A Tour of the Wharf and the Fortress
This is a private tour of Bergen in a historical perspective. You will have the opportunity to go for a walk at the Wharf, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ancient gables and the narrow alleyways will make you feel like stepping back in time to the era when the Hanseatic merchants dominated Bergen's trade.
You will hear interesting stories about the stock fish trade, daily life in the Middle ages, and about the Wharf as a secret hide-out during World War II.
Additionally, you will see the Bergenhus Fortress, with old Medieval buildings, like the Rosenkrantz tower and the Haakon's hall.
1. The Wharf
2. The Fortress
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can meet you at your hotel, at your cruise boat or in the central area. I can collect you form the airport (extra charge may apply).
End location: I can bring you back to your hotel, cruise boat or to any place in the center at your request
Duration: 3 hours
It is a walking tour
The tour includes my services as your Private Tour Guide
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 NOK - for a snack and a drink
Any entrances to the museums
I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.
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Our tour through the Bergen Fortress/Harbor area was perfect. Olga did a nice job of mixing historical and current issues in showing us Bergen.