Welcome to Bergen! No wonder why our old and beautiful town attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. Bergen is beautiful, picturesque, friendly and fresh! So, some of Bergen’s main attractions happen to be really crowded during summer. Why not try an alternative route through town? For cruise tourists and locals alike—there are lots […]
A 1.3 km walk from Bergen’s central square Torgallmenningen to St. John’s Church and further to on the Technical Museum.
Un-guided city walk from from the Blue Stone in town centre, through the Fish Market Fisketorget to Hanseatic Bryggen, 700 meters distance.
The walk from the Bergen railway station to the central square Torgallmenningen will just take you some 5 to 10 minutes. A pleasant walk!
Arriving at the cruise port in Jekteviken, you only have a 1 km walk through town, and past the theatre, to reach the town centre.
Guiding you from your arrival by cruise ship to Bontelabo, via Bryggen to the town centre.
Nordnesparken Park covers the tip of the Nordnes peninsula, around the Bergen Aquarium.
The Museum Garden surrounding the Natural History Museum has some 3,000 species, thriving in the wet and relatively mild climate of Bergen.
Nygårdsparken is a wonderful park in Nygårdshøyden / Møhlenpris, about 10 minutes by foot from the town centre. Lots of things to do in the park and the neighbouring museums.
Reach the top of mount Fløien directly from the town centre during 5—8 minutes by funicular. Or jump on the funicular if you get weary walking up hill.
VilVite Science Centre is an exciting experience for all ages. Møhlenpris, 15 minutes walk from the town centre.
Fløyen offers spectacular view of the town, less than 10 minutes from the town centre by the Fløibanen funicular, or an hour by foot.
Ulriken mountain is easily accessible by bus from the town centre to the cable car line, running up hill to the top. Or you might hike up or down—or both.
Ferry between Nordnes and Bryggen every 10 minutes during working hours.
Nordnes Sjøbad (Sea Bath) is a pearl on a warm summer day, and perfect for a swim even on a rainy day, in the pool or the fjord.
The hike to the top of Mount Ulriken (643 meters above sea level) is pleasant in nice weather. There are several paths, but the one shown here is the shortest and easiest accessible, although quite steep close to the top.
From Fjellveien i Sandviken, a well prepared but rather steep row of stairs takes you all the way up to Sandviksfjellet, with a very nice view of the fjord and the town.
Picturesque small wooden houses in neighbourhoods close to the city centre.
In the second half of the nineteenth century Bergen had the highest concentration of leprosy patients in Europe. Here the leprosy basilus was discovered.
The medieval stone hall Håkonshallen is more than seven hundred and fifty years old.
Bryggen is the heart of Bergen’s history, and a World Heritage site. Although often crowded by tourists in summer season, you can still feel the Hanseatic atmosphere from centuries back.
Provides a representative picture of Bergen’s, maritime history from ancient times up until the present day. 1–2 hours.
The Hanseatic Museum is a true home of a Hanseatic Merchant in Bergen some centuries ago, on Bryggen.
One of the oldest remaining buildings in Bergen, the church used by kings the German Hansa merchants. Had sermons in German language even until 1906.