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Bike rental Bryggen

The most sustainable way to move around the city. New trekking, road and E-bikes. We have a Bergen Base Camp APP with information about routes. Bike rental at Bergen Base Camp at the Hanseatic wharf Bryggen. APP with information about different routes through the city and the routes for UCI 2017 Road World Championships.  New Scott bikes. Helmet and lock for the bike are included in the price.    

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Biking through Bergen's history

Self-guided 3-hours trip through Bergen. Our App will guide you to Bryggen (The Hanseatic Warf), St. Mary's Church., the Norwegian Fisheries Museum, Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Museum) and Fjellveien (mountain road) where you get a great view of the city. Tickets to the Norwegian Fisheries Museum and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Museum) are included. This tour is not very demanding. Most of the route is along bike trail and flat road. Be prepared to pass meeting cars. This is a self-guided trip, which means that you will be provided with an App, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the trail.  The tour is around 8,5 km long and takes approx. 3 hours.  Classification: green, easy      

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City bike and mountain hike

Self-guided day tour. Experience both summit and sea level of Bergen, with a biking tour through the city, combined with hiking on the highest city mountain, Mt Ulriken (643 metres). This trip takes you through the city of Bergen by bicycle, where you will experience the city at your own pace. You take the Ulriken cable car up to Mt. Ulriken (643 metres). At the top, you can enjoy the view of the city before you start the hike. This route offers exciting cultural history as well as beautiful and wild highland nature and scenic views. To the south, you might see the Folgefonna glacier and to the west the North Sea. You will walk to “Turnerhytten” on one path and return on a different route, where you also will pass several ruins of old cabins. At the top of the Mt. Ulriken (643 metres), you do a 3-hours hike. This is a self-guided tour, which means that you will be provided with an app, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the trail. Return to the city centre by Ulriken cable car and bike. The bike tour is around 16 km long and takes approx. 3 hours. Classification: green, easy The hike is around 4,5 km and takes approx. 2,5 hours to walk (+ half an hour lunch).  Classification: Blue, medium.  

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Classical Concert and Biking

Self-guided day trip to the famous composer Edvard Grieg's villa Troldhaugen. Here you can enjoy the daily, half-hour lunchtime concert in Troldsalen. In the concert hall, you can listen to Edvard Grieg’s music while enjoying the very scenery that once inspired him in his work.  This is a self-guided tour, which means that you will be provided with an app, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the route. This bike tour will take you to the traditional “upper class area” of Bergen. The tour starts at Bryggen and the route is going south of Bergen – first through the city centre. On the way, you will visit the local castle, Gamlehaugen, where the royal family stays when they visit Bergen. You cannot enter the castle. However, there is a great outdoor area where it is nice to go swimming on hot summer days.  The route continues along the road called “Paradisstranden” (Paradise Beach). We will also pass the house Wernerholm, where Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson wrote the national anthem of Norway. The goal of the tour is Troldhaugen, where you will stop for lunch and a concert.  The Troldsalen concert hall is situated right next to Grieg’s villa and is constructed particularly with chamber music in mind. In the concert hall, you can listen to Edvard Grieg’s music while enjoying the very scenery that once inspired him in his work. Through the large window that adorns the stage you can see the little cabin where many of Grieg’s pieces were composed. The tour includes the concert (duration 30 minutes), entrance to the exhibition and a guided tour through Edvard Grieg's villa, Troldhaugen. This is a unique opportunity to visit the composer Edvard Grieg’s beautiful villa, his charming little composer’s cabin and his monumental gravesite – all located in the lovely natural surroundings at Hop in Bergen. Returning to the city centre, you take a different route via Fantoft, where you can see Fantoft Stave Church. The tour is around 25 km and takes approx. 5 hours. ​Classification: green, easy. Bryggen-Gamlehaugen-Troldhaugen-Fantoft Stave Church-Bryggen  

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Guided Food and Culture Walk

Experience the city of Bergen with all your senses. This tour takes you through the history of Bergen and tastes of local food and it’s story. Learn about Bergen and the local food traditions and history from a local guide. Your guide speaks fluent English. Bergen is on UNESCO's creative city list for gourmet city. Local commodities and homemade products are in focus in our food tour. Your local guide will take you through the old part of the city and you will have 5 stops with tastes on your experience. ​One taste will be inside one of the unique old houses at Bryggen, which is on UNESCO's list of world heritage. Another taste is in a small restaurant, by locals – and used to be a public bath. The food served should be enough for a lunch, and the last stop will be at the oldest existing cellar in Norway with a special story accompanied by a beer. • Age: All ages. • Start time: at. 12:30 Every day from our office at Bryggen • Season: All year • Duration: 3 hours • Number of persons: Minimum 2 persons (January to May) • Cancellation: Cancellation with full refund up to 48 hours before the trip starts. Cancellation fee kr. 50.  

