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Mt. Floyen (Floyfjellet)
Mt. Floyen (Floyfjellet)

Mt. Floyen (Floyfjellet)

Mount Floyen, Bergen, Norway

The Basics

Ride the Fløibanen funicular railway, a thrilling 8-minute journey from Bryggen harbor to a lookout point 3,280 feet (one kilometer) from the summit, or explore the mountain’s network of marked trails for views of the surrounding fjords, islands, and hills. Mount Fløyenis also home to the Fløyen Folk Restaurant (Fløien Folkerestaurant), where regular folk music concerts are held in the summer months, as well as a café, shop and children’s playground.

Outdoor activities such as hiking and mountain biking tours are a good way to experience Mount Fløyen and take in views from its many trails. Guided tours can accommodate all skill levels and ensure visitors' safety and security.

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Bergen Classic -Hiking Tour from Mt. Ulriken to Mt. Fløyen.
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Bergen Classic -Hiking Tour from Mt. Ulriken to Mt. Fløyen.
$157.59 per adult
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Amazing views every step of the hike!
Our guide, Frank, lead us on the most beautiful hike in the mountains above Bergen. His expertise of outdoor activities and information about Bergen and the surrounding area was so interesting. He brought us Norwegian snacks to try, all delicious! We were sad to leave Bergen and all its activities and beauty.
David_J, May 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Bergen

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Great experience
Giorgos_I, Apr 2022
Bergen Classic -Hiking Tour from Mt. Ulriken to Mt. Fløyen.
Due to adverse weather conditions this tour was cancelled, but my guide, Frank, suggested me taking another tour with him instead. Which I did, and I was not let down. Frank's professionalism and politeness combined with an amazing hiking experience won me overall. I highly recommend his tours.
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Hiking in the mountains above Bergen
John P, Sep 2019
Bergen Classic -Hiking Tour from Mt. Ulriken to Mt. Fløyen.
Our hike was led by Frank. He did a great job of tailoring our route to suit the weather, trail conditions, and our abilities. He is an expert in the outdoors and also gave us much insight into life in Norway. A wonderful experience.
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Best day in Bergen
Lindsey_R, Jul 2019
Bergen Classic -Hiking Tour from Mt. Ulriken to Mt. Fløyen.
My husband and I loved hiking the Vidden trail with our guide Frank! The views were spectacular and Frank was very friendly and knowledgeable. We learned so much about the area, and really felt that we were part of the place in a magical way. This tour is not to be missed. Thank you!

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Mount Fløyen is a must-see for nature lovers and first-time visitors to Bergen.

  • The Fløistuen Café, Fløien Folkerestaurant, and Brushytten cabin offer food and drink for purchase. Picnic huts are available for travelers to enjoy their packed lunches.

  • The Fløibanen funicular railway is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers, and elevators also offer easy access to the upper and lower funicular stations.

  • Visitors can buy tickets for the Fløibanen funicular in advance, but there is no need to make reservations for a time slot.

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How to Get There

Mount Fløyen lies just outside of the city of Bergen, Norway. The Fløibanen funicular’s lower station is located just 500 feet (150 meters) from Fisketorget (the fish market) and Bryggen Wharf in downtown Bergen. Guided tours typically provide round-trip transportation, including a ride on the funicular railway.

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When to Get There

You can experience Mount Fløyen year-round. Sledding is a popular winter activity, while in summer you can hike, zipline, canoe, and mountain bike in the area. Summer visitors should also keep a lookout for cashmere goats that live on the mountain and help trim the weeds.

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Activities for Kids at MountFløyen

Children will love exploring the Troll Forest, where they can hike at their own pace and discover trolls hiding among the trees. The mountain also boasts one of Bergen’s best playgrounds, where kids can run and climb on a variety of structures. Easy stroller access on and off the funicular makes Mount Fløyen a great activity for families with young kids.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What else should I know about attractions in Bergen?
A:
As well as visiting the Mt. Floyen (Floyfjellet), check out these trip ideas to make the most of your visit: