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Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top

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Address: Sukkertoppen, Alesund 6006, Norway
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+47 70 16 20 15
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From Sukkertoppen (The Sugar Top), you can get a magnificent view with both...

From Sukkertoppen (The Sugar Top), you can get a magnificent view with both city, coast and fjord in one! From the centre of alesund you can drive, bicycle or take the local bus to Hessa and eventually park at the primary school, just west of the roundabout in Hessaskaret. Cross the road above the school and follow the Sukkertoppvegen westwards until you find the sign where the path starts, at the right by number 22. The path is gravelled in the beginning, passes a grove and the path is clearly visible (but might be wet and dirty) all the way to the top. You are past half the way when passing the transmitter mast. An unforgettable view expects you!

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Nice, easy hike

If you're a regular hill walker then this will be a stroll for you but it's worth it for the view. The starting point is a couple of miles from Ålesund town centre. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a regular hill walker then this will be a stroll for you but it's worth it for the view. The starting point is a couple of miles from Ålesund town centre. It's perfectly walkable but is easier by car or bus. The starting path is off a residential street after the only roundabout. Look for Sukkertoppen on Google... More 

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Thank Euler01
Alesund, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sugar top is the easiest hike around and gives you an awesome view to surroundings. Even if you are not a sportive person, you can still make it. Even My grandparents reach the top!!! I have been here maybe 30 times and still adore the view! Would definitely recommend visiting!!!!!

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Thank Gretapeach
Denmark
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you visit Ålesund a must-do is the hike to the top of Sukkertoppen. It is a comfortable hike of about 5 km in total. Go to the start by car or bus. The path can be a bit wet, so be sure to wear good shoes or boots. The prize is the view of Ålesund and the surrounding islands.... More 

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1 Thank Morten_SDenmark
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Let's start from the good part: The view from the top is amazing, you can have a 360 degrees panorama of the city plus its surroundings, that's thrilling. The hike can be considered easy to moderate, but we did the hike on a rainy day and, although still worth it, in these weather conditions the terrain becomes slippery and way... More 

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2 Thank Mario P
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We chose to hike up on a day where it was really hot (The weather forecast said showers!). The hike can be tricky in places due to a large amount of tree roots sticking up, but if you watch where you are putting your feet it is OK. Clear route to the top, great views all the way up and... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We put a hike to Sukkertoppen at the top of our list for our visit to Ålesund, Norway, and we are so glad that we experienced it. We started off at the city center, by taking the 618 bus. But, be careful which bus you take. The 618 bus that boards at the bus station goes in the other direction.... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It's not a very difficult walk but it's got a few steep sections, the reasonably fit shouldn't have a problem.The day we went was quite chilly with some rain and it was quite windy at the top, so a waterproof windbreaker is a good idea. Be prepared to be overtaken by some energetic locals and dog walkers on the way... More 

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2 Thank ChrisCorbet
Tromso, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

A hike up to the top of Sukkertoppen is something I recommend in a very good weather in Ålesund. The view from up there is amazing!:D So har I have been there 4 times.

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2 Thank Lance_Kerwin
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I am adding this feedback after meeting an older spanish couple in city clothes not really knowing what they were getting themselves into. This is a wonderful hike in fair weather that will give you a superb view of the city. You should be dressed properly for a hike though, and at the minimum be ready for muddy shoes. The... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Once we found the start to the trail (a local resident was very helpful and friendly) the hike up was wonderful. A moderately challenging hike that took about an hour. The views from the top were wonderful!

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