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Guided Snowshoe Hike

It is quite unique with a high mountain in the middle of the city, and it can be snow on the mountain even though there is no snow in the city centre. With snowshoes on our legs we enjoy the view, get an introduction to snowshoes and, not least, good stories about the mountains from the local guide. Mt. Ulriken is the highest city mountain in Bergen. We take the Ulriksbanen to the top and put on the snowshoes. On top of Ulriken there opens up a fantastic panoramic view of the city, mountains and fjords, if the weather permits. We finish the trip with hot coffee, tea or chocolate before we take the Ulriksbanen back down. Walking on snowshoes requires no prior knowledge. It does not require more physics than what you do when you walk. Attendance is at our office at Bryggen. We take the bus (about 10 minutes) and go up to the Ulriksbanen, take the Ulriksbanen to the top and the same way back after finishing the snowshoe trip. If the snow conditions allow this trip can also take place on Mt. Fløien as an alternative.   Price: NOK 1550,- per person incl.guide, bus, cable car, hot beverage, snow shoes and poles Duration: approx 3,5 hour return city center Season: From january to march/april Minimum: 2 pax, maximum: 20 pax

New! The Last Viking

Help King Olav Kyrre find princess Ingerid, so he can save Bjørgvin by marrying her. To do this you need to find the hidden runes before you translate and find the right order of the letters. This will give you the secret opening between enemies and the location of the princess. The Last Viking is a location based game where you interact with you phones GPS to find locations, where given tasks and riddles being solved around the historic area of Bryggen in Bergen. Within an hour you need to solve as many tasks as possible and find the exit by the help of a word. Tasks appear on the screen and you need solve these before you continue. Time is running and is limited, the tasks give different score points so think strategic. This is a "Digital Outdoor Escape Game". Price: NOK 350,- per download Number of persons: Recommended 4 per team Location: Bryggen in Bergen Launch date: 20th of May Booking: Open Picture Berge/Knoff/Natural Light/Visitnorway.com Picture Berge/Knoff/Natural Light/Visitnorway.com

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Panoramic Hike across Vidden

Self-guided day trip. The city mountain hike ‘Vidden’ from Mt. Ulriken to Mt. Fløyen offers exciting cultural history as well as beautiful and wild highland nature and scenic views of the city, fjord and mountains. Vidden is the highest of Bergen’s seven mountains and offers the best views of the area. After taking the bus from the city centre, you take the Ulriken cable car up to Mt. Ulriken (643 metres). At the top, you can enjoy the view of the city before you start the hike across Vidden. The hike to Mt. Fløyen (320 metres) takes around 4-6 hours. From there, you take the Fløibanen funicular down to the city centre. It is also a good hike to do at night, when you can walk as daylight breaks. It is also possible to do it outside the season (e.g. March, April or October), if the weather allows. Contact us by email if this is of interest. The hike is around 13 km and takes approx. 4-6 hours. Classification: blue, medium.

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Roundtrip on Mt Ulriken

Self-guided hiking round trip on Mt. Ulriken. Perfect hike for cruise tourists and others who would like a short alternative to Panoramic hike across Vidden. On this trip, you can enjoy the scenic views of the city, fjord and mountains as well as the cultural history of the area along the route. After taking the bus from the city centre, you take the Ulriken cable car up to Mt. Ulriken (643 metres). At the top, you can enjoy the view of the city before you start the hike. This route offers exciting cultural history as well as beautiful and wild highland nature and scenic views. To the south, you might see the Folgefonna glacier and to the west the North Sea. You will walk to “Turnerhytten” on one path and return on a different route, where you also will pass several ruins of old cabins. This is a self-guided hike, which means that you will be provided with an app, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the trail. Return to the city centre also by Ulriken cable car and bus. It is also possible to do it outside the season (e.g. March, April or October), if the weather allows. Contact us by email if this is of interest. The hike is around 4,5 km and takes approx. 2,5 hours to walk. Classification: Blue, medium.  

