6 Must-Visit Places In Bergen, Norway

Looking for how to spend the unforgettable days in Bergen? Check our list of the main attractions and discover the best of them!

Bergen is the 2nd largest city in Norway. It is famous for its rich history and traditions.

Tourists can find everything they need for a good vacation here: picturesque places, cultural attractions, cozy cafes and luxury restaurants!

There are a lot of interesting sights that are worth visiting in Bergen. Many of them could be easily reached by car. It might be the most convenient way of transportation in the city that will help you to save your time and money.

1.   Fonicular Floibanen

Address: monte Floyen, Bergen, Norway
Operating hours:
Monday – Friday: 7:30 – 23:00
Saturday – Sunday: 8:00 – 23:00
Price: 10 – 40 NOK for children; 20 – 80 NOK for adults

Take advantage of Fonicular Floibanen and enjoy an amazing view of the city and its surroundings from the 320m point above the sea level!

But Fonicular Floibanen offers not only beautiful views, it is also the place where you can walk, have a picnic, play games and just enjoy the calmness and wonderful nature! There are also some nice playgrounds for kids.

2.   Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

Address: Troldhaugveien 65, Bergen 5232, Norway
Operating hours: May – September: 9:00 – 16:00
Prices: 80 NOK for adults, 50 NOK for students, free for children 16

Troldhaugen museum is among the most visited places in the suburbs of Bergen.
It will take only 20 min to get to this attraction by your car rental vehicle.

This building was a home to the world-famous Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg for 20 years, from 1885 to 1907.
The museum represents some personal Grieg’s items. You will also learn how people live in the end of 19th century.
In summer you can enjoy some great concerts in the hall of the museum.

3.   Hanseatic Museum

Address: Finnegardsgaten 1a | Bryggen, Bergen 5003, Norway
Operating hours: 9:00 – 17:00
Price: 55 NOK for adults, free for children under 16

Hanseatic Museum is located in one of the oldest wooden houses in Bergen. Interior of the house creates a picture of a merchant’s life in the 18th century.

You can participate in 45 min long excursion, which will help you to learn more about people who lived here more than 300 years ago!

4.   Maritime Museum

Address: Haakon Sheteligs Plass 15, Bergen 5007, Norway
Operating hours: 11:00 – 15:00
Price: 40 NOK for adults, free for students and children

This great museum will be especially interesting for children, who dream of sea voyages full of adventures!
There are many ship models, pictures, maps and other interesting things! You will not notice how time will fly by in this place. You can twist real steering wheel and take some great pictures!

5.   Fish Market

Address: Bergen Harbour, Bergen, Norway

Operating hours: 8:00 – 17:00
This Fish Market is the heart of the city! Here you can buy and taste fish, shrimp, lobster, crab and whale meat. The Fish Market offers everything that could be found in the sea for every taste and wallet! There are also other things such as fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers and souvenirs. It is a unique place with its own atmosphere. This attraction of Bergen definitely can’t be skipped!

How to rent a car in Bergen?

Nowadays, it is very easy to rent a car, especially in such large cities as Bergen. Actually, the problem is in the huge amount of different car rental offers. Sometimes you just can’t make right decision. But there is solution. Here the link of the best and the cheapest car rental offers, which will satisfy all your needs:

Enjoy your holidays in Bergen!

Author Bio: Lily Berns is a traveling expert. She travels all around the world and writes her reviews and comments about the different destination spots.