Highlights of Oslo
Dates: Thursday 7, Friday 8, Monday 11, Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 August
Duration: 3.5 hours
Departure from the City Hall 09.30m, the meeting point will be on the city side of City Hall. Return to the City Hall 12.30 and the Convention Centre 13.00.
|A guided tour of the most visited sites of Oslo: The Viking Ships, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, and Ekeberg viewpoint.
This tour enables you to get an overall impression of Oslo. It brings us through Oslo’s main business- and shopping streets, passing by the Royal Palace, the Oslo City Hall, the harbour, and other landmarks. We continue to the Bygdøy peninsula, where several of the museums are located. Visit the Viking Ship Museum featuring the Oseberg and Gokstad ships of the 9th century, the world’s best preserved wooden Viking ships. These agnificent longboats and the treasures uncovered with them are among the most mportant historical finds in Norway.
The Royal Palace, Royal residence built 1824-1848
Photo: Gunnar Strøm, VisitOSLO
|Next we visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park, by far the most visited attraction in Oslo. Gustav Vigeland(1869 - 1943) illustrates the circle of life in more than 200 granite- and bronze sculptures.
Sweeping panoramas of Oslo and its fjord awaits us at the hilltop of Ekeberg.
This tour is free of charge for registered accompanying persons. Price per person:
€35,- incl. transportation, guide and entrance fees.
The Monolith in Vigeland Park.
Photo: Nancy Bundt, VisitOSLO