Norway’s capital is an exciting and beautiful city with views over the Oslofjord and mountains surrounding it. Thanks to a wave of cutting-edge architecture, vibrant coffee culture, new wave Nordic food and lively arts scene Oslo has a lot to offer. Here are a few tips that show some of Oslo’s diversity.
With its unique location, right next to the blue Oslofjord and surrounded by the green forest, Oslo has a lot to offer. This tour will introduce you to some of the more adventurous aspects of the city.
Kollensvevet is a zipline which takes you from the very top of the Holmenkollen jumping tower to the bottom as if you were jumping on skis. From the top of this landmark you can now set off and enjoy the same view and sensation of speed as the ski jumpers do! There is no age limit – the oldest jumper is 93 and the youngest only 3! Children under 40 kilos may jump in tandem with an adult.
A real adrenalin kick!
Why Is the World’s Most Prestigious Prize Awarded in Oslo?
The Nobel Peace Prize is defined as the “world’s most prestigious prize” in the Oxford Dictionary. According to Alfred Nobel’s will, the prize has been awarded in Oslo ever since its beginning in 1901, while the other five prizes are handled by Swedish committees. Nobel left no explanation as to why the prize for peace was to be awarded in Oslo, but there are several theories about this.
This tour follows in Alfred Nobel footsteps. An authorized Oslo Guide will take you through the Nobel Peace Center, tell you more about the price and laureates and also visit the city hall where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded every year.
Nazi Germany invaded Norway on 9th April 1940. There were a few short battles in several places in the country, but within a few days the Germans had gained control over Norway. The King and the government fled to London in the UK and continued their campaign of resistance from there.This tour will show visitors more about this dark period in Oslo’s history and visits the restistance museum and the city hall.
Oslo, the green capital of 2019, is best discovered when active and outdoors. Explore all the places a bus cannot and see Oslo together with an experienced Oslo Guide on a bike.
See the world’s best-preserved Viking ships and the city’s best beaches. A visit to the Viking Ship Museum as well as a stop at the Huk beach are included. (Do not forget to bring your swim suit!)
Over the last ten years, urban artists of international standing and local art enthusiast have turned the streets of Oslo into one of the city’s most interesting and vibrant art scenes. See Oslo’s urban areas with a local guide and see Oslo from a different angle.
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