Bergen Norway guide

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Bergen Norway travel guide and itinerary in the capital of the Norwegian Fjords

  • Bergen Norway information and useful tips
  • Bergen what to see and places to visit
    • Bryggen quartiere
    • Bergen fish market and Fløibanen funicular
    • Bergen Chiesa di Fantoft
    • Bergen Aquarium
    • Bergen Edvard Grieg Museum
  • Bergen Hotel e Areoporto
  • Bergen climate and temperatures
  • Photo gallery Bergen Norway

Bergen Norway information and useful tips

Bergen, coastal city of the Hordaland county, is the second largest and most populous city in the Norway after Oslo.



Nicknamed the city ​​of the seven hills Bergen is divided by the city center and the northern districts that it overlooks Byfjord while the whole city is surrounded by mountains.

Bergen is the city that was born on the sea where all the fjords are born and that is why it is also known as la capital of the Norwegian Fjords.

When you go to visit Bergen we recommend that you buy the Bergen card which will allow you to take advantage of free bus rides within the city center, free admission in most of the museums and attractions of the city and the possibility of discounts on many tourist tours, guided tours.

Bergen what to see and places to visit

Bergen it is an enchanting city, it is an international city full of history and and traditions which offers an optimal combination of
nature identity e culture.


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Bryggen quartiere

Il Bryggen district is one of the oldest and most active areas of the city ​​of Bergen.


It was included in the list of natural heritage byUnesco as it preserves ancient buildings of the port and is one of the most beautiful medieval sites in the whole of Norway.

In this district, in addition to the natural beauties, you can visit the Hanseatic Museum, church of Santa Maria and Theta Museum.

Bergen fish market and Fløibanen funicular

One piece of advice we can give you is to take the funicolare Fløibanen which will take you to the top of the Monte The wing where you can admire a breathtaking view.

From the mountain you can easily go down on foot and then get to the famous one Bergen fish market.

Il Fish market for three hundred years has made this place a symbol of the cHanseatic ity, fed her and made her rich and prosperous.

Currently it employs many people and many students of all nationalities.

Bergen Chiesa di Fantoft

La Fantoft's Chiesa it is one of the most beautiful structures in the city as it is built entirely of wood.


Initially built in city ​​of Fortun in 1150 later, the church, in 1883 was transported to Fantoft and in 1992 it was destroyed by fire and then rebuilt exactly as it was before.

Bergen Aquarium

THEBergen Aquarium is one of the major attractions of the city.

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Inside you can admire many animals such as Penguins, seals and you will be able to see many of the animal species that live under the surface of the sea up close.


In addition there is also a section dedicated to tropical animals where you can admire snakes, turtles, crocodiles and monkeys.


Bergen Edvard Grieg Museum

Il Edvard Grieg Museum it is located in Troldhaugen and the home of the famous Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg.

This museum it houses the composer's lifetime memories and a chamber music concert hall that can accommodate up to 200 people.

To visit absolutely is also the tomb of the artist who, at the time. it was carved out of the rock of a cliff.

When you go to Bergen you must definitely do excursions in the mammoth Norwegian Fjords.

More things to visit in Bergen I'm:

  • Old Bergen Museum
  • Art Gallery
  • Vilvite Bergen Science Center
  • Monor Houses
  • Royal Palace

Bergen Hotel e Areoporto

Both in Bergen and in the surrounding areas there are about 30 Hotel where you can stay quietly.

Most of these are located in strategic locations i.e. close to the fish market, shopping centers, the Bryggen district and close to theBergen Flesland airport.


All the hotels are equipped with all comfort required and booking will be required to pay the first night plus a fee of NOK 30, early bookings NOK 50, cancellation fee 50 NOK.

Obviously there are many other solutions where to sleep in Bergen like Hostels, Bad e Breackfast ed apartments and .

THEBergen airport it is about 19 km away from the city.

About 5 million passengers pass through this airport a year and it is not only a civil airport but also a military air base.

Bergen climate and temperatures

Bergen it is a less cold city than one might think as it overlooks a sea that is crossed by a warm current or the Gulf Stream.

Since Norway is a very large country in latitude, it can have different climates that can change quickly at any time.

La temperatura a Bergen, during the winter, it remains above zero even if slightly with minimums around 0 ° and maximums that oscillate between 3 ° and 4 °.

During the other months the temperature becomes more pleasant and in summer you can enjoy a minimum of 12 ° and a maximum of around 18 ° and 19 °.

Recall that Bergen is beautiful to visit at all times of the year.

lo Forbookinglovers.com staff wishes everyone a good trip to the capital of the Norwegian Fjords.

Photo gallery Bergen Norway

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