Alnes Lighthouse in summer, Godøy Island, Norway Flowers and green grass in front of the red and white lighthouse

Alnes Lighthouse

Explore the ancient islands of Giske and Godøy and enjoy fantastic coastal scenery at Alnes Lighthouse.

  • See stunning ocean views from Alnes Lighthouse.
  • Discover the amazing Viking history of Giske and Godøy Islands.
  • Enjoy traditional homemade cake at the lighthouse, freshly baked.
  • Take in the panoramic scenery from Mount Aksla viewpoint.
  • Direction

    Northbound Direction

  • Season

    Winter (Nov - Mar), Spring (Apr - May)

  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: For everyone*

  • Duration

    3 hours, 30 min

  • Min. passengers

    15

  • Max. passengers

    80

  • Booking Code

    HR-AES2L

  • From

    $ 225

  • Notices

    Clothes/Footwear: Hiking shoes, warm and windproof clothing.

We’ll travel by bus to the island of Giske, known as the ‘Saga Island’. Birthplace of the Viking Chieftain Rollo, ancestor of William the Conqueror, this island has been inhabited since the Bronze Age.

You’ll also pass by the 12th-century white marble church that was built by the island’s ruling family for their own use, before we continue to the island of Godøy.

Here, we’ll drive through the fishing village of Alnes up to Alnes Lighthouse. Built in 1876, it is a protected relic of Norwegian culture. It offers great views of the coastline for those that climb to the top.

Explore the informational exhibitions about the history and find local souvenirs handicrafts for sale in the main building. Then relax with a coffee and homemade cake.

Back in the town of Ålesund, we’ll make one last stop at Mount Aksla to enjoy the breathtaking vista of the town, surrounding archipelago, and fjord.

Alnes Lighthouse in winter, Godøy Island, Norway Ground covered in snow Alnes Lighthouse in winter, Godøy Island, Norway Ground covered in snow

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • Disembarking Port: ÅÅlesund
  • Embarking Port: ÅÅlesund
  • Available From: November 2 – June 1
  • Transportation: Bus
  • Meals: Coffee and cake
  • Clothes/Footwear: Hiking shoes, warm and windproof clothing.