World Road Cycling Championship in 2017 will be held in Bergen Norway. Bergen have driven a year-long battle for this road cyclist championship, and today came the happy message via a telephone call from UCI: Bergen is awarded the World Cycling Championship! Start your Bergen hotel booking today News article to be updated with more […]
Popular Christmas Market in the Haseatic buildings Shcotstuene, in English known as the Haseatic Assembly Rooms. This year it is the 10th time this market is arranged. In Norwegian language this market is known as “Julemarked i Bergen – design og kunsthåndverk”. Event dates in year 2014 are not give yet.
A annual organized hike at the seven mountains surrounding Bergen.
Bergen City Marathon was arranged for the first time at Saturday 28 April 2012. The race run through the streets of the city center of Bergen, to Sandviken and back to the center.
Bergen Travel Fair is a marketing and sales arena for the travel industry and many tourist destination companies have stands at this very popular fair.
Most people in Bergen celebrates New Year’s Eve either with family or at private parties. There are also a number of nightclubs that are open this evening. The night club called Ricks use to be open at New Years Eve. Fireworks are prohibited in the Bergen city center due to fire danger and risk of […]
Each year we have a gathering in the center of Bergen where we celebrate the light.
Most Norwegians celebrate Christmas, whether they are Christians or not. In Norway we celebrate the Christmas on Christmas Eve the 24th December, then we eat good traditional Norwegian food and give each other Christmas presents.
Bergen has been selected as one of the ports that will be visited by the Tall Ships Race in 2014.
Bergen has the world’s largest and finest gingerbread town. Kindergartens, schools, businesses and thousands of individuals have contributed every year since Christmas in 1991.
Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) is the largest film festival in Norway. The festival is screening a great mix of new feature and documentary films from all over the world, in a programme consisting of more than 150 titles. Arrangements in the center of Bergen. When? October 23-30th 2013.
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 […]
Best products from farms in Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane.
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 […]
Here are some images from the ceremony at Torgallmenningen
At the world famous Bryggen (the wharf) and in the port area, the urban meet country life this day. You can experience a vibrant
At the Farmers Market in Bergen you will find food produced locally direct from the farmer, himself!
Here you can see both Norwegian national costumes and the great atmosphere in the street called Olav Kyrres Gate
A very hard run up Mount Sandviken, a path called Stoltzekleiven. Elevation 313 meters.
Finding the Koengen concert arena in Bergen
You can witness fighting scenes with re-enactment groups, you can practice your skill with bow and arrow at the archery range, and have a look at the merchandise for sale at the market.
In order to understand the dominant place occupied by the celebration of the 17th of May in the national consciousness it is necessary to view it against its historical background.
We are happy to welcome Borealis, a new festival of contemporary music in Bergen. Borealis is a new festival that builds on the best of the well-established festivals, Music Factory and Autunnale. 25 concerts, performances, music theatres and sound installations. Everything from the beautiful, quiet and lyrical to the heavy drums with electronics and comics. […]
Annual comic book festival
Those who already have experienced the real Octoberfest in Germany know what they can look forward to, in a much smaller scale This will be an ecperience you can’t miss! Norwegian name: Oktoberfestival i Bergen. Location: Center of Bergen. Address: Next to the Fish Market in Bergen Telephone: +47 93 20 03 20.
West Norwegian Opera
A concert organizer of top quality concerts (jazz music).
Photo © Bergen Guide Brann is, in some terms, the biggest club in Norwegian soccer. Admittedly not in trophies, but the club has a great history and has maintained a dominant position in domestic sport for almost a century. Brann was cup finalist as early as 1917, and as late as 1999. No other club […]
Established to promote music, especially blues and related forms, on an idealistic and non-commercial basis.
A multidisciplinary festival with programmes on all the performing arts fields.
A private owned house for artists. Capacity of approximately 1600 persons indoor.
Night jazz (Nattjazz) is the longest jazz festival in Northern Europe and is arranged during late May, early June in Bergen. Concerts are presented throughout the festival period, both at the festival area and at other venues in the city. The festival area is an old sardines factory which is now used for concerts, exhibitions, […]
Games tournaments featuring national and international champions, family activities and entertainment. Including competitions in Twister, Risk, Monopoly, Darts, Trivial Pursuit, Pictionary, Bridge, Chess, Poker, Backgammon, Pub Quiz and much more.