684 Bergen Cruise Reviews

We bought tickets for the funicular railway in advance and if you plan to do this, dont plan to buy them on the day or you will spend ages in a queue. We bought tickets online that are valid all day, and headed there quite early and beat ... Read More
We bought tickets for the funicular railway in advance and if you plan to do this, dont plan to buy them on the day or you will spend ages in a queue. We bought tickets online that are valid all day, and headed there quite early and beat all queues, being waved on instantly. The railway is about 15 mins walk from where we docked. It is only a short ride (about 6 mins) to the top and there are toilets and cafe, and then lots of walking options. We took a walk of less than 10 mins to a lake which we couldn't walk round due to building work but admired from the side open to us. There are paths that take you back down to the town but we were lazy and took the train back. We then headed off exploring the town itself. We had a Rick Steve guide with us but it is very walkable and easy to just wander round on your own. There are lovely old parts, especially at the Bryggen where many old wooden buildings now form a craft centre. There are some impressive monuments further into town away from the harbour. Again we resisted the eating/drinking locally but if we had wanted to there are plenty of options. Everything is compact so doesn't take too much time, and we also included a visit to the fortress overlooking the town, though we didn't pay to go up the tower which was covered in scaffolding. We had to be back on the ship by 2.30 but the ease of getting round this charming town meant we didn't feel rushed. A lovely place, thoroughly enjoyed it Read Less
Sail Date July 2019
We didn't go here on the cruise but flew to Bergen after the cruise ended in Copenhagen. We loved Bergen! There was a Tall ships race starting while we were there. Did a fjord cruise, walking tour of old town including St. ... Read More
We didn't go here on the cruise but flew to Bergen after the cruise ended in Copenhagen. We loved Bergen! There was a Tall ships race starting while we were there. Did a fjord cruise, walking tour of old town including St. Mary's, went up Mt. Floyen, ate really good fish then took the train to Oslo which I highly recommend. Read Less
Sail Date July 2019
walked through the city to see the wonky buildings this is a very busy port
walked through the city to see the wonky buildings this is a very busy port Read Less
Sail Date July 2019
The only issue here is the time spent in port as it was well too short for a stay as I wished it would have given a longer time as we were note able to walked and enjoy the town as we had hope for. This place had a lot of shops and Food ... Read More
The only issue here is the time spent in port as it was well too short for a stay as I wished it would have given a longer time as we were note able to walked and enjoy the town as we had hope for. This place had a lot of shops and Food hall as well the market which we could have tried some local cooking but due to the time - we could not. The trip to the top of the mountain via a cable train was great as we saw the cloud (we were above it) coveringt he city but the fog clear and we saw the area. The hike down from the mountain was agood hike as we pass forest and house along the way back to the ship. Read Less
Sail Date July 2019
Don't book a ship tour. If you want to go to Mr. Floyen, you can book a ticket in advance and save a lot of money (https://www.floyen.no/en).
Don't book a ship tour. If you want to go to Mr. Floyen, you can book a ticket in advance and save a lot of money (https://www.floyen.no/en). Read Less
Sail Date July 2019
A beautiful port. So colourful. Funicular upto Floyen is a must. Amazing views from the top, plus lovely wood and a lake to walk round. Very tranquil, even with so many people at the viewpoint. Port is beautiful to walk round. Would have ... Read More
A beautiful port. So colourful. Funicular upto Floyen is a must. Amazing views from the top, plus lovely wood and a lake to walk round. Very tranquil, even with so many people at the viewpoint. Port is beautiful to walk round. Would have loved longer. So photogenic and great smells of food and the sea. Read Less
Sail Date June 2019
We only disembarked at the port, so didn't do any waiting there. Therefore unable to comment on facilities, but it was easy to leave after being allowed to disembark.
We only disembarked at the port, so didn't do any waiting there. Therefore unable to comment on facilities, but it was easy to leave after being allowed to disembark. Read Less
Sail Date June 2019
Norway's second largest city but still easy to walk round, went to the top of mount floyen on the funicular which was good and the views are amazing, also went to the Magic Ice Bar which was fun. Did both in the morning with no ... Read More
Norway's second largest city but still easy to walk round, went to the top of mount floyen on the funicular which was good and the views are amazing, also went to the Magic Ice Bar which was fun. Did both in the morning with no problem with queues Read Less
Sail Date June 2019
Not a good choice if there is rain or clouded skies. Also if iwndy, you cannot come down on the car but have to walk.
Not a good choice if there is rain or clouded skies. Also if iwndy, you cannot come down on the car but have to walk. Read Less
Sail Date June 2019

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