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Eikedalen Alpine centre

Eikedalen alpine centre is located 55 km from Bergen at Kvamskogen. Eikedalen is the second biggest ski centre in the region of Hordaland after Voss. Eikedalen has 7 ski lifts, 12 different slopes from green to black difficulty levels.The ski centre is also open 4-5 evenings a week (1700-2100).

Website: www.eikedalen.no

 

Rica Travel Hotel

Address: Christiesgt. 5-7

Tel: +47 55 31 54 00

Fax: +47 55 31 32 50

Email:rica.travel.hotel.bergen@rica.no 

144 rooms

Website: www.rica.no

 

Solstrand Hotel & Spa

Solstrand is a resort style hotel, located close to Bjørnefjorden, which is only 30km south of Bergen Airport and close to the centre of Bergen. It has a large garden along the fjord, a spa (aromatherapy, massage, body wrap, facial, nail care) and a wellness centre (steam bath, sauna, swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, and fitness room), a 9-hole golf course, and other facilities. This hotel has been managed by the Larrson family for generations, and is very popular for its hospitality and traditional cuisines.

Address: Osoyro pr. Bergen, N-5200 OS.

Tel: +47 56 57 11 00

Email:hotel@solstrand.com 

175 rooms

Website: www.solstrand.com

 

Lysoen Island & Ole Bull's Villa

Located on Lysøen Island, this villa was constructed in 1873 and belongs to Ole Bull, a Norwegian violinist. There is a romantic road, leading up to the house, with a number of lakes amid the island's pine tree forest, giving it a fairytale ambience…

Address: Lysekloster-Bergen

Tel: +47 56 30 90 77

Fax: +47 56 30 93 72

Open hours: May 18th to August 31st Monday to Saturday 12noon to 4pm Sundays 11am to 5pm September Sundays 12noon to 4pm

Closed days: September Monday to Saturday October to mid May Admission fee: 25kr, 40kr for groups

Website: www.lysoen.no

King Hakon's Chateau (Hakonshallen)

The King Hakon is a chateau built by King Hakon Hakonsson between 1247 and 1267. At that time, Bergen was Norway's capitall. This chateau was used as the house of the royal family.

Address: Bergenhus

Tel: +47 55 31 60 67

Open hours: May 15th to August Everyday 10:00 to 16:00 September to May 14th Everyday 12:00 to 15:00

Admission fee: 25kr

 

Scandic Bergen Airport

Address: Kokstadflaten 2

Tel: +47 21 61 44 00

Fax: +47 21 61 44 11

Email:bergen@scandic-hotels.com

197 rooms

Website: www.scandic-hotels.com

 

History Museum (Historisk Museum)

This museum displays anthropological collections from Norway’s prehistoric times, medieval times, modern times and other periods.

Address: Haakon Sheteligs Plass 10

Tel: +47 55 58 31 40

Open hours: June to August Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4pm Saturdays/Sundays 11am to 4pm September to May Tuesday to Friday 10am to 2pm Saturdays/Sundays 11am to 3pm

Website: www.museum.uib.no

 

Bellevue

Bellevue is located on a hilltop with a magnificent view overlooking the fjords. The whole boiled Atlantic salmon is to recommend.

Address: Bellevuebakken 9

Tel: +47 55 33 69 99

Business hours: 5pm to midnight

Website: www.bellevue.no

 

Bryggen District World heritage

The Bryggen District is a region located in Vagen Bay and was added to the UNESCO list of Cultural Heritages Sites in 1979 as a representative example of Norwegian architecture from the medieval period. Go down the alleyways and explore the unique architecture and buildings. The district has been hit by two fires, one in 1702 and another in 1955. The fires destroyed original buildings but they have managed restore most buildings to their original state.

