Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Bergen

Take a vacation to Bergen and enjoy the area's museums, history and live music. Travelers to this walkable city praise the seafood restaurants, shopping and local tours. Local cultural sights include Hanseatic Museum and Grieg Hall. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Bergen

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bergen a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floibanen Funicular (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Bryggen Waterfront (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Bergen Aquarium (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Stoltzekleiven (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Ulriken Cable Car (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Vannkanten Waterworld (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bergen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bergen is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Floyen (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Festplassen (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Nygard Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Helleneset Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Arboretum and Botanical Garden (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Austrevagen (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)

How to get to and around Bergen

Fly into Bergen (BGO-Flesland), the closest airport, located 8 mi (12.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Stord (SRP-Sorstokken), which is 41.3 mi (66.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Bergen Station, Bergen Arna Station and Bergen Takvam Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Bergen by jumping on the metro at Byparken Station, Nonneseteren Station or Bystasjonen Station.

Where to stay around Bergen?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 168 holiday lettings near Bergen. From 43 Condos/Apartments to 108 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bergen is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bergen?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bergen. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bergenhus: 21 holiday homes
  • Norwegian Fishing Village Museum: 156 holiday homes
  • Årstad: 17 holiday homes
  • Bergen City Centre: 20 holiday homes
  • Sentrum: 18 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bergen! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Bergen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Bergen with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Lindas: 58 holiday lettings
  • Rong: 63 holiday lettings
  • Tjeldstø: 35 holiday lettings
  • Søfteland: 40 holiday lettings
  • Knarvik: 30 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Bergen? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Bergen. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Norwegian Fishing Village Museum: 156 holiday rentals
  • St. John's Church: 148 holiday rentals
  • Bergen Cathedral: 163 holiday rentals
  • Bergen Station: 162 holiday rentals
  • Iskanten: 162 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bergen listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.