Fjell Fortress – Built in 1942-1945 by the Occupying Germans WW2

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Fjell Fortress is located on the island of Sotra, west of Bergen. The fortifications were built in 1942-1945 by the occupying Germans to ensure the approach to Bergen. Fjell Fortress was part of the Atlantic Wall – the German fortress line that went along the Atlantic coast from the Arctic Sea to the Pyrenees.

Fjell Fortress Opening Hours 2016

January 2nd 2016 to April 30th 2016
Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 5pm

May 1st 2016 to August 31st 2016
Tuesday – Sunday: 11am – 5pm.

The fortress is open only to groups of 10 or more, by appointment only, over the winter period.

Entrance fee.
Discounts available, ask in one of the museums.

Getting to Fjell Fortress

You can get there by bus from the center of Bergen.
Rental car is also a good option, expect to use approx. 30 minutes.

From the bus stop and the parking area you have to walk approximately 3 kilometers.

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