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Neighborhood Tours

Our most recommended Bergen Neighborhood Tours

Bergen: A Walk Through Past and Present

1. Bergen: A Walk Through Past and Present

Discover the historic sights and local hotspots of Bergen on a guided walking tour through the city. Learn about the city's history and modern life with your expert local guide. Meet at Håkons Hall, a banquet hall from 1260 that is the only building left from Bergen's time as the capital of Norway. Begin by learning about Bergen's royal and political past and explore the mighty fortress of the city. Take a short walk to Bryggen, Bergen's UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander the narrow alleys and explore over 500 years of history, and maybe you'll even get to sample what the Hanseatic merchant of the past traded here. After learning about the history of the city, it's time to go off the beaten path. Wander through the narrow alleys in the historic residential neighborhood, where you'll learn about Bergen's wooden architecture, life as an average person in the 18th and 19th centuries, and also what it's like to live here today. The last part of the tour will take you past some of Bergen's most popular eateries, where you can learn more about the vibrant city life and what Norwegians love to eat. Pass the Floibanen funicular station, so by the time you end at the tourist office, you'll be full of ideas for what to do in Bergen for the rest of your stay.

Bergen: Private Tour with a Local

2. Bergen: Private Tour with a Local

Explore Bergen with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the tips and hints that will help you make the most of your trip. Choose from 2-6 hour private tour options. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and shop, the easiest ways to get around and the top things to see and do. During the walking tour you will have the option of taking public transportation or taxi to get around the city (at your expense). By the end of the tour you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to thoroughly enjoy your stay.

Bergen: Night Segway Tour

3. Bergen: Night Segway Tour

Appreciate Bergen in a completely different on this fun 2-hour Segway tour. Begin the tour right the cruise terminal then embark on your journey through the city's historic narrow streets. Reach more places than you would on foot, guided by the expertise of your informative guide who will point out the most important sights. Ride up to the top of Mount Fløyen, the most famous of Bergen's 7 mountains. Admire the stunning panoramas over the city and stop for some incredible photo opportunities. Segway tours are a unique way to enjoy a guided tour of the entire city as you maneuver through the historic streets of Bergen.

Bergen: Nærøyfjord Cruise & Traditional Lunch in Undredal

4. Bergen: Nærøyfjord Cruise & Traditional Lunch in Undredal

The tour begins with pickup from your accommodation in Bergen and travels by car to Nærøy Valley. To reach the valley, drive along the spectacular Stalheimskleiva with its impressive 13 hairpin bends that offer unique vantage points of the scenery. Arrive at Gudvangen and board an electric passenger ship, the Future of the Fjord, for a tranquil 2-hour sail along the Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord.  As you glide along the peaceful water, soak up breathtaking views of the Nordic landscape that surrounds you. Hop off the boat in Flåm and visit the stunning Stegastein viewpoint before continuing the tour to Undredal, a charming little village on the shore of Aurlandsfjord. With a population of just 100 people, but over 500 goats, the town is famous for its goat cheese which is still produced in the traditional way.  Learn about the production of goat cheese, then visit the House of Cheese where a typical Nordic lunch of white and brown goat cheese, goat salami, sour cream, cloudberry jam, crispbread, and fruit juice awaits. After lunch, head to the Old Stave Church, which was built in 1147, and is the smallest church still in use in all of Scandinavia. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to Bergen.

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What people are saying about Bergen

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 115 reviews

Excellent guide. Thorough knowledge of the city and happy to answer all questions about the city and Norway. Very enjoyable. Highly recommend.

Magda was a great guide, took me to some parts of the city I hadn't explored yet. Her restaurant suggestions were spot on!

Beyond expectation. A lot of varied information from a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. Small group.

Our guide was very competent and courteous, he showed us uphill from a completely different side!

Great tour, Antonio was extremely knowledgeable, all the family enjoyed it.