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Bergen Cruise Port


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Bryggen - The World Heritage Site

Bryggen - The World Heritage Site

Walking distance from the port: 300 m The very first buildings in Bergen were alongside the harbour called Bryggen, dating back to the 11th century. This Hanseatic Wharf, a maze of wooden buildings, attracts visitors from all over the world and acts as as landmark in the city centre.Photo : Bergen Reiselivslag/Robin Strand

Mount Fløyen - A Highlight in your Tour Progamme

Mount Fløyen - A Highlight in your Tour Progamme

Walking distance from the port: 500 m. A ride on the Fløibanen Funicular is a thrilling experience in itself. The 7-minute ride taking visitors 320 metres above sea level, to the top of Mount Fløyen. Here you can experience a breathtaking panoramic view of Bergen from the spacious plateau on the edge of the mountain top. Beautiful scenery and fresh nature - perfect for short and long walks on marked paths, and well suited for outdoor activities, such as hiking,jogging and mountain biking.

“Walk like a Norwegian”

“Walk like a Norwegian”

Fløienbanen take you to the top of Mount Fløyen, and from there you can enjoy a 1.5 hour guided walk: This tour is a soft adventure experience which is suitable for almost everyone. During the walk, the guide takes you through woods with small lakes, viewpoints and all the time along well marked paths and mountain roads. On the walk, you learn about local history, trolls, Norwegian fairytales and Norwegians’ love of walking. Photo Svein Bringsdal

Bergen Aquarium

Bergen Aquarium

Experience seals and penguins, at close hand, and watch them being trained and fed. Inside, the tanks show life in the ocean and fjords, rivers and lakes. The tropical section has snakes and crocodiles. Watch the sharks at close range in the shark tunnel. www.akvariet.no

The Ulriken 643 Panorama Tour

The Ulriken 643 Panorama Tour

Take the Ulriken cable car to the summit of Mount Ulriken, the highest of Bergen’s 7 mountains, 643 metres above sea level. From there, you can enjoy magnificent views of the city, the sea, the island archipelago, fjords and mountains. A double-decker bus takes you to Ulriken from near by the Fish Market.www.ulriken643.no Photo Ulriken643

Edvard Grieg Museum - Troldhaugen

Edvard Grieg Museum - Troldhaugen

Duration: 2 hours Distance from the port: 8 km south of Bergen. Built in 1885, Troldhaugen was the home of Norway’s most famous composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907). He lived here for 22 years and composed many of his best-known works in the little garden hut. The garden now includes a modern concert hall – Troldsalen – which accommodates 200 and is a venue for the performance of chamber music.

Fish Market

Fish Market

The picturesque and lively Fish Market in Bergen is one of Norway’s most visited outdoor markets and has a charming location in the heart of the city between the fjords and Bergen’s 7 mountains. The Fish Market also sells fruit, vegetables, flowers, handicrafts and souvenirs.Photo Per Eide

Old Bergen Museum

Old Bergen Museum

An open air museum comprising some 40 characteristic wooden houses placed on squares, streets and alleys. The interiors show town life as it was in the 18th and 19th centuries, for instance a bakery, dentist’s, photographer’s. jeweller’s, shopkeeper’s etc.Distance from Bergen Port: 3 km Photo Regin Hjertholm

Bergen’s Art Street

Bergen’s Art Street

Bergen has an impressive collection of unique Norwegian and international art treasures ranging from the classical to the contemporary. The collections are housed in a row of galleries lining the picturesque Lille Lungegårdsvann lake in the heart of city.Photo Bergen Kunstmuseum

Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

One of the oldest and best preserved wooden buildings in Bergen, and the only one with original interiors from the Hanseatic period. Schøtstuene show the assembly rooms and kitchen of the Hanseatic merchants.

VilVite – Bergen Science Centre

VilVite – Bergen Science Centre

This is a discovery center for the promotion of science and technology among children and young people of all ages. Here you can experience 75 interactive installations, machines and experiments.

Bryggens Museum

Bryggens Museum

A museum based on the findings of the archeological excavations of Bryggen (1955-1972). The foundations of the oldest buildings in Bergen (12th c.) as well as finds of European ceramics, runic inscriptions etc, illustrating commerce, shipping, cultural activities and daily life in the Middle Ages.Photo Regin Hjertholm

Fantoft Stave Church

Fantoft Stave Church

Duration: 2 hours

The old stave church at Fantoft, originally built in the countryside by the Sognefjord in 1150 and moved to Fantoft in 1883, burnt down in June 1992, has now been rebuilt to its original splendor.

Distance from Bergen Port: 7 km

Outdoor activities:

Outdoor activities:

Fishing, hiking, biking, rafting, ocean kayaking, climbing and mountaineering. The choice is yours!

Sport and leisure activities

Sport and leisure activities

The fact that Bergen is located in one of the world’s most scenic areas means that there is a wide range of activities for adults and children alike, for instance fishing, golfing, hiking, biking, rafting, ocean kayaking and climbing. And if you prefer an indoor life, there is plenty to do indoors as well. The choice is yours!

Ole Bull - Lysøen Island

Ole Bull - Lysøen Island

Duration 4 hours

The beautiful and extraordinary villa on Lysøen (the Island of Light) was built as a summer residence for the Norwegian violin virtuoso Ole Bull in 1873. Ole Bull`s charismatic personality and musical excellence had a great influence on contemporary artists.Photo Bergen Reiselivslag/Jan Løtvedt

Distance from Bergen Port: 25 km

Meland Golf Course

Meland Golf Course

Duration: Whole day

Cruise passengers visiting Bergen can now enjoy an 18-hole Champion course in beautiful surroundings.

Distance from Bergen: 36 km

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Bergen, A European Cultural City

Bergen, A European Cultural City

Duration: 2 hours

Bergen has several valuable and impressive art collections, housed in a string of galleries facing the central Lille Lungegårdsvann lake. The galleries display international paintings and art treasures ranging from the classical periods, like Rasmus Meyers collections including many paintings by Edvard Munch, to contemporary times.

Distance from Bergen Port: 1 km

The Heathland Centre

The Heathland Centre

Duration: 4 hours

The Heathland Centre is a visitors centre for cultural landscape on the European coast of the Atlantic.

Distance from Bergen Port: 50 km

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Haakon's Hall - Rosenkrantz Tower

Haakon's Hall - Rosenkrantz Tower

Duration: 1-2 hours

Haakon’s Hall was built during the reign of King Haakon Haakonsson between 1247 and 1261. It was the largest and most imposing building of the royal residency in the 13th century when Bergen was the political centre of Norway. Today used as Royal ceremonial hall, and located in the centre of Bergen. Rosenkrantz Tower was built in the 1560s by the governor of Bergen Castle, (Bergenhus) Erik Rosenkrantz, and served as a combined residence and fortified tower.

Distance from Bergen Port: 500 m

Siljustøl

Siljustøl

Duration: 2 hours

Home of the most important Norwegian composer of the 20th century, Harald Sæverud. He built his very unusual house in 1939, made of wood and natural stone, including elements from old Norwegian building traditions.

Distance from Bergen Port: 12 km

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