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Welcome to Bergen

The capital of fjord Norway nestled among 7 mountains

Even though Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway, it has a small town charming character. In this west coast pearl, you find small cobblestone streets, houses that cling on to the mountain side and an abundance of local shops, cafes and small shopping streets.

Fjord tours from Bergen

Panorama view of Sognefjorden

Fjord and Glacier tour with guide from Bergen

Day trip from Bergen where you can experience a fjord cruise, stave church, glaciers, and waterfalls
From NOK 2450
Fjord boat from Rødne cruising through the narrow strait of Mostraumen

Fjord Cruise Mostraumen

3-hour boat cruise through Mostraumen and Osterfjord
From NOK 790
Flåm fjord village and surrounding mountains

Flåm by Bus and Sognefjord Cruise

Cruise on the Sognefjord, take in scenic landscapes and explore famous Flåm
From NOK 1667

Explore the beautiful Hardanger region from Bergen

Three people on a glacier hike to Folgefonna

Folgefonna Glacier Hike

Peaceful Hardangerfjord cruise and adventurous glacier hike at Folgefonna
From NOK 1760
Sightseeing bus from Go Fjords driving next to Vøringsfossen waterfall

Hardangerfjord Cruise and Vøringsfossen Waterfall

Cruise on the Hardangerfjord and explore the mighty Vøringsfossen waterfall
From NOK 1851
Fjord cruise with Norled on the Hardangerfjord

Hardangerfjord Cruise

Cruise on Hardangerfjord, explore an array of small villages and pay a visit to picturesque Eidfjord
From NOK 1160

Explore some of the highlights in Western Norway

Drone view of Bekkjarvik marina at Austevoll

Fjord Cruise and Dinner in Bekkjarvik

Enjoy a scenic boat trip and a 4-course dinner in the Austevoll Islands outside Bergen
From NOK 2195
Coastal cruise with the postal boat at Bulandet island group

Island Hopping to Bulandet and Værlandet

Board a postal boat for a unique tour to remote islands and small communities at Bulandet
From NOK 2060
Ski lift at Folgefonna glacier

Folgefonna Summer Skiing

Put your ski skills to the test and go summer skiing at Folgefonna Glacier
From NOK 1390

Capital of the Fjords

Bergen is an awesome town nestled among seven mountains. Read our tips and guides for your next adventure in Bergen and the fjords.

Bergen is sheltered from the North Sea only by a number of islands. It is situated 60 degrees north – the same latitude as Saint Petersburg. The city is known to be the most hilly and mountainous in all of Norway – meaning a view of the city is always close by.

Read more about Bergen!

During the Middle Ages, Bergen held an important seat in the Hanseatic League as well as being the capital city, a heritage that still is visible in the beautifully preserved and iconic wooden houses of Bryggen, the undisputed king of motifs in the city centre. Almost equally famous is the fish market – a mere stone throw from the Hanseatic wharf.

Bergen was designated European City of Culture in year 2000, and for good reasons. The city has fostered famous composers like Edvard Grieg, Ole Bull and Harald Sæverud. In modern times Kygo and Alan Walker continue to put the city on the international map. 

Thanks to the fact that 10 percent of the people who live here are students, you can be sure there is always lots happening.

Once you break the spell cast by Bergen, scores of adventures and attractions are waiting at its doorstep. It is after all the gateway to the fjords. Both the Sognefjord (the world’s longest and deepest fjord) and the Hardangerfjord can be reached within hours departing from the city centre. 

If Bergen is on your travel itinerary, you have come to the right place. Stick with us and have fun adventuring!

The weather in Bergen

Bergen has a record high amount of rain. In fact, Bergen has an average of 239 rainy days a year, which is almost 50 % more than Oslo.

How to travel to Bergen

Bergen Airport Flesland

Bergen Airport, Flesland, serves as a welcoming gateway to the western part of Norway and is well-connected to numerous European cities. The airport is located about 18 kilometers from the city center, offering easy access for travelers.

Bergen Cruise port

Bergen, known as the gateway to the fjords, is a popular stop for many cruise ships touring the Norwegian fjords and the North Sea. The port’s location, close to the city center, allows passengers easy access to Bergen’s main attractions.

Bergen Train Station

The most popular route to Bergen by train is from Oslo, which is about a 6-7 hour journey. This route, known as the Bergen Railway, takes you through the heart of Norway’s stunning natural landscapes, including mountains, fjords