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Norway Bergen service - The tourist information office in Bergen

Bergen Tourist Information Office

Contact information for tourists and visitors to Bergen.
Norway Bergen events - Market day Torgdagen in Bergen

Bergensian Anthem – Sang til Bergen/Nystemten

The text is written by Johan Nordahl Brun in 1791. The melody is composed by the Frenchman Jean-Baptise Lully in the 15th century and revised by Johan Halvorsen in 1921. Also called "Jeg tok...

Terms and Conditions

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Norway Bergen - National Day May 17th

May 17th: Norwegian Constitution Day

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.

Norwegian Language – Style of Writing

How to write addresses, dates and how to use You, Mr. and Mrs. in Norwegian language
Norway Attractions - Stave Churches - Borgund Stave Church

Stave Churches Norway – Learn more about them here

There are only 28 stave churches left in all of Norway. These churches take their names from the distinctive building technique using vertical staves.

Official Paperback Bergen Guide

Content and limitations in the official paperback Bergen Guide.

Norse Mythology

Norway - peopled by wild barbarians and full of strange and fantastic creatures.
Galleriet Department Stores, outside

Public Toilets in Bergen

Find public toilets in a hurry!

Friendship Cities to Bergen

The international friendship cities to Bergen

Edvard Grieg – the greatest Norwegian composer

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) is the greatest composer Norway has fostered.

Parking in Bergen

Do you want to find information on parking in Bergen? Here you get some very useful tip. Please do not park like the Italians at the photo. Not even if you are very hungry for...
Norwegian Recipes - Boiled Cod

Norwegian Food – Learn more about it here

What food is Norwegian? Here you can learn more about Norwegian food...
Norway - Norwegian Money

Norway Currency – This is the Currency of Norway

Short brief bout the Norwegian currency.
Weather in Bergen

Winter in Bergen

Bergen has a very mild climate during the winter. The temperatures do usually not go below minus 10 degrees Celsius or 50 degrees Fahrenheit. But when it is 10 degrees Celsius, it may feel...

Points of contact

Contact information for tourists and visitors to the city of Bergen and the surrounding fjords..
Norway Bergen Reviews - Brenda - Many great places in Bergen!

Many great places in Bergen!

I visited Bergen, Norway, in July 2011, with my mother and daughter; we stayed in Norway for 3 weeks and visited many relatives. We traveled from Oslo to Bergen by car with cousins, who...
Norway Bergen - LiLong Reviews Bergen

So plenty of seafood in Bergen

We visited Bergen in july, 2011, we are a family. We took a cruise to the port and visited the Bergen city by bus and walking. I am very impression the friendly people...
Norway Bergen - Bryggen Tracteursted

Review: Ann about Bryggen, Mount Floyen and Street Art in Bergen

Ann visited Bergen most recently in 2012. This was the latest of three wonderful visits, she says. Here she shares what not to miss in Bergen
Amalie Skram (1846-1903)

Amalie Skram (1846-1903)

One of the leading Nordic naturalist writers of her time.
Skansen Fire Station View

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Weather Bergen – Bergen weather forecast

Bergen weather forecast is difficult to make, here we give you the big weather overview.

VisitBergen at Facebook

The Bergen Facebook group in Norwegian language

Photo information and usage terms

Licensing, Availability, and Copyright All photos and images (the "photos") displayed on this web site are Copyright Bergen Promotion ("BP")/Bergen Guide and may not be copied or published, electronically or otherwise, without the express, written...

Calling to Norway / Telephones in Norway

About calling to Norway and the Norway country code.

Skillingsbolle – The Bergensian Cinnamon Bun

Ever heard about a Skillingsbolle?

Absolute center of Bergen – Definition

We define the Fish Market as the absolute center of Bergen.

Police in Bergen

The police headquarters in Bergen.
Norway Bergen - Fonna Fly in Bergen

Fonna Fly – Seaplanes

Noisy and disruptive planes and helicopters, pollution and a huge security risk.


In the period from 800 to 1050 A.D., the Nordic peoples made their dramatic entry into the European arena.

Bergen History – very short version

A commercial and shipping town of European significance.

Visits during the Easter

Recommended reading, written by Les Symonds.

Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen (1841-1912)

Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who first described the leprosy bacillus (Mycobacterium leprae) and who indeed was first to link a disease to a microorganism.

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Norway Bergen Events- Bergen Gingerbread City

December 2017: World’s Largest Gingerbread City

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.