Although it has a population of over 2.5 million people, Bergen still feels like a quaint mountain town. One of the best things to see in Bergen is the famous Bryggen, the
How to get to Bryggen and the Colourful Houses in Bergen
These buildings are great for an Instagram snap or for those wanting to check out the infamous Bryggen sites with your own eyes. That is,
Getting to the historical Hanseviertel Bryggen buildings is easy and can be reached by foot. It is only a few minutes walk around the
Best Time to Visit Bergen
It’s no secret that Norway can get cold – very cold. Being situated close to the Northern Sea and nestled between seven mountains, it has some unique weather conditions. Taking into account temperature and rain, the best month to visit Bergen
Weather in winter can be quite cold, wet and dark. However, if you’re looking to experience real Norwegian life, there’re no better way to do it than in Winter. You might also get the opportunity to experience the beauty of Bergen covered in snow.
FULL BLOG POST: Hiking to the best Viewpoint in Bergen
Photographing the Colourful Houses in Bergen
There are several great vantage points of the old wooden buildings of Bryggen. Located on a wharf just by the main
Bryggen Norway Facts
Bryggen itself translates simply to “The Wharf”. It is the old wharf of Bergen with both cultural and historical significance to the people of Bergen. The wharf played an important role as a trading post in the Hanseatic League trading empire as early as the 14th century.
Although there has been destruction from fires, the buildings have been maintained and rebuilt in accordance