Exploring Bergen through the Eyes of Edvard Grieg

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4 км
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Duration 1h 30m - 2h
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Listen about experiences from Grieg's childhood that had a great influence on his music
  • Get to know why the composer was baptized for the second time only a week after he was born
  • Learn how the Archery Brigade has shaped the history of Bergen and Grieg himself
  • See the Grieg Hall – one of the modern highlights of the city
  • Find out who inspired young Edvard throughout his musical career
Discover Norwegian spirit with this tour of Bergen! This tour will show you the city through the eyes of the famous composer Edvard Grieg, whose music has always been described as a national tribute to Norway, its people, and its nature. On the walk around this beautiful little city, you will go back over 150 years to find the places that inspired the Norwegian genius. The tour starts with a visit to Grieg’s childhood home, where the future composer started playing piano at the age of 5. Then you will see Nykirken, a marvelous 17th-century white-stone church standing on the shore – Edvard was baptized there. You will discover the surroundings at Bryggen, a World Heritage City, and learn how they influenced the life of the future composer, whose music was greatly inspired by this place. After wandering around 60 colorful wooden buildings and enjoying breathtaking scenery, you will stop at Bergen railway station, one of the most spectacular stations in Norway, which is more than a hundred years old. This tour will allow you not only to dive into the world of the genius but also discover the same Norway he so passionately loved – the Norway of beautiful people, incredible landscapes, and mysterious legends.

What's included

  • Tips on where to find restaurants serving the best fish in town
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Entrance tickets to museums and attractions you see on your way
  • Headphones — please bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Grieg's Childhood Home
Strandgaten, 208, Bergenhus
The National Stage, Bergen
Engen, 1, Bergenhus
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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