Bergen is a city surrounded by 7s: There are seven fjords and seven hills surrounding the second largest city in Norway, protecting it from the fierce Scandinavian winters with their majestic natural beauty. As one of the first cities listed on any Norwegian trip itinerary, travelers booking flights to Bergen will find the best of Norway in a charming city: The rolling green fjords draw quite a crowd, but the famed Fish Market of Bergen is particularly popular with tourists, as is the Hanseatic Wharf Area, also known as Bryggen, which is now protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Bergen’s residents are proud of their heritage and share it with the millions of foreigners who traverse the city each year. Bergen festivals showcasing the most delicious of traditional Norwegian cuisine and live concerts performing the music of Edvard Grieg, a Bergen native, fill Bergen’s pride and appreciation for its heritage, and it isn’t lost on Bergen’s visitors. Flights to Bergen are filled with travelers who will soon find themselves falling in love with this enchanted Scandinavian escape.