 

Fiskekrogen

Fiskekrogen is in front of the fish market and it specializes in seafood. (prior booking is essential)

Address: Fisketorget

Tel: +47 55 55 96 62

Business hours: Monday to Friday 11am to 12.30pm Saturdays 11am to 12.30 Sundays 11am to 12.30pm

 

Tower of Rosenkrantz (Rosenkrantzarnet)

This tower was constructed in the 1560s by a feudal lord of Bergen, Erik Rosenkrantz, to serve both as a fort and a home. A fortress that was built before the tower is also entrenched inside.

Address: Bergenhus

Tel: +47 55 31 43 80

Open hours: May 15th to August 31st Everyday 10am to 4pm September 1st to May 14th Sundays 12noon to 3pm

Closed days: September to May 14th Monday to Friday

Admission fee: 25kr

 

Radisson SAS Royal Hotel Bergen

This hotel was designed to match the houses of the Bryggen District in Bergen. The district's old structures are used without modification as its restaurants and cafés. This hotel has received high praise for the way it exists in harmony with the surrounding environment and for its reconstruction of old architectural structures.

Address: Bryggen

Tel: +47 55 54 30 00

Fax: +47 55 32 48 08

Email:sales@bgoza.rdsas.com

273 rooms

Website: www.radisson.com

 

Bus Tour of the City and Grieg's House

This is a 3 hours Bergen sightseeing by bus. Not only do you experience all the major sightseeing spots of Bergen, you also visit Gamle Bergen and Grieg's house in Troldhaugen. Departure from Bergen Tourist Information Centre

Duration: 3 h

Fee: 260kr

Reservations and inquiries: Gaia Trafikk A/S

Tel: +47 55 55 44 54

Website: www.gaiatrafikk.no

 

Fish Market (Fisketorget)

The fish market is a bustling place for locals and tourists. It is located in the plaza, which faces the Bergen bay. Make sure you don’t miss the salt boiled shrimp and smoked salmon. If you wish to purchase vacuumed-packed salmon as a gift, do so at the tax-free market. Business hours: June to August Monday to Friday/Sundays 7am to 4pm September to May Monday to Saturday 7am to 4pm Closed: September to May Mondays

Website: www.torgetibergen.no

 

Hanseatisk Museum

The Hanseatisk Museum is one of the buildings that was erected after the 1702 fire. It is an 18th century mercantile establishment that has been restored in its entirety.

Address: Finnegardsgaten 1a

Tel: +47 55 31 41 89

Open hours: June to August Everyday 9:00 to 17:00 September 1st to 15th Everyday 10am to 3pm September 16th to 30th Everyday 11am to 2pm October to April Tuesday to Saturday 12noon to 5pm Sundays 12noon to 5pm

Closed days: Mondays from October to April, Christmas

Admission fee: May to September 45kr

Website: www.hanseatisk.museum.no

 

Enhjorningen

Enhjorningen is located on the second floor of a wooden building in the Bryggen district. The warm interior of the restaurant is very cosy and you can eat as much seafood as you want.

Address: Bryggen

Tel: +47 55 32 79 19

Business hours: Summer season 12noon to 11pm Winter season 4 - 11pm

Website: www.enhjorningen.no

 

Ulriken Cable Car

The cable car takes you to the top of Bergen’s highest mountain, Ulriken (642m). From the top of the cable car you can experience a fantastic view over the capital of Western Norway, fjords and mountains. Once reached the summit you can enjoy lunch at any of the restaurants and cafes located on top of Ulriken. The tour "Bergen in a nutshell" also includes the cable car and is a bargain at 130kr.

Address: Ulriken 1

Tel: +47 55 20 20

Operation time: Throughout the year. Departs every 7 minutes. June to August 9am to 10pm May to September 9am to 7pm October to April 10am to 5pm Free mini concert June to August 5 times a day 3.30pm to 7.30pm.

Fee: Return 80kr

Website: www.ulriken.no

 

Bergen Art Museum

The Bergen Art Museum possesses a fine art collection of Bergen artists such as, Stenersen and Rasmus Meyer.

