Oslo – Norway’s modern and vibrant capital

Oslo Walking Tour

When the Vikings still made the coasts of Europe unsafe, a journey from the far north to our realms was a dangerous adventure.

Today, your plane will take you to Norway’s capital in a few hours, to the descendants of the legendary seafarers.  

Countless attractions await you in Oslo: from Viking ships and avant-garde projects to hip clubs with internationally known DJs … get ready for some of the best tips to choose your Olso Norway free walking tour! 

Oslo Walking Tour

We have to say that even a weekend is not enough for the city of Oslo. In one day in Oslo, you will only see a small part of what Oslo has to offer.

Therefore, our local tour guides in Oslo limit themselves to list down some of the many sights close to the city center or can be quickly reached be covered during an Oslo city walking tour or a free walking tour Oslo Norway.

Tours in Oslo

There is no such thing as the perfect travel time for Oslo; the city looks good every season. It is warmest in summer, with temperatures of around 22 degrees and quite dry weather. 

Even if it rains, there are enough indoor attractions so that you won’t get bored during your walking tours and private tours in Oslo.

Insiders’ tip: get your Oslo Pass. With the Oslo Pass, you can use public transport completely free of charge. You also have free entry to more than 30 museums and other highlights of the Norwegian capital.  

Here we have listed some top sightseeing and visits that can be seen during your Free guided tour Oslo:

  • A journey into the Middle Ages at the Akershus Fortress

Enjoy the walk to the fortress and the fantastic view over the fjord, but also because of the museums inside.

  • The gigantic installation of Vigeland Sculpture Park 

There are over 200 lifelike sculptures by the Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, and you have access to the impressive installation around the clock all year round.  

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Oslo Walking Tour

  • Try the ski simulation at the Holmenkollen Ski Museum in Oslo

In the world’s oldest ski museum, you can experience a jump from the ski jump in a risk-free way. 

  • The Norwegian Opera

An angular white building rises straight out of the water. At least that’s the visual impression of the Oslo Opera House. Even if you are not a fan of opera and ballet: the trip is worth it. 

  • Modern art in the Norwegian National Gallery

It is another must-see in Oslo. It has the most extensive collection of Norwegian, Scandinavian, and international works of art from the early 19th century to the present day. 

  • The Oslo Open Air Museum

There are over 155 traditional Norwegian buildings and Norwegian folklore on the Oslo Open Air Museum’s huge grounds. 

  • Back to the Roots and the Viking Ship Museum 

You can see beautiful Viking ships from the ninth century, which come from three large tombs. 

  • The changing of the guard 

Every day at 1:30 p.m., the guard in front of the royal palace in Oslo is relieved.

And for a more alternative visit, you only need to ask your local guide who will give you the best advice to unique sites in Oslo as well as local hotspots, restaurants, and more.


Start your OsloWalkingTours

At Riviera Bar Crawls & Tours, we are developing walking tours in Oslo and other cities as we believe that a local private guide is the best way to discover a new city.

Check our pages, look for the walking tours and guides that fit your needs, and start discovering Oslo!

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