Bergen, a UNESCO Gem
Bergen, Norway’s second biggest city is a designated City of Gastronomy and a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Centuries earlier it became an important trading centre due to the presence of the Hanseatic League whose old settlement, Bryggen has been designated a UNESCO site. Today this incredible city has much to offer its visitors through its history and gastronomy.
Bergen: The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season
This year on November 19 Bergen celebrated the opening of Christmas with several events including the Festival of Lights (Lysfesten), the Gingerbread Town (Pepperkakebyen) and LUMAGICA an illuminated walk through the Bergen Fortress (Bergenhus Festning). It was a magical afternoon and evening as crowds flocked to Bergen to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Christmas Season which will feature some magical attractions.