BergenGastronomy and fjords in Norway's beautiful second city.
As you approach Bergen, the first thing you see is the seven mountains that surround it, a sight that inspired the city's name (bergen means "mountain town" in Norwegian). From there, the eye is drawn to the harbor, filled with boats of all shapes and sizes. The city is located on the west coast of Norway and is surrounded by the Bergen mountains, the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, and the Folgefonna glacier. The city is known for its vibrant harbor life, and there's always something going on there. You can find seafood restaurants, fish markets, and boat tours. There are also plenty of shops and restaurants in the city center. Bergen is a popular tourist destination, and there are plenty of things to see and do in the city and its surroundings.