Visit when the Rhododendrons comes to flower. The largest Nordic collection of Rhododendrons. 5000 plant species from around the world. Norway’s largest collection of roses
One of the main attractions of Bergen is the mountains surrounding the city. Bergen is an urban town with great scenic surroundings that you can explore. Mountain hiking is an important part of the Norwegian culture, and this is an opportunity to experience Bergen from a different angle. If you want to go deeper and…
Bergen Kunsthall is one of Norways largest institutions for contemporary art. The institution consists of three
Join the city walk to get the most out of your Bergen visit
Traditional Norwegian folk dance and music.
Festplassen is the recreation area between Lille Lungegaardsvann, Rasmus Meyers Allé, Christies gate and Kaigaten. It is used for the May 17th celebration (since 1929), fun fairs, amusement parks, feast day and festivals.
To make it easier for you, we have put together a few suggestions for day programs in Bergen. Choose from these options and put together your own combination.
Skansen Fire Station was built in 1903 after a big city fire in 1901. Nice view from the fire station.
The Barque ‘Statsraad Lehmkuhl’ is from Bergen. It is a three masted barque, sea launched in 1914. She is Norway’s oldest and largest sailing wessel.
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The shortest street in Bergen is 18 meters long.
Nordic Ventures activity center, Voss.
According to the Norse legends, Lyderhorn was a place where witches got together. One of the seven mountains surrounding the city of Bergen. 396 meter above sea level. Well known land mark for sailors, way back in time. According to the Norse legends, Lyderhorn was a place where witches got together during the “Valborgsnatten” (the…
Popular hiking paths since the 1920’s 565 meter above sea level. One of the classic mountains surrounding the city of Bergen. Has been one of the most popular hiking paths since the 1920’s. Path connection to Sandviksfjellet in north and via Vidden to Mount Ulriken in south east. Bergen Radio is located on top of…
One of the seven mountains surrounding the city of Bergen. 284 meter high, located west of the center of Bergen. Hiking paths to the top.
Norwegian name of the mountain: Damsgaardsfjellet.
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Bergen Aero Klubb (BAK) is a club for general aviation. The club is situated at Flesland Airport close to the city of Bergen – Norway. The club was founded November 24th 1932, making it one of the oldest aviation activities in Norway. BAK is member of the Norwegian Aero Club (NAK), a nation wide organization…
You will meet us in the morning breeze from the glacier. In anticipation of a different landscape ahead we find our way past running water and over burnished slopes of naked rock. At length we’ll find ourselves up on the horizon and the glacier lies before us. Interminable forces harnessed in ice! We rope ourselves…
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At the picture you see Mr. Sigmund Ellefsen showing a ‘Thulite’ stone, this is the Norwegian national stone. In his shop at Bryggen, you may buy stones, jewellery, gifts, watches and so on.
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These are the seven mountains surrounding Bergen:
In 1917 this area was named after the violinist and composer Ole Bull. At his square you’ll see sculptures like Ole Bull and Lying Poet. At this square you’ll also find of the most well-known meeting places in Bergen: The Blue Stone. This work of art is created by Asbjorn Andersen.
Location: Center of Bergen.
Located at the 5th floor.
Bryggen wandering and hiking at Mount Floyen
Sightseeings and lunch
Sculpture made by Sofus Madsen
Two statues made by Stephan Sinding
A Bernar Venet sculpture in memory of Harald Seaverud.
A 5.80 meter high sculpture made by Arnold Haukeland (1920-1983). First time presented in 1978. The inspiration behind the sculpture was the warm wind from the Sahara desert. This wind is called scirocco.
Norwegian name: Rød vind.
Location: Center of Bergen.
Address: Located by the Lille Lungegaardsvann (pond)
A Johan Borjeson statue of Ludvig Holberg
A smaller show room for art.