Bergen Tourist Attractions

Once you arrive at Bergen Airport in Norway, you are only a short drive away from many amazing places to discover and popular attractions to see. Norway is a beautiful country where visitors can experience so many unique and wonderful tours.

Below you can find inspiration for some great tours around Bergen in Norway. We hope you will find inspiration for some entertaining, fun, charming, interesting, and memorable tours that you can enjoy together with your travel companion(s).

Bergen: 24, 48, 72 or 96-Hour Card

If you are going on a visit to Bergen, you should get yourself the Bergen Card. This can be purchased as a 24, 48, 72 or 96-Hour Card. The Bergen Card gives you the opportunity to discover Bergen City in an easy and inexpensive way as it provides you access to the best attractions and museums the Norwegian city has to offer.

Furthermore, with the Bergen Card, you will also be able to ride the bus and Bybanen (Bergen’s light-rail system) for free on your way around this amazing city.

The Bergen Card is the best way for you to see what Bergen has to offer. No matter if it is seeing the many beautiful museums, learning about the city’s historical heritage, or enjoying a meal in one of the local restaurants. You can enjoy free or discounted access to many of the city’s attractions including, popular sights, museums, restaurants, and even parking.

With the Bergen Card, you can even take a tour to Mount Fløyen. Here you can explore the city, the fjord and the ocean. Alternatively, you might want to visit the aquarium, where you can get up close to some amazing animals including snakes, penguins, seals, and crocodiles.

Below you will find a selection of the most popular museums and sights, which are included in the Bergen Card:

  • Aquarium (November 1 - February 28)
  • Art Museums of Bergen
  • Bergen Kunsthall
  • Bergen Maritime Museum
  • Bjørn West Museum
  • Bryggens Museum
  • Damsgård Country Mansion
  • Fantoft Stave Church
  • Fjell Fort
  • Fløibanen Funicular (October 1 - April 30)
  • Healthland Centre at Lygra
  • Hordamuseet
  • Håkon’s Hall
  • Leprosy Museum
  • Lysøen island and Ole Bull’s villa
  • St. Mary’s Church
  • North Sea Traffic Museum
  • Norwegian Fisheries Museum
  • Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum
  • Old Bergen Museum
  • Osterøy Museum
  • Rosenkrantz Tower
  • Coastal Museum Øygarden
  • University Museum of Bergen – Cultural History Collections
  • VilVite/Bergen Science Centre (August 19 - June 21)
  • Western Norway Emigration Centre


  • Bergen Aquarium (March 1 - October 31) 25%
  • Beffen Ferry Vagen-Norwegian Fisheries Museum 10%
  • Bergen Science Center - VilVite (June 22 - August 18) 50%
  • Fløibanen Funicular (May 1 - Sep 30) 65%
  • Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene 20%
  • Herdla Museum 50%
  • Kode - Art Museums 25%
  • Siljustøl - Home of composer Harald Sæverurd 50%
  • Troldhaugen, home of Edvard Grieg 50%
  • Ulriken Cable Car 20%
  • Including Ulrike shuttle bus 20%
  • Beffen Ferry 20%
  • Fjord cruise to Mostraumen (March 1 - October 31 / November 1 - February 28) 20%
  • Fonnafly 5%
  • On & Off city sightseeing (Osbuss) 33%
  • On & Off city sightseeing (Open Top) 32%
  • Scandinavian Yachters - Experience Bergen from the Sea 20%

You can also enjoy further discounts for some of the cafes, restaurants, transport/ buses, shops, entertainment, car hire, and parking in Bergen with the Bergen Card.

Mostraumen: Fjord Cruise

It is hard not to visit Norway without going on a trip on the Fjord. You get to do just that with the Mostraumen: Fjord Cruise tour.

Get ready to hop on board a catamaran from where you will discover the Fjords, mountains, and waterfalls. This is an amazing 27 km long Osterfjord Fjord cruise from where you can catch a bucket of ice-cold mountain water as you get up close to the waterfall.

Enjoy one of the most popular tours down the narrow Mostraumen. You will see the stunning sights the Fjord has to offer - everything from some memorable scenes of western Norway's Hordaland province to tiny Modalen, along the famous fjord.

You will start your tour from the center of Bergen. The tour provides amazing panoramic views of Bergen as you depart the wharf on the way to the fjord. Furthermore, the trip includes several beautiful waterfalls and narrow fjords whilst enjoying the picturesque mountains.

Onboard your catamaran, feel free to sit back and relax whilst purchasing a drink or two at the bar. This will be a 3-hours cruise, including an audio guide in Norwegian and English.

Bergen: City Walking Tour

With this Bergen City Walking Tour you have the chance to go on a journey of discovery through Bergen with a knowledgeable and inspiring local guide. During the tour, you will see some of the most important sights of the city including St. Mary’s Church, the fortress Bergenhus, and the Hanseatic quarter (Bryggen).

You will see why many people consider Bergen to be the most beautiful city in Norway. This will be a relaxing walking tour of the city that you will remember for a long time.

Start your tour from the city center and be enchanted by the unique charm of the harbor bay, Vågen. Following you will go through the city's narrow wooden lanes while you get to know the most important sights of Bergen. Pass by the beautiful fortress Bergenhus, and the incredible St. Mary's Church, just to name a few.

You will receive historical details about the city from your local guide and he/she will also provide a true insider’s perspective on the city. Learn about the city’s inhabitants, known as the 'Bergenser'.

From Bergen: Private Tour to Sognefjord, Gudvangen, & Flåm

Get on a private, 11-hour tour to Sognefjord, Gudvangen, and Flåm where you will experience the best of the Norwegian fjords, mountains, and valleys. This tour will make you travel through the Norwegian countryside by road, rail, and water, and admire amazing panoramic views at the same time.

Your itinerary is flexible and can be customized based on your interests. Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel. From here, you will ride a private vehicle passing by the popular Dale of Norway sweater factory in the village of Dale, and thereafter through the town of Voss. You can make a stop at the Tvindefossen waterfall to take some photos and breathe in the fresh mountain air.

The next stop is the UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Stalheim Hotel's terrace, which overlooks fantastic views over the Nærøydalen Valley. Once you are back in your vehicle, continue through the dramatic Stalheimskleiva Road to the valley's floor, where you will visit the ancient village of Gudvangen. From Gudvangen you will be able to enjoy a scenic cruise to Flåm.

When you arrive at Flåm, enjoy a local lunch in a charming restaurant followed by some free time to browse the souvenir shops. You can also visit the Flåmsbana railway museum or check out the local microbrewery.

Then you are going to board the Flåmsbana railway from Flåm to the mountain railway station Myrdal. You can make a brief stop at Kjøsfossen waterfall. There will be a train change at Myrdal to head back to Voss. At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to your hotel in Bergen City Center.

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