October 22, 2021 - Traditional pcket ship voyages with Hurtigruten usually begin in the Norwegian port city of Bergen.For a relaxed and pleasant start to the journey, the Hurtigruten shipping company has opened a guest lounge in the city's harbor, which is considered the gateway to the fjords. The location is the Hurtigruten terminal atNøstebukten.
Bergen - View of the harbor and the Hurtigruten quay
For most Hurtigruten travelers, the journey along the Norwegian coast with the Hurtigruten ships begins in the Norwegian port city Bergen. This week, Hurtigruten opened their new Hurtigruten Lounge in the Hurtigruten Terminal at Nøstegaten 30 in Bergen. Hurtigruten guests have recently been enjoying their stay in a modern Scandinavian ambience on 524 square meters. A style that also characterizes the Hurtigruten mail ships. The lounge offers comfortable seating, free WiFi and USB chargers, among other amenities.
Hurtigruten guest lounge - Photo: © Hurtigruten
In the lounge, guests can find out more about the upcoming sea voyage. Screens and touch screens provide practical information. The travelers get impressions of the post ship route and popular excursion destinations. The mandatory safety briefing takes place in a lecture hall. Last but not least, the lounge is an ideal starting point for exploring Norway's second largest city.
Bergen - center with Johanneskirken
The Hurtigruten ships are praised for their authentic local cuisine using fresh ingredients from suppliers along the coast. In the lounge, Hurtigruten's guests get a first culinary foretaste of “Norway's Coastal Kitchen”. Visitors help themselves to the buffet and taste dishes such as traditional Norwegian fish soup. Hot drinks such as coffee and tea are also available.
An overview of the current offers can be found on the Hurtigruten website.