Top Experiences in Bergen

Unique things to do, curated by kimkim specialists
For an effortless planning experience for your trip to Bergen, a city celebrated for its beautiful harbor and mountainous landscape, explore our curated list of experiences. If you're interested in historical architecture, you may enjoy an experience like this Bergen City guided walk, where you'll explore Bryggen's wooden houses and cafés that echo with tales from the 1700s. Consider something like this round-trip fjord cruise from Bergen to Mostraumen for a visit to the fjords. Alternatively, if you'd like an active adventure, you might enjoy an outing such as this Viking heritage walk, where local sagas come alive against the backdrop of Bergen's historic Alrekstaðir and the city's ancient streets.
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Round Trip Fjord Cruise Bergen to Mostraumen
3 hours
Small group
If you're in Bergen, you can easily explore some of the region’s best scenery by visiting the Hordaland area. This fjord cruise starts in Bergen and sails through Osterfjord. You’ll venture deep into the fjord, passing steep mountains, powerful waterfalls, and colorful villages. Enjoy the views...
Bergen's beautiful waterfront after a snowfall.
Bergen City Tour
3 hours
With about 300,000 residents, Bergen is the second largest city in Norway. Rich in culture and seafaring history, this walkable city boasts a vast selection of cultural and outdoorsy activities. On a guided tour you'll get the highlights as you ride the Fløibanen funicular elevator (or hike the...
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Viking Heritage Walk in Bergen
3 hours
Let a local help you discover Bergen's historic Alrekstaðir, the Norse King's residence during the kingdom of Norway. The old estate sits dramatically at the base of Ulriken, one of the seven mountains surrounding the city. You’ll first follow your guide through Bergen, exploring the cultural...
Hike with a Local in Bergen
5 hours
Explore one of the seven mountains surrounding Bergen with the help of a local. You’ll first enjoy an informative walk through Bergen, stopping to admire several historic buildings, monuments, and sites. Listen to stories about the city's history and how it has grown to its modern-day size. Stop...
Flåm Zip Line & Goat Farm Experience
2 hours
Self guided
Experience an adrenaline rush on the Flåm Zip Line, the longest zip line in Scandinavia. You'll begin at over 2,600 feet (820 m) and fly nearly an entire mile (1,381 m) across the Flåm Valley. Your starting point is Vatnahalsen Station, and your endpoint is Kårdalen near the Rallarrosa Cheese...
Bergen's historic waterfront
Visit the Museums of Bergen
Self guided
Situated on Norway's west coast, this wharf city of about 300,000 residents (one of the oldest port cities in Europe) is surrounded by ocean, mountains, and fjords. Rich in culture and seafaring history, Bergen boasts a vast selection of cultural activities.Check out the Bryggen area of downtown...

Experiences in Bergen, Norway

Norway is filled with historical and cultural hot spots
Top Cultural & Historical Experiences in Norway

Norway has a unique culture, influenced by its centuries-old history and distinct geographic location. You'll find bustling cities with fascinating origins, a quaint culture in fjord villages and coastal fishing towns, and unique customs like dogsledding and reindeer rearing, and mountainside farming. Not to mention, a thrilling Viking history that ties it all together.

Bergen's colorful waterfront
Best Things to Do in Bergen

As an idyllic and colorful harbor city, Bergen is one of the most popular hubs in Norway. It sits on the North Sea coast with access to the county's famous fjord region. But Bergen is much more than just a hub, as it's filled with famous sites, including the historic Bryggen area, Gamle Bergen, several museums, art galleries, churches, and abundant Viking heritage.

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