Oslo
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  • 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: Old Town City Exploration Game

    2. 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: 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: Akershus Fortress Self-Guided Mystery Tour

    4. Oslo: Akershus Fortress Self-Guided Mystery Tour

    Solve a murder mystery at Akershus Fortress with a self-guided activity. Receive your envelope with clues and play the role of lead investigators as you set off with your team on a quest to unravel this sinister crime. Explore Akershus Fortress and its historic surroundings. Solve puzzles and tasks and utilize your problem-solving abilities and communication skills with your team. Learn more about the history of the site as you discover more with each clue. Connect the dots and learn who is the killer, before it's too late!

  • Oslo: Norwegian Explorers 3 Museum Tour: Vikings to Today

    5. Oslo: Norwegian Explorers 3 Museum Tour: Vikings to Today

    Start your adventure in the Oslo fjord just like the Norwegian explorers. Take a short boat trip to the museums. After a walk in the peninsula, arrive at the Viking Ship Museum to see three original Viking ships and hear the tales of courage and adventure that made the Vikings the conquerors of the 9th century. Visit the Fram Museum, the museum of the polar explorers, and come aboard the ship that made it possible. See the cabins and learn how these brave men lived. Experience a replica of the northern lights and feel sub-zero temperatures inside the chill room. Visit the Gjoa embarkation and listen to the story of the Northwest Passage. At the Kon-Tiki Museum, see the open embarkation made of balsa wood that took famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl to Polynesia in a 101-day adventure. Return by bus (winter) or ferry (summer) to the city center.

  • Oslo: Private E-Scooter City Tour

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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: Panoramic View and Sculpture Park Walk

    9. 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

    10. 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!

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What people are saying about Oslo

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4.7 / 5

based on 123 reviews

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!

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 tour guide was competent and gave us a lot of exciting information about the country, economy, culture and people. The three-hour tour passed in flight. We were able to reach all the sights on foot.

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.

very fun to do! and still informative, highly recommended