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Zipline on Mt. Ulriken

Experience Zipline on the highest city mountain in Bergen. This adventure takes place on Mt Ulriken. The Zipline offers scenic views and a adrenaline rush. It is not physically demanding, but rather mentally challenging and you get a great sense of achievement when you reach the end. The Zipline starts under the terrace in front of the restaurant on Mt Ulriken and glides 300 metres in the direction of Mt Fløyen. There are instructors at both ends to ensure you have a safe ‘flight’.    

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Family rafting and High Rope Course

Active and fun family day with both high-end trails in Klatreparken and an amazing fun-filled rafting trip in the river. A rich and memorable day perfect for families and groups.   Prices: Small trail kr. 825.- Big trail kr. 995.- Age limit: 5 years during the year Minimum height: 100 or 140 cm NB! Must be able to swim Transport from the train station at Voss 09:00 and 14:00: Price: NOK 70.- per person Program • 9:45 Meeting at Voss Klatrepark parking • 10:00 Highway trip • 12:30 Drive to Rafting Center • 13:00 Warm lunch at Elvatun Restaurant • 14:30 Family rafting (duration of approximately 3 hours in total)   Safety Before entering any course, you will be equipped with the correct harness and safety system then take part in a training and instruction briefing. After the briefing you will be allowed to enter the course. From then on you will be in charge of your own progress and safety as you make your journey through the trees! All equipment and safety systems are CE certified and the whole park is certified by a government organization. 

High Rope Course and Rafting

Enjoy a day hanging around in the Klatrepark and riding the waves on a fun river near Voss. At the Klatrepark you will be briefed and then set loose for fun and adventures in the trees. After tree-time, make your way to the rafting base where you will be served a warms lunch in the Elvatune Restaurant. After lunch you will join the briefing for the afternoon family rafting or white water rafting trip, gear up and head off for fun and games on the river. Swing through the trees in the Klatrepark, then take a ride on a raging river near Voss.  Price: NOK 1565.- Transport from the train station 09:30 and 14:30 price per person: NOK 70.- Age limit: 15 during the year Minimum height: 140 cm. Maximum weight: 130 kg. NB! Must be able to swim Program 09:45 Park and make your way to meeting point 10:00 High Rope Course in the Klatrepark (ca.2-3 hours) Drive back to Voss Active 14:00 Lunch at Voss Active 15:00 White Water Rafting trip 19:00 Back from Rafting  Safety Before entering any course, you will be equipped with the correct harness and safety system then take part in a training and instruction briefing. After the briefing you will be allowed to enter the course. From then on you will be in charge of your own progress and safety as you make your journey through the trees! All equipment and safety systems are CE certified and the whole park is certified by a government organization. 

Høyt & Lavt Climbing Park

With a short distance from Bergen city centre, you can experience an exciting and active day in the tree tops. Vestland's most beautiful playground is high in the trees at Nesttun in Bergen. A day in the climbing park offers activities and challenges for all ages and skill levels. There will be experiences you will never forget.  Choose from simple trails that go right across the hill or more challenging trails that take you up to 20 meters in height. With 9 different climbing trails and both short and long zip liner, you will experience excitement and coping. Price by altitude, all equipment and training are included NOK 160,- height 80-110 cm NOK 290,- height 110-140 cm NOK 340,- height over 140 cm Height requirements The trails are graded with colors like in a resort. Orange is simplest and black is hardest. In between you find green, blue and red. The height requirements for the different colors on the trails are: Orange: Over 80 cm. Green: Over 110 cm Red/blue: Over 140 cm. Black: Over 160 cm Children under 6 years old must follow a guide adult in green trails. Children under the age of 12 must follow a guiding adult in blue and red lane. We recommend my 1 adult per 4 children. Unfortunately, we can not give children without advisory adult access to the "high trails" in the park. Opening hours: 11:00-17:00 March: Saturday April-June: Saturday and Sunday 22 June-15 August: Every day August-October: Saturday and Sunday Safety rules Access to the activities is not allowed for: People affected by alcohol or other drugs Pregnant Maximum weight for climbers: 120kg Access to activities is not recommended for: People with back or neck pains People with a disease that affect the heart / lungs, or who have other physical challenges Booking Must be booked 24 hours before activity

