Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and former capital, rich in history and culture. Stroll through the old and picturesque quarter of Bryggen, a UNSESCO World Heritage Site, and you will feel yourself transported back in time. And yet, just a few minutes away you can find the pulsating center of a modern city with its numerous offers; restaurants, art galleries, shopping streets – even penguins in the famous Bergen Aquarium! In the heart of the city you will also find the renowned fish market where you can enjoy all kinds of local culinary delicacies.
Situated at the shores of the Byfjord and surrounded by seven mountains, two of them easily accessible by cable car, Bergen also offers a spectacular natural scenery. Known as “the Gateway to the Fjords”, the city is an ideal starting point for outdoor activities of all kinds. It is also a perfect starting point for both day trips and longer holidays in Norway.
Bergen is a unique city which offers unforgettable experiences. Come to Bergen, and you will soon understand why the inhabitants of Bergen proudly say: “I’m not just from Norway – I am from Bergen“.