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  • Oslo: Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

    1. Oslo: Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

    Get an introduction to the highlights of Oslo on a 3-hour panoramic sightseeing tour that is ideal, even for those short of time. Follow your knowledgeable guide to major landmarks, including the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, where the 1952 Winter Olympics was hosted. Get a fascinating insight into Norway's skiing history and enjoy incredible views of the city along the way. Continue your tour by comfortable sightseeing bus to the unique Vigeland Sculpture Park, where you can take a walk through the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist. Admire more than 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943), cast in bronze, granite and forged iron.

    The panoramic tour of Olso was fabulous! Our guide was knowledgeable and had interesting facts to keep things light and fun! The bus was very comfortable and the driver did a great job getting around obstacles! I would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for the highlights to the further explore the area.

  • Oslo Highlights 3-Hour Bike Tour

    2. Oslo Highlights 3-Hour Bike Tour

    Explore Oslo like a local on this 3-hour bike tour of the major sights. Discover the parks, castle grounds, and paths of Oslo Fjord, and learn where to find the city’s best bars and restaurants from an expert guide. The leisurely tour is suitable for all fitness levels and ages, with plenty of stops for photos and visits of the main tourist attractions. Depart from the centrally-located Viking Biking store in downtown Oslo, and cycle on comfortable hybrid bikes to the pedestrianized City Hall Square, site of the annual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Enjoy an easy ride along the car-free paths of Oslo Fjord, admiring sweeping views over the city's harbor, islands, and surrounding hills. Continue to the Medieval and Renaissance castle of Akershus Festning, and climb off your bike for a brief walk along the ramparts. Then, ride down Karl Johans Gate, the most famous boulevard in Norway, visi...

    Our guide Josh was great. Plenty of informations. 3 hrs went by so quickly. Really recommend it.

  • Oslo: Old Town City Exploration Game

    3. Oslo: Old Town City Exploration Game

    Visit wonderful sights in Oslo including the Royal Palace, Parliament and Akershus Fortress whilst solving pieces of the puzzle in this immersive exploration game. Play the role of the majestic Harald Hardrada, Viking king and founder of Oslo. Play the game by solving each piece of the puzzle on your smartphone, guess the answer to unlock the story of each secret place. Unlock stories and learn interesting facts such as how Oslo became the home of the Nobel Peace Prize. Explore the city and be given exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Play offline as you don't need an internet connection to play the game. Enjoy as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or split into smaller teams and compete against each other. Go at your own pace as there is no time limit, the game however can be completed in just over 1 hour. Explore without a guide, just download th...

  • Oslo: Food Tasting and Walking Tour

    4. Oslo: Food Tasting and Walking Tour

    See the sights of Oslo on a 3 to 3.5-hour walking tour and sample some classic local foods and craft brews along the way. Stroll through a colorful market and pop into locally loved eateries to try everything from savory fish dishes to traditional waffles. Hear about the city’s intriguing history and culinary culture as you walk between the major sights. Savor the flavor of fresh fish, and get served a tasty dessert at a legendary local kitchen. Visit a local market off the usual tourist trail and sample some different cheeses before exploring the different stalls on your own for about 15 minutes. Visit the colorful hipster and student area to try some of the local beers. Taste the local water of life known as "aquavit" as the bar owner explains where the beers come from.

    This tour combined a sampling of delicious traditional Norwegian food and drink and a visit to Mathallen market with a pleasant walk through Oslo where we learned a bit of local history and culture. Ivana does a great job. One of our favorite food tours, and we have done many over the years. Highly recommended!

  • Oslo: Private E-Scooter City Tour

    5. Oslo: Private E-Scooter City Tour

    E-scooters are all the rage. They are fun, ecological, and they save you time and energy so you can see more in a shorter amount of time. This E-scooter city tour is perfect for everyone who wants to get the most of Oslo's must-see attractions in a modern, fun way.  Be inspired by Oslo's rich history, green development and Norwegian culture with the best local guides and one of the most comprehensive tours available. You'll be able to see highlights such as the Norwegian Opera and Ballet building, Bjørvika district, Akershus Fortress and the vivid Oslofjord areas, and the Royal Palace with its beautiful park full of marvellous statues. Other highlights include Our Saviour's Cemetery, the final resting place for famous Norwegians such as Edvard Munch and Henrik Ibsen, Oslo's sustainable laboratory, the Parliament building and Karl Johans street, which is Oslo's main boulevard.

    We really enjoyed being able to see Oslo city this way. Katerina was really friendly and easy going. We used the public e scooters the next day to revisit some places Katerina had taken us to.

