|Season (1 Oct 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
|Monday - Friday||08:00||- 23:00|
|Saturday - Sunday||09:00||- 23:00|
Take the Floibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen! Check out the spectacular view of the city, play in the Troll Forest or walk exciting nature trails.
If you are in Bergen, Fløyen (320 masl.) is an absolute must visit! A trip with the funicular Fløibanen is a great experience, with the two carriages that have transported people to the mountain for over 100 years. The tour starts in the heart of Bergen city centre and takes you to the top in approximately 6 minutes. There you will get a spectacular panoramic view over the city, fjord and mountains.
The Bergen Card offers free round-trip travel on Fløibanen Funicular from October to December 2022. 50% discount on return tickets in 2023. The discount with the Bergen Card only applies to a return ticket and must be purchased/picked up at the ticket office at the bottom station or at the Tourist Information. The ticket office is open weekdays from 09:00 to 16:00 and weekends from 09:00 am to 17:00 (October - April)
Fløibanen tickets can be purchased at the Tourist Information, at www.floyen.no or in the Fløibanen app.
The Funicular takes you to a fantastic area of beautiful natural surroundings with innumerable opportunities for walking and hiking. From Mount Fløyen there are walks on gravel roads and paths to fantastic viewpoints where you can enjoy views of the fjord, mountains and the city below. Check out 10 inspiring walk for the whole family here.
You can also walk from Mount Fløyen to Mount Ulriken. This hike is called Vidden and is one of Bergens most popular mountain hikes. You can walk in either direction, but a lot of people prefer to start at Ulriken and finish at Fløyen which is right in the city center. The hike takes approximately 5 hours and you can read more about the Vidden hike here. To walk down from Fløyen takes around 45 minutes.
Mount Fløyen is the perfect starting point for hiking. Both shorter and longer hikes, for wheelchairs, strollers, young people and the elderly - Fløyen has roads and hiking trails that are suitable for everyone! Read more about Mount Fløyen and tour suggestions here.
Food and drink at Fløyen:
When you arrive at Fløyen you may sense the smell of freshly baked pastry. The charming Fløistuen shop and café offers pastries, ice cream, hot and cold drinks, as well as souvenirs and gifts. At Fløien Folkerestaurant you can enjoy a better meal with the city's finest view. About 10 minutes walk from the station on top, you find the lake Skomakerdiket. The charming cafe Skomakerstuen is open during weekends and public holidays. Try the Norwegian “svele” and something to drink, with a beautiful view over the water.
Did you know that the Fløistuen Café grows some of its own produce only meters away from the café? MatTak (directly translated to food roof) is a company that grows fresh produce on rooftops throughout the city. Mattak’s goal is to spread knowledge about growing food and how to cope with climate change. Vegetables like potatoes, salads and edible flowers are grown on Mount Fløyen and used in the café.
Mount Fløyen for children:
Children can have fun at the large playground or try an exciting obstacle course in the forest. Stroll through the mysterious Troll Forest if you dare.. In the summer you can paddle a canoe at the idyllic Lake Skomakerdiket (for free). If you want a little more speed and excitement, you can rent a mountain bike with fantastic viewpoints along the way.
PS. if you visit Fløyen in the summer, you have to say hello to the cuddly and slightly mischievous goats "Fløyenguttene".
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