Bergen Kids Entertainment Tour (Self Guided), Bergen

The city of Bergen boasts many great sights that may be pleasing to one's eye, mind and soul. There is just as much to see and enjoy in Bergen for the young visitors as there is for their parents. This tour highlights the attractions that your little ones are most likely to enjoy.
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Bergen Kids Entertainment Tour Map

Guide Name: Bergen Kids Entertainment Tour
Guide Location: Norway » Bergen (See other walking tours in Bergen)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km
Author: greghasleft
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Bergen Aquarium

1) Bergen Aquarium (must see)

The Bergen Aquarium is a large public aquarium located in Nordnes Park. It was opened in 1960 and features large tanks with fish and marine inhabitants, as well as outdoor reservoirs with penguins and seals. The aquarium also houses some tropical animals.
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Fredriksberg Fortress

2) Fredriksberg Fortress

The Fredriksberg Fortress is a 17th century fortress in Bergen. It was strategically built on one of the highest points in the city. Throughout centuries the fortress has served as a place for executions, a fire station and a shelter for those whose houses had burnt down in the many fires that struck Bergen in the past.
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Vågen

3) Vågen (must see)

Vågen is a bay to be found in the center of Bergen. From its shore the bay spans an impressive view with sailing ships and flying seagulls. Also from here you can have a great view over the old Hanseatic commercial buildings of Bryggen. The bay is particularly beautiful at sunset.
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Fløibanen

4) Fløibanen (must see)

Fløibanen is a funicular in Bergen which runs up the mountain of Fløyen. It is one of the city's major tourist attractions and one of Norway's most visited sights. Over 1 million passengers per annum have used it in recent years. Fløibanen was officially launched on 15 January 1918. Two cars, each holding approximately 80 passengers, operate between the centre of Bergen and Fløyen on a regular basis. The whole trip takes about 7 minutes, if calling at all stops, or 3 minutes 20 seconds non-stop. The funicular is fully wheelchair-accessible at the bottom and the top stations only.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Lille Lungegårdsvannet

5) Lille Lungegårdsvannet

Lille Lungegårdsvannet is a lake in the center of Bergen. Until 1926 it was connected with the Store Lungegårdsvannet Bay that is located nearby. In the middle of the lake there is a big fountain with multiple jets and dancing lights.
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Nygårdsparken

6) Nygårdsparken

Nygårdsparken is a park in Bergen. It was laid out in 1880 by a Danish gardener. Back in those days, the park contained a zoo, a botanical garden and a museum. Unfortunately, none of those attractions are in place any longer. Still, the park is an absolutely gorgeous place to walk or unwind in while enjoying the natural beauty of open water, trees and grass in a most tranquil atmosphere.
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VilVite

7) VilVite (must see)

VilVite is a science center in Bergen with over 100 interactive exhibits, which makes it one of the best places for the whole family to attend and enjoy. The exhibits include ship simulators, 3D movies, and tonnes of information about the ocean, weather and other interesting subjects.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 9 am - 3 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

Walking Tours in Bergen, Norway

Create Your Own Walk in Bergen

Create Your Own Walk in Bergen

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bergen is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Bergen Architecture Walking Tour

Bergen Architecture Walking Tour

Bergen is an astounding city in Norway, well-known for its beautiful cityscape and architectural masterpieces which can be seen on each corner of every street. The following walking tour will guide you to the most architecturally beautiful buildings in Bergen.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Bergen Religious Tour

Bergen Religious Tour

Over the centuries of Bergen's existence, many places of worship have been built here to meet the requirements of the continuously growing religious population. Some of the churches are as old as the city itself, and date back to the 11th century, thus representing true architectural and spiritual heritage.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Bergen is the second largest city in Norway and a popular tourist destination. The town features numerous structures and buildings of a great value, as well as beautiful pedestrian streets lined with shops and restaurants. Don't miss the chance to visit some of its most popular tourist attractions listed below.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Culture Tour in Bergen

Culture Tour in Bergen

Bergen is a city with an old rich culture. It has plenty of venues like theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, concert halls and others. Music and art are popular here and the city has a vivid cultural scene. Take this walking tour to learn more about Bergen'a culture.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Bergen Shopping Tour

Bergen Shopping Tour

Bergen is probably one of the oldest shopping destinations in the world. For centuries, since its formation, the city has been a very important commercial hub. Today Bergen features a variety of shops and markets scattered around the city. However, it should be noted that Norway is an expensive country and Bergen is not an exception.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Museums and Galleries in Bergen

Museums and Galleries in Bergen

Throughout history, Bergen has been an important city for Norwegian economy. The history of the city spans over a millennium with Bergen being a capital city and an important trading center. Some truly amazing artifacts are proudly displayed in the museums and galleries of Bergen. This tour will take you through the most impressive of them.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km