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Sail to the famous port of Bergen

Bergen, the second largest city in Norway has unlimited attractions to offer. It is a beautiful tourist destination that raises the pride of Europe. It has a population of more than 248,000 with a government of constitutional monarchy. Situated in the southwest coast of Norway, this city features spectacular views and structures that get mixed with the nature. The city centre lies among the group of mountains which is all together known as de syv fjell, means the seven mountains. Out of this, Gullfjellet is the highest mountain with 987 metres in height right above the sea level.

Reaching at this tourist destination by cruise is a superb experience. The rocky islets, towering peaks and rainbow painted houses make this place special among others. Norway’s leading port possesses a long history of Bergen. This port serves an international, business and tourist centre. Once you arrived at the port you can experience a fresh air that welcomes you to the city of Bergen with a set of dishes to serve you. Modern architectures are the real attractions of this city that is amazing.

Bergen Norway

Bergen has a temperate oceanic climate which in short could be said as moderate. It features mild winters and cool summers. Rainfalls are abundant due to surrounded mountains from three sides of the city centre. So it is better if you carry your waterproof coat. You can experience rainfall throughout the year. During winter continues inland snowfalls which are a wonderful experience. It is among the warmest cities in Norway as well. It is a popular destination in Europe due to its rainy season. Rainfall could be experienced in the months of September, October, November and December. Little rain with dry weather could be found during May.

The transportation facilities of Bergen are very developed. It has an international airport named Bergen Airport in Flesland. It also has a longest road tunnel in the entire world called as E16 road passes through Lærdalstunnelen to Osla. Buses, railways and tram services are also frequent. The port of Bergen is very famous especially among the cruise tourists from all over the world. Culturally, this city is very important even for Norway. For American’s the nature of this city is very friendly.

Bryggens MuseumIt offers two picturesque landmarks which is Wharf area and the museum which is bounded ornamental lake and parklands. There two are easily accessible within ten minutes of distance by walking. Almost every attraction of Bergen lies at a short walking distance. The major highlights of Bergen are Fløibanen Funicular Railway, Bryggen which is a Historic wharfside, Bryggens Museum, Akvariet I Bergen, it’s an Bergen Aquarium, Mariakirken, often called as St Mary’s Church and Rosenkrantz Tower/Håkon’s Hall.

The city of Bergen is surrounded by the historic harbour area that brings more cruise ships in the area making it the busiest port of Bergen. Visit the Wharf area situated in between the quayside near fish market. The natural setting and beautiful surroundings together make the entire city a key attraction. Activities like skiing and hiking remains always active among the tourists who love adventure on the mountains. Head close to the major attractions like Norheimsund, the most beautiful and well-known waterfalls, Rosendal,Rosenkrantz Tower Odda and Voss. Other attractions worth visiting are Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Milde, Attractions in Hordaland County, Bergen Aquarium, Bergen City Theatre Group or Bergen Byspill, Bergen Fish Market, Fantoft Stave Church, Fresco Hall, Hanseatic Assembly Rooms Museum, Haakon’s Hall, Mount Floyen and the Funicular, Mount Ulriken and the cable car, Museum of Norwegian Knitting Industry, narrowest street in Bergen which is called as Dyvekegangen, Rosenkrantz Tower, Shortest street in Bergen called as Bekketomten, St. Catherine Church and Hospital, ruins and The Barque Statsraad Lehmkuhl, an oldest and major sailing vessel.

Well, the seven mountains never fail to attract tourists. You have many other attractions close to the seven mountains. Activities are also can be undertaken at the mountain and make your vacation a memorable experience. Bergen’s port draws millions of tourists every year and due to this the economy of the city has also risen. Those who love to explore nature, historic monuments and modern glory should not miss chance to visit such an exotic place.

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