- Half-day Oslo city tour by coach with an expert local guide
- Walk around Frogner Park to see bronze and granite sculptures by Gustav Vigeland
- Admire incredible views of Oslo from the Holmenkollen Ski Jump
- Visit Bygdøy Peninsula for several of Oslo’s top attractions and cultural museums
- Learn about famous Norwegian boats on tours of the Viking Ship Museum, Fram Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum
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What You Can Expect
Stop at Frogland Park to walk around a world-renowned collection of sculptures by the beloved Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Home to more than 200 bronze and granite sculptures, the park is one of Norway’s top attractions, drawing visitors from around the world. Look out for the 46-foot (14-meter) Monolith sculpture, as well as The Angry Boy (Sinnataggen).
Continue to the famous Holmenkollen Ski Jump, used during the 1952 Winter Olympics, it has since been totally rebuilt and the new centre opened in 2010. Enjoy roughly 20 minutes of free time to soak up the views over Oslo and take photos. Perched on top of a hill, the iconic ski jump is known for being one of the city’s finest vantage points.
Travel onward to Bygdøy Peninsula, a rural city neighborhood where many of Oslo’s top attractions are found. Visit the Viking Ship Museum for a tour and learn about Norway's rich Viking past while viewing some of the world’s best-preserved Viking ships. Continue to the nearby Fram Museum to see the polar ship Fram, a wooden vessel that traveled along the Arctic Sea in the late 1800s. Take a tour of the powerful schooner — the first boat to reach the South Pole — and learn about life at sea in the harsh polar conditions. After touring the museum, take some free time to browse the exhibits and artifacts.
Stop for lunch at the museum’s on-site cafe (own expense), before visiting your final attraction: Kon-Tiki Museum. The museum is named after the raft that Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sailed on between Peru and Polynesia; see it and other boats such as the equally impressive Ra II. Hear tales of Heyerdahl’s intrepid expeditions from your guide, and then return to your coach to finish with a drop-off back at Oslo City Hall.
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Great all inclusive tour to see key points and some important museums. The tour took about 4 hours and moves from place to place pretty quick pace with little to no free time on your own. Bring your own water/snacks as this tour goes thru lunch time. They will issue earbuds to listen to either the canned points of interest in several languages, or live commentary form the tour guide. For those folks unsure where the pickup location is: look for the tour busses along the park next to the city hall entrance.
Fantastic day we saw so much our tour guide was great and gave us plenty of time to see everything whilst keeping the group moving so we could get to all the places this tour offers the ski jump and simulator were great all in all a very nice tour. Cheers George Ruth Bruce and Sue
The tour was a great way to see Oslo in a short period of time. We really enjoyed the sites visited and the great tour guide.
We had a marvelous time and our guide was fantastic.We would recommend your organization to anyone and will certainly use you when we come back .to Europe.Please thank our guide .thank you.
Our tour guide was the absolute BEST. The trip was well paced, and she provided insight and information about life in Norway. I definitely want to return to Norway and will recommend Viator and use your services on any future trips.
Excellent value, the sculpture park was awesome, the 3 ship museums were just ok. Guide was very good.
EXCELLENT ! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
We really enjoyed this tour. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The guide told us some of Oslo's history but also gave us a taste of day to day life. A great way to see a lot of sights quickly if you're not staying long, but the brisk pace might be a struggle if you have mobility problems.