Cheap Car Rental Bergen Airport
Bergen is a popular toursit destination; there are around 40 hotels, several B&B’s and youth hostels. There are several sight seeing sites and a good way to go there is by rental car. Please check our website for cheap rentals at Bergen Airport.
Bergen is situated on the west coast of Norway. It is part of the municipality of Hordaland. Bergen is the second largest city of Norway and covers an area of 465 square kilometers and is located on the peninsula of Bergenshalvoyen. It was created around seven mountains and the city centre and northern neighbourhoods are located on Byfjorden. Car rental is a great way to see the beautiful scenery of this part of the world.
Though Bergen is an international city, it has still managed to retain its old world charm. It is full of historical features and offers an exciting mix of nature, tradition and modern city life. Bryggen has been an important part of this city for a long time. It features on the World Heritage List of UNESCO and attracts thousands of visitors each year. It is one of the medieval city settlements of Norway and was dominated by the Hanseatic merchants for 400 years. There is a Hanseatic Museum and Schotstuene. Next to Bryggens Museum lies the 12th century St. Mary’s church. It also houses the Theta Museum of the Resistance Movement and those choosing Bergen car hire can see all of these attractions easily.
The Royal residence was built by by King Hakon Hakonsson between 1247 and 1261. Adjacent to this residence lies the Rosenkrantz Tower, which dates from the 1270s. The Floibanen Funicular and the Fish Market are both just a short ride from the city centre. It offers a stunning view of the city, the mountains and the sea. One can still see the old wooden houses and touring this region with Bergen car rental means that you do not miss out on anything.
Bergen has got various museums. The galleries display international paintings and an art collection ranging from classical to contemporary. There is Bergen Art Museum which includes collection of Edvard Munch’s paintings. Other museums include the Bergen Contemporary Art Centre, and West Norway Museum of Decorative Art. The Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen is the former home of Edvard Grieg, Norway’s most famous composer. He lived here for 22 years and composed some of his best works here. It is now a museum.
Close to Troldhaugen is the Fantoft Stave Church. It was originally built in Fortun in Sogn in 1150 and moved to Fantoft in 1883. It was burnt down in 1992 and has now been rebuilt. Bergen houses two 18th century manor houses which have now been turned into a museum. One can admire seals and penguins in the Bergen Aquarium and this is a great day out for all the family. You can make travelling around so much easier by opting for car rental which is cost-effective and convenient.
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