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Panoramic views in every direction

The mountains surrounding Bergen are perfect for hiking trips close to the city. The terrain of Voss and Stølsheimen is more untamed but equally rewarding.


Hiking offers in and near Bergen

Fløibanen funicular

Enjoy the exciting trip with the Fløibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen, 320 metres above sea level. At the top you can enjoy magnificent views over the city and pleasant walks in beautiful surroundings. There is also a restaurant, cafeteria, souvenir shop and play area.

Fløibanen leaves from the city centre, only 150 metres from the fish market and the Bryggen wharf, and takes you to the top in 5-8 minutes.

Price from NOK 90 per person


Two-hour guided tour on Mount Fløyen

If you are curious about the mountains surrounding Bergen, this tour is a great choice. Together with a local guide, you will walk through the forests and hills of Mount Fløyen, learn about the Norwegian’s love for outdoors activities and get to know the flora and fauna.

The tour includes uphill and downhill walking to viewpoints that show you Bergen and nearby areas from different angles. The tour includes a short break with Norwegian chocolate and water. The tour is suitable for everyone over 8 years who is able to walk on blue (moderate level) paths for around 5 kilometres. It is available all year for groups of at least 5 people.

Price from NOK 375 per person


Hike to Mount Ulriken

Go for a wander on Mount Ulriken, the highest of Bergen’s seven mountains on this trip, which is popular with locals and visitors alike.

The hike to the top is suitable for all ages takes around 1,5 hours (a bit longer if you are walking with children). It is steep, but you are rewarded with astonishing vistas of Bergen and the surrounding mountains and fjords. There is also a restaurant. From the top you can take the Ulriken cable car back down if you have had enough of walking. If on the other hand you want more, you can continue across Vidden to Mount Fløyen (around five hours).

Price from NOK 100 per person


The best of mountains and fjords

Get the most out of your Bergen visit with a five- or seven-day roundtrip package that makes sure you don’t miss out on the highlights.

You will hike beautiful mountains with breathtaking views, explore the divine fjord landscape of the Sognefjord and Næroyfjord, and go for a boat or kayak trip. At night you will be looked after in three modern hotels with historic charm: Myrkdalen Hotel, Kviknes Hotel and Fretheimen Hotel. The hikes are of moderate level and lasts 2-7 hours, which means that they can be enjoyed by everyone who is in reasonable shape. Available on selected dates in July and August 2017.

Price from NOK 9,700 per person


Hiking and biking in Norwegian footsteps

Explore Norwegian nature, culture and history on this active round trip by bike and on foot.

After visiting the Bjørn West Museum in Matre, you will follow in the footsteps of the Norwegian resistance during the Second World War. Along the way you will pass breathtaking views, from the deep valley to the wide mountains. Dinner is served at Stordalen Fjellstove.

Price from NOK 1,650 per person


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Hikes near Bergen
Take the funicular railway to Mount Fløyen and see all of Bergen in just 6 minutes. The funicular railway is one of Norway's most… Read more
Fløibanen funicular
This tour is a good choice if you want to see and experience the mountains surrounding Bergen. Our guide will bring you through the forest and along… Read more
Hiking Mount Fløyen
Hiking up Mount Ulriken is one of the most popular tours in Bergen. There are several different routes to the top of Ulriken, here is a couple of the… Read more
Hike up Mount Ulriken
Hike beautiful mountains, sea kayak in the pristine Næroyfjord, bike the breathtaking Flåm Valley and sleep well at three modern and historic hotels… Read more
The Best of Mountains and Fjords
A roundtrip from Bergen brimming with activity, nature and culture! In Matre, a good hour north of Bergen, you can go on a cycling trip, a mountain… Read more
Hiking and Biking – in Norwegian Footsteps
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    Getting here and around

    • By plane

      By plane

      Most visitors to Bergen get here by plane. Bergen Airport Flesland is Norway’s second biggest airport, with 37 direct services to cities abroad and regular flights from Oslo and other Norwegian cities.

      Book your flight with Widerøe, Norwegian or SAS.

    • By train

      By train

      The Bergen Railway between Oslo and Bergen is renowned as one of the most beautiful train lines in the world, so it is worth a ride in its own right and not just as a means of transport.

      Get your ticket from NSB (the Norwegian state railways).

    • By road

      By road

       If you drive from Oslo and Eastern Norway, choose whether you want to go across Hardangervidda, Haukeli or Hemsedalsfjellet (7-8.5 hours). If you come from the south or north, you can drive along the coast, taking ferries and crossing bridges on the way.

      There are a number of daily express buses between the big cities.



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