The Rauma Skicentre is located in Skorgedalen, only 20 minutes drive from Åndalsnes. Beautiful Skorgedalen is a very popular all-year recreation area. At the top of the Cross country slope, from Strandafjellet mountain there is a panorama view to the Romsdal alps.
Åndalsnes is the center of Rauma Municipality, both geographically and as a small city. The city is an important junction in the County of Møre & Romsdal, and is also the terminal for the Rauma Railway. Åndalsnes got the city status in 1996 and has a active and pleasant trading centre with a large range of speciality stores.