Bergen Free Walking Tour
Bergen free walking tour is the best way to explore the charming and picturesque city of Bergen located on the west coast of Norway. Known as the “Gateway to the Fjords,” Bergen is surrounded by seven mountains, and boasts a stunning harbor surrounded by colorful wooden buildings. The city is rich in history and culture, and is a hub for festivals and cultural events throughout the year. With its beautiful natural setting, rich history, and vibrant cultural scene, Bergen is a must-visit destination for those traveling to Norway.
♦ Meeting point: Bergenhus Fortress
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2 hours
♦ Language: English
♦ Availability: Everyday
♦ Price: Tip only basis
♦ Note: Booking this tour is mandatory
Free Walking Tour Bergen – Itinerary
Free walking tour Bergen starts with a visit to Bergenhus Fortress, which dates back to the 1240s and offers breathtaking views of the harbor and the surrounding mountains. Next, visitors can head to the famous Fish Market, where they can sample fresh seafood and purchase souvenirs.
From the Fish Market, visitors walk along the charming cobbled streets of the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, where they can admire the colorful wooden buildings and learn about Bergen’s rich history as a major trading center. Another highlight of the tour is the iconic Fløibanen Funicular, which offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding fjords.
Visitors also take a stroll through the beautiful Torgallmenningen Square, surrounded by historic buildings and vibrant cafes, before ending their tour with a visit to the Bergen Art Museum, which showcases works by both Norwegian and international artists.