For those who love the great outdoors, Bergen is unrivalled. This part of western Norway is famous for its breathtaking mountains and fjords, and is great for guided walking tours.
Bryggen, a wharf created by the Hanseatic League, cannot be missed; this UNESCO World Heritage Site offers an abundance of attractions, paths and alleyways to explore, with shops, restaurants, museums and pubs dotted in and around the colourful buildings. If you're heading to Bergen to soak up some culture, art galleries and museums are plentiful, meaning there's always something new and exciting to discover.
If you’re visiting with children, they'll love the Bergen Aquarium. Here, you can gaze at crocodiles, peek at the snakes and enjoy the company of the penguins that live there. Meanwhile, those who love to shop will have their desires fulfilled by Bergen; there's a great blend of independent stores alongside bigger brands, as well as being the home of a top-notch fish market.
Just outside Bergen is also popular with cross-country skiers, as well as some fantastic opportunities to hit the slopes. So you really can take your pick of activities, and you'll no doubt enjoy the Bergen way of life!