy the amazing view before returning back. During the whole trip the guide will tell stories about the hard life on a mountain farm and about all the children who grew up here, only with the fjord as the nearest neighbor. If we are lucky, we will meet both sheeps and lambs as there is still some farming activity at one of the Ansok farms. The aim of this trip is to find peace, breathe fresh air, eat local food and enjoy the wonderful view. Easy hiking Remember good hiking shoes and clothes after the weather. The trip lasts for about 2.5 hours

Winter kayaking Ålesund

2,5 hour guided kayak trip in Brosundet - Ålesund. Here you will get some good stories about the town of Ålesund and a good time out on the water.