Why I love Norway

The first time I stood on the waterfront at Aurland and contemplated the fjords, not long after having passed among the peaks of Jotunheimen National Park, I was utterly convinced that there was no more beautiful country anywhere on earth. On my many Norwegian journeys since then, in winter and in summer, I've never lost that feeling. Even more than the fjords and the high country, I now find myself drawn to the... Read More

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Visit Oslo Pass

The Oslo Pass gives you free entry to 36 museums and attractions, free travel on all public transport within zone two, free parking in all Oslo municipal car parks, free entry to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, free Mini Cruise Hop on – Hop off (only incl. in 72h pass for adults and children), free guided walks, discounts on sightseeing, TusenFryd Amusement Park, ski rental, and special offers in restaurants, shops, and leisure venues.You decide whether you want a card that is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours. The card is valid from the time you write Date, Month and Time with a ballpoint pen in the space provided. From that point on, it is valid for the number of hours indicated on it. Along with the Oslo Pass, you will receive a booklet, describing all the benefits for Oslo Pass holders. Oslo Passes for children (from 4 to 15 years old incl.) and seniors (from 67 years) are available at reduced rates. The Pass is valid in all attractions that are described in the Oslo Pass booklet and entitles you to an unlimited travel by metro, bus, tram, local trains and on the ferry boats to the islands in the inner Oslo fjord. Experience Oslo at its best!

$39.81 Tours & Sightseeing

City Sightseeing Oslo Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the main sights of Oslo. You can hop on and off as many times as you like aboard this City Sightseeing open-top, double-decker bus. There are 17 stops, and the entire route takes approximately 90 minutes. The bus departs every 30 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours only. Oslo, the oldest and sunniest of the Scandinavian capitals, was founded by Harald Hadrade in the 11th century and is surrounded by mountains at the head of a 70-mile (100 kilometer) fjord. You can visit Akershus Fortress, or feel like a real Viking at the Viking Ship Museum.

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Oslo City Tour Including Kon-Tiki Museum

Meet your guide at Oslo City Hall, and then hop aboard your luxury coach for your city tour. Travel in comfort through the center of the Norwegian capital as your guide explains Oslo’s culture and sights.Stop at Frogland Park to walk around a world-renowned collection of sculptures by the beloved Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Home to more than 200 bronze and granite sculptures, the park is one of Norway’s top attractions, drawing visitors from around the world. Look out for the 46-foot (14-meter) Monolith sculpture, as well as The Angry Boy (Sinnataggen).Continue to the famous Holmenkollen Ski Jump (photo stop only), used during the 1952 Winter Olympics, it has since been completely rebuilt and the new center opened in 2010. Enjoy roughly 20 minutes of free time to soak up the views over Oslo and take photos. Perched on top of a hill, the iconic ski jump is known for being one of the city’s finest vantage points. This is a photo stop only.Travel onward to Bygdøy Peninsula, a rural city neighborhood where many of Oslo’s top attractions are found. Take a tour of the Open Air Museum; Norway's largest museum of cultural history and one of the oldest open air museums in the world, featuring among others, an iconic, world-famous stave church built in the 1200s. Then choose between a visit to the Fram Museum or the Kon-Tiki Museum. At the Fram Museum, see the polar ship Fram, a wooden vessel that traveled along the Arctic Sea in the late 1800s. Take a tour of the powerful schooner — the first boat to reach the South Pole — and learn about life at sea in the harsh polar conditions. After touring the museum, take some free time to browse the exhibits and artifacts. Alternatively, visit the Kon-Tiki Museum. The museum is named after the raft that Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sailed on between Peru and Polynesia; see it and other boats such as the equally impressive Ra II. Hear tales of Heyerdahl’s intrepid expeditions from your guide, and then continue with a visit to the Open Air Museum where they can see among others, an iconic, world-famous stave church built in the 1200s.Return to your coach to finish with a drop-off back at Oslo City Hall.

