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A view of Bergen from Mt. Fløyen

If you want to get a bird’s eye view of Bergen, you should head up Mt. Fløyen (320 metres above sea level), which is only 8 minutes away on the Fløibanen funicular.

Mt. Fløyen is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Bergen, and was one of the top recommendations we got at the tourism office. I suppose you understand why when you find yourself at the peak.

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Guide to Bergen: A World Heritage City in Norway

bergen city travel guide norway

To be honest, I knew very little about Norway before I travelled there, let alone Bergen, which is the country’s second-largest city. I didn’t know it was an old Viking settlement turned World Heritage City, and surrounded by the beautiful Norwegian Fjords.

While most cities we visited in Norway seemed rather quiet, Bergen was rather vibrant with activities during our stay. From the outdoor fish market, the alleyways at Bryggen, to exploring the culture and history at the many museums, Bergen has plenty to offer.

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We had two days to spend, so I did my research and we made sure to make the most out of our stay! Read on for my guide to Bergen.

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Pulpit Rock Hike Norway

Conquering Norway’s Pulpit Rock hike

Pulpit Rock Hike Norway

Hiking up the Pulpit Rock was on our to-do list since day 1 of planning our trip. The hike showed us the breathtaking landscapes and views that are characteristic of Norway, and I’m glad we made the decision to do it. Hiking is a must-do when you’re in Norway!

Preikestolen / Pulpit Rock

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The Pulpit Rock is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Norway, where the huge plateau (approximately 600 square metres!) sits 604 metres over the beautiful Lysefjord. You get an amazing bird’s eye view of the fjord from the plateau, while being able to dangle your feet over the cliff – if you dare to, of course.

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