We will visit the historic town of Alesund. During the early hours of 23 January 1904 a terrible fire raged through Ålesund. In the space of 16 hours, 850 houses burned to the ground, and ten thousand people were left homeless.
Miraculously only one person died as a result of the fire.
The town was quickly rebuilt in the period from 1904-1907. Every year, at quarter past two in the morning on 23 January, town fire enthusiasts assemble from far and near to follow the fire’s footsteps through the town. The massive amount of help that came from all over the world once the devastation of the fire in Ålesund in 1904 became known was ...
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- Gathering place:
Alesund Cruise Terminal