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Private Coastal Safari, incl Bocuse d'Or lunch at Bekkjarvik Guesthouse

Explore the coastline outside Bergen and visit the outport of Bekkjarvik on this private tour with a luxury boat, the Grand Turismo of the seas, Axopar 37XC. The beautiful fjords and the vast Atlantic ocean meet in the coastal landscape west of Bergen. This area is made up of a string of thousands of large and small islands, and many of them are connected to the mainland by bridges. Out here at the ocean’s edge, you can enjoy the vast sky and panoramic views. The string of islands forms a barrier between the sea and fjords. The sea lashed the coast on the western side, while the waters are often calmer on the sheltered side. Bekkjarvik, situated in the beautiful islands of Austevoll south of Bergen, is an old fishing village with old buildings and quays. The village is home to the venerable Bekkjarvik Guesthouse, an old inn built in the 17th century, where they have been welcoming guests for more than 300 years. In Bekkjarvik we have lunch at the famous restaurant at the guesthouse.

per adult from

$2,499

AUD

Duration

5 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Coastal Safari, Bergen - Bekkjarvik - Bergen
    • Bocuse d'Or Lunch at Bekkjarvik Guesthouse
    • Refreshments
    • All taxes and fees
    • Entry/Admission - Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Byfjorden, Bergen Municipality, Norway

      Byfjorden (the city fjord) with its water depths ranging from about 5 to 100 meters, frames the city of Bergen along its waterfront. It is also a natural landmark, visible from much of the city as it is situated between the seven mountains that encircle Bergen.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Raunefjorden, Øygarden kommune, Norway

      Raunefjorden is a strait (even though it's called a fjord) outside Bergen. The wide strait flows between the mainland Bergen Peninsula and the island of Sotra. Bergen Municipality is located on the east side on the mainland and Øygarden Municipality to the west on Sotra. The strait is bounded to the north by the islands of Bjorøyna and Tyssøyna and on the south by the islands of Bjelkarøyna and Lerøyna.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Korsfjorden, Norway

      Korsfjorden is a fjord in the municipalities of Øygarden, Austevoll, Bjørnafjorden and Bergen. The fjord lies between Austevoll in the south and Sotra in the north. The fjord has a length from east to west at 16 km.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Austevoll Municipality, Austevoll Municipality, Hordaland, Western Norway

      The municipality of Austevoll consists of hundreds of islands located southwest of the city of Bergen. Austevoll is considered to be among the ports in the world with the largest ocean-going fishing trawler fleet. Since the 1980s, the offshore oil industry and fish farming industry have both grown to be important industries in Austevoll.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Bekkjarvik, Bekkjarvik, Austevoll Municipality, Hordaland, Western Norway

      Bekkjarvik, situated in the beautiful island municipality of Austevoll, south of Bergen, is an old fishing village with old buildings and quays. The village is home to the venerable Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri, an old inn built in the 17th century, where they have been welcoming guests for more than 300 years. It was the Danish King Christian IV who decided that inns were to be built at intervals of a whole or half-day’s sailing along the shipping fairway. Through the ages, trapping and fishing have been the livelihoods of the people in Austevoll. In Bekkjarvik salted herring, exported lobster, made thousands of barrels and hangers for closing nets. Here was boathouse, bakery and distillery. Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri has always been a natural focal point in this lush bustle. Bekkjarvik and guest house bloom into the new era. The old barrel factory and the store is aesthetically restored. The buildings are well kept and the people are friendly.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri, Bekkjarvik 61, 5397 Bekkjarvik, Norway

      The Chef at Bekkjarvik Guesthouse, Ørjan Johannessen, won the gold medal at the Bocuse d'Or cooking competition in Lyon, France in 2015. Bekkjarvik Guset House is known for its excellent cuisine based on local and fresh products. The restaurant has a high standard without being pretentious.

      Duration: 2 hours

    • Departure Point :
      Strandkaien 3, 5013 Bergen, Norway
      Departure Time :
      11:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by Guided Fjord Tours

    Activity ID: V-207913P37

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