Meeting Point Bryggen Bryggens Museum

Meeting Point Bryggen is the starting point for your visit to all of Bryggen's attractions. It provides an introduction and insight into the history of Bryggen, and you can take part in the guided tours that start there and view presentations of the different experiences available. Meeting Point Bryggen is also the entrance to Bryggens Museum -a museum based on the findings of the archeological excavations of Bryggen between 1955 and 1972. The foundations of the oldest buildings in Bergen -...

The Heathland Centre At Lygra

Tel. (+47) 56 35 64 10. Fax (+47) 56 35 64 20. lyngheisenteret c2i.net - www.lyngheisenteret.no The Heathland Centre is a visitors centre spotlighting Europe's Atlantic coast heathlands. This cultural landscape type has existed for 5.000 years but is now in danger of disappearing all over Europe. Visitors can experience authentical heathlands managed by traditional farming methods, including burning, haymaking as well as grazing by the ancient breed of Norse...

Party In Itself

Bergen has a wide variety of activities ranging from high culture to lively football matches at the Brann stadium. We have a professional ballet company, an exciting jazz and blues scene, repertory theatres and imaginative revues. See pages 14 and 15, and 74-75 for more information. In Bergen you'll find just about everything from tea rooms to speciality fish restaurants, from small bistros to discoth ques, bars and nightclubs. Ask a Bergenser where you should go and quite likely you'll be...

Meeting Place For People For Years

Bergen is regarded as an international congress city, with major conferences following one after the other. With good domestic and international air connections, all the latest facilities for meetings, and more than 30 comfortable hotels providing almost 7,000 beds, Bergen is indeed well equipped for conference guests. But often it's those extra touches of care and quality that finally decide in favour of Bergen. The city centre is compact and abounds in places to congregate. It is surrouned by...

First Hotel Marin

First Hotel Marin is the elegant hotel at Bryggen near to the Fish Market and Fl0ibanen funicular. The hotel has 152 well appointed rooms of which 26 are suites and 12 are in the de luxe category. All have parquet flooring and decor to a high standard. Up to date meeting and conference facilities for up to 180 guests. Fitness centre with sauna, Turkish bath, gym equipment and solarium. Our tasteful restaurant has a temptingly imaginative a la carte menu. Our La Strada bar is just the place for...

Discount

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) - Mob (+47) 913 42 191._ BRIDGE - Bridge-enthusiasts are welcome every Tue at 6.15 pm from the beginning of May to end of August in Asatun near Gullgruven in Asane. Contact Per Olav Halvorsen, tel (+47) 55 94 40 70._ CHESS - Bergen Chess Club, Hollendergt. 13 Sep.-May Tue and Wed 19.0023.00. Jun- Aug only Tue. Contact Eirik T. Gullaksen. Tel. (+47) 55 29 40 71. Visitors welcome. ESPERANTO - Delegito Eli Fitjar. Tel. (+47) 55 28 40 12._ FREEMASONS LODGE - Jonas...

Welcome To Eidfjord Hardanger

Steep mountains surrounding a beautiful fjord. A mighty, powerfull waterfall. Majestic glaciers in the horizon. A mountain plateau with roaming herds of reindeer. Open and welcoming people - Europe's largest mountain plateau V0ringfossen - Norway's most famous waterfall old road up the scenic valley Mabodalen Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord - Nature - and cultural historical adventure centre - One of the largest hydroelectric power stations in Europe Kjeasen - The mountain farm nesting in...

The Norwegian Church

Sundays High Mass in Norwegian in most the city churches at 11.00. Services in English in The Chapter House of the Cathedral (Domkirken) from 1 June-31 Aug at 9.30. DOMKIRKEN (The Cathedral) - Domkirkeplass 1 (D4) Tel. (+47) 55 31 58 75 or 55 59 32 70. domkirken.menighet bkf.no The present-day Catheral is a blend of architecture from throughout its long and sometimes turbulent history (note the bullet holes in the tower wall). The oldest parts are the choir and the lower part of the tower,...

Sandviken Coastal Culture Centre

Sandviksboder 15-17, 20, 23-24. www.bergenkystlag.no Free admission to the outdoors area. Stroll among 16th on 17th century dried fish warehouses and down to a harbour packed with vintage boats. Inboard and outboard Collection - 200 inboard and outboard motors of about 50 different makes showing the development from petrol to diesel. Ships Communications - from radio to radar etc. Opening hours By arrangement, call no. (+47) 55 32 12 49. Entrance fee Free entrance outdoor.

