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Oslo: Grand City Tour and Fjord Cruise

1. Oslo: Grand City Tour and Fjord Cruise

See the must-see highlights of Oslo on an unforgettable 7-hour grand city tour, including a visit to an Olympic ski jump right in the city center at the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. Go to the unique Vigeland Sculpture Park and take a walk through the world's largest sculpture park created by a single artist. Visit the Norwegian Folk Museum with an outdoor collection of old Norwegian houses including the iconic Stave Church. No Oslo experience would be complete without a visit to the Fram Museum, where you can learn about Norwegian polar expeditions. Get a different view of Oslo on an inclusive 2-hour sightseeing cruise along the waterways of the Oslofjord inlet, where summer houses and cozy cabins nestle against the water.

Oslo: Frognerseteren and Vettakollen Hiking Excursion

2. Oslo: Frognerseteren and Vettakollen Hiking Excursion

Meet outside the Oslo Visitor Center at Jernbanetorget. Together with a local guide, take the metro to Frognerseteren station, and enjoy the scenic views along the way. Start the hike down part of King Olav’s trail and over the picturesque Fuglemyrene before reaching the top of Vettakollen mountain. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Norwegian forest along the way. Hear the local birds singing and catch the distinctive scent of pine as you make your way along the trail.   Once you reach the peak of Vettakollen mountain, enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the city of Oslo. Admire the beauty of Oslo fjord, and see the many small islands that are dotted along the coastline. After enjoying the breathtaking views, stroll back to the metro station and finish the excursion at the starting point at Jernbanetorget.

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What people are saying about Holmenkollen

This was an excellent introduction to Oslo with varied sites and activities. Margaret was amazing, keeping us all moving in English and German. It was useful to have transport to the more outlying sites, such as the Ski jump, sculpture park and Fram and Folk Museums. If you want a more in depth visit, especially to the Folk Museum, you would need to go back to visit more. The Viking Museum is now closed to 2024, which I only realised on the tour. The fjord trip was ok, I’m glad I did it, but not much to see, and of course it was freezing so wrap up warm. There are drinks and snacks on board, commentary about a few things in English and I think Spanish. The start point is indicated on a tiny sign outside the toy shop, and the Google map takes you to the wrong place, so beware!

Great Tour to see all relevant sights of Oslo. A good start to get an overview of the town. The included museums and the travel to Holmenkollen were also great, we had beautiful weather.

The tour was great. One gets to see many wonderful places, and hear about them from an amazing tour guide. I hope the weather will serve you like it served us! Enjoy wonderful Oslo!

The combination of excursions in this activity is very worthwhile. The guide knew a lot to tell in a pleasant way.

Our guide was very enthusiastic with entertaining stories to describe the places we visited.