Møre og Romsdal County
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Bergen: A Walk Through Past and Present

1. Bergen: A Walk Through Past and Present

Take a step away from the beaten path as you explore the picture-perfect streets of Bergen on this original walking tour, and discover the history and contemporary stories of a UNESCO World-Heritage Site. Wind your way through the narrow alleyways of Bergen in the company of a professional guide, and learn all about its people, culture, and inspiring architecture, while admiring the stunning landscape. Go on a journey along its 970-year old history, and enjoy an insider guide to the secret scenic spots of this coastal beauty.

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Bergen: Historic Sightseeing Cruise

2. Bergen: Historic Sightseeing Cruise

Cruise the historical sites of Bergen on this group sightseeing tour, and get an idea of what the city looked like in the past when you would sail by old wooden warehouses in Skuteviken and Sandviken. Relax with a cold drink from the bar. Marvel at how the city has transformed with luxury residences blossoming on top of skerries at Måseskjæret or springing out from the mountainside at Verftet. Board the modern Eric Bloodaxe, a spacious sightseeing boat with an outdoor deck with panoramic views and a cozy lounge. Sail past the WW2 concrete ruins of the U-Boot Bunker Bruno, before waving at the locals bathing in the fjord at the historical Nordnes Sjøbad. Return to the Fish Market at the very heart of Bergen.

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Geiranger Fjord: Double Kayak Rental

3. Geiranger Fjord: Double Kayak Rental

See Norway's famous Geiranger Fjord from a spectacular perspective on a self-guided 3-hour kayak tour. Enjoy a safety briefing as you pick up your kayak and gear before setting off along the cool waters of the fjord, encircled by tall mountains. Take your time and stop to admire the dramatic landscape surrounding you, and snap a few unforgettable pictures along the way. Paddle up close to the roaring Seven Sisters Waterfall in just 1.5 hours and discover some of the oldest farms of the region dotted along the shores.

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Ålesund: Private Tour with Alnes Lighthouse Visit

4. Ålesund: Private Tour with Alnes Lighthouse Visit

Surrounded by mountains, fjords and waterfalls, Ålesund is a gem on the Norwegian landscape. A town of art nouveau architecture, it is surrounded by easy mountain walks and is perfect for exploration. Enjoy a private tour through Ålesund and Alnes to discover Ålesund port, the art nouveau district, historic bunkers from WW2 and the local church. Afterwards, take a drive up to the Aksla viewpoint and visit the wooden Ålesund village. Discover the Alnes lighthouse after a 15km drive along the gorgeous coastline before a picnic, then return back to the Ålesund port.

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Ålesund: Ålesund and Surrounding Islands Audio Guide Tour

5. Ålesund: Ålesund and Surrounding Islands Audio Guide Tour

Explore Ålesund and its surroundings with a guide and learn about the history and culture of the region. Visit landmarks including a 12th-century church, a local lighthouse, and a lookout point all on one tour. Meet your driver and head to the island of Giske. Visit the Giske Church, a 12th-century church built from white marble, located approximately 10km from the Ålesund city center. Head across the water to the island of Alnes. See views of the Atlantic ocean as you explore the fishing island. Stop at Alnes Fyr, a local lighthouse with a cafe. Spend some time in Alnes Fyr Cafe, where you can purchase coffee and snacks. The last stop is the Aksla viewpoint. Here you can take in panoramic views of the city and archipelago. You can stop here to have a coffee or something to eat at Fjellstua restaurant. If you wish to go to the city center, you can end the tour at the viewpoint. Otherwise, you will be taken back to the tour starting point.

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Alesund: 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour

6. Alesund: 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Create your dream tour of Alesund which you can customize according to your wants and needs. Discover the city's famous Art Nouveau architecture, surrounded by mountains, picturesque mountains, and fjords. Explore the city at your own pace and pick and choose which sights interest you most. You could choose to go for a stroll around "Little Venice" and learn about the poverty which previously besieged the city and how it has transformed itself into a prosperous and modern city. Next, head to the summit of the Aksla mountain to admire panoramic views of Alesund and its surroundings. Marvel at the colorful houses, Sunnmore Mountain Range and the myriad of picturesque islands. Finally, visit a house that survived a fire that engulfed the city in flames and learn how this wooden house managed to survive.

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Alesund: Private Tour to the Viking Islands

7. Alesund: Private Tour to the Viking Islands

After meeting with your guide, you will be delivered to the summit of Aksla Mountain. There you can enjoy the fantastic view of gorgeous Alesund with its unusual architectural style, as you listen to your clever guide and learn some fascinating stories about your next destination. Next, you will follow the numerous sub-sea tunnels to your next destination, the Viking island of Giske. This is the birthplace of the famous Viking Rollon, who was the ancestor of the British Royal Family. You will then visit the Viking's island of Godoy and the old fishing village of Alnes (which has the legendary lighthouse from the Viking's epoch). Next, proceed to the Viking's island of Vigra, where you will learn about great Viking's heritage and explore the outermost island in the archipelago of Viking's clan Giske. Following your tour, you will be delivered to your tour meeting point in Alesund, or any other place within the Old City.

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Alesund: City Highlights Private Tour

8. Alesund: City Highlights Private Tour

Let your expert guide pick you up from your hotel. Start your tour with spectacular views of the city and its surrounding islands from the mountain Aksla. Listen to amazing historical facts about one of the Viking Kingdoms in this area. Go to the island Giske, the birthplace of the famous Viking Rollon, an ancestor of British Royal Family. Stop for photos at the 12th century Marble Church. Head to the island Godoy to visit the old fisher village Alnes with a legendary Lighthouse. Learn about the past at the Medieval village Sunnmore. Marvel at one of the largest seawater tanks in Europe at the Aquarium. Have fun with playing fish and be amazed by Sealbay. Finish with a walk on the pedestrian street Kongengsgata.

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What people are saying about Møre og Romsdal County

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 118 reviews

This tour is a great way to see the diverse landscape of Norway in a complete package; Fjords, Mountains, coastal villages. Given that we took the tour in February meant no large crowds with plenty of space to roam around the boat for viewing and pictures. Just had some weather to contend with but was to be expected. Our guide Sonia was great. Very knowledgeable, personable and informative.

This guide are one of the best , Experienced and made this tour fun too. I have been told history I did not know much about Actually. I recomend Tommy for his efford in this great tour around in Bergen.

Really enjoyable and informative walking tour of historical and modern Bergen.Emma was a fun guide and took us off the beaten path as well as showing us the main sites.Highly recommended

We were a small group and Martin always answered our questions. He portrayed the history of Bergen very clearly. This tour is highly recommended when visiting Bergen.

Martin was an excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and friendly. The best way to see and hear about the origins and modern Bergen