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Oslo City Tour Including Fram or Kon-Tiki Museums

Meet your guide at Oslo City Hall, and then hop aboard your luxury coach for your city tour. Relax as you travel through the center of the Norwegian capital, and listen to your guide explaining Oslo’s culture and sights.Stop at Vigeland Park to walk around the world-renowned collection of sculptures by the beloved Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Home to more than 200 bronze and granite sculptures, the park is one of Norway’s top attractions, drawing visitors from around the world. Look out for the 46-foot (14-meter) Monolith sculpture, as well as Sinataggen, a model of an angry London boy.Continue to the famous Holmenkollen Ski Jump, used during the 1952 Winter Olympics, it has since been totally rebuilt and the new center opened in 2010. Enjoy roughly 20 minutes of free time to soak up the views over Oslo and take photos. Perched on top of a hill, the iconic ski jump is known for being one of the city’s finest vantage points. This is a photo stop only.Next, you can choose to visit either the Fram Museum or Kon-Tiki Museum. At the Fram Museum (considered the best museum in Oslo) you can learn about brave Norwegian explorers and their famous polar expeditions and can also go on board the famous polar ship Fram. Alternatively, at the Kon-Tiki museum you can hear details of the Thor Heyerdahl’s incredible sea voyages and see the rafts he used for sailing on the oceans of the world. From here you travel by coach back to the city center (January 1 through March 17 and October 17 through December 31) or by boat (March 18 through October 16).

$39.99 Walking & Biking Tours

Small-Group Oslo Bike Tour: City Highlights

One of Europe’s largest capital cities, Oslo also has one of the smallest populations, meaning its city streets are less busy with countless opportunities for urban outdoor activities. Cycling is one of the best ways to get around, and you’ll do just that on your 3-hour afternoon bike tour.Meet your friendly guide in the center of town, close to the main shopping street of Karl Johan's gate, and after listening to a comprehensive safety briefing, you’ll be on your way.See Oslo’s National Theatre and yellow-brick parliament building on Karl Johan's gate before pedaling along century -old alleyways and winding lanes. Following your attentive guide at a leisurely pace, cruise along the cycle paths that surround Oslofjord before exploring Aker Brygge -- a popular old shipyard that boasts captivating views of the harbor.Visit beautiful Neoclassical neighborhoods, full of brightly painted 18th- and 19th-century houses, and stop for drinks (own expense) at Akershus Castle, where you can admire its Renaissance architecture. Glide past the Royal Palace, home of the Norwegian royal family, and see Oslo City Hall where the annual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony takes place.Frognerparken is a must-see while in Oslo, so you’ll enjoy a break here to explore this stunning park independently. Amble around the incredible open-air exhibition of bronze and granite sculptures by Norway’s much-acclaimed sculptor, Gustav Vigeland, or simply relax on the tranquil lawns.After three hours of leisurely cycling, your guide will lead you back to your start point, where your tour ends.

$79.23 Tours & Sightseeing

Oslo Combo Tour: City Tour and Oslo Fjord Cruise

Meet your guide at Oslo City Hall, and then hop aboard your coach for your city tour. Relax as you travel and listen to your guide explaining Oslo’s culture and sights. Your first stop is Vigeland Park, home to a world-renowned collection of sculptures by the beloved Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Walk around the bronze and granite sculptures, and then continue to the famous Holmenkollen Ski Jump that was used during the 1952 winter Olympics. Enjoy roughly 20 minutes of free time to ogle the dramatic city vistas from the hill-top jump and take as many photos as you like. Travel onward to Bygdøy Peninsula, a rural city neighborhood where many of Oslo’s top attractions are found. Take a tour of the Open Air Museum; Norway's largest museum of cultural history and one of the oldest open air museums in the world, featuring among others, an iconic, world-famous stave church built in the 1200s. Enjoy your choice between a visit to the Fram Museum or the Kon-Tiki Museum. At the Fram Museum, see the polar ship Fram, a wooden vessel that traveled along the Arctic Sea in the late 1800s. Take a tour of the powerful schooner — the first boat to reach the South Pole — and learn about life at sea in the harsh polar conditions. After touring the museum, take some free time to browse the exhibits and artifacts. Alternatively, you can visit the Kon-Tiki Museum. The museum is named after the raft that Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sailed on between Peru and Polynesia; see it and other boats such as the equally impressive Ra II. Hear tales of Heyerdahl’s intrepid expeditions from your guide, and then return to your coach to finish with a drop-off back at Oslo City Hall.After your visit to either the Fram Museum or Kon-Tiki Museum, return to the start point where your city tour finishes. Your guide will then take you on a 5-minute walk to the pier, where you will board your sightseeing cruise boat. Admire the sights of the fjord from the water, passing alongside idyllic bays while listening to your guide talk about Oslo Fjord. Take a seat in the covered area of the boat, or bask in the sunshine if the weather is warm. The city’s scenic gem, the fjord is home to a number of islands that each boast individual landmarks and history. Hear of the kayaking, canoeing and fishing that takes place around Oslo Fjord, and see vacation homes dotted around the islands.Having enjoyed two hours of cruising around the waters of Oslo, return to the start point near Oslo City Hall and step back onto dry land where your combo tour finishes.