Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords, is one of Norway`s most beautiful cities. Bergen is like a storybook, there are so many attractions and things to see and do in this city.

From Bergen Harbour, there are numerous fjord-cruises to choose between. We recommend three fjord-tours from Bergen.

Season and Safety

Many of the activities and attractions mentioned on this website are open only in summer and are closed in winter. This also applies to many of the roads and accommodations mentioned. Season and opening time will vary. It depends on where it is and what activity, attraction, road and accommodation it is, it usually opens in the summer and closes in the autumn, depending on i.a. the amount of snow and the risk of avalanches in the area. Read more about season, important safety information and your own responsibility…

Hotels in the Fjords

FJORDS NORWAY - Accommodation in the FjordsRead about recommended hotels in Western Norway. The combination of the beautiful nature, the activities you can do in all four seasons and the stay at a Great Hotel or Bath & Spa Hotel in the fjords is unique.

Explore the Sognefjord and Vik

The “Go Sognefjord and Vik-Tour” with fjord-cruise on the Sognefjord and a visit to the fjord village Vik by the Sognefjord

Tour Summary: Fjord Cruise from Bergen to Vik in the middle of the Sognefjord. Then you spend some hours at Vik, exploring the village of Vik and Hopperstad Stave Church.

Return to Bergen: Fjord Cruise from Vik back to Bergen.

Season: Check Website

Time to spend: 13 hours.

Booking: Book this roundtrip with fjord cruise and activities at Go Fjords. Video by Go Fjords.

From Bergen to the Hardangerfjord

The second longest fjord in Norway is the 179 kilometer long Hardangerfjord, “The Queen of the Fjords”.

Tour Summary: You can start this tour with  bus from Bergen to Norheimsvik. On this trip you will join a Fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord, from Norheimsvik to Eidfjord. Then you will experience the Vøringsfossen Waterfall. Then Fjord Cruise back to Bergen.

Season: Check website

Time to spend: 12 hours.

Booking: Book this roundtrip with bus, fjord cruise and activities at Go Fjords. Video by Go Fjords.

Norway in a Nutshell, from Bergen to the Nærøyfjord

Tour Summary: Train from Bergen via the wild and beautiful Flåm Railway to Flåm by the Aurlandsfjord. Then fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord.

Return to Bergen: Bus from Gudvangen to Voss, then train from Voss on the Bergen Railway back to Bergen.

Season: All year.

Time to spend: Day trip or more, available all year. But we recommend to stay longer and experience more.

Booking: Book this roundtrip with train, bus, fjord cruise, activities and accommodation at Fjord Tours. You can choose departure Oslo or Bergen.

Bergen – The Gateway to the Fjords

Bergen is the second largest city in Norway and is known as “The Gateway to the Fjords”, and some believe that Bergen is the most beautiful city in Norway.

FJORDS – Accommodation in Western Norway

Great Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Bath and Spa Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Fjords Living – Special Accommodation in the Fjords of Norway

FJORDS – Useful Links

Go Fjords – Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Visit Norway – Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway – Official page for Fjord Norway

Visit Bergen – The official website for Bergen

From Bergen to the Fjords – Map Overview