Ålesund, Norway

Important information!

  • Meeting point: Meeting point is on the Prestebrygga Cruise Pier. You will see a large orange and rusty colored building located on the pier. IT IS NOT THE NEWLY PAINTED ORANGE BUILDING. The bus will be parked next to it. Your guide will be wearing a light blue jacket. The company name is "EXCURSIONS.NO" 

Experience the Land of Trolls with our 6+ hour sightseeing tour to Trollstigen!

The bus will take you from Ålesund, through charming norwegian villages to the Land of Trolls. First stop will be at Kokarsteinen placed just above the fiord. We will pass by Sjoholt village known for the furniture and wood industry and Valldal – famous for tasty strawberries. Next stop will be at Gubrandsjuvet. It’s a 5 meters narrow and 20 – 25 meters high ravine where you can actually walk to the other side using the bridge. After that, the bus will drive you to the Trollstigen so you can enjoy the majestic view of natural landscape and fantastic mountain road with all the spectacular hairpin turns. While driving down the road, we will take an extra photo stop at Stigefossen – the powerful waterfall with a total height of 240 meters. Last stop will be at Trollveggen (Troll Wall) which is Europe’s tallest vertical rock face. From here the bus will drive you via Åndalsnes back to Ålesund.

*Order of sights might vary.

Keep in mind:

  • Our excursions are adapted to arrival and departure times of cruise ships. Modified departure times will be announced in advance.
  • Back to ship guarantee for cruise line passengers provided that information regarding name of cruise ship is registered when you book (official tour time must end 1 hour before ship’s departure).
  • Appearance time 15 minutes prior to departure. It is of utmost importance that you kindly register correct mobile number with country code, so that we can reach you in case you have trouble finding us. There will be no refunds if we cannot reach you on your registered contact number.
  • You can reply to this email if there is some last minute enquiry you wish to do.

Ålesund Cruise Pier Prestebrygga. Bus will be parked next to the large rusty-colored building on the pier. Your guide will be wearing a light-blue jacket.
6 hours
Guided tour in English supplemented with a second language if available. Pending on group size, both live guides and audio guides may be used.
  • Infant: 0-2 (Free)
  • Child: 3-15
  • Adult: 16+
NOTES Important Note - The Trollstigen road is closed during winter and its availability will depend on weather conditions, we may have to use an alternative road if its closed.


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Photo Credits: Excursions.no


1- Departure: Ålesund Pier

The Art nouveau town of Ålesund is a perfect starting point for excursions in the beautiful surroundings. It is the largest city in the province of Møre og Romsdal and it has a unique setting across several islands streching out into the Atlantic Ocean. Destroyed in 1904 by a devastating fire it is now noted for its concentration of Art Nouveau style.

2- Kokarsteinen


After passing Sjoholt, our first photo stop is at Kokarsteinen along the Storfjord.

3- Gudbrandsjuvet


We continue the tour via Stordal and further via Valldal, famous for its tasty strawberries, until we reach the spectacular Gudbrandsjuvet where we make another photo stop. 

4- Trollstigen Plateau

After the ascent up to the Trollstigen Plateau, we take a longer stop to enjoy the breathtaking views. Food and drinks can be bought in the shop/cafeteria.

5- Stigefossen Waterfall

On the descent down from the Trollstigen Plateau, we make a photo stop close the the impressive waterfall of Stigefossen.

6- Troll Wall

The spectacular Troll Wall mounts above us. A beloved spot for mountain climbers and base jumpers.

7- Arrival: Ålesund Pier

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