Vestland is a county in the southwest part of Norway. It was established on January 1, 2020 comprising the former counties of Sogn og Fjordane and Hordaland, with the exception of the municipality of Horninda. This county includes Norway’s second largest city, Bergen, beautifully surrounded by mountains and fjords. It is well known for its colourful houses on the Vågen Harbour, once the centre of the Hanseatic commercial activities in the country.
Across Vestland you will find stunning landscapes, including countless lakes nestled among mountains, fjords, scenic villages and vast forested areas.

Population: approximately 632 thousand people

Capital: Bergen

Other major cities: Vossevangen

Main attractions: Bergen (Bryggen, Bergenhus Fortress, Fløibanen funicular, Troldhaugen museum (home of composer Edvard Grieg), Fantoft Stave Church, Bergen fish market), Jostedalsbreen National Park, Hardangervidda National Park, lakes, fjord cruises

Nearest Airports: Bergen Airport, Flesland/ Bergen Flesland Airport/ Flesland Airport (BGO - Bergen lufthavn, Flesland)

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