For the ultimate fjord experience, treat yourself to a stay in one of Norway's Historic Hotels. Norwegian flies nonstop to Bergen, where you can make daytrips to the UNESCO listed fjords.
If you dream of seeing the Norwegian fjords, plan a visit to Norway's second biggest town Bergen. Known as the "gateway to the fjords", you have plenty of opportunities for daytrips to natural wonders like the Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord, both of which are on UNESCO's World Heritage list.
For the perfect getaway, combine your fjord experience with a stay in one of Bergen's Historic Hotels. Five hotels in the Bergen area belong to this highly regarded hotel network, known for its elegant hotels with impeccable service - but also for the friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere. The Historic Hotels have a well-deserved reputation for their restaurants, where you can experience Norwegian cuisine at its finest. Check out the culinary road trip below, and be sure to try regional dishes made from locally sourced fish and seafood!
Bergen is also worth a visit in its own right. This historic town with medieval roots has a compact city center with a vibrant cultural lifeand an impressive range of restaurants. In the middle of town there is another UNESCO heritage to explore; the Hanseatic wharf Bryggen, which goes back to the 12th century and is still going strong with lots of cozy cafés, bars and artisan workshops.
Surrounded by seven mountains ("bergen" means mountains in Norwegian), you have easy access to fabulous nature and grand views from the city center.
The airline Norwegian takes you nonstop to Bergen in only around 7 hours from New York (Newburgh) and Providence. With flights starting at $99, there has never been a better time to experience the marvel of the Norwegian fjords.