Bergen
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  • Bergen: City Tour on Foot

    1. Bergen: City Tour on Foot

    Appreciate why many people consider Bergen to be the most beautiful city in Norway on a relaxing walking tour through the city. As well as receiving fascinating details about the city’s 950-year history, your local guide will provide a true insider's perspective on its inhabitants, known as the 'Bergenser'. Starting from the city center, be enchanted by the maritime charm of the harbor bay, Vågen. Then navigate through the city's narrow wooden lanes as you get to know the most important sights of Bergen. Walk past the fish market, the theatre, and the old fire station and hear how historical residents, such as Edvard Grieg and Henrik Ibsen, helped shaped Bergen. Continue to the Bryggen district to see its iconic colorful wooden houses. This World Heritage Site is popular with both locals and tourists, housing many lively cafes, restaurants, and bars. Here, learn about how 400 years a...

    Martin was an excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and friendly. The best way to see and hear about the origins and modern Bergen

  • Bergen: Private Fjord Cruise and Flåm Railway

    2. Bergen: Private Fjord Cruise and Flåm Railway

    After being picked up from your hotel, you can begin your journey to Gudvangen. Throughout this trip you will pass the Tvinde Waterfall, and in the summer months you'll drive through Stalheimskleiva, the 1.5-kilometer-long road section that winds down Nærøydalen from Stalheim. You'll then head to Gudvangen, and at the bottom of the Nærøyfjord you will board the "Future of the fjords" electric ship to Flåm. The Nærøyfjord is one of the narrowest fjords in Europe, and your journey to Flåm takes about 2 hours. The boat is battery operated and high-comfort, with large windows and a good patio. In 2005, the Nærøyfjord was incorporated on the UNESCO World Heritage List together with the Geirangerfjord. The fjord is surrounded by high mountains, and is a beautiful sight both in summer and winter. Flåm is a charming village surrounded by precipitous mountainsides, rumbling waterfalls, and narr...

  • Bergen: Guided Full-Day Tour to Nærøyfjord & Flåmsbanen

    3. Bergen: Guided Full-Day Tour to Nærøyfjord & Flåmsbanen

    Explore the best of Norway's natural beauty on this guided discovery tour of Nærøyfjord and Flåmsbanen. Begin your tour at the Bergen railway station and board the train to Voss for a quick transfer before taking the bus to Gudvangen. During the summer months, the bus passes Stalheimskleiva, the 1.5-kilometer long road section which overlooks fantastic views over the Nærøydalen Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From Gudvangen enjoy a 2-hour scenic fjord cruise to Flåm on a comfortable electric ship with large windows and patio area. See the Nærøyfjord, one of the narrowest fjords in the world which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site together with the Geirangerfjord. Get your camera ready to take breathtaking photos of the steep mountainsides, hanging valleys, towering peaks, and waterfalls along the way. Be amazed by Norway's natural beauty. Upon arrival in Flam, a cha...

  • Bergen: City Sightseeing, Fjord Cruise & Mt Fløyen Funicular

    4. Bergen: City Sightseeing, Fjord Cruise & Mt Fløyen Funicular

    Make the most of your time in Bergen with a guided tour of the city center, a Fjord cruise, and a trip on the Mount Fløyen Funicular. Take this tour all year round, accompanied by an expert local guide.  See the sights in Bergen, including the Fish Market, the Hanseatic quarter (Bryggen), St. Mary's Church, Bergenhus Fortress and Mount Fløyen. Cruise along the 27-kilometer-long Osterfjord on the Mostraumen Fjord cruise. Be wowed by the views as you travel between steep mountains, and the shallow and narrow Mostraumen Strait. Then hop on the Fløibanen Funicular, the only railway of its kind in Norway and one of the country’s best-known attractions. Take in amazing panoramic views over the fjord and the city of Bergen once you reach the top—an unmissable photo opportunity.

  • Bergen: Private Tour with a Local

    5. Bergen: Private Tour with a Local

    Explore Bergen with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the tips and hints that will help you make the most of your trip. Choose from 2-6 hour private tour options. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and shop, the easiest ways to get around and the top things to see and do. During the walking tour you will have the option of taking public transportation or taxi to get around the city (at your expense). By the end of the tour you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to thoroughly enjoy your stay.

    An excellent experience so you don’t waste time figuring out which sights to see or get sucked into a “tourist trap.” Made our trip so much more worthwhile.

  • Bergen: Sognefjord Express Cruise and Railway Guided Tour

    6. Bergen: Sognefjord Express Cruise and Railway Guided Tour

    Jourery to Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord that extends more than 200 km inland to the foot of the Jotunheimen mountain range. On a full-day guided tour from Bergen, travel by boat and train through an area considered to be one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world. First, cruise by express boat from Bergen to Flåm and then experience a train journey through spectacular nature on the famous Flåm Railway from Flåm to Myrdal. Take the Bergen Railway from Myrdal to Bergen while along the way enjoying the insight of your local guide who will be your traveling companion throughout the tour. Sognefjorden is the longest and deepest ice-free fjord in the world, covered in exceptional natural beauty, tall mountains, waterfalls, and scenic forests. You’ll discover that Sognefjord is known as the “King of the Fjords” for good reason.

