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 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 Cruise Mostraumen 3-hour boat cruise through Mostraumen and Osterfjord From NOK 790 Flåm by Bus and Sognefjord Cruise Cruise on the Sognefjord, take in scenic landscapes and explore famous Flåm Explore the beautiful Hardanger region from Bergen Folgefonna Glacier Hike Peaceful Hardangerfjord cruise and adventurous glacier hike at Folgefonna From NOK 1760 Hardangerfjord Cruise and Vøringsfossen Waterfall Cruise on the Hardangerfjord and explore the mighty Vøringsfossen waterfall From NOK 1851 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 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 Island Hopping to Bulandet and Værlandet Board a postal boat for an unique tour to remote islands and small communities at Bulandet From NOK 2060 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. Tips and inspiration for your next visit to Bergen Photo tips: 14 historical landmarks in Bergen How to best explore the fjords from Bergen Bryggen in Bergen – a big piece of history in a small place Famous statues in Bergen 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 See our FAQ for more answers Join our newsletter Receive handpicked travel tips and inspiring guides straight in your inbox.