Scandinavia Shore Excursions

To help you experience the very best of your destinations, Cunard offers a diverse selection of excursions ashore, from leisurely sightseeing to exciting activities.

58 excursions in the Baltic, Scandinavia and Iceland

Excursions are released around 12 weeks before the cruise departs. To book an excursion for your cruise, please visit Voyage Personaliser

Russian visas are not necessary when joining an organised shore excursion or booking private arrangements through the Voyage Personaliser or the Shore Excursion Office on board. It is a requirement that all guests stay in their excursion group to ensure they comply with visa regulations. Should you choose to visit St Petersburg independently, a visa must be obtained, prior to arrival.

  • Alesund, Norway
  • 3 hours
    • Medium activity level,
    • Shopping
  • TOUR CODE: AES_001

Ålesund Highlights

Experience the history and culture of Ålesund with a sightseeing drive and a visit to Sunnmøre Open-Air Museum.

  • Ålesund Highlights
  • Ålesund Highlights
  • Ålesund Highlights

Your drive will take you through the lovely ‘Art Nouveau’ style town centre of Ålesund, along the Borgundfjord, to the old trading centre of Borgund.

Borgund’s beautiful natural surroundings are the setting for Sunnmøre Open-Air Museum. The site has an outdoor display of 50 old and distinct houses. As you stroll between the picturesque houses you’ll feel as if you have stepped back in time, and on entering a few of the houses you’ll get a feel of how Norwegian people lived centuries ago. There is also a vast boat collection, including replicas of Viking ships, whilst the main building showcases an archaeology and culture exhibition. The museum provides a unique and fascinating insight into the life of the people who have inhabited this area for several thousand years.

On the return journey, enjoy a drive around the Ålesund’s highlights before heading up Mount Aksla for a stop to absorb the magnificent views over this lovely Art Nouveau town and its surrounding areas.

This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. There is approximately 45 minutes of walking at Sunnmøre over gravel and some uneven ground. Some of the houses have stairs and low doorways, therefore guests should take extra care on entering. Please remember to carry local currency (Norwegian Kroner) if you wish to purchase refreshments or souvenirs. Comfortable walking shoes are advisable. This tour involves a drive through one long tunnel.

Ålesund Highlights
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