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The awesome view of Bergen from the Løvstakken hike

Hiking in Bergen

Surrounded by seven mountains, Bergen is one of Norway's best cities for a walking holiday. Part of our series on hiking in Norway. Whether you want an easy ramble around the city or a full-day weekend...
The world-famous wharf buildings at Bryggen in Bergen

The Ultimate Guide to Bryggen

There's so much to see beyond the colourful facade at Bergen's iconic World Heritage site. Travellers make a beeline for it as soon as they set foot off the cruise ships or train ride for Oslo....
Best hotels in Bergen

Best Hotels in Bergen

Where to stay in Bergen, from the best budget choice to the perfect accommodation when you want to treat yourself. As a writer and publisher exploring Norway, I'm constantly staying in hotels all around the country....
A panorama of Bergen city in Norway

Top Sights in Bergen

Before you head out to the fjords, spend some time exploring the dynamic city of Bergen. You’ll be glad you did. For many travellers, the combination of an urban break with easy access to the fjords...
Day Trips from Bergen

Day Trips from Bergen

If you get tired of Bergen's historic centre, there's plenty more to do within easy reach of the city. Bergen is a great city to base yourself in on a Norwegian vacation. Not only does the...
Bus system in Bergen

Getting Around Bergen

Our guide to public transport options in Norway’s second city. Most of Bergen’s attractions are located in the very compact central area and aside from a few cobbled streets, the city is relatively easy to explore...
Inside Bergen Art Museum in Norway

KODE: Bergen Art Museum

Allow at least half a day to explore the full wonders of Bergen's vast lakeside art gallery. Hosted in a series of four buildings alongside the lake known as Lille Lungegårdsvannet, Bergen Art Museum (KODE) is...
A panorama of Bergen city in Norway

40,000 New Homes for Bergen

The new city plan represents the biggest change in planning policy for 50 years. Norway's second city is going to get a whole lot bigger if city planners get their way. The municipality development plan presented...
Fly from Norway to Finland

New Finnair Flights from Norway

Residents of Bergen and Tromsø can enjoy direct flights to Helsinki from next year. Finnair has announced a new direct route between Helsinki and Bergen, which will begin a daily service from May 2018. Norwegian domestic...
Flesland is bigger and better

The New-Look Bergen Airport

Norway's second city finally has an airport it can be proud of. After three years of construction work, the new-look Bergen Airport Flesland is now open. The brand new terminal raises the capacity to up to...