Take the Fløibanen 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 traditional 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 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 walks 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 centre. The hike takes approximately 5 hours.
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!
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.
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.
The Bergen Card gives you free travel (round trip) from October to April, and a 50% discount (round trip) from May to September. Tickets can be purchased at the tourist information, at floyen.no or in the "Fløibanen" app.