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Bergen Historic Sightseeing Cruise

See Bergen's historical sights on this 60-minute guided sightseeing cruise in the city's inner and outer harbor. The cruise includes great views of Bryggen.

Enjoy some of the oldest and most relevant historical sites in Bergen, including the medieval fortress that served as the seat of Norwegian power in the 13th century and the colorful emblematic Bryggen wharf that made the city thrive as a successful trading center. 

Get glimpses of what it looked like centuries ago when you sail past the old wooden warehouses in Skuteviken and Sandviken, and marvel at the luxury residences blossoming on top of skerries at Måseskjæret or springing out from the mountainside at Verftet. Hard to spot other than from a boat, we will sail past the WW2 concrete ruins of the U-Boot Bunker Bruno before waving at the locals bathing in the fjord at the historical Nordnes Sjøbad and returning to the very heart of Bergen, Vågen and the Fish Market.  

Departure point:
The departure point is at Børshopen by the Fish Market, right behind the Tourist Information. It is within walking distance of most hotels and the cruise port in Bergen. The tour finish at the same place at Børshopen.

About the boat:
M/S Eric Bloodaxe is a modern sightsseeing boat that has plenty of space outside and inside, not to mention a stunning view from the panoramic deck. The boat is adapted for wheelchair users inside and outside on the main deck, and there is also space for strollers. Food is not sold onboard, but feel free to bring your own lunch.

Duration: 60 minutes

Guide:
There is a guide onboard, the guiding will be done in English and Norwegian.

Tickets are sold online here, at the Tourist Information in Bergen, on bergencruise.no and on board. 

ONLINE BOOKING:
Your email confirmation is your ticket for this tour. Please bring a print out of your ticket or show the ticket on your mobile device when boarding.

Cancellation policy:
For cancellations received up to 24 hours before the scheduled departure, you will receive a full refund. For cancellations received less than 24 hours before the scheduled departure, we don't offer refunds. Contact the point of sale where you purchased the ticket in case of cancellation.

Bergen Card:
15% discount when using the Bergen Card (the discount does not apply to purchases on bergencruise.no). Enter BergenCard in the promo code field in the booking process to get the discount. Remember that valid cards must be presented when boarding for each person in the booking. Not available on family ticket.

Last updated: 04/13/2024

Source: Visit Bergen

Bergen Historic Sightseeing Cruise

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