Post-Conference Tour of Bergen

The 3-days Post-conference tour of Bergen is designed to explore traditional and cutting-edge contemporary wooden architecture, mountain, Norways largest mountain plateau, fjords, valleys, waterfalls, fjords. Our delegates are cordially invited to drive along some of the official Norwegian Scenic Routes, also called Norway in a nutshell. 6 businesses and 6 tourist locations are featured.
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The World Heritage city of Bergen is surrounded by scenic fjord and mountains and has magnificent work of old timber architecture on the quayside, with its image reflected in the water. With an architectural heritage you won’t find anywhere else in the Nordics, the beauty and romance of Bergen stands un­paralleled and almost every street corner unveils a new treasure. Bergen’s has contemporary cutting-edge timber architecture, rooted both in the past and built for the future.

Photo: Twenty20, Wikipedia, Sergey Ashmarin, Hans Olav Lien

Tour Facts

Locations: Bergen, Geilo, Hardangervidda, Hardangerfiord
Dates: 23 – 25 June 2023
Participants: 50 pcs (minimum 25)
Affiliated to the WCTE-organizing committee:
Norwegian Wooden Network (Tredriver Vestland)
Price: NOK 3500,-

The tour includes:
Featured: 6 businesses and 6 tourist locations Transportation: The tour to Bergen will leave from Oslo Bus Terminal 23th June 2023. The tour to Oslo will leave from Bergen 25th June 2023.
Guide:
Tour guide (bus) and local guides
Accommodation: 2 nights in Bergen, incl breakfast
Food: 2 Breakfast, 3 Lunch (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), 2 social dinners (Friday and Saturday). Drinks and tips are not included.

Tour Locations:

  • Viken Skog and Treklyngen – Industrial Park & Cluster
  • Hardangervidda – Norwegian Scenic Routes
  • Vøringsfossen – Waterfall
  • Hardanger fjord  – Norwegian Scenic Routes
  • UNESCO World Heritage City of Bergen
  • Skipet – commercial building built in CLT
  • Kronehen – Sustainable office space
  • Treet – High rise wooden residential building

Tour Description

Day 1
Prepare for a full day expedition in the famous Norwegian nature. The Post-tour starts with bus from Oslo Bus Terminal to Hønefoss and Viken Skog Headquarter & Treklyngen Industrial Park. Then you will have a stop at Gol Stave Church, and then lunch at the mountain village Geilo. The you will drive along the Hardangervidda & the Norwegian Scenic Routes to Hardangerfjord. On the way you will stop at Vøringsfossen – one of the most famous waterfalls in Norway, and social dinner. Late check in Bergen.

Day 2
After breakfast you will visit contemporary timber architecture, city walk in UNESCO World Heritage Bryggen, lunch and walk on your own in the beauty and romance of Bergen. Social dinner at the Scenic city.

Day 3
After breakfast and check out, you will enjoy a visit to “Treet” previously the world’s highest timber residentials building. After lunch you are driving to Oslo. After entered the famous Mountain Plateau between Bergen and Oslo you will have a lunch stop. Arriving Oslo City late evening.

Frequently Asked Tour Questions (FAQ)

About the Tourist Locations

Bergen
Gol Stave Church
Geilo
The Norwegian Scenic Route Hardangervidda
Vøringsfossen Waterfall
The Norwegian Scenic Rout Hardangerfjord
UNESCO World Heritage Bryggen

About the Business Locations

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Viken Skog Headquarter
Treklyngen Industrial Park
Skipet - commercial building built in CLT
Treet – High rise wooden residential building

General Questions about the Post-Conference Tour to Bergen

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