What to do in Oslo in one day

09:00 – Hotel Christiania Teater

09:30 – The Royal Palace

10:30 – Pascal

11:00 – Vigeland Museum

12:30 – Lunch at St Raw

14:00 – Fram Polar Ship Museum

16:00 – Cafe Hjemme Hos Svigers

17:00 – Akershus Castle and Fortress

18:30 – Karl Johan Street

19:30 – Dinner at Statholdergaarden

21:00 – Oslo Opera House

22:30 – Crowbar og Bryggeri

23:59 – Heidis Bier Bar

 

We mapped out your day trip in Oslo

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Oslo

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

Oslo, the capital city of Norway, is known for its green spaces and especially museums. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industries and shipping. During your Oslo day trips, visit the Vikingskipshuest and see ships from 10th-century. See the Norsk Folkemuseum for Viking artifacts or spend the day Embark on the “Norway in a Nutshell” journey that will take you on buses, trains, and boats, giving you a spectacular view of the Norwegian countryside and the many fjords. Catch a performance at the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet or learn about Norwegian history at the Natural History Museum

While in Oslo, plan to see the Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Tower, the Fram Museum (dedicated to Norway’s artic explorers), and the Akershus Fortress. The Viggeland Park has over 80 acres worth of fascinating sculptures

The fish is very fresh in Oslo, so make sure to try any seafood dish. Røkt Laks, or smoked salmon, is a Norwegian staple. Try the traditional lamb dish, Kjøttboller, or warm up with a steaming bowl of Fårikål stew

They speak Norwegian, but most also speak English. “Holla” means “Hello” and “Farvel” means “Goodbye”. To ask how someone is doing, ask “Hvordan går det?” “Thank you” is “Takk” and “Excuse me” is “Unnskyld meg”. “Yes” is “Ja” and “No” is “Nei”

Summer days are long and bright, in the upper-70s and 80s with little humidity. Fall weather drops in the 40s and 50s, but winter is bitterly cold, at times temperatures getting down to the 20s. Spring warms to around 40 to 50 degrees

Getting into the city from the airport is accessible by Airport Express Train for around 100 kroner. There are a plethora of buses, buy a one hour ticket for 20 kroner. Taxis into the heart of Oslo cost around 400 kroner

Oslo has Norway’s most extensive public transport system. This includes six-line Oslo metro. Metro is the best way to getting around in Oslo. You can also get around by hiring a taxi. Oslo is also covered by a vast bus network

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