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ABOVE: A Bergen buecorps (one of the boys' drum
corps that date back to the mid-19th Century).
Click "English" to plan a trip on the Norwegian state railways with the NSB's
High-speed passenger boats connect Bergen and Stavanger along Norway's scenic
Norwegian Coastal Voyage - Hurtigruten
A fleet of 11 cruise ferries provide daily service year-round to 34 ports from
Bergen to Norway's northernmost reaches.
Comfortable car/passenger ferries make the overnight trip between Hanstholm,
Denmark and Bergen, stopping at Egersund (on Norway's southern coast) along the
way. Fjord Line also sails the former Color Line route from Newcastle upon Tyne,
England to Bergen, Stavanger, and Haugesund.
The Faroese ship M/F Norröna connects Bergen to the Faroe Islands, Iceland, the
Shetlands, and Denmark from May to September.
Nearly a dozen Webcam images are visible at this newspaper site. Not all are
from Bergen; one shows the deck of a North Cape ferry.
[email protected] took this photo of Bergen's old Hanseatic harbor area for a personal page,
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