  • Oslo: 5-Hour Private City Highlights Walking Tour

    6. Oslo: 5-Hour Private City Highlights Walking Tour

    See the highlights of Oslo with an expert local guide on a 5-hour walking tour. Meet your guide in the city center where you'll start the tour. Hit the sweet spots of the Norwegian capital including the Oslo City Hall, Noble Peace Center, National Theatre, Royal Palace, Parliament, and Akershus Fortress. Then, make your way to Frogner Park, and hear the enchanting story of how one man built the world’s largest sculpture park. See some of Gustav Vigeland's amazing creations, mostly made of local Iddefjord granite. Next, grab your swords and shields as you prepare to plunder your way through the Viking Ship Museum and the history of the Vikings. The three Viking ships and artifacts in the museum are a true wow-experience transporting you back to the time of the Berserkers. Finally, return to the city center where you'll see the best part of the tour – the Oslo Opera House. Marvel at the...

  • Oslo Essential Walking Tour

    7. Oslo Essential Walking Tour

    Your 3 hour tour starts near Oslo City Hall. After a general presentation you will go inside to see the famous classic hall and a few historical artefacts. Continue the tour by going to the pedestrian and hear fascinating stories about building around you: Royal Palace, The National theater, University, Paleet, Parliament building and much more. Go down the street to Oslo's beautiful embankment, where you will have chance to make breathtaking pictures of fortress Akershus, Oslo fjord with its islands, boats and sea birds. Follow the transformation of Oslo’s once infamous Tjuvholmen district into a new center for art and design. This is also a culinary center of Oslo where you can find cozy cafes with fresh bakeries near restaurants with seafood. After the tour, explore Tjuvholmen’s pedestrian lanes, where several art galleries have taken up residence. You will definitely find no problem...

  • Oslo: Panoramic View and Sculpture Park Walk

    8. Oslo: Panoramic View and Sculpture Park Walk

    Your guide will provide information about most important sights in the city center, starting with the medieval Fortress of Akershus and the town of Christiania. Continue you journey into the heart of Oslo, discovering institutional buildings like the Norwegian Parliament, The Royal Palace and The University of Oslo.   Drive through the Royal Gardens, beautiful adorned with an array of flowers that will inevitably catch your eye. Get off at the one-of-a kind sculpture park at Frogner, made by only one artist. Find the sculpture you can relate to most in this selection of art dedicated to the themes of life.  Let your guide share the ins and outs of life in this vibrant northern capital while viewing the contrasts of its architecture. Drive to 300 meters above sea level to visit the Holmenkollen ski jump, probably the most famous skiing arena in the world. It is the only steel ski jump i...

    to understand the soul of a city, there is no better than a guide from that city, who loves his city, & give you the best perception of it. that is what getyourguide is granting us. i loved oslo through the eyes of my guide.

  • Oslo Tour: The European Green Capital 2019

    9. Oslo Tour: The European Green Capital 2019

    Join this walking tour full of sustainable inspiration and hidden gems. You will discover Oslo from different perspectives whilst learning why Oslo became one of the best cities in Europe. On your tour, you will be led through the vivid Bjørvika Quarter and see landmarks such as the Oslo Opera House, Sørenga, the Losæter Community Garden, the ruins of Old Oslo, and the most culturally diverse district, Grønland.  Your journey then continues along the Akerselva River, which offers a great escape from the rush of the capital and is the cradle of Oslo's underground culture. Later, your tour will finish in the Vulkan area, Oslo's so-called "sustainable laboratory." Here you will receive a guided traditional Norwegian food tasting which offers the unique possibility to try a broad selection of traditional Norwegian food, such as different type of cheeses, cured sausages, reindeer, whale, sal...

    Great fun! Especially for those interested in architecture, new approaches to urbanism and community engagement. We learnt about the newest quarters of Oslo, waterfront regeneration and community projects as well as fast transforming trendy areas in the heart of the city. Definitely worth it, as many of the things we wouldn't have discovered just looking at the recommendations on the internet. The tour guide was super friendly and knowledgeable. After the tour, she sent us many links with further information on things we were interested in. Highly recommended at the beginning of your trip as you'll have more insight into the city with many more tips of places to visit!

  • Oslo 3–Hour Walking Tour

    10. Oslo 3–Hour Walking Tour

    See the print left by the founders of Oslo in its medieval architecture, walk through 700 years of history encapsulated in a fortress that has guarded the city from riders and soldiers alike. Step further in time to the town of Christiania. See the first City Hall building from the 17th century and feel the atmosphere of the many cafe terraces and restaurants, which have taken over this area of Oslo. Visit Oslo's City Hall and its main hall, internationally known for hosting the award ceremony of The Nobel Peace Prize each year. Step into 18th century architecture and see the Norwegian Parliament, walk to the National Theater, stand in front of the neo-classical building of the University of Oslo, stroll on to the Royal Palace and its beautiful gardens. Walk down Oslo's main street with its many shops and vibrant atmosphere. Stop by the central train station to appreciate early 19th ce...

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What people are saying about Oslo

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 447 reviews

The guide shared a good overview of Oslo and also Norwegian community. The tour is also manageable for untrained bikers. Time to look around And to take photos

Our guide Josh was great. Plenty of informations. 3 hrs went by so quickly. Really recommend it.

Beautifull day, nice guide who told and showed us so many interesting things of Oslo.

Delicious food and a lovely walk round Oslo with our charming guide!

very fun to do! and still informative, highly recommended