Bergen is a great town through which to wander. Over the course of our three days there, we took a slower pace than earlier in our trip to take in the sights of this quaint town. Here are some of the more notable things we saw on our stay.
Bryggen – A UNESCO world culture heritage site, this area of Bergen is its oldest, dating back to around the mid 1300s. Due to many fires, there’s a mix of newer and older buildings with some cellars here dating back to the 15th century. Even the reconstructed buildings are faithful to the originals. They are beautiful buildings whose angles (few of which are perfect 90 degrees as you can see) add to the charm:
I spent part of a morning just wandering around without a map. When I travel, I love just getting lost and walking until my feet hurt. My walking tour of Bergen took me past a few interesting sights. Here is the Liggende Poet (Lying Poet) sculpture:
That’s a wrap on our three days in Norway based out of Bergen. I’m so glad we decided on the west coast of Norway as the third stop on our Scandinavian tour. The fjord tour that drove us to this area of this beautiful country was one of the most memorable travel days I’ve ever had. Here I am at the end of that day with a great vantage point on quaint Bergen: