Bergen, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bergen, Germany? If you're planning to go to Bergen, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bergen, Germany

Based on the climate and weather in Bergen, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bergen, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bergen, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bergen, Germany by month

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January

If you visit Bergen during January, you may find that it is freezing. Temperatures tend to hover around the 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

February

February in Bergen is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

March

March can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

April

April here is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

May

May in Bergen is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

June

June in Bergen is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

July

July in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

August

If you go to Bergen in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

September

If you are traveling to Bergen in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

October

October in Bergen can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

November

If you are traveling to Bergen in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

December

December in Bergen can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful Atonement Church of the Precious Blood, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Forestry Museum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Activities for Bergen, Germany

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bergen.

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