Guided Taste of Bergen Tour where you taste some of the local specialities while passing some of the oldest and most picturesque parts of Bergen.
Experience eco-friendly samples of traditional and authentic Norwegian food in exciting places and restaurants in Bergen, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. While you taste our local specialities, you will get information about the ingredients and the cooking.
Eco Food Tour
Taste of Bergen is a food tour with only local ingredients and traditional food. In addition, we will show examples of how to be a more sustainable consumer.
The tour is around 3,5 km and takes approx. 3-5 hours.
It is possible to book this food tour out of season, contact us at email@example.com if you have questions.
11. December 2015 UNESCO designated Bergen as a City of Gastronomy, member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Bergen will along with 17 other Cities of Gastronomy work locally and collaborate internationally on how to use food, creativity, gastronomy and sustainability as a creative driver for urban and regional development.
Bergen is a vibrant port city at the gateway of the fjords. The second largest city of the country with 275, 000 inhabitants, it has a long history in international trade in seafood, reflected in its traditional and coastal gastronomy. The city’s food culture originating from sea biodiversity is considered the most sustainable in Europe. Deeply linked to healthy nutrition, gastronomy in Bergen thrives on organic food, the production of which is supported by more than 3,000 farmers and 200 artisan food entrepreneurs. In addition to this, another 6,500 people are employed by the aquaculture industry and fisheries.
Organic food and sustainable seafood are at the core of the city’s cultural identity and development.
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. The 116 cities which currently make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at a local level and cooperating actively an international level.