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Norway Fintech Festival: A Guide

We are thrilled to welcome you to the much-awaited Norway Fintech Festival, a two-day celebration of innovation and collaboration in the fintech industry, set against the breathtaking backdrop of Bergen, the picturesque city nestled between fjords and seven majestic mountains.

This guide is designed to help you make the most of your festival experience, offering an overview of the fintech program, hotel accommodations, and a plethora of things to see and do during your time in Bergen.

Overview of the days

16th April

Join the welcome party at USF Verftet right by the waterside in downtown Bergen. This is a great way to get a head start on the festival networking, get your festival pass and badge early, and get into the festival spirit.

Doors open at 19:00, where there will be nibbles and drinks until aprox. 21:00. Feel free to stay out for longer, but remember you have a big day ahead of you.

17. April

The opening act of day one starts 09:00 and is packed with content until 16:15. We highly recommend looking through the extensive program and booking in meetings ahead of time to get the most out of your day.

After the program finishes, you have some time to wind down, get something to eat, or join other attendees for some festivities before the official festival concert opens at 19:30. Look forward to a banging musical experience from the energetic duo behind Ka2: Didrik Thulin and Sondre Alvestad, and get mesmerized by Michelle Ullestad and groove to her catchy pop-tunes.

💃🏽🎵Ka2 on Spotify // Michelle Ullestad on Spotify

The Festival Venue

Norway Fintech Festival will be held at Media City Bergen

Adress: Lars Hilles Gate 30

If you take the light rail (Bybanen) you can exit at the stop "Nygård" and its just a 30 second walk from there.

How to get there from the Airport

Bus (Flybussen)

Time: 25-30 minutes

Price: 169NOK (if you pay online in advance)

Check out Flybussen for more information.

Light Rail

Time: Approx. 45 minutes
Price: 44NOK

Check out Skyss for more information,

(Tip: we suggest you download and pay in the Skyss Billett App, or at a ticket machine by any of the stations.)


Time: approx. 15 minutes
Price: estimated price 500NOK

Tip: We suggest using Bergen Taxi or Norges Taxi

Download the app to book and get a fixed cab fare.

Pick-up location: Bergen Airport Pickpoint Point

Wining & Dining

We have partnered up with some restaurants in Bergen close to Kulturhuset, The discount is personal and can only be used by participants of the festival.

We recommend you make a reservation online since the restaurants listed here are quite popular.


Location: Nygårdsgaten 29, 5015 Bergen

20% discount

How to use: show your ticket/badge/festival band


Location: Vaskerelven 16, 5014 Bergen

20% discount

How to use: show your ticket/badge/festival band

Escalon Mundo

Location: Veiten 3, 5012 Bergen

20% discount

How to use: show your ticket/badge/festival band

We have also gathered some tips for other restaurants and bars which are worth checking out:

Popular and local eateries:
Bien Basaar
Bergen Brunsj
Bryggen Tracteursted
Cafe Norge at Hotel Norge
Fjellskål (for the fish lovers)
Landmark (for lunch)
Nedre Nygård
Pingvinen (informal)

Pizzerias & Burgerias:
Amici Miei
Bien Centro
Bien Bar
Pergola Mat & Vinbar
Villa Paradisio

Fine dining:
Colonialen 44
Brasserie Cherie
Engen Restaurant
Le Matisse
Marg & Bein
Moon Restaurant
Nama Japanese Fusion

Bars (the teams favorite spots!)
Nedre Nygård
Bergen Børs Hotel Bar
Dark & Stormy

Need more suggestions?
Tripadvisor is of course your BFF if you want to do some more research on places to eat and things to do in Bergen!


We have deals with the following hotels:

De Bergenske
code: 23339
Or book directly with them and say you are a part of Norway Fintech Festival.

- code: D000047401

Strawberry - code: 70224554

Places to visit in Bergen

Located in the heart of the fjords, Bergen has the ideal combination of nature, culture, and interesting urban attractions. Pick and choose from a great range of things to do in Bergen.

Here are the six most popular things to do in Bergen:

  • Visit the Fish Market and eat some delicious Norwegian seafood
  • Stroll amongst the old wooden houses and narrow alleyways in Nordnes or Sandviken
  • Visit the popular museum Kode, - one of Scandinavias renowned museums within art, design and music.
  • See the fjords!
  • Visit Bryggen World Heritage Site
  • Hike at one of Bergen's seven mountains, we recommend Fløien and Ulriken (cable car for those with less time to spare).

Check out Visit Bergen for more tips!

Festival team

Kristoffer Hammer -
Rea Parashar -
Håkon Lavik -
Anna Myhrvold -
Linnea Huseklepp -
Ingeborg Rokne -
Bent Gjendem -