Ålesund is the ninth-largest urban zone and metropolitan area in Norway with 51 474 residents. The town is located in the traditional district of Sunnmøre on the islands Aspøya and Nørvøya, while Heissa and Oksnøya contain residential areas.
Ålesund has an unusually consistent architecture, most of the buildings having been built between 1904 and 1907. The town of Ålesund is the administrative centre of Ålesund Municipality, as well as the principal shipping town of the Sunnmøre district.
Ålesund has a temperate and heavily moderated oceanic climate, winters are mild and windy. Average temperature in january is 2°C (36 °F), and in july the average temperature is 12°C (54 °F). Average precipitation is 1310 mm /year.
Weather forecast Ålesund
Accommodation in Ålesund
Ålesund has about 20 Hotels / Bed & Breakfasts, you can find a list here.
Tourist Office, Skateflukaia, Telephone +47 70 16 34 30 - Travel guide webpage.
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