If your trip to Bergen is all organized but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.If you’re on the hunt for something to add to your travel schedule, Plein is not far from this neighborhood’s center. Gemeentemuseum Het Sterkenhuis is also calling your name.
If you want to venture out on a day trip, we have a couple of ideas. Why not load up the car and check out what’s going on in Bergen aan Zee or Egmond aan den Hoef? You’ll discover Bergen aan Zee 3 miles away. If you’re making plans to visit Egmond aan den Hoef, it’s 3 miles away. Both have a good variety of hotels if you want to hop into a soft bed after all that sightseeing.
If you’re visiting Bergen with the youngsters, a fun day by the seaside is a fantastic way to keep them amused. Fill the trunk with some balls, bats and buckets, and take a road trip to one of these gorgeous coastal stretches:
Bergen-aan-Zee Beach (3 miles away).
Callantsoog Beach (12 miles away).
The open road is calling, and Bergen is a fantastic base to kick-start your driving adventure. Located 3 miles from downtown, the first thing you ought to pick up is the key to one of our top-notch rental cars. A full-size car will take you in and around Alkmaar in absolute comfort — or you might want to detour off the beaten track and discover hidden spots with a rugged four-wheel drive. For city commuting, we’d suggest going for a mini car. They won’t be as roomy, but they’ll be a dream at fitting into those tight parking lots.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re planning an unforgettable road trip around Bergen, a spacious SUV could be the perfect solution. If you’re looking for a fantastic bargain and plan on doing a lot of city driving, an economy car is a smart pick. All you need to do is decide what will suit you best, throw your bags in the back seat, and start clocking up those miles.
You’ll have to keep to the right when driving in Bergen. In addition, exercise a bit of extra caution if it’s your first time on the road here. Once you have a feel for the roads, relax and enjoy the scenery!
One of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Otherwise, it may supply your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is issued straight to you.
In short, yes. Although, there are exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation networks.
As in many places, regular cell phone usage is not permitted while driving in Bergen. There is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just remember to maintain focus on the road.
In Bergen, it’s illegal to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. If you’re thinking of having a few drinks with dinner, it’s a good idea to leave the car at your hotel.
It’s illegal to turn on a red light in Bergen. If you encounter one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light turns green.