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Oslo Fjords 3-Hour Evening Buffet Cruise

1. Oslo Fjords 3-Hour Evening Buffet Cruise

Experience the superb fjords of Oslo on board a traditional wooden sailing ship and cruise the network of waterways that stretch almost into the city center. The 3-hour evening buffet cruise will get you up-close-and-personal with the city’s dramatic scenery, while enjoying the ambiance of a fully restored ship, renovated to its former glory. Sail past numerous islands, including Hovedøya, and the Dyna Lighthouse. Navigate the narrow inlets and dip into sheltered bays to capture the capital on camera from different angles. The boat will pass close to the Bygdøy peninsula, housing many interesting museums as well as beaches such as Huk Bay. See the Maritime Museum with its veteran sailing ships moored outside, and the impressive Fram Museum, housing the polar ship of the same name. During your cruise, snacks of Norwegian shrimps will be offered, while the bar will provide a wide range of hot and cold drinks.

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Oslo: Oslofjord 2-HourSightseeing Cruise with Lunch

2. Oslo: Oslofjord 2-HourSightseeing Cruise with Lunch

Cruise for 2-hours down the iconic Oslofjord aboard a sailing ship while enjoying a delicious traditional lunch.   Sail via Hovedøya towards Nesodden and through narrow straits and bays past Vassholmene and Bygdøy. Pass the fjord's most interesting sights and see the charming summer homes and bathhouses.  Lean back, and as you enjoy the beautiful scenery, feast on a traditional fjord style prawn plate. Truly the perfect way to spend the day in Oslo.

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Oslo: 24-Hour Bike Rental

3. Oslo: 24-Hour Bike Rental

If you dream of savoring long Scandanavian summer evenings, there’s no better way than from the seat of a bike. Take in the sights of Oslo and enjoy the ambiance of a city that seems to have nearly endless days in the summertime. A full-day bike rental from Viking Biking gives you the freedom to explore the city, the beautiful coastline, and the enchanting forested hills surrounding it all. You’ll have a bike of the highest quality that’s perfect for your size, no matter your age or height. All the rental bikes have at least 20 gears, allowing you to enjoy the flat city center or challenge yourself with a ride on the mountain bike trails perched high above the city. If this trip is your first to Oslo, take advantage of the mapping service (for an additional fee). Knowledgeable local staff will provide you with a map and point out some suggested routes that enable you to take in all of the major sites via bike paths, parks, and hidden trails. If you’re a return visitor, they can suggest a route you might not have discovered in the past. If you rent a bike on a nice summer day, you might want to take a trip to the Bygdøy peninsula. This is an area of historic wooden homes, some of the city's best museums, and kilometers of unspoiled coastline. Swim in the warmest waters in all of Northern Europe! Another great alternative for a self-guided bike trip is to discover the Oslo hills and forest. Perched high above the city, the Oslo forest affords unforgettable views of the city, the Oslo fjord, and the hundreds of kilometers of untouched wilderness. Stop along the way to enjoy a picnic in a field of wildflowers or simply keep pedaling to see more hidden lakes, more quiet paths, and more surprising views.

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What people are saying about Bygdøy Peninsula

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4.5 / 5

based on 460 reviews

Very nice trip, highly recommended, fresh prawns were offered to eat, which tasted delicious. Very nice staff, very friendly captain with whom I had a very nice conversation. In addition, there are wonderful views to be seen along the way. Overall, very recommendable

Very nice trip, pleasant time to spend. Beautiful views, some breathtaking images in the sunshine. Also good shrimps and wine or beer on the boat for extra money. All in all, I enjoyed the experience.

Everything was perfect and very well organized. If you go on the boat trip in September, you should really dress very warmly so as not to freeze. Radiant heaters would have been nice.

unforgettable evening. sublime jazz group. crew members couldn't do enough for us. beautiful boat. nice shrimp buffet. as for the views ...... magnificent and exotic

Absolutely recommended, good and plentiful food and all extremely kind !! It goes without saying how spectacular the landscapes you will see are ...