Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord are two of the longest and most beautiful fjords in the world, just a daytrip away from Bergen. Learn more about the Norwegian fjords.
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Welcome to Bergen!
Bergen: Fjords and Rain
Bergen has taken good care of its historical heritage, and a stroll along Bryggen (the Hanseatic quay) gives a close and vivid impression of the versatile medieval town. With 275 days of rain per year, Bergen has a unique atmosphere situated between seven mountains on the North Sea coast. The people living here are immensely proud of their city, and sing their own Bergensian anthem with just as much respect as the national one.The beautiful fjords and mountains can easily be reached on a day trip and you can find beautiful spots like the Rosendal Barony on your route. Check out the webcams to see how the weater looks like right now!
Guide to Bergen and the fjords
The city and the fjords are easily accesible by plane with multiple direct flight to the UK and continental Europe as well as by sea with ferry connections to UK and Denmark. Best way to visit the fjords is to rent a car. You will find multiple museums located in Bergen like the "Maritime Museum", the the open air "Old Bergen Museum. After walking around Bergen there are plenty of excellent restaurants serving traditional Norwegian food, like Bryggeloftet and Finnegaards Stuene serving fresh fish directly from the fjords.
Bergen has a rich cultural history bringing up the composer Edvard Grieg and playwright Ludvid Holberg. Contemporary author Gunnar Staalesen and musician Sondre Lerche continue in the same spirit.