2012

Jeppe’s House

Jeppe’s House

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 […]

Mountain hut near Bergen?

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 […]

Ferry line between Bergen and Newcastle?

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.

Freshwater fishing trip?

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 […]

Detailed itinerary of the 3hr sightseeing tour of Bergen?

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 […]

Ai Weiwei art in Bergen: 81 Wooden Balls

Ai Weiwei art in Bergen: 81 Wooden Balls

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 […]

Secured Housing in Norway

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

Penalty Charge Notice?

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 […]

September 2013: Bergen Wine Festival

September 2013: Bergen Wine Festival

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 […]

Visiting Flaam from Bergen

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 […]

Bergen Homestay

Bergen Homestay

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 […]

Bergen Railway – Oslo / Bergen

Bergen Railway – Oslo / Bergen

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 […]

July 6th 2013: Bergen Photo Walk 2013

July 6th 2013: Bergen Photo Walk 2013

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 […]

Bergenshallen Caravan Parking

Bergenshallen Caravan Parking

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 […]