Address: Rasmus Meyers Alle 3/7, Lars Hillesgate 10

Tel: +47 55 56 80 00

Openhours: 11am to 5pm

Closed days: Mondays

Admission fee: 50kr

Website: www.bergenartmuseum.no

 

Dicken's

Dicken’s is located in a mansion style building. The menu mainly consists of light meals, but very tasty. At night, this place is a popular place for young people.

Address: Ole Bulls Plass 8-10

Tel: +47 55 36 31 30

Business hours: Monday to Saturday 11.30 to 11pm Sundays 2 to 11pm

 

Neptun Hotel

Neptun Hotel is popular for its fine art collection that exceeds 700 pieces and their delicious meals.

Address: Valkendorfsgaten 8

Tel: +47 55 30 68 00

Fax: +47 55 30 68 50

Email:office@neptun-hotell.no

124 rooms

Website: www.neptunhotell.no

 

Cafe Opera

Café Opera has a warm and casual atmosphere, located in central Bergen.

Address: Engen 24

Tel: 55 23 03 15

Sunday to Thursday 12noon to 2.30 am Fridays/Saturdays 12noon to 3.30a.m.

 

Grieghallen

Grieghallen is a concert hall that was opened on the first day of the Bergen International Art Festival in 1978. The hall plays a key role in the music scene of Bergen. Concerts are held practically every day here during the period of the International Art Festival.

Website: www.grieghallen.no

 

Radisson SAS Hotel Norge Bergen

This hotel has high status in Bergen and it has a reputation for its perfect balance of classic atmosphere and functionality. It is also convenient as it is the arrival and departure point for airport busses and sightseeing busses.

Address: Ole Bulls Plass 4

Tel: +47 55 57 30 00

Email:sales@bgozh.rdsas.com

345 rooms

Website: www.radisson.com

 

Ole Bull

Ole Bull is located on the second floor of Radisson SAS Hotel in Bergen. Overlooking the city park, this restaurant has a cosy atmosphere with a classically decorated in white. Here you can enjoy a Norwegian-style buffet between 12noon to 5pm

Address: Ole Bulls Plass 4

Tel: +47 55 57 30 00

 

Lucllus

Lucllus is situated inside Hotel Neptun. The spacious interior of the restaurant is decorated with paintings collected by the hotel owner. The bistro is open during the day where can enjoy a casual meal.

Address: Valkendorfsgate 8

Tel: +47 55 30 68 00

Business hours: Monday to Friday 5 to 10.30pm Saturdays 7 to 10.30pm Closed Sundays

Website: www.neptunhotell.no

 

Maria Church (Mariakirken)

The Maria church is a Romanesque-style church that was set up in the first half of the 12th century. This is the oldest architectural structure in Bergen. The decorations on the pulpit inside the church are very beautiful and are said to be Norway's highest-quality baroque decorations.

Address: Dreggen 15

Open hours: June 20th to August 19th Monday to Friday 9.30am to 11.30, 1pm to 4pm Other than the above Tuesday to Friday 11am to 12.30pm Organ performance June 28th to August 30th Tuesdays 19:30 (purchase tickets at the entrance.)

 

National Theater (Nationaltheatret)

The National Theatre is the largest in the country and has a history of over 100 years. Guided tours are available but reservations are necessary.

Address: Johanne Dybwads Plass 1

Tel: +47 22 00 14 00

Ticket reservations to: +47 81 50 08 11

Website: www.nationaltheatret.no

Clarion Admiral

Address: C. Sundtsgate 3

Tel: +47 55 23 64 00

Fax: +47 55 23 64 64

Email:booking@admiral.no

210 rooms

Website: www.admiral.no


Gamle Bergen

Gamle Bergen is an open air museum with more than 40 wooden houses, representative of the Bergen architecture in the 18th and 19th centuries. The houses give a picture of life in a small town with its dwellings, different shops, baker, barber, dentist, photographer etc. The museum area is open all year.

