Oslo: Frognerseteren and Vettakollen Hiking Excursion
- Duration: 3.5 hours
Meet outside the Oslo Visitor Center at Jernbanetorget. Together with a local guide, take the metro to Frognerseteren station, and enjoy the scenic views along the way. Start the hike down part of King Olav’s trail and over the picturesque Fuglemyrene before reaching the top of Vettakollen mountain. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Norwegian forest along the way. Hear the local birds singing and catch the distinctive scent of pine as you make your way along the trail. Once you reach the peak of Vettakollen mountain, enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the city of Oslo. Admire the beauty of Oslo fjord, and see the many small islands that are dotted along the coastline. After enjoying the breathtaking views, stroll back to the metro station and finish the excursion at the starting point at Jernbanetorget.
Discover the beauty of Norway's crystal-clear lakes and varied landscapes on a half-day hike. Meet your guide at the Oslo Visitor Center at Jernbanetorget in Central Oslo. Board the Vy train towards Snippen Station and enjoy a fantastic train ride with stunning panoramic views. Be sure to bring your camera. Once you arrive, start hiking up to the hill, which requires some easy climbing. Take in panoramic views from the top of the mountain overlooking major parts of Oslo, including the Oslo Fjord and Oslo's surroundings. Next, stroll down to the great lake of Maridalsvannet before returning to Jernbanetorget via public transport.
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