Bergen is a great place to visit.
Time: 2 – 4 days or more.
For most Bergen is known as Gate to the fjords.
All sorts of excursions in the fjords start from Bergen: from short tours in coastal waters for a couple of hours to full trips in Hardanger and Sognefjord.
Most popular tourist attractions are:
Bryggen Quarter and Wharf
The Outdoor Farmer’s market
Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), beautiful city views as well of the nearby islands, fjords and mountains
Mountain Stoltzekleiven – uphill test.
Edvard Grieg’s home Museum Troldhaugen
Old Bergen Open Air Museum
a harbor cruise, 1-2 hours
Food: crabs and shrimps from Fisch market, fish meat from the shop Madam Bergen, near Fishmarket, fish burger.
By plane – to Bergen airport Flesland, then by train or by bus to the city center less than 1 hour,
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By train – from Oslo 7 hour ride, a scenic, spectacular, possible detour with famous Flam Railway.
By car – from Oslo 7-8 hours drive, magnificent mountain passes, Hardangervidda mountain plateau, Flam Voringsfossen waterfalls.
By ferry – from Hirtshals in Denmark, overnight, convenient by car or camper van.
Hotels: please use our Special Offers
guest houses (bread & breakfast)
Weather: relatively warm but very rainy, because of Gulf Stream.