So you are heading to Bergen, Norway? There are so many awesome and fun things to do in Bergen, Norway. We created this secret guide to give you access to the best activities we've enjoyed here.
On top of that, here are the 3 top things to do in Bergen, Norway.
For some of these activities you HAVE to get your ticket in advance. Don't miss this!
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Anyway, back to our secret tips and things to do in Bergen, Norway.
We love Bergen for its beautiful nature and excellent hiking opportunities in its immediate surroundings. And if you need a cool fun bar out, and a tasty restaurant to try Norwegian cuisine, we will show you where you can do so in Bergen! Personally, we are not an expert for Bergen, BUT we know one.
We talked to a befriended local in Bergen. He gave us his favorite spots to enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a cold bottle of beer. AND YOU WILL LOVE his favorite handpicked things to do in Bergen!
We share with you those tips for Bergen. Get the 5 local tips for Bergen by friends right here with Hostelgeeks. We put these travel tips Bergen together in our Geeky Guide Bergen – you’re gonna love it! Our Geeky Guides are always 100% non-touristic guides, and we will show you some secret recommendations for Bergen out of the tourist box!
Download the 5 Local tips Bergen:
This guide is 100% unique, filled with our handpicked things to do in Bergen
The 5 Things to do in Bergen include:
- Snuggle up! A small & cute Café with an indoor terrace
- Cute Restaurant with Norwegian Cuisine on Budget
- Get the best views of Bergen – and bring your camera!
- Bring your hiking shoes! A top hiking recommendation
- We love this specific Bar for its local beer and the live music
5 Star Hostel in Bergen: Marken Gjestehus
Looking for a great budget accommodation in Bergen? Check out the 5 Star Hostel in Bergen Marken Gjestehus: a cozy, social hostel in Bergen. The Marken Gjestehus is our 5 Star Hostel in Bergen, located right in the city center and heart of Bergen. They receive many awards for its excellent hostel. And there has to be a reason for that, right?!
Booking recommendation: We also show you where you can book Marken Gjestehus for the cheapest price! Check out the official website of Marken Gjestehus to score the lowest price. If you want more insider knowledge, get a cup of tea and read the Full Guide to European Hostels to get to know everything about the Hostels in Europe.
Heading to Bergen in winter? Remember to dress properly for winter.
Hostel Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.The most important things to pack are:
- eye mask
- key chain flashlight
- the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
- packing cubes
- generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
- quick-dry travel towel
- universal power adapter
- travel-sized toiletries