Wet snow spraying as skiers shoot past in their red and blue anoraks. A steaming hot cup of cocoa and a mother putting sunscreen on her nose. This is what the author of this text remembers from childhood days by the ski track leading up to Rundemanen mountain in the middle of Bergen, sometime in the late 1970s. Young and old alike skied straight onto the Fløibanen funicular from the powdery snow out on Vetrlidsallmenningen square.
Bergen: A small metropolis with a big heart
Bergen’s abundance of architecture, art, theatre and music means you can put together a dream programme for a cultural journey – no matter when you visit this small metropolis.