Bergen is a port city set among the rugged fjords of Norway’s western coast. Like other Scandinavian destinations, it’s become increasingly popular in recent years thanks to its original and energetic culture. Visit the Kode 3 Museum to see a superb collection of work by legendary artist Edvard Munch.

Bergen’s North Sea location means that it’s always been a thriving trade center, and you can learn more about that at the Hanseatic Museum, set in one of Bergen’s oldest timber buildings. For a bird’s eye view of the city, take the funicular railway up to the summit of Mount Floyen.

What to see & do in Bergen

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Things to do in Bergen, on the southwestern coast of Norway, include exploring stunning mountains and fjords, colourful wooden houses along the wharf, hiking and cycling trails and historic sites. A prime attraction here is the Sognefjord, among the longest and deepest in the country. You can take a funicular up Fløyen Mountain or take the Ulriken Cable Car up the highest of the 7 mountains in Bergen to catch...

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Where & what to eat in Bergen

Bergen's food and dining scene is outstanding but can be on the pricey side, with everything on offer from Italian pizzerias to Chinese cafes and, of course, traditional Norwegian cuisine. You might enjoy a visit to the Flying Dutchman, which is an authentic British pub that will offer you a little taste of home with great views and even warm blankets to snuggle up beneath. Magic Ice Bergen should definitely be...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Bergen

  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Bergen

    Shopping in Bergen has become all about the large shopping malls in the suburbs, which have developed over the decades. It's easy to see why permanent residents and visitors to this rainy city like to stay under cover, and with great parking facilities and large shopping areas, the shopping mall concept is attractive to both customers and retailers.This growth has...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Bergen

  • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Bergen

    The cultural life in Bergen has many things to offer those who want to continue to experience the city once dinner is over. From standup comedy to theatre, music and dancing, there will be something to suit your post-dinner mood.If you need to move your body, head for one of many dance floors, usually filled with hipp electronic music. But...

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  • Bergen Travel Essentials

    Our Bergen Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to one of the most popular destinations in Norway. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need?...

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