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City of Seven Mountains - Bergen, Norway
Surrounded by seven mountains and
bordered by the ocean, Bergen offers gorgeous scenery that spans from the
sea to the sky.
Intimate. Enthusiastic. Beautiful.
Bergen, Norway is one of the smallest cities in the Scandinavian region,
but its citizens are delightfully warm and welcoming. Surrounded by seven
mountains and bordered by the ocean, Bergen offers gorgeous scenery that
spans from the sea to the sky. Founded in 1070, this once thriving shipping
port offers almost 1,000 years of history to explore during your visit.
The Seven Mountains
Bergen is nestled in the bowl formed
by the surrounding seven mountains. Just looking out the window is a majestic
sight! Needless to say, hiking is a popular pastime in Bergen. Mt. Ulriken,
one of the seven, has cable cars (aerial trams) that transport visitors
to the summit. There, free telescopes allow guests to see practically all
of Bergen with a bird's eye view.
Bergen International Festival
Bringing various cultures together
for a mammoth event, the Bergen International Festival unites the Nordic
and Baltic countries for two full weeks in the cultural capital of Norway.
According to the official festival website, attendees can view performances
of orchestral music, chamber music, recitals, theater, ballet, festival
exhibitions, literature /poetry, outdoor events and street performances.
It takes place from the end of May through early June each year.
Tall Ships' Races
A week of festivities surrounds this
fun-filled event that takes place in late summer each year. From the Opening
Ceremonies to fireworks displays to the actual ship races themselves, the
Tall Ships' Races make for days upon days of family fun for all ages.
Watching the tall ships enter the
harbor is a majestic sight on its own. Hailing from ports around the globe
- including Mexico, Russia, Norway, Ireland, Germany, Poland, France, the
UK and more - the world is literally on stage for all to see during this
The Bryggen (Wharf)
Bergen's Bryggen (wharf) is a popular
attraction due to its unique features and beauty. A UNESCO World Cultural
Heritage site, the Bryggen was built in 1070 when the city was founded.
All wood construction met with a violent end in 1702 when most of the Bryggen
- including warehouses and government buildings - burned. Today, the Bryggen
area is filled with shops, restaurants, pubs and tourists.
Simply stunning! With over 500 plants
from all over the world, you can thrill at the sight of Norway's largest
rose garden as well as numerous specialized collections including the Alpine
Garden, Japanese Garden and Heather Garden. Follow winding pathways as
you stroll through unique varieties of scrubs and flowers, natural forest
areas and ornamental plant displays.
Bergen is also famous for the headliner
musical concerts that play this venue regularly. In 2008, Bergen will host
superstars like KISS, Robert Plant, Eric Clapton, R.E.M. and others.
For blockbuster fun in a less crowded
destination, make sure Bergen, Norway is on the itinerary for your next
cruise. The whole family will enjoy their stay.
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The family-owned Augustin
Hotel is located in the centre of Bergen, Norway. It's 450 metres to local
attractions like the Bryggen wharf and the fish market. The train and bus
stations are one kilometre away.
Hotel Features. The Augustin
Hotel combines traditional architecture with modern facilities. The bright
lobby features comfortable armchairs lit by a dramatic contemporary chandelier.
Tea and coffee is provided 24 hours a day along with newspapers and wireless
Internet access, both complimentary. A 400-year-old wine cellar is the
setting for the Altona Wine Bar, decorated with white arches, wooden beams
and a sleek coloured-glass bar. Light meals, cocktails and other drinks
are served. In summer, guests can enjoy drinks out on the terrace. Brasserie
No 22 offers international favourites, Norwegian specialities and fresh
seafood in a vaulted dining room with arched windows. The Augustin Hotel
serves a complimentary buffet breakfast every morning. It's just 650 metres
to the funicular railway that runs up the Bergen mountainside. A trip to
the top takes passengers higher than 350 metres above sea level. minutes.
