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Bergen port information


Gerd A.T. Mueller CC BY-SA 3.0

Bergen was founded in 1070 by Olav the Good and was used by the Vikings in their voyages of exploration, trade and war.   It was also a major trading center for the Hanseatic League.   In was the home of the famous composer Edvard Grieg in the 19th century.

The city retains much of its 18th- and 19th-century charm with the famous wooden buildings of the Brygen.   There is a tradition that it always rains in Bergen, but we have been lucky with nice sunny weather there.   Even when it does rain it is a fascinating place.

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maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=60.402663,5.315495&z=13 Google maps
www.whatsinport.com/Bergen.htm What's in port? Bergen Norway
www.bergenhavn.no/langSwitch.cfm?lang=2 Bergen port authority
www.Bergen.com/ Bergen website (in English)
www.fleetmon.com/en/ports/Bergen_4809 Bergen, ships in port live map
www.visitbergen.com/en/ Visit Bergen - official English travel site
www.visitbergen.com/en/ Visit Bergen - Bergen card
www.visitbergen.com/en/ Visit Bergen - Bergen information
www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=en&t=m&sa=N&tab=lw#hl=en&q=Bergen+tourist+maps Links for maps
www.bergen.kommune.no/english Municipality website in
www.bergen-guide.com/ Bergen Guide
en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Bergen Bergen travel guide from Wikivoyage
Cruise Critics Bergen page
Princess Cruises Bergen page
Triposo Norway
Triposo Bergen
B/17.htm Hardangerfjord, HAL 2010
B/18.htm Panoramic Bergen, HAL 2010
B/D4.htm DIY Bergen, 2011
B/d27.htm Funicular and city drive, Princess lines 2015
B/Bergen.htm Bergen, Voyages of Discovery 2015

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