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Things to do in Oslo

Expect your Norwegian break to be action-packed. The choice and diversity of things to do in Oslo is incredible. With its galleries and museums, up and coming bar and café culture and unbeatable outdoor pursuits which include hiking and skiing.

A cosmopolitan city, surrounded by spectacular fjords and verdant woodland. It combines the exciting blend of culture, history and lifestyle that you’d expect from a city break, with an unbelievable range of year-round outdoor adventures. See Edvard Munch’s famous painting The Scream at the National Gallery. Explore the laidback cafes, galleries and independent boutiques of trendy Grünerløkka. Or embrace the Norwegian ski culture, with a journey down Holmenkollen ski ramp.

Shopping.

Shopping

A great destination for shopping. Pick up Norwegian clothing and crafts at Husfliden in Rosenkerantz Gate or hunt for treasures at Vestkanttorget Flea Market, which is situated one block east of Vigeland Park. Aker Brygge is not just a shopping centre; this former shipyard in Stranden also boasts stunning views of the harbour.

Sightseeing.

Sightseeing

The city’s sightseeing provides a glimpse into its culture and history, bursting with museums and galleries. It’s easy to get your culture fix in Oslo - whether you choose the Viking Ship Museum, The Munch Museum or extraordinary Vigeland Sculpture Park. Admire the elaborate stained glass windows of Oslo cathedral and the striking, modern architecture of the opera house.

Food.

Food

Tantalise your taste buds with delightful breads and pastries from Apent Bakerei. Enjoy a beer outside Ekeberg Restaurant and admire its functionalist architecture. Or eat dockside at Fisherman’s Coop and dine on peel-and-eat shrimp in a fresh baguette with mayonnaise and a touch of lemon. Sult perfectly captures the Grünerløkka vibe with its imaginative cuisine and organic ingredients.

Nightlife.

Nightlife

Nightlife in Oslo is varied, with its great jazz clubs, traditional beer halls and fashionable bar scene. Den Norske Opera is Oslo’s opera company that stages opera, ballet and classical concerts every month. While Grünerløkka showcases a more alternative side of the city. Discover numerous little cafés, restaurants and bars.

Oslo sightseeing that we recommend

Book a carefully selected Oslo experience before you go.

Visit Oslo Pass.

The Oslo Pass is a stress-free way to devote your entire trip to activities. It gives you free entry to 33 museums and attractions, free travel on all public transport within zone four, free parking in all Oslo municipal car parks, free entry to the outdoor swimming pool, free lunch cruise, free winter walks, discounts on sightseeing and special offers in restaurants, shops, entertainment and leisure venues. Decide whether you want a card that is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours.

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Selected Oslo City Sightseeing.

This four-hour city sightseeing tour of Oslo is a convenient way to see the major attractions – with a choice of a morning or afternoon departure. Visit Vigeland Sculpture Park and see the Kon-Tiki Museum. Stop by the Holmenkollen ski jump and explore the Norwegian Folk Museum (afternoon tour only). As the capital of Norway, Oslo is the country's hub of culture and tourism. The city is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and is surrounded by forested hills.

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Oslo Mini Cruise.

See Oslo's beautiful waterfront on a sightseeing mini cruise. As you depart, sit back and enjoy the city sights. The 90-minute cruise will take you through the Oslofjord, passing the Oslo Opera House and the city's museums. Relax on this mini-boat cruise around the harbour and northern end of the Oslofjord. A beautiful city with a lovely setting - this 90-minute cruise is a great and economical way to enjoy it.

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Small group Oslo Bike Tour City Highlights.

See the highlights of Oslo in one afternoon on a leisurely paced, 3-hour bike tour. Suitable for all fitness levels, your tour takes in top Oslo sights, like Frognerparken (Vigeland Park), Aker Brygge shipyard, the Royal Palace and Akerhus Castle. Following an expert guide, you'll discover all the insider information about this gorgeous Scandinavian city, while exploring its best sites. This small-group Oslo bike tour is limited to 15 people, ensuring you'll receive personal attention from your expert guide.

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Norwegian Evening Cruise on a Fjord.

Journey through Oslo's beautiful fjord on this Norwegian evening cruise. Relax on this three-hour evening boat cruise around the harbour and the northern end of the Oslofjord. A beautiful city with a lovely setting, this cruise on a traditional wooden sailboat is a great way to enjoy it. Pass the Oslo Opera House and the fortress before cruising through a maze of islands, dotted with Norwegian summer houses.

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