This page contains a collection of the best Bergen tours that we can offer so far. Regardless whether you are looking for a short walking tour, a fjord cruise, one-day bus tour, or a multi-day adventure with plenty of activities, we always have something to offer to you. Just check out how to pick the best tour for yourself and select the tour that suits your needs.
In fact, our article about best Oslo tours revealed that a set of actions for finding a good tour is the same for any city. Yet, here we will just list and describe once again how you can pick a great tour for your adventure in Bergen and around.
What can be a better way to explore Bergen that to embark on a walking tour? In this easy and engaging way, you can discover the city and enjoy a stroll through the city’s most famous sites. Here, we have prepared a collection of the best walking tours in Bergen.
This is a quick, captivating Bergen walking tour, which will help you discover the city’s most popular sights. With this Bergen tour, you can explore the city center, which is densely packed with attractions and famous sights.
Typically, the tour starts with a short stroll to Bergenhus Fortress – a sitting place for the Norwegian kings during the medieval times, when Bergen had been a capital. Then, you will make another stop at the 12th-century St. Mary Church, which is the oldest stone church in Bergen. Your tour will come to an end at the lower station of the Funicular Way – you can just take it and enjoy the city view from the hill.
This Bergen walking tour – even though somewhat similar to the previous one – has certain distinctions. Same as the previous tour, it starts with exploring the medieval part of Bergen, including the 13th-century King Håkon’s Hall – the oldest royal residence in the country. You will also get to observe the Rosenkratz Tower. After visiting the Bergenhus Fortress, you will visit the Hanseatic Office Bryggen at the heart of the city – this once was an office of a medieval trade center.
The next point to explore in Bergen would be the famous fish market, which actually was the first wholesale market in Norway for seafood production. Then, you will enjoy a stroll through the Torgalmeningen pedestrian square and will eventually arrive to the Festive Square, which usually serves as a starting point for different parades and celebrations.
You will also have time to explore the Grieg Hall and enjoy the city lake with a fountain in the middle of it. But eventually, you will arrive to the lower station of Floibanen – the city funicular way. Use that funicular way to get to the top and enjoy the spectacular views of the city from the summer of the mount Floien.
Of course, the most convenient to explore Bergen and the area around is to take up Bergen bus tours. In this simple way, you can make your adventure far more convenient and enjoyable. Here, we will list the most popular one-day bus tours from Bergen.
This amazing Bergen bus tour invites you to explore the city and its surroundings at its fullest. You will start your trip by exploring the medieval Bergenhus Fortress and the 13th-century King’s Håkon Hall, which appears to be the oldest royal residence in the country. After visiting Rosenkratz Tower, you will continue your way to Hanseatic Office Bryggen, which once was the center of a medieval trade center.
Then, the bus will stop at the Custom Pier – the best place to take the panoramic photos of the old Bergen and city mountains. Next, you will explore pass the peninsula of Nordnes to explore the Grieg Hall and Bergen Theater Building. At the end, you will arrive at the Gamlehaugen Royal Castle, which is nestled on the shore of the Nordas Lake. There, you will reach the highest point of the hill, where the castle was once erected.
This Bergen bus tour also includes a visit to a stave church in Fanoft. The tour will eventually come to an end at the lower station of Floibanen – the city’s funicular way. Then, you can use it to reach the summit of the Mount Floien and relish the spectacular views of the city.
When it comes to one-day bus tours from Bergen, Norway in a Nutshell Private will definitely exceed your expectations. In fact, you will start this tour by exploring the old parts of Bergen. On your way, you will be able to make stops near the most scenic and photogenic places, such as Bergenhus Fortress – it had been a home to the Norwegian kings since the 12th century. Then, the itinerary includes a visit to the 13th-century Haakon Hall Royal Residence, medieval Rosenkratz Tower, and Hanseatic Office Bryggen.
After you will leave the city, you will have a chance to enjoy a ride on the old post road to the city of Voss, which lies right beside the beautiful Osteroyfjord. If you will have a wish to do so, you might stop at the oldest Norwegian knitwear factory in Dale. Then, the tour will bring you to the Stalheim Hotel and, thereafter, to the town of Gudvangen – there, you will enjoy a 2-hour long cruise across Nærøyfjord.
Following it, you will get some time for a lunch break. After you will finish your meal, you will be able to have a ride on the famous Flåm train. A short stop at Kjosfossen waterfall will provide you with a great performance right near the waterfall. Then, the tour will come to an end in Myrdal, where you will take a train to Voss and, thereafter, be driven to Bergen.
To a certain extent, this one-day tour from Bergen is a nice alternative to the Norway in a Nutshell Private. In fact, the tour starts in a pretty same way as the Norway in a Nutshell Private Tour. But right after you leave the city, you will start your way to the famous Hardanger fjord via the mountain region of Kvam. On your way, you will make stops near the famous Brattefossen and Staindalsfossen.
Then, the tour offers you two itinerary options. The first one includes a visit to the Handargervidda Center of Nature, after which you will head back to Bergen via the city of Voss – it will allow you to make stops near the countless perfect photography spots there. And the second option includes arrival to Norheimsund village, a ferry across Hardanger fjord, and a visit to the famous Folgefonna National Park – there, you can see one of the Norway’s largest glaciers.
This 3-day fjord cruise from Bergen to Hardanger is the best way to explore the area of Hardanger, which has been Norway’s most important tourist destination for decades. Yet, this is not solely limited just to a fjord cruise, as you will get to explore the region’s most prominent waterfalls, mountains, glaciers, and fjords. Deservedly, this Bergen fjord cruise is oftentimes referred to as an adventure to one of the planet’s most beautiful spots.
Of course, if you’ve got more time than just a few days in Bergen, you can have a look at these multi-day tours from Bergen. It is worthy to note, however, that some of these tours start from Oslo by default. But there is a way to order any of these tours starting from Bergen, and in many cases it will even lead to a lower price of that tour.
Even though this tour starts from Oslo, you can order a shorter version from Bergen. This is, perhaps, the most unique and sophisticated tour in our portfolio, whereas it combines a lot of sightseeing and physical activities. This tour allows you to complete the two most famous hikes in Norway – Pulpit Rock and Trolltunga. Click on the button below in order to see the full itinerary.
Norway is definitely a perfect country for a healthy lifestyle, and this tour (which is packed with SPA sessions, Pilates training and much more) would be a perfect choice for the followers of a healthy lifestyle. Apart from different activities, the tour includes several fjord cruises, city excursions, and visits to a number of Norway’s famous landmarks.
Museum visits, hiking Pulpit Rock, countless waterfalls and a variety of other attractions have been packed in this carefully crafted tour. If you are seeking for such a perfect combination, that’s a great product to get. But you must be ready for these countless exhausting activities, which, however, will leave you with a lot of memorable moments and picturesque views. Click on the button below to see the full itinerary.
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