|Bergenhus Festning (12 June 2024 - 15 June 2024)
Bergenfest is a four-day open-air festival held in the city centre of Bergen. The festival takes place on the grounds of a medieval fortress and castle in the city’s historic centre.
A variety of genres are represented, from straight forward pop and rock via blues, country, americana and electronic-based music to the more obscure and adventurous ones. Previous acts at the festival include Robert Plant, John Mayer, ZZ Top, Biffy Clyro, Imagine Dragons and Lana Del Rey to name a few.
In 2023 you could see artists like Lars Vaular (Headline), Suede, Tash Sultana, The Lumineers, Girl Scout, Kristi Brud and more. Altogether it will be around 50 acts presented at the festival. More info and full line-up at bergenfest.no Artists for 2024 will be annonced when this is made public.
Bergenfest in the press:
Bergenfest has received standing ovations from the press, and has established itself as a modern music festival of both national and international interest. In 2000, Bergenfest, then named Ole Blues Festival, was voted “Festival of the Year” by its peers in the Norwegian Rock Festival Council. The festival has also received the price of honour from Bergen Tourist Board in 2001, “for excellent marketing of Bergen”.
Gates open 16:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 14:00 Friday and 12:00 Saturday.
Håkon’s Hall was built between 1247 and 1261 by Håkon Håkonsson. It was the largest of the royal residency in the 13th-century when Bergen was the…
The tower was built in the 1560s by the governor of Bergen Castle (Bergenhus), Erik Rosenkrantz, and served as a combined residence and fortified…
Bergenhus Fortress is one of Norway’s oldest and best preserved fortifications. The Fortress has a long history as a royal seat, episcopal see and…
Exhibitions: Women's Contribution to the Armed Forces and The Resistance Struggle 1940-1945.
The silverfactory Arven lets you experience some of the city's best gold - and silversmiths at work, creating precious metal into true pieces of art.
Bryggens Museum display findings of the archaeological excavations of Bryggen from 1955 and contains the foundations of the oldest buildings in…
St Mary`s church is the oldest existing building in Bergen. To judge by its architectural style, it was probably built between 1130 and 1170.
The Hanseatic merchants are long gone, and no longer part of the hustle and bustle of Bryggen, but you can still experience this unique place, which…
The very first buildings in Bergen were situated at Bryggen, which has been a vibrant and important area of the city for many centuries.
At Storeblå Aquaculture Visitor Centre you can explore an exiting exhibition that provides knowledge about one of our largest industries - aquaculture
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…
The picturesque Fish Market in Bergen is one of Norway's most visited outdoors markets. The Fish Market sells seafood, fruit and vegetables.
Kunsthall 3,14 question the present for the future
The high-tech dissemination center takes You on a journey into the German occupiers ideological view and some of its brutal consequences.
Meet the sea lions, the creepy - but great crocodiles, fish and the fascinating snakes at Bergen Aquarium. Film screening and feeding daily.
From catechism to flannel boards - Norways oldest school building.