Beautiful Bergen Private Nature and Culture Tours, Where Do You Begin?
The variety of private Bergen tours is not surprising when you visit this city in Norway, the only problem you will have is, where do you begin? After Oslo, it is the Country's second largest city and is nicely situated surrounded by mountains and water. The choice of tours ranges from fascinating Bergen private culture tours to wild and exciting outdoor adventure tours Bergen.
Known for being the gateway to the Norway Fjords, the city of Bergen is also a UNESCO World Heritage City, earned the title City of Gastronomy in 2016 as well as A European City of Culture.
The outdoor adventure tours Bergen has to offer are incredible with the amazing Fjords, one of the world’s largest scenic attractions. Ski or glacier hike, mountain bike over the best terrains, whitewater raft or take a cruise are a few of the options.
Bergen sightseeing tours will bring you to see the majestic views of the breathtaking landscapes, cascading waterfalls, blue glaciers, snow-clad mountains or deep gorges. Also, the lush, fertile little mountain villages are great to visit while on these tours.
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Bergen Private Culture Tours of the Famous and Fabulous Bryggen
The many great Bergen private culture tours give tourists an insight into life past and present and one of the top attractions on these tours is Bryggen. It is the old wharf of the city and was built in 1702 after the great fire. Since 1979, Bryggen has been listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and a highly recommended place to spend some time.
Other places to see on private guided tours Bergen include many excellent museums, St Mary’s Church or Rosenkrantz Tower.
Socially, Bergen has it all too. From the most beautiful restaurants in the Country including delicious fish restaurants, coffee bars for relaxing, shows or concerts, bars and nightclubs for those bursting with energy!
Travel Tips for Bergen
The best time to visit Bergen is similar for most places in Norway, May through to August. This is when the temperatures are at their best and the natural landscape is looking fantastic. There is a great holiday atmosphere with the long bright days and summer festivals or concerts. However, Bergen is a city that offers something to tourist all year round including amazing outdoor adventure tours Bergen.
Bergen is expensive if you want it to be but it can also be very reasonable if you research and look out for bargains. On average it is recommended to budget US$120 per day when here. This will cover one night's accommodation, meals for the day and local transport. To do any Private Bergen tours, you will have to increase this budget. Accommodation for a couple in a 3-star hotel averages US$140 per night.
First, if you are hoping to stay during May to August and do Bergen sightseeing tours or outdoor adventure tours Bergen, you need to pre-book everything well in advance. Mainly to ensure you get availability but also it may be cheaper. When in Bergen and on tours, do not stray from the group especially on scenic tours of the Fjords. While Bergen has a safe reputation, just be aware of your surroundings.
From mid/late May to the start of September is the warm season in Bergen. The average temperatures are 15 degrees Celsius, but in August the temperatures can reach the 20’s. The cold season is from around the 8th November to the end of March with average high temperatures of 6 degrees Celsius. The coldest time is early February when the temperatures average a low of -2 degrees Celsius. It rains all year round.