Guided Blue Ice Hike

Guided day trip to Juklavass Glacier. Bus and boat through Hardanger on the way to the Glacier. Blue Ice Hike with Folgefonni Breførarlag on Juklavass Glacier, which is an arm of the Folgefonna Glacier, Norway’s third largest glacier (225 km2). Here you will get a fairy tale experience on blue ice! Lighting conditions, infinite shades of blue and all the sounds makes the glacier walk a special experience.The glacier hike starts from Fonna Glacier Ski Resort in Jondal (1200 metres).The Glacier fall Juklavass Glacier consists of both calm, at ice and more challenging crevasse areas. The guide company, Folgefonni Breførarlag, has normally two glacier guides or more every day, you can then choose to walk an easy, or a more challenging tour on the blue ice. In the middle of the ice fall, we take a break with view over the North Sea and the Rosendal alps. The guides will tell you about the culture and the physical geography. At the end of the day, we walk back in the afternoon light with the fjord and mountains below us. The temperature is normally between 5 and 15 degrees Celsius (41-59 degrees Fahrenheit) on the glacier. Age: Over 8 years of age and have a normal level of fitness. Duration: The whole tour takes 11,5 hours. The glacier hike is about 5-6 km (3,1-3,7 miles) and takes approx. 5-6 hours. Classification: blue, medium.

Into the Fjords - Biking

Experience the Fjords and local history in Osterøy. Bike along the beautiful Osterøy Fjord and visit the traditional local farm Klyvvikje Farm. We meet at Bryggen in Bergen, where we will select bikes before the tour starts. This is our starting point for the selfguided bike tour. From there you will first bike to Osterøy. Fom there you will bike along the Osterøy fjord on a small countryside road with good views of the fjord. Along the way you will pass many small charming houses and farms. The bike is 14km and takes around 2 hours. You will pass the old church and the local store in Bruvik, before you arrive at Klyvvikje farm. Here the local host will give us a tour of the farm and share the history. We will see old tools and furniture, agriculture, animals, an old country shop (Landhandel) and activities on the farm. Afterwards there will be a traditional meal before we return to Bryggen, Bergen.

Into the Fjords - Custom

Guided experience of the Fjords, mountains and local history at Osterøy. You have the possibilty ta have a sleepover at the farm, Climb Mt. Brøknipa (822m.a.s), Bike along the fjord to visit the traditional local farm "Klyvvikja". The Tour starts at Bryggen in Bergen, and we will drive over the Osterøy Bridge 30 min later. From there we will drive along the Osterøy fjord on a small countryside road with good views of the fjord. Along the way we will pass many small charming houses and farms. When we arrive in Bruvik, the road takes us up the mountain side on a winding road with good views. We will then arrive at our starting point for the mountain hike. The Hike The hike takes us upwards on a small mountain path. As we get higher the view of the area gets better and better. When we reach the summit, we will have fantastic view over the fjords and the surroundings (weather permitting). At the summit we will have lunch, with traditional Norwegian hiking food (Turmat) prepared by the Guide, before we hike back down. The hike is about 5 hours. The Farm After a short drive, we will arrive Klyvvikje Farm. Here the local host will give us a tour of the farm and share the history. We will see old tools and furniture, agriculture, animals, an old country shop (Landhandel) and activities on the farm. There is also the posibillity to have a sleepover in a lavo here. Afterwards there will be a traditional meal before we return to Bryggen, Bergen. The Bike We meet at Bryggen in Bergen, where we will select bikes before the tour starts. This is our starting point for the bike tour. From there you will first bike to Osterøy. Fom there you will bike along the Osterøy fjord on a small countryside road with good views of the fjord. Along the way you will pass many small charming houses and farms. The bike is 14km and takes around 2 hours. You will pass the old church and the local store in Bruvik, before you arrive at Klyvvikje farm.

Fjord, Kayak and blue ice

Day tour to Rosendal. Fjord cruise, kayak on the lake Møsevatn in front of the glacier and blue ice trip on Folgefonna Glacier. The tour starts with a fjord cruise from Bergen to Rosendal. On the boat trip, you will be able to see the spectacular fjords Bjørnefjord and Hardangerfjord. You will also pass the archipelago outside Bergen. Rosendal is beautifully situated by the Hardanger Fjord and between the mountains Skålafjell, Melderskin and Malmangernuten. The kayak and glacier guides from Folgefonni Breførarlag will meet you by the boat and take you up in the mountain to the lake where the tour starts. You will paddle in stable double kayaks that fit well for beginners. There are also single kayaks available, if desired. The glacier trip at Folgefonna can be customized with demanding climbing for those who want that, or easier walking on the glacier, if you prefer that.  The tour requires that you are above 15 years and have a normal level of fitness, but does not require any previous kayaking experience.  The kayak tour is around 5 km (3,1 miles) and the Glacier Hike 2-5 km (1,2-3,1 miles) Classification: blue, medium

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