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
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