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Walking Talking Tours Bergen

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Ivan
Quality Verified Registered on April 12, 2023

Hey folks, I'm Ivan, originally from Croatia but soaking up life in Norway these days. Ever since I was a kid, I've always been drawn to meeting new faces. Spent the last 15 years in the service industry, now finding my groove as a tour guide in Bergen. Dreaming of running my own cozy bistro someday. Excited to hang out with you all soon and make some awesome memories together! 😃

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Hey everyone!

I'm Ivan, your trusty tour guide for the day. We'll kick things off by exploring the inner city gems, delving into its rich history and captivating events. 🏰

After that, let's dive into Bergen's culinary world, where we'll find the perfect spot for you to indulge your taste buds, catering to your preferences. 🍝

Oh, and fun fact, I'm also a sommelier! So, if anyone's up for sharing a "glass" of wine with me afterwards, count yourselves in! 🥂😃

And a heads-up: Bergen has its own way of welcoming us with rain, so be prepared for a sprinkle or two. 🌦

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Olav Kyrres gate 27, 5014 Bergen, Norway
    Olav Kyrres gate 27, 5014 Bergen, Norway
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    We will be meeting in Byparken in front of the the music pavilion (gazebo). I will be holding a RED UMBRELLA. https://maps.app.goo.gl/7fwrjRDUB6gUgpnC8 Coordinates: 60°23'29.2"N 5°19'29.7"E

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Edvard Grieg-Statue

    The statue of Edvard Grieg sculpted by Ingebrigt Vik is a popular Bergen landmark. Edvard Hagerup Grieg was born in Bergen in 1843. He was a Norwegian composer and pianist, widely considered one of the leading Romantic era composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Den Nationale Scene Theater

    Founded in 1850 as Det Norske Theater, this theater owes its existence to the pioneering vision of Norwegian violinist Ole Bull. Its primary objective was to foster the growth of Norwegian playwrights. Among its notable early contributors was Henrik Ibsen, who served as both a resident writer and an artistic director.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Bryggen

    Next, we will admire Bryggen from across the harbor, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The wharf was once a bustling hub of trade during the Hanseatic period and is now a popular tourist destination. The colorful wooden buildings along the wharf are home to shops, restaurants, and museums, including the Hanseatic Museum and the Schøtstuene Museum.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Fishmarket in Bergen

    From there, we will make our way down to the famous Fish Market, which is located near the harbor. This bustling market is a great place to sample some of the freshest seafood that Bergen has to offer.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Fløibanen

    After the Fish Market, I will show you where you can jump on the Fløibanen funicular, which can take you up to the top of Mount Fløyen. The ride up offers breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding fjords. At the top, you can enjoy a hike or take in the view from one of the cafes or restaurants. This is where we end the tour.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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neha 22 Jun 2024
Stockholm

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Ivan was very cool. Really friendly and informative. Recommend this tour for everyone.
Maria 22 Jun 2024
Bilbao

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Un gran guia!
Angela 21 Jun 2024
Riyadh

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Such a personal and dynamic experience. We learnt so much from Ivan and it was very interesting! Ivan was passionate and patient, and he is well prepared with pictures and insightful stories. Thank you so much!
Tomas 20 Jun 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Great tour! Ivan was great
tim bo 12 Jun 2024
Tromsø

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Ivan was great, informative, gave some great restaurant suggestions ( we did lunch at Daily Pot, which was terrific for quick healthy lunch ) . this was our first time in Bergen, and i would strongly recommend
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 50 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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