Where mountains meet the valley
Åndalsnes is a young city with about 3000 inhabitants, including surrounding areas. It is the administrative center of Rauma municipality in Møre and Romsdal.
The city lies at the mouth of the river Rauma, well known for its salmon close by the Romsdalsfjord. The city is surrounded by mountains up to 1800 m, with Trolltindene, Vengetindene and Romsdalshorn as the most prominent. Furthermore Åndalsnes is the gateway to the Romsdal Alps with the famous Trollstigen and the mountain peaks the King, the Bishop and the Queen.
Åndalsnes is an important communications center with a lot of industry and trade - and service center for the inner parts of Romsdal valley.
It has a lot of tourist traffic with the cruise guests and Europe’s most scenic railway Raumabanen also known for the sixth part of Harry Potter that was partly filmed here. The Norwegian Mountain Festival is held every year in July, and Rauma Rock offers a lot of conserts in August.
Åndalsnes – Path of the Trolls
- 7 hours
- Beautiful and varied locations
- Trollstigen viewpoint
Åndalsnes – Trollstigen Shuttle Bus
- 3,5 hours
- Relaxing and enjoyable
- Individual and flexible