Gateway to the Fjords

About Bergen

Bergen is ”The Gateway to the Fjords of Norway” and a well-established cruise port. Bergen is an international city packed with history and tradition, it has given a warm welcome to its visitors for more than 900 years.Bergen has that ”big city with a small-town charm and atmosphere - feeling”. During the days of North Atlantic Seafood Forum, you can enjoy the company of fellow seafood professionals in hotels and restaurants of the highest international standing or take a relaxed meal and a drink in cafes and traditional bars. Welcome to Bergen! Bergen, Wikipedia

Local transport

Public transport in Bergen is convenient and reasonably priced. Bergen taxis are safe and swift - you can hail one on the street, but usually you call for a cab by phone and it arrives within 5 minutes. The minimum fare is around NOK 130. 
Buses are everywhere - you need a prepaid ticket (NOK 26 single fare, day passes also available) which can be bought in kiosks and vending machines at the bus stops. 
A tram is also available, it departes every on a reular basis, and tickets can be bought at vending machines at the stops.

Restaurants and cafés in Bergen

Bergen can offer a wide varierity of restaurants, you can choose from good, old-fashioned rustic food, delicious dishes of fish, game, moose and reindeer or exotic dishes from every corner of the world. Having generated two recent winners of the Bocuse d’Or, Bergen has some talented young chefs. Here are some starting points for Bergen dining: