To Be, To Bergen: Some Shakespearian advice to the short stop tourist, on how to create a great day in Bergen!

Bergeners easily interpret Hamlet's famous words "To Be, or Not to Be", according to our local experience: "To Be IN BERGEN, or Not to Be". So, if you are not in Bergen, come here! Bergen is indeed a pleasant place TO BE! We provide some free advice for you, if you arrive here as a cruise tourist, or if you arrive by air or train. Browse our suggestions for free and budget tourist attractions to you: Bergen walking tours, Bergen sights, Bergen attractions, activities in Bergen, hiking in Bergen, finding your way in Bergen. In short: Here is how to create a great day on low budget in Bergen—on your own. Good luck while BEING IN BEAUTIFUL BERGEN!

Activities in Bergen: Sights image depicting activity

Chose from a lot of sights in walking distance from the town centre, or have an excursion for a good part of the day to the outskirts of the town, to visit a a famous composer’s home.

The fish market

The fish market of Bergen used to be a very busy spot where the fishermen used to sell their fish directly from their boats to the townspeople. Over the last decades, this trade has been totally changed, and nowadays tourists often constitute the great majority of the customers. You can still get some nice seafood […]