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ABOVE: Royal Hotel Bergen.
The city's official tourism site may be hard to read in some browsers, but
take a look.
This commercial site is packed with useful details, including details on the
Card and listings for hotels, guesthouses, campgrounds, and other accommodations.
Mountains: The Seven Local Summits
Each spring, a mountain-biking club at the University of Bergen organizes a tour of seven
peaks in the area. You can follow the club's route on your own biking or hiking
The 18th-Century hostel is open from mid-June to mid-August. (Another hostel is
Montana, which is a bus
ride away from the city center but stays open during winter.)
Norway Info: What's Cooking?
Norwegian cuisine could be summed up with the phrase, "If it swims, eat it," so
fish table is worth printing out so you won't lose your appetite
in the translation.
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