City tours

3 hours

The Essential Bergen Walking Tour

Bergen has a compact, yet rich in attractions city center. We invite you to explore it with our best selling walking tour.

Start with a short walk to Bergenhus Fortress – the seat for Norwegian kings in medieval times
Make the next stop at the st. Mary Church the oldest stone church in Bergen from 12th cenchury
Visit

  • Hanseatic Office Bryggen – the area inscribed on UNESCO heritage List
  • famous Bergen fish market
  • Bergen Theater building and main pedestrian square Torgalmeningen
  • the statues of Ole Bull and Edward Grieg – famous Norwegian composers
  • Festive Square
  • Museum association KODE and city lake

End at the lower station of Bergen Funicular line

 

Price: 2200 NOK

Tour guide available in the following languages:

Best for small groups

Minibus Bergen Sightseeing Tour

This panoramic tour takes you to the medieval Bergenhus Fortress, 13th century King’s Håkon Hall which is the oldest stone royal residence in the country, and Rozenkrantz Tower. You will move from the Bergenhus fortress to the Hanseatic Office Bryggen through the same way where german merchants exported dry fish and cod liver oil for centuries abroad from Scandinavia to other countries. This was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. The narrow passageways of the Office preserved spirit of the medieval trade center, which was established in the middle of the 14th century. Your bus will stop on the Custom pier – the best place to make panoramic pictures of the Old Bergen and the city mountains. From there passing peninsula Nordnes, Bergen Theatre building, Grieg Hall (the largest concert hall in the city) you will come to the royal castle Gamlehaugen situated on the shore of the lake Nordas. You will come to the highest point of the hill, where a castle was erected, to make pictures of the surrounding areas. After a visit of the stave church in Fantoft, you will come to the lower station of Floibanen – the city funicular line. By the funicular you will come to the viewpoint at the summit of the mountain Floien. After 30 minutes of free time you will return back to the lower station of the funicular. You can choose where the end point of the tour would be.

 

 

Price: 9.900 NOK for 4 hours tours

Return ticket to Floyen cable car: 100 NOK per person

Tour guide available in the following languages:

Bergen Hanseatic and Fløyen Return Trip

We will meet you in one the designated places or pick you up from your hotel. You will see the medieval part of Bergen, including 13th century King Håkon’s Hall (the oldest stone royal residence in the country) and Rozenkrantz Tower. You will move on from the Bergenhus fortress to the Hanseatic Office Bryggen, that was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List in 1969. Narrow passages of the Office preserved the spirit of medieval trade center which was established in the middle of the 14th century. 
Together we will pass through famous Bergen Fish Market that became the first official wholesale market in Norway for sea-food production. Through pedestrian square Torgalmeningen you will arrive at the city park with music pavilions and festive Square, the starting point for all parades in the city. After exploration of the area with Grieg Hall and city lake with the fountain in the middle, you will come to the lower station of Floibanen – the city funicular line. By the funicular you get to the viewpoint at the summit of the mountain Floien. After 30min of free time, we will return back to the lower station – the end point of your tour.  
Price: 2200 NOK
Tickets Fløyen: 90 NOK Adult, 45 NOK Children and Seniors

Tour guide available in the following languages:

Hardanger in a Nutshell Private

You will start your tour from the oldest part of Bergen. On your way, you will have many short photo stops in attractive places, such as Bergenhus Fortress – a home to the Norwegian kings since the 12th century, when Bergen became the capital of Norway. Also, you will witness the Haakon Hall Royal Residence, erected in the 13th century, and medieval Rosenkrantz Tower. Later on, you will move on to the next stop – Hanseatic Office Bruggen, which belonged to the German Trading Hanseatic League that used to be the most important trading center in Norway for more than 400 years. 
You will continue your way on a bus to the shore of the famous Hardanger fjord via the mountain region of Kvam, and you will make stops near the Steindalsfossen and Bratte waterfalls. In fact, you can walk behind the falling water of Steindalsfossen while managing to keep your feet dry.
ROUTE OPTION 1:
After one hour driving along the Hardanger fjord, you will stop in the Hardangervidda Center of Nature. There, you will explore a museum that provides us with information about life in the mountains and their inhabitants. After lunch, you will head back to Bergen through the city of Voss – there are plenty of amazing spots for photographers in the city.   
ROUTE OPTION 2:
 From Norheimsund village, you will reach the ferry pier – there, a ferry will take you (along with your vehicle) across the Hardanger fjord. Then, you will continue your way through a serpentine road until you will arrive to the Folgefonna National Park, which is a home to the Norway’s 3rd-largest glacier. There, you will have around 30 minutes of free time, before actually returning to the coast of Hardanger fjord. Then, you will have a ferry trip back and, after it, drive back to Bergen, while enjoying one of the most beautiful mountain roads in this region.  
Price: 21200 NOK for the group up to 15 people on a minibus
22500 for the group up to 49 people on a tourist coach
Included:
Local professional guide
Minibus or bus
Ferry return crossing  (for option 2)
Excluded: tickets to Nature Center Hardanger (option 1)

Tour guide available in the following languages: