The Nordnes wooden house district is a short walk with away, with a lot to offer. Especially the south-western part of the peninsula is dotted with cosy wooden houses and narrow lanes. Fortunately, young people moved moved into the wooden houses during the seventies, when a new understanding of the value of preserving historic neighbourhoods gained ground.
The area has a nice park at the tip of the peninsula, where the Bergen Aquarium and the outdoors public bathing pool is situated.
Picturesque small wooden houses in neighbourhoods close to the city centre. The aquarium at the tip of the peninsula, with a nice park and an outdoor public bath for nice summer days. Enter with the ferryboat from the Bryggen side of Vågen, or walk from the city centre.
To Be, To Bergen: Some Shakespearian advice to the short stop tourist, on how to create a great day in Bergen!
Bergeners easily interpret Hamlet's famous words "To Be, or Not to Be", according to our local experience: "To BeIN BERGEN, or Not to Be". So, if you are not here already, come! Bergen is a pleasant place to be! We provide cruise tourists and others with some free advice, on things to do in Bergen in one day or a week. Browse our suggested free and budget tourist attractions: Bergen walking tours, Bergen sights, Bergen attractions, activities in Bergen, hiking in Bergen, finding your way in Bergen. In short: Here is how to create a great day on low budget in Bergen—on your own. Good luck!