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Alesund (Norway)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

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Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2019-11-18 09:17

min: 26 °F (-4 °C) / max: 42 °F (6 °C) 40°F
4.5°C
Wind: 178°/ 1.2 m/s  Gust: 1 m/sWind: 178°/ 1.2 m/s  Gust: 1 m/sVery Light
1.2 m/s
Min / Max Temperature42 °F / 6 °C
26 °F / -3 °C

Alesund is among Norway's most picturesque fishing port tpwns. It is located at the mouth of Stor Fjord and is actually on two islands connected by bridges. Cruise ships dock close to downtown, so shopping and city touring can be done on foot. Tourists can take the 400 steps up to Kniven Overlook (Mt Aksla) for a spectacular panoramic view of the bay, surrounded by offshore islands and mountains. The town was rebuilt with stone (instead of wood) as a result of a 1904 fire. The city is rich in art nouveau architecture (turrets, towers, medieval facades).

Port Alesund (Norway) cruise port

Further out is outdoor Sunnmore Museum where guests can see a collection of boats and traditional farmhouses and the Medieval Museum which features a recreation of 10th century village. The Atlantic Ocean Marine Park is also on the outskirts with massive seascape tanks created into the coastline. Cruisers can also visit the Giske islands (burial mounds) and Godoy (lighthouse).

Alesund cruise ship terminal

Alesund is a starting point for touring the hills of Sunnmore region, Norang valley, Oye glaciers and Runde island. The city dates from 9th century when Rollo (Rolf) Ganger built a castle nearby, but did not become a town until 1848.

Alesund cruise terminal

Alesund is one of the ferry ports along the "Express Route" - Norway's Government subsidized "Norwegian Coastal Express". This is a regularly scheduled passenger and cargo shipping service in Norway. The "ferry and cruise" itinerary is between two turnaround ports - Bergen (southmost) and Kirkenes (northmost). It connects a total of 34 ports, which are Norwegian communities without any road or air access.

Norwegian Coastal Express ferry route (itinerary map)

Since January 2021, Norway's coastal ferry service is operated by two companies - Hurtigruten (7 ships) and Havila Shipping (4 ships)..Norwegian Government's annual subsidy for the ferry service is around USD 100 million.

The list of all ports along the northboaund "Norwegian Coastal Express" itinerary includes Bergen (turnaround port), Alesund, Floro, Geiranger (Stranda), Maloy (Vagsoy), Molde, Torvik (Heroy, Leinoya Island), Kristiansund, Rorvik (Vikna), Trondheim, Bodo, Bronnoysund (Bronnoy), Nesna, Ornes (Meloy), Sandnessjoen (Alstahaug), Stamsund (Vestvagoy Island), Svolvaer (Vagan, Austvagoya Island), Trollfjorden (Hadsel), Finnsnes (Lenvik), Harstad (Hinnoya Island), Risoyhamn (Andoy Island), Skjervoy, Sortland (Langoya Island), Stokmarknes (Hadseloya Island), Tromso, Berlevag, Hammerfest, Honningsvag (Mageroya Island, Nordkapp / North Cape), Kjollefjord (Lebesby), Mehamn (Gamvik), Oksfjord (Loppa), Batsfjord, Vardo (Vardoya Island), Kirkenes (turnaround port).

Port Alesund cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Alesund, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
2 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
2 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald23:0023:00
3 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
4 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
5 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
5 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys23:0023:00
6 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
7 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
8 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
8 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
9 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
9 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
10 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
10 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
11 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
11 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
12 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
13 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
13 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
14 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
14 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
15 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
16 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
17 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
17 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
18 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
19 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
19 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
19 November, 2019
Tuesday
Cunard Cruises cruise lineQueen Victoria08:0017:00
20 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
20 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
21 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
21 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
22 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
22 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
23 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
23 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
24 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
24 November, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
25 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
25 November, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
26 November, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
27 November, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
28 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
28 November, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
29 November, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
30 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
30 November, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
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