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Norway’s capital Oslo enjoys an exceptional setting at one end of the only large fjord on the south coast, on lowlands surrounded by steep forested hills where you can ski. The sprawling urban area is dotted with a number of peaceful parks. In contrast, the small and lively city centre (which makes up only a third of Oslo’s total surface area) is where all the charm of this chiefly sea-facing capital lies.
Tourist attractions Oslo : Things to see and do
This important collection is presented in a style which is initially disconcerting, yet extremely thought-provoking. For example, one room juxtaposes The Scream and The Dance of Life against works by Gauguin, Courbet and Monet; elsewhere a landscape ..
Set in parkland, this museum looks back over the cultural history of Norway since the Middle Ages. 158 buildings illustrate the rural wooden architecture of different regions of the country. The most representative come from Setesdal, Numedal, Telema..
The peninsula of Bygdøy reaches out into Oslo's fjord. It lies to the west of the capital and is home to six large museums, most of which are devoted to Norway's maritime activities. It is a residential area with a great many gardens to the north (ho..
Arbeidergt. 4 N - 0101 Oslo
Prix Prices from : 699 NOK
The boutique HTL Karl Johan is set on a quiet street just 1 km from Oslo Central Station. All rooms feature LED TVs with USB connectivity and free WiFi. Breakfast is served daily. Decorated in bright colours, all rooms at HTL Karl Johan also have a ..
Rosenkrantzgate 8 N - 0159 Oslo
This good-value hotel is just 100 metres from the National Gallery and Oslo’s main shopping street, Karl Johans Gate. It offers free WiFi and a popular breakfast buffet. Hotel Bondeheimen's spacious rooms also include cable TV, a tea/coffee maker an..
Karl Johans gate 33 N - 0162 Oslo
Prix Prices from : 895 NOK
Best Western Karl Johan Hotel is housed in a 19th-century building on Oslo’s main street, Karl Johans Gate, less than 500 metres from the Royal Palace. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi. All guest rooms at Best Western Karl Johan have a work desk and flat-scr..
Leisure activities Oslo
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No matter what cruise ship you arrive on, this is the perfect do-it-yourself shore excursion in Oslo. Explore the sunniest capital in Scandinavia with this two day ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See the main sights of Oslo as you hop on..
Prices from : 30 €
Drink in views of Oslo's beautiful setting on the Oslo Fjord (or Oslofjord) on this two-hour sightseeing cruise. It's an enjoyable, relaxing way to get an overview of the city and appreciate its surrounding beauty. Oslo is beautifully situated at ..
Explore the most sunniest capital in Scandinavia with this two day ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights of Oslo as you hop on and hop off 10 conveniently located stops around the city. With great views from the top ..
Rådhusgate 11 N - 0151 Oslo
Charming 17C house in the city's heart. Three elegant rooms feature an array of antiques and curios, and have wonderfully ornate stucco ceilings hung with chandeliers. Expertly rendered classical cooking uses luxurious local and French ingredients in..
Schweigaardsgate 15B N - 0191 Oslo
Sleek, modern restaurant in an area of regeneration. It has an intimately lit interior and unusual mezzanine-level kitchen where you can watch the chefs; dishes are finished at the table, with some presented by the chefs themselves. Maaemo means 'Mot..
Universitetsgata 11 N - 0164 Oslo
A contemporary, minimalist hotel dining room with an open kitchen, a glass-walled wine cellar and a friendly atmosphere. The larger tables are towards the front of the room, with more intimate banquette seating to the rear. The modern 3-5 course set ..
Karl Johans Gate 31 N - 0101 Oslo
Karl Johans Gate 31 N - 0101 Oslo
St Olavs plass 2 N - 165 Oslo
Housed in a listed building, with an ornate ceiling and a mosaic floor. Its name is taken from a character in the novel 'Hunger' and the no-choice set menu is listed in chapters which tell the chef's story. Dishes are well-balanced, unique and playfu..
Solligata 2 N - 0254 Oslo
More relaxed than its formal façade suggests, this busy place is run by 3 friends. Dishes are attractively presented and full of flavour; watch the chefs in action in the open kitchen to fully appreciate their skill. Service flows seamlessly and wine..
Tordenskioldsgate 6A N - 0160 Oslo
An informal eatery with a bar at its centre - perfect for a glass of champagne. High tables, stylish stools and a retro, clubby look make this a fashionable place to dine. Choose 3, 5 or 6 dishes from the weekly 6 course menu. Cooking is simple and f..