Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to Bergen

The port city of Bergen, a memorable MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination, is sheltered from the North Sea by magnificent fjords and islands. Bryggen, its Hanseatic quarter, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, characterised by a strong Middle Ages heritage and colourful wooden houses.

MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:

• The Charm of Bergen Old District
• Fjord Cruise
• The View from Mount Fløien

Take an MSC Cruises excursion to the ancient Bergenhus Fortress to admire the Håkonshallen, a ceremonial hall built in the 13th century by King Håkon Håkonsson.

Next, cast your gaze upon the Rosenkrantz Tower, one of the most important Renaissance monuments in Norway. Explore Bryggen – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – and the historic Hanseatic Wharf, known for its brightly coloured architecture. Wander cobbled streets past gabled wooden buildings where you’ll discover restaurants, boutique shops, and artist studios.

See one of the most spectacular fjords in Norway on a memorable MSC Cruises excursion. Sail the Byfjorden and discover narrow coves, rugged mountains, and an array of beautiful islands. Be charmed by views of historic Bergen overlooking the atmospheric Vågen bay, before exploring picturesque Eidsvåg and its magnificent natural landscapes.

Discover majestic Mount Fløien on an MSC Cruises excursion. This popular attraction offers views of the beautiful Bergen peninsula and the surrounding fjords and mountains. Take the famous Fløibanen funicular railway to the viewing platform where you can admire the spectacle below — see historical harbourside buildings, a network of neighbourhoods, and mighty ships docked in the port. Then, if you’re feeling truly adventurous, continue on foot up the mountain. Here, you’ll find paths, walking routes, and trails that offer glorious panoramas.