Fly To Bergen, Norway
Bergen is a wonderfully picturesque city with traditional and historical buildings, spectacular scenery, and a plethora of cultural experiences to be had. This charming city on Norway’s west coast is the perfect getaway for any traveller. The locals are known to be very friendly and accommodating, adding to the appeal of this quaint city.
The guided tours of Bergen offer visitors an opportunity to experience the real Bergen and learn all about its yesteryears. See the city from a whole other angle and take a ride on the Bergens-Express Train – this one-hour trip will open your eyes to the sights you may not see if exploring on foot. In the height of Bergen’s summer months (June and July) the city is buzzing with tourists, so make sure you book your accommodation well in advance.
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African passport holders need a Norway Tourist Visa to visit Bergen. Leave plenty of time for Visa processing, and make sure your passport is valid for 6 months after your return date, and that you have 2 blank pages available for entry stamps.
- The South African Embassy in Norway is at Drammensveien 88 c, PO Box 0271, Oslo, Norway. Phone: +47 232 73220. Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org.
See and do
An absolute must-see is the Old Hanseatic Warf, Bryggen, which makes Bergen a World Heritage City. With the colourful buildings, harbour views and lots to see and do, you can easily spend a whole day exploring Bryggen.
Bergen is situated on one of the most well-preserved fjords in the world. The Norwegian Fjords, which are also on the World Heritage Site list, is a naturally magnificent place, with its steep mountains, waterfalls and tranquil rivers.
Visit the aquarium, museums and galleries, pop in at the local fish markets, watch a show, admire the small wooden houses, and even spot some crocodiles and seals - Exploring Bergen on foot is the best way to see everything this city has to offer, and for a panoramic view of the city you can even take a cable car up to one of the highest mountains in the area.
Bergen Airport, Flesland - BGO
Food and beverage: Lille Bergen, Hansatorget Café, Hansatorget Pub, Fresh & Tasty, Fjords + Pronto, and Luftens Baron.
Currency Exchange: Foreign Exchange outlets and ATMs are available at Bergen Airport.
Lost Luggage: Lost hold luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk. Items lost or left at the airport itself can be reported to the lost property offices at the relevant terminals. If you lost an item in the terminal, contact the airport on +47 67 03 15 55.
Car Hire: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, and Sixt Frydenbø.
Airport Hotels: Clarion Hotel Bergen Airport.
Airport Hub: Bergen Airport (code BGO) is a hub for Bergen Air Transport, Bristow Norway, CHC Helokopter Service, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines, and Widerøe.