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Do you want to speak and practice the Norwegian language? Now you can join VisitBergen.no for a nice hike where you can practice your basic Norwegian skills. And get fresh air. And maybe get new friends in Bergen. The walk leader speaks native Norwegian and English. Requirements: 1) You want to learn Norwegian language. 2a) [...]
Are you looking for a special gift? Handmade in Bergen? Here is a tip for you
Ordinary Christmas trees are so last year! Why not hire a class of art students and make a original tree in stead?
Ann visited Bergen most recently in August 2012. This was the latest of three visits all of which have been wonderful, she says. Not to miss in Bergen: Do not miss out on the Bryggen guided tour or the wonderful cakes we had in the elegant cafe at the top of the mountain (accessed via [...]
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The Witch Stone in memory of the women and men.
One of the leading Nordic naturalist writers of her time.
Dear Sir, I am traveling soon to Bergen to visit University for a week and I have a day off before I fly back (I have whole Sat and Sun morning). I like mountain hiking and I thought it would be nice to spend a night at a mountain hut near Bergen. However, I cannot [...]
Can you go by ferry from Bergen to Newcastle now? Regards, Hans Hi Hans No, not now. There is a discussion now whether it can establish a new ferry line between Bergen and Newcastle, but there are no concrete plans that we know of today. Regards, The Bergen Guide Team.
Apple has really messed up the Bergen map. At their Bergen map they have deleted the famous Bergen harbor called “Vaagen”, that is the seaside in front of attractions like Bergehus Fortress, Bryggen, Bergen Fish Market and also the Express boat terminal. For the benefit of tourists using the Apple iOS 6, free Bergen maps [...]
Dear Sir/Madame, As we are visiting Bergen in the weekend of 13 & 14 oktober, we would like to book a freshwater fishing trip. We were wondering if you have some information for us about the possibilities. We don’t have any gear with us but are willing to buy some in case that rental is [...]
We are planning a trip for this summer and Bergen is part of it. I would be interested in a detailed itinerary of the 3hr sightseeing tour of Bergen. The one that goes to Fantoft Stave church. Do we go into this church? Price 350NOK. I see it goes to the funnicular. Is this admission [...]
81 Wooden Balls in Bergen The new installation designed by Ai Weiwei were unveiled tonight in Bergen. The world-famous artist are being held back in China and could therefore not attend the opening here in Bergen. Ai Weiwei´s 81 Wooden Balls comprises 81 wooden polyhedrons, each of them constructed using the joining methods of traditional [...]
Charming apartment in a quiet neighborhood downtown Bergen
Dear Sir, We need secured housing in Norway through Rental Contract for period of 6 months for a single person. The housing should be the CHEAPEST RATE , may be sharing & UNFURNISHED in Norway. Please provide details. URGENT PLEASE. – Thanks & regards, Rakesh
Dear Sir or Madam, I visited the Ulriken by cabelcar in Bergen the 22nd of august 2012. There I parked at the parking place of the Ulriken cabelcar (haukelandsbakken 40, Bergen) and I didn’t buy a parking ticket. Some days later I noticed that I got a Penalty Charge Notice which said that I have [...]
Hi, I wonder if you can help me. I have booked a flight to Bergen, from < foreign airport > on Friday < date > 2012 and it should arrive at about 23.35, do the buses still run into the town at that time? If not, how much should I expect to pay for a [...]
Good day to you! We are considering a visit to Bergen next year (around 1st July) and are keen to obtain information (a) on places to visit in the city and (b) on short round-trip cruises (say up to 3 days) departing and returning to Bergen in the first days of July. Could you be [...]
Bergen wine festival in 2013 will be held September, dates not given yet. This will be three days with producer visits, lectures, tastings, wine train, winemaker’s dinners and ending with the wine expo in the Logen venue. Fourteen restaurants and wineries in Bergen stands behind the event which was held for the first time in [...]
Hello, My husband and I are visiting Norway very soon. We want to travel to Flam on the 14th September from Bergen and return to Bergen from Flam on the 16th September. I am a little confused as to where the famous flam railway goes to and from. I had thought we might catch a [...]
Best products from farms in Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane.
The Royal Residence in Bergen.
Newly refurbished, self-catering studio-apartment for rent, only a few minutes walk from the fish market. Caters for up to two people. The apartment is situated on the ground level of a three-story house in St. Hansstredet, has all amenities, its own kitchen and a bathroom with shower. Amenities • Kitchenette w/sink, fridge and stove. All [...]
Welcome to Jeppe’s house, located in a picturesque alley on the beautiful peninsula of Nordnes. Although in the middle of the town centre and within a 5-10 minute walk from restaurants, shops and major tourist attractions, the alley is quiet and car free. Outdoor swimming pool (public) and park close by, as is Verftet outdoor [...]
Built between 1271-77, still in use with services every Sunday.
Wonderful little house with very central and quiet position. Situated in Bergens most attractive area, the mountain- and sunny side – only 5 minutes walking to the centre with the attractions as Bryggen and the Fish market. Only 2-3 minutes to Floybanen – the most visited attraction in Bergen. The house is about 50sqm and [...]
The Bergen Railway is also known as the “Bergen Line” and in Norwegian language “Bergensbanen“. In this article series we refer only to it as the Bergen Railway. Facts about the Bergen Railway The railway is 496 kilometers long or 308 miles, from Oslo to Bergen. Highest railway in Northern Europe, 1237 meters above sea [...]
The best introduction to Bergen is an enthusiastic local who loves the city. The Bergen Photo Walk is primarily intended as a social walk where like-minded people go for a walk in the town to take pictures, led by a local person living in Bergen. Please note, your walk leader isn’t a city guide, but [...]
New caravan parking opening in Bergen at July 4th 2012. The site is located outside the very center of Bergen, and can be easy accessed by the Bergen Light Rail, approx. 15 minutes from the center of Bergen. The parking site has space for 28 caravans. The parking site is operated as self-service, and you [...]
The town’s most central location, with a beautiful view of Fish Market, Bryggen, Vaagen (Bergen harbor) and Mount Floyen. Short distances to the Costal steamer terminal and express boats. Tastefully redecorated and unique comfort at sensible prices.
The restaurant house Bergen Matbors is located in the famous Fresco Hall in the Bergen city center, close to the “Fish Market in Bergen.” The house itself has a rich history and great unique fresco paintings on the walls. In the restaurant house you find four different restaurants: Zupperia (soups), Chilli, Con Fresco and the [...]
One of the exclusive hotels in Bergen, located at the famous Bryggen in Bergen.
Welcome to Madam Prom, our nice little shop, in the center of Bergen. We are located in one of the oldest part of Bergen, the history goes way back. This used to be the busiest street in Bergen 100 years ago and more, but this is not the situation at the present. The shop opened [...]
The Tourist Information Office in Bergen. All the information you need on Bergen and the fjords in one place.