15 Best Things To Do In Bergen Norway For Travelers

1. Explore The Streets Of Bryggen

The first place you should visit in Bergen is the historic center of Bryggen. Bryggen is a fairytale village of historic wooden houses lining the waterfront.  

2. Hanseatic Museum

There is a reason that Bryggen is one of the star attractions in Beren, there is so much to see in this little corner of the city.  

3. Fløibanen Funicular To Mount Fløyen

If you are only in Bergen for a short time, you must at least take the funicular up to Mount Fløyen. 

4. Urliken Cable Car – Urlikan Mountain

When we got to the top, we were amazed at the number of locals that had hiked up instead of taking the cable car. 

5. Ziplining And Paragliding From Urlikan

If you have time and are looking for something thrilling to do in Bergen, there is a zipline that takes you over the mountain vista from the top of Urlikan. 

6. Visit KODE Museum

Bergen has an excellent museum district and the top museum in Bergen is the complex of Kode Museums.  

7. Celebrate Edvard Munch

Bergen Kode number 3 has one of the largest and most important Munch collections in the world. 

8. Composer Edvard Grieg Museum

When you visit Bergen, make sure to put this countryside museum on your list. It is fascinating.  

9. Old Bergen Museum

Located just a few km outside of town the Old Bergen Museum is a collection of 40 wooden houses from the 18th and 19th centuries.  

10. Explore The Fish Market

Norwegian culture was built on fishing and Bergen’s fish market is one of Norway’s most popular.  

11. Bergenhus Fortre

Located on the waterfront, the Bergenhus Fortress is a historic castle. Dating back to the 1500s, it is one of the best-preserved stone forts in the country. 

12. Bergen Maritime Museum

It’s one of Norway’s oldest museums that traces the thousand-year history of Norway’s relationship with the sea.  

13. Fjord Cruise

Bergen is the jumping-off point for visiting Norway’s most famous fjords and if you are visiting Norway for the first time .

14. Flåm Railway

Our trip home ended along the Flåm Railway, the steepest railway in the world where we were treated to beautiful views of the mountains. 

15. Fantoft Stave Church

Ornamental Stave Churches can be found throughout Norway and the Fantoft Stave Church is one of the most famous. 

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