  • Bergen 3-Hour Self-Guided Audio Tour

    7. Bergen 3-Hour Self-Guided Audio Tour

     Download a vibrant MP3 self-guided audio tour combined with a fully detailed map of the area of your tour. Take a walk through the picturesque and stunning city of Bergen, and admire its old streets, historic buildings and harbor. This popular destination is surrounded by mountains, fjords and the ocean and offers up some of the most scenic views in the world. On this 3-hour audio-guided tour you’ll learn about the Bergen Internasjonale Kultursenter and visit the massive Bergen Fortress during your walk around the vibrant city. In addition you’ll see the Galleri Allmenningen AS, Grieg Hall, the Bergen Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Academic Quarter, the Bergen Theatre (Bergen Kino) and the Performing Arts Center (Bit Teatergarasjen).

    I was pleased I bought this tour as my arrival into Bergen was delayed. I had already downloaded it and had a good rest before embarking on the tour otherwise I would have missed out. Its easy to navigate and the information has just the right amount of quirkiness to make it enjoyable. Would buy more destination next time I have a quick business trip.

  • From Bergen: Private Tour to Sognefjord, Gudvangen, & Flåm

    8. From Bergen: Private Tour to Sognefjord, Gudvangen, & Flåm

    Explore the best of Norway's fjord country on this private tour. Your itinerary is flexible and can be personalized to your interests. After meeting your guide in the hotel lobby, you'll set out in a private vehicle passing by the famous Dale of Norway sweater factory in the village of Dale, and then through the town of Voss. Make a brief stop at the Tvindefossen waterfall for photos and fresh mountain air. Continue your trip to the Stalheim Hotel's terrace, which overlooks fantastic views over the Nærøydalen Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Back in your vehicle, descend the dramatic Stalheimskleiva Road to the valley's floor, where you will visit the ancient village of Gudvangen. From Gudvangen enjoy a scenic cruise to Flåm. On arrival at Flåm, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant (your own expense) and free time to browse the souvenir shops, visit the  Flåmsbana railway museum, or ...

    This tour is a great way to see the diverse landscape of Norway in a complete package; Fjords, Mountains, coastal villages. Given that we took the tour in February meant no large crowds with plenty of space to roam around the boat for viewing and pictures. Just had some weather to contend with but was to be expected. Our guide Sonia was great. Very knowledgeable, personable and informative.

  • Bergen: Hardangerfjord, Voss Gondola, and 4 Great Waterfalls

    9. Bergen: Hardangerfjord, Voss Gondola, and 4 Great Waterfalls

    After being picked up from your accommodation, you'll begin a scenic journey complete with a private car and local guide. You'll be presented with a breathtaking landscape of mountains, spectacular waterfalls, and blooming fruit gardens, during a full-day tour along Norway's second-longest fjord. Travel through pretty villages such as Norheimsund, Øystese, and Eidfjord, and admire panoramic views over the serene Hardangerfjord. At the Fossli Hotel viewpoint there is also an amazing view to the Måbødal Valley and Vøringsfoss Waterfall, which has a total height of 182 meters. At Voss, you will stop at the newest attraction of Voss Gondol, which opened in July 2019. This will takes you from the town and up to Mount Hanguren, which sits at 820 meters above sea level, in less than 9 minutes. From there your Hanguren Panorama tour starts just outside the station at Hangurstoppen. This is an ...

  • Bergen: A Walk Through Past and Present

    10. Bergen: A Walk Through Past and Present

    Take a step away from the beaten path as you explore the picture-perfect streets of Bergen on this original walking tour, and discover the history and contemporary stories of a UNESCO World-Heritage Site. Wind your way through the narrow alleyways of Bergen in the company of a professional guide, and learn all about its people, culture, and inspiring architecture, while admiring the stunning landscape. Go on a journey along its 970-year old history, and enjoy an insider guide to the secret scenic spots of this coastal beauty.

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What people are saying about Bergen

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 118 reviews

This tour is a great way to see the diverse landscape of Norway in a complete package; Fjords, Mountains, coastal villages. Given that we took the tour in February meant no large crowds with plenty of space to roam around the boat for viewing and pictures. Just had some weather to contend with but was to be expected. Our guide Sonia was great. Very knowledgeable, personable and informative.

Great well organized tour. Our Help very helpful. We visited very beautiful places. There was a mishap on returning as the train hit cows that had entered a tunnel. For this reason we returned later than expected .... but it was not predictable and it is certainly not the fault of the tour operator. The fjord is beautiful!

This guide are one of the best , Experienced and made this tour fun too. I have been told history I did not know much about Actually. I recomend Tommy for his efford in this great tour around in Bergen.

We were a small group and Martin always answered our questions. He portrayed the history of Bergen very clearly. This tour is highly recommended when visiting Bergen.

Well organized and we went to a lot of information about Norway and the fantastic nature