Sightseeing, Attractions, Around Bergen

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CITY TOURS in Bergen

BERGEN EXPRESSEN (sightseeing by little train)

Tickets: 120 NOK/adult, 40 NOK/child

Schedule: May 10:00-16:00, June-September 10:00-17:00

Frequency: 60 minutes

Stops: Bryggen - Hanseatisk Museet - Kong Oskarsgate - Old City - Hansa Brewerey -

Fjellveien - Fjellhytten - Mariakirken - Rosenkrantz Tower - Fish Market


HARBOUR CRUISES (sightseeing by boat)


Harbour tour (50 minutes): 130 NOK/adult, 70 NOK/child

Fjord tour (4 hours): 430 NOK/adult, 220 NOK/child


Harbour tour - June-August 14:30

Fjord tour - May-September 10:00 (July-August 15:30 as well)

Starting: Fisketorget



Bergen (20 minutes): 1000 NOK/person



Themes: Welcome Bergen, Classical Bergen, Wooden Heritage etc.


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Opening hours: 10:00-17:00

Guided tours: 10:00-16:00 every hour (to visit inside the old houses, you have to join a guided tour)

Tickets: 70 NOK/adult, free for children

Getting there: Bus 20, 23, 24 - Gamle Bergen

Old Bergen is a reconstructed town with approx. 50 wooden houses from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Here you will find private homes from various periods, as well as a number of shops and workshops. Countless rooms and objects bring the city’s history through the generations to life. Old Bergen is an idyllic reminder of what Bergen used to be like, and a guided tour of the houses is a fascinating, entertaining and family-friendly experience.



Opening hours: June-August 7:00-19:00, September-May 7:00-16:00

Free admission.

Getting there: walking from old city

The famous fish market in Bergen is a part of «Torget i Bergen». Here you will also find fruit, vegetables, flowers, handicrafts, and souvenirs.



Opening hours: 15 May-15 September 9:00-17:00, 16 September-14 May Tuesday-Saturday 11:00-14:00, Sunday 11:00-16:00, Monday closed

Tickets: 50 NOK/adult, free for children

Getting there: walking from old city

The Hanseatic Museum shows how the German merchants from The Hanseatic League lived and worked. From 1350 to 1750 these merchants traded stockfish and grains from their office in Bergen. The museum was opened in 1872 and has two trading houses, one facing the sea and one in back of the tenement. You may walk through this building from 1704, the only house on Bryggen which has kept its original interior.



Opening hours: 15 May-August 10:00-16:00, September-14 May Monday-Friday 11:00-15:00, Saturday 12:00-15:00, Sunday 12:00-16:00

Tickets: 60 NOK/adult, free for children

Getting there: walking from old city

Bryggen’s Museum allows you to experience life in medieval Bergen, and the museum has been built over the remains of the first settlement at Bryggen. The oldest buildings are from the 12th century, and the various finds have been left in the ground where they were found by the archaeologists. Bryggen’s Museum also hosts temporary art displays and themed exhibitions, and it is the starting place for Bryggen Guiding, which is a historic walk through Bryggen’s past that goes from Bryggen’s Museum through the old wooden buildings to the Hanseatic Museum.



Opening hours: 15 May-August 11:00-15:00

Tickets: 50 NOK/adult, free for children

Getting there: walking from old city

The city’s oldest leprosy hospital, St. George’s Hospital, is now not only a monument to thousands of personal tragedies, it is also an important arena for the dissemination of Norwegian work and research on leprosy. In many parts of the world leprosy is commonly known as Hansen’s disease, named after the Norwegian physician Armauer Hansen who discovered the leprosy bacillus in Bergen in 1873. The last patient at St. George’s Hospital died in 1946.



Opening hours: May-September 9:00-19:00, October-April 10:00-18:00

(every hour animal show and feeding)

Tickets: 100 NOK/adult, 75 NOK/child

Getting there: walking from old city

The Bergen Aquarium offers one of the largest collections of North Sea fish and invertebrates in its more than 70 Aquariums. Species from all over the world help to create an exciting presentation of marine life. You can also study a variety of seals and penguins in the outdoor ponds. The Aquarium also has an extension containing a realistic nesting cliff and a multi-screen film; "The Aquarium - Bergen and the local coastline".


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FLAM and fjord tours

Beautiful Flåm is situated in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, a tributary of the 204 kilometres long and up to 1308 metres deep Sognefjord. Surrounded by steep mountainsides, roaring waterfalls and deep valleys, Flåm is a paradise for everyone looking for a one-of-a-kind experience with nature. With nature-based activities, many nearby attractions, exciting culture and historic traditions - Flåm is the perfect holiday resort for the entire family! From Flåm Port and the many fjord boats it is only a short walk to a trip on the famous Flåm Railway, or maybe a stay at one of Fjord Norway's long-established tourist hotels.



Tour Highlights: Flåm Railway - Naeroyfjord (one of the worlds most beautiful and dramatic fjords, World Heritage Site of UNESCO) - Aurlandsfjord - Stalheimskleiva

Price: 975 NOK/person


Bergen - Myrdal: train 10:28-12:20

Myrdal - Flam: panorama train 13:00-13:50

Flam - Gudvangen: boat 15:10-17:20

Gudvangen - Voss: bus 17:25-18:20

Voss - Bergen: train 19:20-20:34


Bergen - Voss: train 8:40-9:53

Voss - Gudvangen: bus 10:00-11:00

Gudvangen - Flam: boat 11:30-13:40

Flam - Myrdal: panorama train 14:50-15:40

Myrdal - Bergen: train 15:56-17:52


Tour Highlights: Flam Railway (scenic railway in Fjord Norways landscape of fjords, mountains and waterfalls) - Sognefjord (Norway’s longest fjord)

Price: 1150 NOK/person

Schedule: May-September

Bergen - Flam: express boat 8:00-13:25

Flam - Myrdal: panorama train 14:50-15:47

Myrdal - Bergen: train 15:56-17:52


Bergen - Myrdal: train 8:40-10:46

Myrdal - Flam: panorama train 10:55-11:50

Flam - Bergen: train 15:30-20:40


More tours on fjords...


Getting there: Train from Bergen Togstasjon station to Voss - 120 km, 1 hour 15 minutes -

330 NOK return


RAFTING SENTER AS - extreme sports, rafting 3-4+, canyoning, fishing, waterfall climbing

Price: 875 NOK/person (minimum age 15 years)


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