CITY STAY: Welcome to Oslo, Norway's vibrant capital! Embark on a journey through time as you explore the city's rich Viking Age history and uncover its well-preserved gems like the Akershus Fortress. Stroll through the heart of Oslo and be captivated by its iconic landmarks, such as the Royal Palace and Aker Brygge Harbour, all while immersing yourself in the city's profound connection to the sea. Oslo's vibrant past and dynamic present await your discovery!
Welcome to Oslo, the dynamic capital of Norway!
Founded around a thousand years ago, Oslo's roots can be traced back to the Viking Age when it was known as "Christiania" or "Kristiania" until it reclaimed its original name in 1925. Today, it stands as a testament to its historical significance, with fascinating museums, ancient Viking relics, and well-preserved historic landmarks such as the medieval Akershus Fortress.
Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. After check-in, the remainder of the day is yours to explore the city at your own pace.
Today, enjoy a private 3-hour Oslo city tour with a local guide!
Stroll through the city center, and encounter Oslo's most significant landmarks, including the elegant Royal Palace, the Parliament Building (Stortinget), the renowned National Theatre, the City Hall, Akershus Fortress, and the bustling Aker Brygge Harbour.
The tour culminates at the picturesque harbour, where you can savour the scenic views and appreciate the city's strong connection to the sea. Once the tour is complete, your guide will accompany you back to your hotel, where the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight: Oslo | Breakfast
Your Norwegian adventure comes to an end after hotel breakfast. Depending on your departure schedule, you may have some remaining time to explore the city and visit any last-minute attractions.
You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Single Room' price is applicable when a single room is required, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply, contact us for details.
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.
Scandic Karl Johan, Oslo
Conveniently located just a one-minute stroll from the bustling Karl Johans Gate, Oslo's main shopping street, this central hotel sits in a tranquil setting, providing free WiFi and featuring contemporary rooms with LED TVs equipped with USB connectivity. The rooms are adorned in vibrant colors and offer amenities like safety deposit boxes and clever under-bed storage solutions. Guests can start their day with a wholesome, organic breakfast buffet and find convenience in an on-site shop, a cozy lounge bar, and even bicycle rental services.