The nearness to nature makes Bergen a good starting point for outdoor activities, but don't forget to take in the city's vibrant cultural scene too.
Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen, has been a place of trade for a thousand years. But now the wares have changed.
The Norway in a nutshell tour is a flexible voyage that can be arranged as a day trip or a longer excursion combining bus, train and ferries. The tour will take you through UNESCO protected wild landscapes.
There is no need to wait until you're here to find out what you'd like to do.
Bergen is Norway's second largest city, and lies clambering up the mountain sides, overlooking the sea, embracing you. You can roam through living history in this modern city, before continuing on to explore the wildest and loveliest fjords of Norway.
Bergen has a good selection of accommodation in every price category - hotels, guesthouses, camp sites, youth hostels and private accommodation.