Andalsnes is a Norwegian town in the municipality of Rauma, of which it is also the administrative center. Åndalsnes has around 3000 inhabitants, and is located on the shores of the Romsdalsfjord at the mouth of the river Rauma.
This district contains several of Norway's most beautiful fjords - the Romsdal Fjord and contains several of Norway's best known attractions, not least The Troll Road (Trollstigen) and Europe's highest vertical mountain face (Trollveggen ). Idyllic hamlets and villages, mountain - tops reaching up to 6000 feet, fjord-side beauty spots and wonderful viewpoints. In Andalsnes town there are restaurants, shops and other tourist services.
Things to See & Do
* The Troll Road
* Romsdal Fjord
* Norwegian Mountain Museum
* Trollveggen (TrollWall) - the highest vertical mountain wall in Europe
* Kylling bridge and Vermavossen waterfall
Cruise Season – Feb - Dec
Currency - Norwegian krone (NOK)
Language – Danish
Population – 3000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 47
Port Location – Port facilities at Andalsnes are centrally located in downtown Andalsnes.
Transport Links – Daily rail departures to/from Trondheim and Oslo.
Many NorWay Bus Express routes from all parts of the country come into the district. Daily bus departures to/from Oslo. Several departures daily to/from Molde and Ålesund. Trollstigen/Geiranger: via Ålesund/Sjøholt, as well as two daily departures from Åndalsnes 15 June - 31 August with connections to Otta and E6.
Nearest airport is Årø/Molde. Other airports are Ålesund and Kristiansund.