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1. Bryggen

Today Bryggen is the entertainment district on the waterfront in Bergen but its history dates back to the 11th century. The old wharf is an internationally protected heritage site thanks to its significance as a trading port for many centuries. The Hanseatic League occupied the site between the 14th and 16th centuries and their influence can still be seen today. Visit museums and craftsmen’s workshops and eat and drink in restaurants and bars.
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 Traditional wooden houses once occupied by merchants line alleyways by the waterfront, where you’ll find hand-made souvenirs, seafood restaurants and museums.

2. Ulriken Cable Car

Take the cable car to the top of the highest mountain around Bergen. The Ulriken Cable Car is a scenic journey up Mount Ulriken to the summit, 2,110 feet (643 meters) above sea level. Once there you can dine, hike or simply sit back and enjoy the incredible scenery.
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 Make the journey up Bergen’s highest mountain to hike, dine and enjoy incredible panoramas across the mountains, fjords and sea.

3. Bryggen Waterfront

The Bryggen waterfront is located in the city of Bergen, on the western side of Norway. It’s a lively area where you can stroll along the water’s edge while enjoying fantastic views of colorful historical buildings and beautiful ships. Stroll through a great variety of shops, interesting museums and fantastic places to eat.
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Walk around this popular spot in Bergen, a beautiful neighborhood full of traditional houses, museums, restaurants and shops along an arm of the North Sea.

4. Floibanen Funicular

Catch the Fløibanen Funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen for stunning views of Bergen. Look out across the city, mountain and beautiful fjords.
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 Ride the cable car from the center of Bergen to the top of Mount Fløyen for incredible views across the fjords and access to picturesque hiking trails.

5. Mt. Floyen

Within 8 minutes you can be out of the city and in the mountains around Bergen. Mount Fløyen is one of the most popular spots to go hiking and picnicking in summer and sledding and cross-country skiing in winter.
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 Go hiking and picnicking in summer and sledding in winter on this picturesque mountain within easy reach of the city center.

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