Currency: NOK, most vendors will only accept NOK, vendors most frequent by tourists do accept EUR and USD. A growing number of vendors do not accept cash payment.
Accessibility of Ålesund and Sunnmøre region
Ålesund is located at the very enterance of Midtfjorden, splitting in Fanne-, Lang- and Romsdals fjord to the north. To the south of the city you will find Stor fjord with Geiranger at the very end. As you see, the fjords are right here.
Ålesund is accessible by plane, landing in:
Vigra Airport (AES, 18 km, 20 minutes)
Ørsta Airport (HOV, 64km, 1.5 hours)
Årø Airport (MOL, 86km, 2 hours)
Several cruise ships port at Ålesund making it a favorable place to notice while cruising around. To mention a few liners that have Ålesund on their itinerary (links):
We also serve clients arriving Hellesylt, Geiranger and Molde.
Roadtripping along the Norwegian coast is a bucketlist item for any seasoned traveller and Ålesund is the destination for many. Travelling here might be challenging but very fun and exciting. Following roads lead to Ålesund: