The national capital Oslo is located 90 miles (145 kilometers) southeast of Al, while Bergen - Hordaland lies 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the west.
This part of Norway is visited by people from all over the world. To see why, take a trip to the other cities, towns and villages around Al. Nesbyen, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Ustaoset, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Al are worth a visit too.
Visitors to Eastern Norway often head to the region's open-air exhibits, open-air museums and farms. To learn a little about the the local culture, head straight to Eastern Norway's art museums, history museums and theaters.
If you visit during winter, take advantage of winter pastimes including snow shoeing and snowboarding. Both of these are popular in the region. Have a break from seeing the sights and spend a few relaxing hours boating or swimming.
Endear yourself to the people who live in Eastern Norway, by have a go at speaking Norwegian. Picking up a range of useful words and phrases like "Kvar kjem du frå?", meaning "Where are you from?", can help to make your trip even more enjoyable. And, for "What's your name?", you can use "Kva heiter du?" Don't be shy, just give it a go!
At the finish of your time in Al, pack your suitcase and wish Al "Ha det bra" (farewell).