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.

Activities

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)
Transport

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 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 169 holiday lettings near Bergen. From 113 Houses to 43 Condos/Apartments, 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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Norwegian Fishing Village Museum: 147 holiday homes
  • Bergenhus: 23 holiday homes
  • Bergen City Centre: 21 holiday homes
  • Sentrum: 20 holiday homes
  • Nygård: 17 holiday homes

HomeAway 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:

  • Tjeldstø: 41 holiday lettings
  • Knarvik: 31 holiday lettings
  • Lindas: 58 holiday lettings
  • Tysse: 75 holiday lettings
  • Austevoll: 135 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?

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

  • Norwegian Fishing Village Museum: 147 holiday rentals
  • St. John's Church: 163 holiday rentals
  • Bergen Cathedral: 164 holiday rentals
  • Bergen Station: 165 holiday rentals
  • Haakon's Hall: 158 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bergen listed on HomeAway 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.