Address: Sandviken

Tel: +47 55 25 70 34

Open hours: May 8th to September 4th Everyday 9.30am to 5.30pm

Closed days: May 11th/17th

Admission fee: 60kr

Website: www.gamlebergen.no


Bryggens Museum

The Bryggen Museum displays relics from the medieval period that were discovered in the Bryggen excavation project, which was undertaken between 1955 and 1972.

Address: Dreggsallmenning

Tel: +47 55 58 80 10

Open hours: May to August Everyday 10am to 5pm September to April Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm Saturdays 12:00 to 15:00 Sundays 12noon to 4pm

Website: www.uib.no/bmu


Mt. Floyen Cable Car (Floibanen Funicular)

The Floyen Cable Car climbs Mt. Fløyen, which has an altitude of 320m. From its peak, you have a fantastic panoramic view of Bergen City. This train is also a means of transportation for people living in the residential area on the slope of Mt. Fløyen. It is recommended to use the train to reach the peak, but then walk down.

Address: Vetrlidsallmenning 21

Fare one way 30kr return 60kr/Children (4 to 17) one way 15kr return 30kr

Website: www.floibanen.no


St. Jorgens Hospital

This hospital treated leprosy patients from the latter half of the medieval period. There is a leprosy museum (Lepra-museet) on its premises that stores the research papers of the Norwegian doctor, Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who dedicated his life to the extermination of leprosy.

Address: Kong Oscarsgate 59

Tel: +47 55 96 11 55

Email:lepra@lepra.no

Admission fee: 30kr

Website: www.lepra.no


Galleriet

Galleriet is a shopping mall that faces Bergen’s (Norway's) largest mall, "Torgalmenning Plaza", located in central Bergen.

Address: Galleriet Torgalmenning

Tel: +47 55 30 05 00

Business hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm Saturdays: 9am to 6pm

Closed days: Sundays

Website: www.galleriet.com


Natural Science Museum

Also called Det Naturhistorisk Museum, is a museum with three sections featuring plants, geology and animals.

Address: Museplass 3

Tel: +47 55 58 29 49

Open hours June to August Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4pm Saturdays/Sundays 11am to 4pm September to May Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 2pm Saturdays/Sundays 11am to 3pm

Closed days Mondays Admission fee: 40kr

Website: www.bm.uib.no


Troldhaugen

The house of Edvard Grieg, the composer from Bergen, is located 20 minutes from the city by car. Although Grieg once fell out of favor with Bergen and left the city, he retuned in 1885 and lived in the house for 22 years until his death. Troldhaugen means "the hill where the troll lives". From this hill that overlooks the fjord, Grieg composed a number of piano pieces. The house also has a café and a concert hall named "Troldsalen"

Address: Troldhaugveien 65, N-5232 Paradis

Tel: +47 55 92 29 92

Website: www.troldhaugen.com


Fjord Tour with White Lady

This is a fjord tour that travels around the periphery of Bergen by sightseeing boat. From the boat you will enjoy landscapes of steep cliffs and fjords. Operation time: May 1st to August 31st Everyday 10am July 1st to August 21st Everyday 3.30pm September 1 to September 18 Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Saturdays/Sundays 10am Place of arrival and departure In front of the Bergen Tourist Information Centre

Duration: 4 h

Fee: 350kr

Reservations and inquiries: Bergen Fjord Sightseeing

Tel: +47 55 25 90 00

Website: www.whitelady.no


Bergen-Expressen

This sightseeing excursion starts from the Bryggen District and visits Bergen harbour, the fish market, Mt. Fløyen and other areas. Departure times May 1 to September 15 daily Place of arrival and departure In front of the fish market

Fee: 100kr

Reservations and inquiries to: Bergens-Expressen

Tel: +47 55 53 11 50

Website: www.bergensexpressen.no


Wesselstuen

Wesselstuen serves traditional Norwegian dishes. It has a relaxing atmosphere that reminds you of the good old days.

Address: Ole Bull Plass 5

Tel: +47 55 90 08 20

Monday to Thursday 11.30am to 11.30pm Fridays/Saturdays 11.30am to 11pm Sundays 1 to 10pm

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