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Enjoy exciting excursions in the fjords around Bergen, Norway - Photo: Matjaz Inthar
Enjoy exciting excursions in the fjords around Bergen, Norway Photo: Matjaz Inthar

Two-day incentive programme in Bergen

Explore the history and traditions of the charming city of Bergen and enjoy a full day fjord excursion with our two-day incentive suggestion.


Day 1 – Sightseeing in Bergen

09.00–11.00: Visit Mount Fløyen, seven minutes from the city centre.
Take the funicular Fløibanen to the top of Mount Fløyen where you get a wonderful view of the city. On top of Mount Fløien there are many trails into the mountain area or down to the city centre. After your visit to Mount Fløien you can take the funicular or enjoy a leisurely stroll back down.
Price (2015): NOK 85

Fløien is also the home of one of Bergen’s most special restaurants, Fløien Folkerestaurant. It was built around a century ago and offers gourmet meals for VIP guests.

Option 1
12.00-13.00: Bryggen Wharf on foot (English edition)
Join a guided walk among the old wooden buildings at Bryggen to the Hanseatic Museum. Guiding in other languages is available at different times. Starting point and tickets: Bryggen Museum.
Price (2015): NOK 120

Option 2
11.30–14.00: Excursion to Troldhaugen, the home of the composer Edvard Grieg, including a concert
Bus transport from the Tourist Information to Troldhaugen, where you will have a guided tour of Grieg’s home and enjoy a 30 minute concert in Troldsalen. Available every day from 1 June to 14 September.
Price (2015): NOK 250.

15.00–16.00: Art museums
Back in the city centre, take a tour of Bergen’s best art collections that fill four buildings in the centre of the city. Experience masterpieces by Edvard Munch, Nikolai Astrup, Pablo Picasso and J.C. Dahl, visit the unique exhibition “The Silver Treasure”, admire the handicraft and design from the last five hundred years or enjoy some of the temporary exhibitions. Open daily from 15 May to 31 August, 11.00-17.00.
Price (2014): NOK 100 (four buildings – one ticket).

20.00: Dinner at one of the city’s many restaurants.

Day 2 – Norway in a Nutshell®: Full day fjord tour excursion

The Norway in a nutshell® trip takes you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery in one and the same day.

The scenic Bergen Railway, Northern Europe's highest stretch of railway of which around 100 kilometres runs through wild mountain terrain.

The breathtaking Flåm Railway, one of the world’s steepest railway lines on normal gauge.

The Nærøyfjord, an arm of the Sognefjord which is Norway's longest and deepest fjord. In 2005, the Nærøyfjord was included on UNESCO's World Heritage List together with the Geirangerfjord.

The Aurlandsfjord, a 17 kilometere long arm of the world’s second longest fjord the Sognefjord (204 kilometres).

The steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva, the1,5 kilometre long stretch of road that winds its way up the mountainside from the end of the Nærøydalen Valley to the top at Stalheim (May to September).

Price (2015): NOK 1,220. The trip runs every day all year and takes around 8,5 hours.

Contact information

Most of the incentive programmes the Bergen Convention Bureau puts together for their clients are tailor-made, so do not hesitate to get in touch with them so they can help you plan your event.

Bergen Convention Bureau
Phone: + 47 55 55 20 10
Website: visitbergen.com/meetings 
Email: convention@visitBergen.com

You can also contact Bergen Convention Bureau staff directly.

Last updated:  2015-10-28
The view of the Geirangerfjord from Ørneveien (the Eagle's Road), Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway
The view of the Geirangerfjord from Ørneveien (the Eagle's Road), Norway
The Flåmsbana Railway, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Innovation Norway
The Flåmsbana Railway, Norway

Incentive programmes in Bergen

Enjoy a historical stroll through the medieval wooden buildings in Bergen or a tour through some of the most beautiful landscape in Fjord Norway.

Bergen - 'Gateway to the fjords' of Norway

Bergen is surrounded by one of the world's most spectacular tourist attractions, the Norwegian fjords, included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

City walk and sightseeing in Bergen

Walk through the old Bryggen wharf, take the funicular to Mount Fløien for a view of Bergen, or see a unique collection of Edvard Munch paintings.

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Hurtigruten offers inspiring incentives with the added bonus of having meeting facilities, accommodation, food and excursions in the same place.

About Bergen

Key facts about Bergen

Bergen is Norway’s second largest city with 267,600 inhabitants. Bergen Airport Flesland is approximately 45 minutes from the city centre.

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