Oslo
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Our most recommended Oslo Neighborhood Tours

  • Oslo Private Tour with a Local Guide

    1. Oslo Private Tour with a Local Guide

    Meet the local guide at your accommodation in Oslo and head out on a walking tour to explore the city. You’ll be in good hands with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your visit. Start by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Hear about the best places to eat and shop and learn the easiest ways to get around. On this customized tour you’ll see some of the top attractions and hear about more that you can visit on your own after the tour. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident you have all the information you need.

    Our tour guide, Oliver, took us to all the key spots in Oslo. He is a wealth of knowledge and knows the History of Norway very well.

  • 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: Express City Tour by E-scooter

    3. Oslo: Express City Tour by E-scooter

    E-scooters save you all the walking and they are fun too! Whiz around the city with one of our experienced guides and find out what it is to experience the Oslo way of life. In this shortened version of an e-scooter tour, you will explore Oslo's must-sees along the fjord line. The route includes seeing the Oslo Opera House, Akershus Fortress and Medieval city, City Hall, Aker Brygge, and Tjuvholmen.

  • 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 Christmas Tour

    6. Oslo Christmas Tour

    The experience starts with a short stroll around the Christmas-y city. On your way to the Christmas market village, you will learn a bit about Oslo's history and some of the most famous sights. After about an hour, we will move to the 'Winter village' which is the biggest Christmas marketplace in Oslo. You will be able to take the opportunity to warm yourself up with the traditional Norwegian drink, “gløgg” (mulled wine), or taste some of the traditional Christmas foods such as “julegrøt” (porridge), “julepølse”(pork sausage), or “tynnlefser” (flatbread) and learn everything you need to know about the Christmas in Norway. The tour is concluded with a cozy session by the fire where your guide will be telling you one of the most magical Norwegian Christmas stories while you'll be sipping your warm gløgg.

    This was the perfect way to start my trip in Oslo! I got to see so much and the guide was very passionate about the city and its history.

  • Oslo: 2-Hour Walking Tour

    7. Oslo: 2-Hour Walking Tour

    See the highlights of Oslo with an expert local guide on a 2-hour walking tour of the city center. Available as a group or private option, the tour is ideal if you are short on time. Hit the sweet spots of the Norwegian capital, including the harbor area and medieval Akershus Fortress; Go to Oslo’s modern City Hall, and compare it with the grandeur of the Royal Palace and impressive Parliament building. At the Nobel Peace Center, find out why Norway is home to the cheese slicer and Nobel Peace Price. Take a peek at the quirky Opera House, and see other highlights of the Norwegian capital.

    the tourguide was enthusiastic and had a lot of detail. we truly can recommended Andrea to guide a tour at Oslo!

  • Oslo Tour: The European Green Capital 2019

    8. 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!

  • 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour of Bohemian Oslo

    9. 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour of Bohemian Oslo

    Walk alongside colorful houses that could belong in Paris and older buildings with major wall paintings on this Private Walking Tour of Bohemian Oslo. You will check out everything from artists and free thinkers to street art and parklands in the Bohemian part of Oslo and there are also lots of stories to tell. A river divides the road you will be walking on and will take you to the food destination of Oslo, Mathallen. Next to it, you will see a huge chandelier appear amongst old industrial buildings and graffiti. The mixture of it all is why this area is known as Bohemian Oslo. If you are not convinced, this area was once the home to one of Norway’s most well-known artists - Edvard Munch. Now, prepare for the cultural injection this area will give you.

  • Oslo: 2-Hour Private City Walking Tour

    10. Oslo: 2-Hour Private City Walking Tour

    Enjoy a walk from Oslo’s harbor with its medieval Akerhus Fortress and modern Oslo City Hall to Karl Johans Gate, the main shopping street, where you’ll find the Parliament and Royal Palace. On this 2-hour guided tour you’ll take in all the main attractions of Oslo, including the city’s quirky Opera House. At the Nobel Peace Center find out why the Nobel Peace Prize is handed out in Oslo and why the Norwegians are the proud inventors of the cheese slicer. If you’re looking for an introduction to Oslo but are short on time, this private walking tour is the way to go.

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What people are saying about Oslo

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 136 reviews

That's a great way to see Oslo. Our guide Pavel was very patient as it was virtially my first escooter ride. On the way learnt a lot about the city as he was the right man in the right place, very knowledgeable, extremely friendly and helpful, you could see he liked what he was doing. I'm glad such trips are back, definitely recommended:)

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!