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!
Old Bergen Museum
Open air museum featuring a town environment from the 1800s, when Bergen was Europe’s biggest wooden city. At that time, Bergen was a distinctive city environment with closely spaced wooden buildings, busy streets, markets and alleys.
At Gamle Bergen open air museum you can experience some of this atmosphere, with houses from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. What did it look like? What did people talk about?