Filling Of Camping

BJ0RNSONSGATEN VEISERVICE, Bj0rnsonsgt. 5. Tel. 47 55 29 31 45. Gas for cars, also fuel. Does not change foreign bottles. Open 24 hrs. GASS SERVICE A.S, Kanalveien 11, Minde. Tel. 47 55 20 83 40. Open Mon.-Fri 07.30 am-5 pm. Thurs till 7pm. Sat 10am-2pm. Closed Sun. STATOIL stations will change gas bottles of all sizes. SPEED AND ALCOHOL LIMITS - The speed limit is 50 km per hour in built-up areas and 80 km per hour outside. Some motorways have a singposted speed limit 90 km per hour. Maximum...

Bergen Cable Car Ulriken

Tel. 47 55 20 20 20. www.ulriken.no Bergen Cable Ulriken brings you up to the highest of the 7 mountains. Mount Ulriken 642 m offers Bergen's best view of the fjords, islands and coast. Bergen in a Nutshell is a unique sightseeing tour, starting with the red Bergen Double-decker bus. Our tour through the city centre presents historical and cultural highlights. Your choice of several languages on the bus, taped guiding. The Ulriken Restaurant amp Coffee Bar has indoor and outdoor tables....

Consulates

Tel. 47 55 33 61 40. BELGIUM Storetvedtveien 98. Tel. 47 55 22 07 80. CANADA Asbj0rnsensgt. 20. Tel. 47 55 29 71 30 917 36 382. DENMARK Kalfarveien 57A. Tel. 47 55 55 91 00. FINLAND Kokstadveien 42. Tel. 47 55 60 63 80. FRANCE Sandbrugt. 5. Tel 47 53 05 00 50. GERMANY 0. Murallmenningen 1B. Tel. 47 55 31 53 80. GREAT BRITAIN 0vre Ole Bulls Plass 1. Tel. 47 55 36 78 10. GREECE Ole Landmarksvei 14. Tel. 47 55 38 98 00. ICELAND K-Bank Nordea, c o Arne Holm,...

Info

Bergen Food Festival www.matfest.no 21.09 - 30.09 Norwegian Science Week www.hib.no forskningsdagene BergArt Bergen Art Festival Dance, jazz, film, contemperary music etc. www.bergart.no Primo November Den Store Metal Festen - Music Festival www.hulen.no Holbergdagene - Baroc Music Festival www.hf.uib.no griaka

The Exciting Mongolian Barbecue Restaurant

You may combine lamb, pork, beef, chicken, vege- j tables and sauces to suit your own tastes at our buffet. 500 m from Tourist Information 1 Tel. 55 32 39 15 - Fax 55 3184 72 www.mbr-bergen.no T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant amp Bar Nedre Ole Bulls plass 4 Tel. 55 56 32 40 T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant amp Bar Nedre Ole Bulls plass 4 Tel. 55 56 32 40 ., EXPLORE BERGEN - practical and cheaper with the Bergen Card igi t B Sis la Es EsS Es f isE Esta El

And In Between Cruise To Fjord Norway In Style

Travel in comfort and style on board the latest ship to join our fleet, m.s. Princess of Norway, on our exciting new route from Newcastle to Bergen the 'gateway to the fjords'. Savour the views of the stunning Norwegian coastline and sample all the fun on board before reaching your destination relaxed and refreshed. Upon arrival in Bergen our terminal is located within sight of the city centre where the main attractions are just a short 10 minute stroll away. For a wonderful short break...

Main Attractions

W Old Bergen Museum 2 Damsgard Manor Ulriksbanen - cable car Q Mount Ulriken 642 m. ft FantoftStave Church Gamlehaugen - Bergen residence and estate of the King of Norway. Reksten art collection Troldhaugen - home of composer Grieg Fana Church - 800 years old Hordamuseet - folk museum Siljust0l - home of composer Harald Ssverud Lyse monastery - ruins of 800 year-old abbey CD Lys0en - violinist Ole Bull's island and villa A3 Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Milde R Sotra Rorbusenter p Bild0y...

