The centre of Vestnes is located on Helland, with a completely new seafront and close to shops and services. There is a guest harbour if you come by sea, as well as motorhome parking. The speed ferry which crosses the fjord to Molde docks here, and the express bus in the direction of Ålesund/Ørsta and Molde/Kristiansund passes every hour.
Vestnes is a 35 minutes' drive from Åndalsnes and Rauma, and less than an hour from Ålesund and Molde. The surroundings are tranquil, and Vestnes is an excellent starting point for several adventures. You can join a fjord cruise, go on an eagle safari, stroll the paths along the fjord, or choose between short and long mountain hikes. You will be able to find outings to meet everyone’s needs and abilities.
Vestnes municipality (349 km2) is located on the south side of the Romsdalsfjorden around the fjord arms of Tresfjord and Tomrefjord. Vestnes is an industrial municipality with long traditions in ship building. The Agricultural Museum of Møre and Romsdal county is found on Gjermundnes. Tresfjord Church is an octagonal wooden church from 1828 which is open by request during summer, and there is also the outdoor museum “Tresfjord Bygdemuseum”. In the centre of Vestnes, there are three bridges side by side, the oldest of which is a wooden and stone bridge from 1844. It is still in use and has been restored as a cultural monument. There is a vibrant horse-riding community in Vestnes, and you can participate in riding camps during summer or take part in day trips.
Welcome to Vestnes!