Walk from Cruise ship (Bontelabo) to town centre

By cruise ship you arrive in Bergen to one of two possible ports, either the cruise port in Jekteviken or the cruise port at Skoltegrunnskaien / Bontelabo. Your ship supposedly arrives at the Cruise port at Bontelabo / Skoltegrunnskaien. From the you have a very short walk to the main sights of Bergen. You’ll pass King Haakon’s Hall, the Rosenkrantz Tower, St. Mary’s Church close to the route, the Hanseatic Bryggen before reaching the Fish Market you can walk 200 meters to the Fløibanen funicular. Watch the video for a visual guide to your walk from cruise ship to town centre

Go to Fløibanen, or to the Fish market and Torgallmenningen
If you don’t branch off to Fløibanen, but head on just a little further across the Fish Market, you arrive at the central square Torgallmenningen. The walk in the video leads you to Den blå steinen (The Blue Stone), which is a popular meeting point among locals. From this here, most sights and attractions in Bergen are within reach by foot.

Within short time, we are going to publish some other routes to various sights and activities in the town.


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