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Enjoy the winter break in Ålesund

Take your family on a vacation full of adventure and new experiences!

Read about some of our favourite things to do in Ålesund, all accessible from Scandic Parken.

two parents and two children smiling
Family vacation

For the youngest;

  • Atlanterhavsparken is a favourite place to visit for all ages. Experience the penguins and seals being fed, learn about the ocean and explore the sensory pool. The aquarium is located both inside and outside, with the magnificent fjord as a backdrop. Read more here:

  • Borgund animal club lets you get up and close with our animal friends. Get to know the horses, goats and pigs. Pack a lunch and enjoy it while you walk among the old houses of the outdoor museum close by.

  • Bad weather? No problem! Bybadet is an inside swimming pool with slides and diving boards. Fun for the whole family is guaranteed. If youre feeling hungry, lunch can be enjoyed in the Bybadet cafè. Read more: Scandic Parken offers hotel packages that include entrance to Bybadet.

Father and son exploring a sensory pool in the aquarium
Atlanterhavsparken is a popular choice

For the tweens and teens;

  • A short walk from Scandic Parken you will find Ålesund storsenter, the local shopping center. Speciality shops, Scandinavian fashion and international restaurants are located over several floors.

  • Epic activity park at Digernes is only a busride away, and offers a wide selection of fun things to do, such as trampolines and

  • climbing.

  • Liv & røre; only a 15-minute busride from Scandic Parken you will find Moa shopping center, with the popular Liv & røre. A place filled to the brim with shuffleboards, bowling, karaoke and arcade games.

two children laying on trampoline
Enjoy a fun day at an adventure park

For the adults:

  • Løvenvold helse & velvære, across the street from Scandic Parken, is a high-end salon that offers beauty treatments and wellness products.

  • Take the speed ferry to Langevågen and visit the Devold factory, a long standing norwegian brand. The outlets, cafès and museums are a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

  • Fjellstua; The Aksla mountain behind Scandic Parken is a well known landmark, and often associated with Ålesund. Walk the 418 steps to the top and enjoy the stunning view from Fjellstua, the famous cafè and viewpoint. Should you wish to skip the walk, you can book a taxi at the front desk.

Father and son reading a book in a hotel room
Enjoy time with your family in beautiful Ålesund

Want to end the night with great food and a fabulous view of the city and mountains? Polarbjørn restaurant is located on the top floor of Scandic Parken. They offer great dishes made with local produce, and of course a childrens menu.

Our front desk staff is happy to help you find activities that suits your family. If you want an offer on a hotel package, need a crib or wish to learn more, please reach out at + 47 70 13 23 00 or

The front desk is open 24/7


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