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Ålesund Guide

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Alesund, located on the western coast of Norway, offers stunning scenery with views of scattered islands out to sea. The town has a unique appeal to tourists and provides a wide range of sights and water-based activities. It is best explored by car, so book cheap car hire in Alesund here today with Carrentals price comparison website, and let us find you the cheapest deals online. Don't leave booking a car to the last minute. Car rental prices are far more expensive abroad, at the airports and in the towns themselves, so book today and get the most out of your holiday to Alesund.

Explore Alesund

There are numerous attractions to visit during your stay, one of which is the Alesund Museum. Rebuilt after a devastating fire in 1904, Alesund is now internationally renowned for its unique Art Nouveau architecture. The museum provides visitors with a taste of what life was like in Alesund before and after the fire. Another museum worth a visit is the open-air Sunnmore Museum, which features various types of boathouses and farmhouses.

A stroll through the town centre reveals colourful and charming architecture, featuring a myriad of spires, turrets and medieval ornaments. The Art Nouveau Centre is definitely worth a visit with its magnificent Art Nouveau  building. The picturesque old harbour is also charming and is home to the excellent Fisheries Museum.

Take a trip to the Atlantic SeaPark, which is one of Northern Europe's largest aquariums, and is built into the coastal landscape, facing the sea. This park provides tourists with an insight into life beneath the waves.

The outermost islands are easily accessible by car via sub-sea tunnels and bridges, and the drive to the quaint fishing village of Alnes is particularly interesting. Skodje, to the east, has a magnificent fjord landscape with great facilities for outdoor activities all year round. The municipality is surrounded by wide forests with idyllic summer farms and old forest roads.

Transport

By land
Alesund is connected to Oslo via the E6, E136 and E39 highways. There is one train daily from Oslo to nearby Andalsnes, where you can transfer by bus to Alesund; buses also arrive in Alesund from Bergen (11 hours) and Trondheim (7 hours). Car rentals can also be arranged at particular Train Stations.

By Air
You can also fly into Alesund Vigra Airport, which is a 20-minute drive north of town. Car hire suppliers are also available at the airport. In the arrivals hall look out for Avis, Budget, Herts, Europcar, and Sixt Bilutleie. For more options on car rentals in Alesund, book online in advance here today.

By Sea
A ferry arrives from Bergen at noon every day.

Frequently asked questions

Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by Carrentals.co.uk? at this location
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