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Once you've gotten your fill of Bergen's city life, you can head out to the countryside to tour some of the area's lesser-known yet still interesting attractions. Music aficionados come from far and wide to see the homes of Edvard Grieg, Norway's foremost composer, and that of legendary violinist Ole Bull. The Fantoft Stave Church is also worth a visit if you're interested in Viking-era
architecture or the Middle Ages.
Bryggen, the wharf running right by the harbor on the northern side, is the first stop on most tourists' itinerary and loaded with history....