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  • Location:Oslo, Norway
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Selected Oslo City Tour Including the Viking Ship Museum

Discover three of Oslo’s highlights — Vigeland Park, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum — on a city tour by coach! With a friendly local guide at your side, enjoy a walk around Gustav Vigeland’s sculptures, and then ogle views of Oslo from Norway’s world-famous ski jump. Continue to Bygdøy Peninsula and immerse yourself in the Viking days of old on a tour of the Viking Ship Museum before returning to central Oslo by coach (during winter) or boat (during summer).


  • Oslo city tour including Vigeland Park, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum
  • See the incredible sculptures of Gustav Vigeland on a walk around Vigeland Park
  • Take in the views from Holmenkollen Ski Jump during a photo stop
  • Enjoy a tour of the Viking Ship Museum at Bygdøy Peninsula
  • See well-preserved 9th-century Viking longboats such as the Gokstad

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What You Can Expect

Selected Oslo City Tour Including the Viking Ship Museum

See top Oslo attractions on your sightseeing tour!

Meet your guide at Oslo City Hall, and then hop aboard your luxury coach for your city tour. Relax as you travel through the center of the Norwegian capital, and listen to your guide explaining Oslo’s culture and sights.

Stop at Vigeland Park to walk around the 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 Sinataggen, a model of an angry London boy.

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. See the Oseberg and Gokstad, boats that were built from oak in the 9th century, as well as the jewels, tapestries, sleighs and other artifacts that were discovered on board. From here you travel by coach back to the city center (January 1 through April 3 and October 6 through December 31) or by boat (April 4 through October 5).

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

On time and offered the best of Oslo in the short amount of time that we had. Tour guide was well versed in all three venues that we visited. Had ample time to really see and learn about them. Very reasonably priced.
Would recommend for anyone with limited time in Oslo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

It was a good tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Administration was excellent.
Tour guide was first rate - lots of very interesting information and a very approachable manner.
Good venues - not too many sites visited which meant you could really have a good look around.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Our guide Maria was excellent as she provided a clear commentary and took the tour at an appropriate pace. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you. Janet Matthews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

very good selection and definitely made the most out of it given my time constraint.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Our guide was excellent...only wished we could have had a little more time in Vigeland Sculpture Park! Viator's customer service was excellent as well.....our ship was held up in getting port clearance and we were close to missing the tour. I called the local number that Viator provided and the young lady communicated back and forth between us and the tour guide until we were able to finally make the tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

The tour was a great way to see the highlights of Oslo in a few short hours. The guide's English was very easily understood and I believe she followed up each English highlight once again in German. I thought the time spent in the Viggeland Scuplture Park could have been a touch longer and the time spent in the Viking Museum a touch shorter.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

I had a few hours before flying out, so booked this tour, very worthwhile. The tour lasted 3.5 hours - bus up and ferry back (June is summer, hence ferry back). The tour was flexible - due to rain, we changed schedule and went to the Ski Jump before the sculpture park. We had about 30 mins at each site. Enough time at the Viking Ship Museum as most of the individual items were described in Norwegian language - so listening to the guide at the beginning is important. Time at Ski Jump was just enough to get to the bottom of the jump for the best shot, although the bus would stop there for half a minute to let you take photos onboard; you could choose to only walk to the middle layer to take photos upwards and downwards; I went to the bottom of the jump and just passed the chapel and took photos, no time to get in. Sculpture Park was good, you must follow the guide to understand the meaning of the main works. There was no time to do our own walk-around in the park - one could spend whole day there, it's a beautiful park.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Oslo is a fun place. it blends the old with an edgy modern feel. The highlights of the tour are the sculpture park which is amazing and the Viking Museum. Even though we went in the middle of winter and the weather was dreadful the tour still had plenty to offer. If you find yourself in Oslo then go on this tour.

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