Royal Scandinavia


Royal Scandinavia

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


The Gamlehaugen is a mansion that is used as the official residence of the Norwegian King when he visits Bergen. This beautiful mansion, which is located on top of a small hill in the suburbs of Bergen, used to be the residence of Christian Michelsen who served as the prime minister of Norway at the beginning of this century.

Address: Gamlehaugsveien 10, 5231 Paradis

Tel: +47 55 92 51 20

Open hours: June to September 1st Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm

Closed days: Saturdays/Sundays, September 2nd to May, whenever Norway's King is in residence

Admission fee: 50krf

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