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!
From Cruise ship (Bontelabo) to town centre
Arriving at the Cruise port at Bontelabo / Skoltegrunnskaien, you have a very short walk to the main sights of Bergen, and a little further past the Fish Market, you arrive in the town centre at the central square Torgallmenningen. The walk leads you to Den blå steinen (The blue stone), which is a popular meeting point among locals. From this point, we publish some other routes to various sights and activities in the town.