Bergen Matfestival - food festival

Welcome to Norway's biggest Local Food Festival!
Meet the producers, buy high quality local products and get inspired by great food experiences! At Bergen Matfest the producers present and sell their own products – all produced from local raw materials.
Here you will find a wide variety of attractions and creative events for people of all ages. You can see, among other things, the semi-final of "Det Norske Måltid" (food competition for Norway's best food products), you can meet different farm animals and there is a food festival especially for children.

Grieg in Bergen Festival

MusicaNord features every year a 10 weeks continuous summer festival, from June till almost end of August. 40 concerts with focus on Norwegian national composer Edvard Grieg and also other composers.. In addition, MusicaNord also produces closed...

22. Grieg in Bergen festival
One of Norway`s leading and foremost chamber music festival with 40 concerts during 10 summer weeks. Participating artists & ensembles from apprx 15 countries.

More information: www.grieginbergen.com

Bergenfest - live music festival

Bergenfest is a four-day open-air festival held in the city centre of Bergen. The festival takes place on the grounds of a medieval fortress and castle, located on the quayside in the city’s historic centre.
A variety of genres are represented, from straight forward pop and rock via blues, country, americana and electronic-based music to the more obscure and adventurous ones. Previous acts at the festival include Robert Plant, John Mayer, ZZ Top, Biffy Clyro, Imagine Dragons and Lana Del Rey to name a few.
Altogether it will be around 50 acts presented at the festival.

Cycle ride Bergen - Voss

The ”Fjord classic” Bergen-Voss is not only one of Norway’s biggest and bestknown cyclosportive events, but also one of the world’s most scenic tours. Each year cyclists of all abilities take part in this unique race, each with different goals and expectations. The 170 km route follows fjords and mountains between the coastal town of Bergen in western Norway, and the ski resort of Voss.

Bergen International Festival

Two intense weeks with over 200 events in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts.Bergen International Festival was founded in 1953 and has focused on presenting prominent international and Norwegian artists in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts. The Festival, which is the principal event of its kind in Norway, takes place every year over 15 days at the end of May and presents over 200 events.

Nordic Media Festival

The Nordic Media Festival is the most prominent and largest media conference in the Nordic region: 1700+ delegates attend, representing the full spectrum of the industry.
The conference features over 100 globally renowned media professionals as speakers every year and their extensive program reflects the most pertinent challenges the industry is facing, best practice and current media trends. Nordic Media Festival offers a unique arena for networking and the opportunity to interact with colleagues and make new connections.

Daily sightseeing tours onboard the MS Nidelv

An idyllic boat trip in the river Nidelva around the island Hisøy. In the skerries the boat passes Torungene lighthouses, the Havsøy sound, and Merdø. On the 12 o'clock departure, passengers may depart on Merdø. The trips takes about 2 hours. Kiosk on board.

Departures from Pollen in Arendal at 12:00 and 14:30 every day during the summer season from the beginning of July until mid-August.
The boat trip takes approximately 2 hours.