Bergen, Norway Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

In between the fjords on Norway’s stunning west coast, Bergen is the country’s top draw for tourists. If you are only going to make one stop in Norway, this should be it, although Oslo and Trondheim are both worth a look if you have more time.

Why Visit Bergen

Bergen Facts

Population 270,000
Area 400,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Norwegian kroner
Airports Bergen Airport Flesland (BGO)

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Bergen

Budget breakfastYour hotel or hostel should include a filling breakfast. If not, look for bakeries or mini-markets$6.09 - $9.14
Budget lunchPre-made sandwiches or hot dogs are some of the cheaper lunch choices here.$8.12 - $12.18
Budget dinnerA sit-down dinner will cost a small fortune, even for something basic like pasta or pizza.$12.18 - $20.30
Beer .5LA drink at the harbor-front bars will be at the top end of this range, while some cheaper options are inland a bit.$6.09 - $9.14
Beer (.33L retail)Even a small can of beer in a market is pricey here.$2.44 - $4.06
Bottle of wine (retail)If you can find the state-run alcohol shops, wine isn't a horrible deal.$9.64 - $25.38
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WHEN TO VISIT Bergen

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January37304.4
February37303.4
March43322.7
April43373.4
May57452
June61503.1
July66543.5
August66544.1
September59505.6
October52435.7
November46375.1
December41395

Bergen WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:41am6:53pm
21 Jun4:10am11:11pm
21 Sep7:20am7:42pm
21 Dec9:44am3:29pm

Bergen Hotel Seasons

Bergen Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
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Bergen Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed29.95 - 29.95

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER