Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Bergen

Take a vacation to Bergen and enjoy the area's museums, history and live music. Travelers to this walkable city praise the seafood restaurants, shopping and local tours. Local cultural sights include Hanseatic Museum and Grieg Hall. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bergen

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bergen a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floibanen Funicular (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Bryggen Waterfront (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Bergen Aquarium (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Stoltzekleiven (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Ulriken Cable Car (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Vannkanten Waterworld (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bergen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bergen is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Floyen (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Festplassen (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Nygard Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Helleneset Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Arboretum and Botanical Garden (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Austrevagen (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Bergen

Fly into Bergen (BGO-Flesland), the closest airport, located 8 mi (12.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Stord (SRP-Sorstokken), which is 41.3 mi (66.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Bergen Station, Bergen Arna Station and Bergen Takvam Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Bergen by jumping on the metro at Byparken Station, Nonneseteren Station or Bystasjonen Station.

Where to stay around Bergen?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 103 vacation rentals near Bergen. From 31 Condos/Apartments to 60 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bergen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bergen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bergen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Norwegian Fishing Village Museum: 103 vacation rentals
  • West Norway Museum of Decorative Art: 104 vacation rentals
  • Bergenhus Fortress: 103 vacation rentals
  • Witch Stone: 102 vacation rentals
  • Bryggen: 104 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bergen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bergen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 31 Condos/Apartments in Bergen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bergen include:

  • Houses: 60 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bergen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Bergen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.