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 features

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 there

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, NO?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 145 vacation rentals near Bergen. From 91 Houses to 43 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bergen for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bergen?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bergen. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bergenhus: 22 vacation rentals
  • Engen: 19 vacation rentals
  • Bergen City Centre: 22 vacation rentals
  • Sentrum: 21 vacation rentals
  • Grieg Hall: 139 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Bergen! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Bergen?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bergen:

  • Meland: 87 rentals
  • Eikelandsosen: 30 rentals
  • Lysekloster: 31 rentals
  • Frekhaug: 56 rentals
  • Austevoll: 140 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Bergen?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Bergen. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grieg Hall: 139 rentals
  • Bergen Kunsthall: 138 rentals
  • Norwegian Fishing Village Museum: 135 rentals
  • Bryggen: 137 rentals
  • Museum of Norwegian Knitting Industry: 119 rentals

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