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Bergen and Stavanger in Norway

How to Travel From Bergen to Stavanger

Plane, ferry, train, coach, car: Here are your best options for travelling between Stavanger and Bergen. Travel planning notebooks at the ready! The Norwegian cities Bergen and Stavanger are two of Scandinavia’s top tourist destinations, attracting...
The view from the top of Mount Fløyen in Bergen, Norway

Fløibanen: Riding Bergen’s Funicular Railway

For one of Bergen's most iconic views, take the funicular railway up to the top of Mount Fløyen. Here's everything you need to know about Fløibanen, one of Bergen's biggest tourist attractions. It's hard to read...
Sunshine in Bergen, Norway

The Weather in Bergen, Norway

The photos always show the sun shining, but Bergen has a reputation as one of Europe's wettest cities. Let's take a look at the truth about Bergen's climate and what you can expect once you're there....
Bergen's Bryggen in the rain

Things To Do In Bergen When It Rains

Don't let rainfall ruin your Norwegian adventure. Here are some ideas for what to do in Norway's second city when the sky darkens and the rain falls. Take a close look at the photos of Bergen...
Historical Bergen wharf

The History of Bergen

From a Viking trading city called Bjørgvin to the modern city we know today, Bergen's history is a fascinating one. Modern Bergen is known as the gateway to the fjords and is an important economic centre...
Sunshine in Bergen, Norway

33.3C: All-Time Temperature Record Smashed In Bergen

Bergen residents enjoyed and/or endured an all-time record temperature today, as the record-breaking European heatwave spreads across much of Norway. Norway's second city is known for its year-round rainfall. With rain recorded on more than 230...
Cyclist in Bergen tunnel

Bergen To Get World’s Longest Cycle Tunnel

More than 100 cameras will be used to prevent crime in the world's longest cycle and pedestrian tunnel set to open in Bergen in 2023. Blasting work has started on building the longest bicycle and pedestrian...
Evening panorama of Bergen, Norway

The Best Hostels in Bergen

Bergen has some great hostels to make staying in Norway’s second city a little more affordable for the budget-conscious traveller. A trip to Norway can be expensive compared with other European destinations. It’s worth it for...
Bergen Norway in the winter

Facts About Bergen

Impress your friends and family with this list of fun facts about Norway's second city and the gateway to the fjords, Bergen. Hordes of tourists visit Bergen every year but how many of them know very...
Festivals and events in Bergen, Norway

Major Events in Bergen

What's on in Bergen: The biggest festivals and events taking place throughout the year in Norway's second city. Are you planning a trip to the west coast of Norway in 2020? I know from the emails...