This relaxing weeklong journey starts in the capital city of Oslo before heading west via the steepest train in Norway (Flåm Railway). From here, embrace the slow-paced local culture of Aurland while staying two nights at a secluded and upscale lodge that serves organic cuisine. Take part in some light hiking and paddling and then cruise the Sognefjord by ferry, finishing the adventure in scenic Bergen—Norway's UNESCO-listed second largest city surrounded by seven mountains.
Bergen City Tour, Bergen
Personable. Adjusted the program for our age , walking speed and distance. It was raining and he did the very best he could and, in fact,... Read more
John, a Bergen native, was very knowledgeable. We learned so much in the 3 hours doing the walking tour with him. It was fun, too.
Another 5 mile walk in a couple hours around the city. History of the city and local improvements we wouldn't have found on our own -... Read more
John grew up in Bergen and provided a very fun and engaging walking tour through the city. It was very much tailored to our interests. And... Read more
Having a local guide take us around Bergen was great. It was a wonderful experience to walk around with somebody local to see and hear a... Read more
Next is the Bryggen area of downtown. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a series of colorful wooden houses that line the harbor and date back to the 1700s. The tour culminates with a rest in one of the charming local cafés and bakeries. There's nothing quite like enjoying a fresh coffee or hot chocolate and doing some people-watching in one of the most postcard-perfect towns in Europe.
Itineraries with Bergen City Tour
Escape the summer crowds with this winter trip highlighting both southern and northern Norway. Starting in Oslo—Europe's fastest-growing capital—you'll take one of the steepest trains in the world towards the fjords. Then train to Bergen, a UNESCO-listed city loaded with culture and restaurants. Finish with two nights at a resort in the Arctic where you'll dog sled and search for the Northern Lights.
Accomplish a stunning variety of trails on this active 9-day itinerary while staying in some of Norway's best cities. After an expert-curated tour of Oslo, take an overnight train to Stavanger—your gateway for legendary hikes in the Lysefjord: Pulpit Rock and Kjerag. Then, ferry to Bergen where you'll explore the city by foot culminating with a cruise (and hike) to a farm in the Hardangerfjord, nicknamed 'Queen of the Fjords'.