Fløibanen will be closed for upgrading from September 20th 2021 until April 1st 2022.
Even if the funicular is closed, the mountain, the hiking trails and the playground is always open!
The Funicular takes you to a fantastic area of beautiful natural surroundings with innumerable opportunities for walking and hiking. From Mount Fløyen there are walks on gravel roads and paths to fantastic viewpoints where you can enjoy views of the fjord, mountains and the city below. Check out 10 inspiring walk for the whole family here.
You can also walk from Mount Fløyen to Mount Ulriken. This hike is called Vidden and is one of Bergens most popular mountain hikes. You can walk in either direction, but a lot of people prefer to start at Ulriken and finish at Fløyen which is right in the city center. The hike takes approximately 5 hours and you can read more about the Vidden hike here.
Food and drink at Fløyen:
The charming Fløistuen shop and café offers pastries, ice cream, hot and cold drinks, as well as souvenirs and gifts. At Fløien Folkerestaurant you can enjoy a better meal with the city's finest view. About 10 minutes walk from the station on top, you find the lake Skomakerdiket. Try the Norwegian “svele” and something to drink, with a beautiful view over the water.
Fløistuen cafe is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 11 - 18 (until the end of October 2021) and Thursday to Sunday from 11 - 18 (from November until 1 April 2022). The Skomakerdiket cafe is open Saturdays and Sundays at 11 - 16 until 1 April 2022.
Mount Fløyen for children:
Children can have fun at the large playground or try an exciting obstacle course in the forest. Stroll through the mysterious Troll Forest if you dare..