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Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

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Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

I'll drive from Oslo to Geiranger and Atlantic ocean road.

in the way back I'll drive from Alesund to Bergen.

what are the best roads to take to seethe scenic roads?

I appreciate if you write the number of roads or just link the google map road in your answer.

the hours and length of trip doesn't matter, i know it is going to be long, just tell me what roads are scenic and must seen.

any suggestion for the other part or places along the road?

thanks

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1. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

All drives are basically scenic, at least in the inner areas it is difficult to do a mistake. And there are few roads so you have few options.

Road 63 (Geiranger to Åndalsnes via Trollstigen) is the classical drive. E136 also, at least near Åndalsnes. Eikesdalen valley is a «secret». Roads 650 is a fine fjord road, road 60 is long and varied and a good choice from Ålesund to Bergen. But doing E39 from Ålesund is not a mistake.

From Skei I usually recommend the detour via Fjærland-Sogndal, but the drive through romantic Jølster and along Sognefjord until Lavik ferry is also scenic although less drama than Fjærland.

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2. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

Length of trip - how many days can you spare?

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3. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

I can spare 1 or 2 days, I'll drive since 6 or 7 Am until late, as much as I can because it is in June and sun sets latte, you tell me the route you think is the best and I'll try to make it.

how many days you think I need ?

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4. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

I would use 2 days, although 1 is no problem just for the transport.

As already mentioned, E39 is the basic choice, and you can do variants as suggested. Advice Depends on Your interests too, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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5. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

You can do it in one, E39 is quite scenic (7,5 hours) or as in #1 via Fjærland, one hour longer. The upside compared to E39 is Fjærland-Sogndal area, the downside is E39 from say Voss to Bergen.

https://goo.gl/maps/2qFThfPbSVP2

To elaborate on the "inner" route go via the Eiksund tunnel (worlds deepest), and Stigedalen to Nordfjordeid, a now hidden gem - Bjørkedalen has built boats in eight hundred years, viking ships were built there. 8 hours.

https://goo.gl/maps/3P3rrjDquWF2

Anything more than this IMO require two days unless you want to push it.

One of many two days routes (13 - 15 hours):

https://goo.gl/maps/AZqRoYViMCR2

Outer parts south of Ålesund is beautiful, and further south, the approach to Bergen via Hardanger is much more scenic than via E16.

Or, you can take the route I did two years ago (17-18 hrs):

https://goo.gl/maps/5x7dRxbUhDT2

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6. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

Voss to Bergen is E16, not E39. ;)

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7. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

Yes, typo. I don’t like that leg, many accidents, high landslide risk and packed with tunnels.

If you have time, mitigate the experience by driving Bergsdalen, Fv314 Bulken - Dale (an hour extra).

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8. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

The OP failed to mention that they are driving a motor home, but never mentioned if they are comfortable with driving a motorhome on narrow, winding country roads. And no mention the size of the motorhome.

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9. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

In that case, better stay away from Bergsdalen descent to Dale.

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10. Re: Alesund to Bergen scenic roads, what roads I must take ?

Parts of 63 and 60 are narrow and steep. E39 Sande to Lavik also had some terrible stretches, but now most are improved I think (more tunnels!)

Road 5 Skei to Mannheller dock is mostly new and fine road. E16 Voss-Bergen is fine road, but too much traffic - consider going road 7 Hardanger (narrow but scenic) or avoid E16 during rush.

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