Bergen is the capitol of Western Norway and the gateway to the famous Norwegian fjords. It is the second largest city in Norway with its population of about 280.000. In addition to tourism, Bergen is the shipping capitol of Norway, with many leading shipowner companies. It plays a major role in the Norwegian oil and gas industry and the marine sector. It also is a major student city, which implies a lot of restaurants and bars.Tap on each of the destinations to explore.
Why not make the the trip to Mount Fløyen a hike, instead of using the funicular. In this video, we show you the whole route (the easiest one) to the top.
In this video we show you how amazing Edvard Grieg´s home Troldhaugen outside Bergen, Norway looks in winter. We visit Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen on a sunny and cold winters day.
Grieghallen - the concert hall and exhibition center. Video available soon
The iconic Hotel Norge is located in
the very heart of Bergen. The hotel
has been through a two year long
refurbisment with fantastic results.
The hotel has a modern cafe by the
entrance and a fine dining
restaurant by the huge lobby and
The hotel name - Havnekontoret -
or “harbour office” in English,
explains much about its perfect
location in the harbour of Bergen
and next to the UNESCO site
Bryggen and the historic Bergenhus
area with the Rosenkranz Tower and
Opus XVI is a luxury boutique hotel
with 65 rooms in the center of
Bergen. The hotel is a homage to
Norwegian Composer Edvard Grieg
and is managed by one of his
decendants. It is mentioned as one
of the best hotels in Norway at the
Admiral Hotel has, as the name
indicates, something to do with the
sea. With a location at the
waterfront of Vågen in Bergen,
many of the 210 rooms has a
magnificent view over Bryggen and
Zander K is a new design hotel in
Bergen which opened in May 2017.
The location is central, just 50 m
from the railway station in a newly
redeveloped area and close to the
Citypark (Byparken) and Lille
Lungegårds vann (the city lake).
Hotel No13 may have one of the best
locations in Bergen. One step
outside the door, and you are at
Torgalmenningen, the very center of
Bergen. When you enter the hotel,
you are in the middle of the
restaurant and bar - and the
Bergen Brunsj is an small and cosy cafe withe a very nice loation by Lille Lungegårdsvann in the center of Bergen
Cafe Norge is a new restaurant at Hotel Norge, Bergen´s most renowned hotel, which has been fully refurbished, and recently reopened
As the name gives away, the restaurant Teatro lies among the Bergen Theatres and shows, and is a perfect place to start or finish an evening out in Bergen.
MM Cafe & Bar is located in the very center of Bergen, it´s the pink building next to Hotel Norge. Former known as Dickens, this is and has been for almost 40 years a meetingplace and restaurant in Bergen.
Storm Kitchen and Bar lies in the center of Bergen. The location is as good as it gets, amoung all the theatres in Bergen, and only a few steps away from "Den blå stenen" (The Blue Stone), the very centre of Bergen.
Bien Snackbar is located at Danmarksplass, a few stops with the light train from downtown Bergen. The restaurant is known to have some of the best burgers in Bergen, and is always crowdy.
Opus XVI is a luxury boutique hotel with 65 rooms in the center of Bergen.It was the first hotel in Bergen to bring over the English tradition of Afternoon Tea, which is served in their restaurant each Saturday and Sunday.
Colonialen Kranen in Bergen is known for great lunchs in a great location with cool architecture. Located in an old crane in the area that many years ago was the shipyard in Solheimsviken.
Villa Paradiso is a restaurant chain serving italian food. The Bergen branch has one of the best locations at Torgalmenningen in the city center. The pizza is prepared in a huge wood fired stone oven.
When entering the restaurant Centro, you are met by an aroma that takes you back to Italy.Centro is part of the Bien group of restaurants in Bergen. With Centro, the focus is on everyone’s favourite - the Italian kitchen, and pizzas Napoli style.
At the top of hotel Scandic Ørnen you will find the restaurant Roast. Use the lift from the hotel lobby and go to the 13th floor. Here you have an amazing view over Bergen in two directions, both the city centre and the Bergen Valley.
The restaurant at the top of Mount Fløien in Bergen got its focus when the 2017 UCI Road World Championships individual time trial had its finish line right outside the entrance door.
Which are the finest, the most exclusive, and naturally the most expensive restaurants in Bergen? In this video we present the best.
Lysverket is located by the Kode museums, overlooking lake Lille Lungårdsvann in the heart of Bergen. The restaurant opened its doors in 2013, by a chef with back-ground from top restaurants in New York and a pop star from Bergen.
Colonialen Litteraturhuset or ”House of Literature” lies in the middle of Bergen. It is a hidden gem, tucked away on a cobbled side street, close to the famous fish-market. It may be slightly hard to find, but well worth it.
Bare is the first Micheln Star restaurant in Bergen. It recieved its first star in 2020: The restaurant is located in Bergen Børs Hotel in the center of Bergen
Torget in Bergen is more famous under the name The Fish Market, and is one of the major tourist attractions in Bergen, but also a place where the locals buy fish and seafood.
The Food Hall at the Fishmarket offers a combination of food stalls, restaurants and a bar - and the tourist information at the first floor
A visit to the annual Christmas Market in Bergen, Normally located at Festplassen - a lot of vendors selling cood, gifts and christmas products
The fantastic gingerbread city in Bergen, made by kindergardens, schools, architecture students and volunteers, comes to life every december.
Bryggen is the most famous and popular attraction in Bergen ant the third most visited tourist attraction in Norway. Almost two million visitors each year explore this old wooden house quarter which has been on the Unesco World Heritage List since 1979.
Håkonshallen is together with the Rosenkranz Tower part of Bergenhus Fortress, located next to Bryggen in Bergen. Video available soon
Norway is famous for its fjords, and has more than 1700 to choose from. In this video we visit some of them, but enough to show you their beauty.
In Bergen Aquarium you can meet penguins and sea lions and check out all the aquariums with spieces from different North-Atlantic environments. The aquarium also has several temporary exhibitions, both with reptiles and spiders
The stavechurch just outside Bergen, Norway on a snowy day. There are only few left of thes very old churches and this one is a replica of the original which burned down at the end of last century
Skansen is a viewpoint in Bergen and a great alternative to go all the way up to Mount Fløyen to get an overview of the city. It is possible to walk up in just 10-20 minutes in a quite steep hike
If you want a spectacular view of Bergen, visit Mount Ulriken. This is the highest mountain in Bergen and has a spectacular view over Bergen and its surroundings. Access with new (2021) gondola lift
Fløibanen is a funicular which brings you from the center of Bergen and up to Mount Fløyen. Here you have an amazing view of Bergen, a restaurant and cafe, playgrounds and a lot of hiking tracks.
Bergen is the capitol of Western Norway and the gateway to the famous Norwegian fjords. It is the second largest city in Norway with its population of about 280.000. In addition to tourism, Bergen is the shipping capitol of Norway, with many leading ship owner companies. It plays a major role in the Norwegian oil and gas industry and the marine sector. It also is a major student city, which implies a lot of restaurants and bars.Tap on each of the destinations to explore.