Bus Rental

TIDE, teL. 47 55 23 87 32. turbuss tide.no TURISTBUSS BERGEN, teL. 47 55 33 64 80 970 52 250. E-mail ingjaLd turistbuss.no FLY DIRECTLY from Bergen Airport, Flesland to the rest of Norway and Europe For more information, please contact the relevant airline or Avinor's service centre 47 55 99 81 55 www.avinor.no CAR RENTAL - Rental cars can be booked in the Tourist Information. - AVIS, Lars Hillesgt. 20 a. Tel. 47 55 55 39 55 815 33 044. - BUDGET, Vestre Stremkai 5, tel. 47 55 32 60 00 815 60...

Lysekloster

Ruins of a Cistercian Abbey built in 1146 as a daughter monastery to Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire, England. Reached in 50 minutes by bus from Bergen Bus Station E4 . THE MUSEUM CENTRE IN SALHUS - THE MUSEUM f THE OF NORWEGIAN KNITTING INDUSTRY, TRET Salhus, 20 km from the centre of Bergen. Bus no. 280 from the city centre, bus no. 90 on Sundays. Tel. 47 55 25 10 80. post salhus.net - www.museumsnett.no salhus The Museum of the Norwegian Knitting Industry is located in the former factory Salhus...

Pop And Rock Concerts

DET AKADEMISKE KVARTER, Olav Kyrresgt. 49-53 Tel. 47 55 58 99 10. Concerts all year, also jazz and blues - www.kvarteret.no GARAGE, Chnstiesgt. 14. Tel. 47 55 32 02 10 55 32 19 80 the bar . www.garage.no. Rock concerts, jam etc. MOOD, V gsallm. 16 Tel. 47 55 55 96 55. www.kjs.no RICK'S, Veiten 3 D5 .TeL 47 55 55 31 31. www 7nights.no. ROCKEKLUBBEN HULEN, Olav Ryesvei 48. Tel. 47 55 33 38 30. www.hulen.no. Rock concerts. REVUES AND CABARETS - Performances all year at LOGEN TEATER, 0vre Ole Bulls...

Bb

Get ready to explore Bergen, the City of Culture With your Bergen Card, you can enjoy free bus travel within the city Emits, free admittance to most museums and attractions and discounts on a variety of cultural and sightseeing attractions, parking, some restaurants and some articles. Free admittance to most of the museums as well as Fantoft Stave Church and St. Mary's Church Free bus travel in central Bergen, other areas within the city limits, and to the most important attractions Free return...

Waterworld And Indoor Swimming Pools

D5 , Teatergaten, in the centre of the city. Slatthaughallen, Nesttun. 15 mins. by bus from Bergen Bus Station. Stemmemyren, 0yjordsveien. 10 mins. by bus from the centre. Vannkanten Waterworld, Loddefjord, on road 555. See page 54. Tel. 47 55 50 77 77. Also pools for children. See page 54. Astveithallen, Tertnes. 15 mins. by bus from the city centre. 2 pools. Entrance fee and opening hours Check with the Tourist Information._ YACHTING - Hjellestad Marina,tel. 47 55 99 14 00, see...

Norske Husflidsvarer Og Souvenirer

Bergen Fish Market

NORWEGISCHE HAUSINDUSTRIE UND SOUVENIRE NORWEGIAN HANDCRAFTS AND SOUVENIRS ARTISANAT NORVEGIEN ET SOUVENIRS V gsalm. 3 Box 416 -5001 BERGEN Tel. 47 55 54 47 40 info husfliden-bergen.no Welcome to Oleana's own flagship-store at Strandkaien in Bergen, near by the famous fish market. Here you will find the whole famous collection of awardw-inningproducts. Oleana takes pride in using only natural fibers like wool, silk,alpaca and cashmere. We believe that we have to produce less, but more...

For Boat People

Hjellestad Marina

Service centre for leisure craft at Zachariasbryggen quay by the Fish Market at the head of Bergen Harbour. Keys available NOK 20, deposit NOK 100 from the nearby Tourist Information office for access to showers, toilets, washing machines, tumble dryers. The service centre is open from May till September. Harbour fee NOK 200. OTHER SMALL VESSEL HARBOUR Hjellestad Marina, Hjellestadveien 313. Tel. 47 55 99 14 00 see below . BOAT LAUNCH RAMP at Hjellestad Marina, Hjellestad. BUNKERING Marine amp...