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Oslo or Bergen

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1. Posted by kugali (Budding Member 63 posts) 4y

kugali has indicated that this thread is about Bergen

My husband and I are taking an anniversary trip to Scandinavia in mid-May - we have about 2 days and nights in Norway, so I'm wondering if we should go to Oslo or Bergen on this trip. Oslo sounds like a cool city but Bergen sounds enchanting. Any thoughts from people who have been to both??

We're interested in some activity but also want to have some leisure time...

Thanks! Amy

2. Posted by Daawgon (Travel Guru 1983 posts) 4y

I was not too impressed with Oslo, but Bergen was a true gem (much smaller and more interesting with better food - loved the smorgasbord at the Hotel Norge). Only 2 days in Norway - that's a real shame!

3. Posted by kjellf (Budding Member 2 posts) 4y

Bergen is the "Gateway to the Fjords" - you can taste the fjord country or simply visit the most astonishing fjord scenera on a one day tour called "Norway in a nutshell". Bergen is a "big littletown" - Norway's gateway to the world" (international profile).