Hotel Marin Bergen
First Hotel Marin hotel
stands near the harbour in Bergen, Norway, a historic town filled with
noteworthy architecture, museums and galleries. Hanseatic Bryggen, a UNESCO
World Heritage site, stands 50 meters from the hotel while the famous Bryggen
wharf is only 100 meters away. Bergen Flesland Airport stands 20 kilometers
from First Hotel Marin. Guests are welcomed to a lobby furnished with upholstered
armchairs arranged atop polished wood flooring. Among the hotel's dining
venues, Beyer'en Bar & Restaurant serves specialty Mediterranean cuisine
from an open show kitchen. Meanwhile, Steakers serves up fresh grilled
meats. After-dinner cocktails are mixed in the contemporary La Strada Bar.
Moreover, the hotel presents a complimentary breakfast each morning. Aiming
to rejuvenate, the hotel supplies a fitness room, steam room and sauna.
Hotel Terminus Bergen
The Grand Hotel Terminus
is a seven- storey corner property housed in a classically handsome building
dating from 1928, and is located in central Bergen, 20 metres from the
railway station. Bryggen, the old town, and the Floybanen funicular railway
are 900 metres away. Bergen Airport is 19 kilometres away, with an approximate
driving time of 25 minutes. This smoke-free hotel houses a sauna
and a jetted tub on the seventh floor, as well as a fitness suite. Multilingual
staff at the 24-hour front desk can exchange currency and arrange dry-cleaning
services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the public
areas. The Grand Brasserie serves continental dishes in a traditional setting,
while the Ambrosia Bar features an open fire and specialises in whiskies.
Built in 1918, the Floybanen funicular railway climbs 320 metres from the
town to the summit of Mount Floyba, which offers panoramic views as well
as a restaurant open during summer.
SAS Hotel Norge Bergen
The Radisson SAS Hotel Norge
is a deluxe hotel located in the center of Bergen. This hotel offers well-equipped
rooms, conference facilities and delicious meals in the onsite restaurants.
The city of Bergen itself offers sophisticated bars, restaurants, music
clubs, charming shops, and several tourist attractions. The Radisson SAS
Hotel Norge is convenient to these. Situated adjacent to the city park,
the hotel is walking distance to the old and scenic alleyways of Bryggen
and the colorful open-air fish market.
The guest rooms are tastefully
decorated and appointed to the highest standards. Guests will find food
and entertainment on three different floors. There are three restaurants
to choose from, as well as an American bar, a library lounge, and a nightclub,
that is popular with the locals. The Radisson SAS has an extensive health
club, which features a universal gym, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and
a solarium. The Radisson SAS Hotel Norge is convenient to fine dining,
shopping and entertainment venues.
SAS Royal Hotel Bergen
The Radisson SAS Royal Hotel
is a red-brick hotel situated on the picturesque 18th-century Bryggen harbour
waterfront, 500 metres from the Bergen fish market. After breakfast guests
can make use of the facilities at the hotel's health club, including an
indoor pool, sauna, and hot tub. After a day of sightseeing, guests can
mingle with locals in the Engelsen Night Club or enjoy a quiet drink in
the Beffen Bar. The hotel has a choice of dining options, including Café
Royal, an á la carte restaurant serving international and Scandinavian
dishes, and Madame Felle which serves light meals in a relaxed, pub-like
atmosphere and opens onto an outdoor promenade during summer months. Guests
wishing to explore their surroundings will find the funicular leading up
to Mount Floyen 500 metres away. Mount Ulriken, which offers impressive
views of the local area, is two kilometres from the hotel. Bergen Flesland
Airport is 21 kilometres away and takes around 30 minutes by car.
Hotel Sandviken Brygge Bergen
You will find Thon Hotel
Sandviken Brygge in the Sandviken district in Bergen. Our hotel rooms have
a high standard, with solid teak or carpeted flooring, painted walls and
fully tiled bathrooms. The rooms are equipped with very comfortable beds,
desks, armchairs, lighting, cable TV and broadband contacts. We have a
rustic and tastefully furnished restaurant with a varied menu. In the afternoons
and evenings Villa is a relaxing restaurant and bar, with its plat du jour,
à la carte menu and light meals. Wireless Internet is available
throughout the hotel. Thon Hotels Sandviken Brygge is one of the few hotels
in Norway which offers Wahwah well-being therapy. Wahwah offers skin and
body care, spa, massage, hair removal, self-tanning and gives you an experience
of luxury and well-being.
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