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history walk

Ålesund walking tour with local guide

history walk

Ålesund walking tour with local guide

3 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English
history walk

Ålesund walking tour with local guide

history walk

Ålesund walking tour with local guide

3 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

The tour is a walking tour and it is the best way to see the city! It starts outside the tourist information and I will take you back to the horrendous night of the great fire in 1904 because this is the reason why the city looks the way it does today. The beautiful Art Nouveau architecture makes Ålesund world famous and I will take you to many photo stops to show you the most beautiful buildings as well as sharing some funny and quirky facts along the way :) You get inside information about our way of life, from the early days to modern times. How did they make a living in the early days? How can you recognize the features of art nouveau? Why was Ålesund called Little London? Do you know where room 47 is? Or the heated benches? Or the smallest house in Ålesund? Why does Ålesund need a kayak hotel? And what on earth is a Brude egg? I will talk you through the history of this city, the amazing architecture and share lots of local and personal stories along the way. I will also provide you with my insider tips on other attractions, what to see and explore, where to eat and drink and whatever else you are wondering about. It is suitable for all ages and abilities and takes you around the town with many stops. The tour is 1,5 hours. It is possible to book other times/dates or a private tour for your group - just contact me.

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Synnove

I'm a licenced educated Ålesund guide and love showing people my city. I am born and bred in Ålesund and I can't wait to share my insider knowledge with you. I'm very outgoing and love meeting new people. I love my city and my aim is for all my guests to love it as much as I do. I have always been interested in showing people my city, but I'm also an explorer at heart who loves to travel and discover new cultures. I also lived in the UK for 8 years. Ålesund is an exciting city with an interesting history and beautiful nature around it. It's a small city, which means it's cozy and tranquil and you can definately find your peace here. My tour is perfect as an introduction to Ålesund for new visitors, but also locals who have lived here for many years find that they learn new stuff walking with me :) I'm looking forward to meet you!

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Where you'll be

During our tour we will stop many places and take our time at each. The main harbour, the main walking street, the main square, the beautiful cinema building, the area outside Ålesund museum, the museum viewpoint, the Hellebroa bridge and the harbour Brosundet. Meeting point is 10 minutes before the tour starts.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

This is a walking tour in all weathers, so I recommend comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing. Also please note that this tour will only go ahead if minimum 2 people have booked.
Synnove
Ålesund walking tour with local guide
3 reviews
From $34/person
3 reviews
From $34/person