Oslo, the Viking city and winter capital, boasting spectacular fjords and beautiful rolling green hills. The rich history of this culture hub runs through the streets, eager to be explored. Oslo has been the capital city of Norway since the 11th Century and is now a major hub for trading, shipping and banking alike. Since the weather is so pleasant throughout the year, it makes the perfect addition to explore during your winter getaway. Oslo is perfect for those looking to truly indulge, with fantastic authentic food and traditional hotels, to outdoor activities such as ice skating, cycling, sailing and even some skiing.
Oslo truly has something for every visitor. For those looking to experience some of the entertainment on offer, why not visit the National Theatre? Then head to the 34 SkyBar atop the tallest hotel in Oslo for a drink (or two)? During the day, visitors can explore the Akershus Fortress, a medieval castle built to protect Oslo, or head to the University Botanical Gardens to snap some of the beautiful flora that Norway has to offer.
On your city break, there are many outdoor activities for when you want to explore the beauty of the city. Segway tours are a unique way to get around to the most remote parts of the city without the hassle. To get some of the most stunning views of Oslo, take to the water on an Oslo Shore Excursion: a two hour sight-seeing tour to experience the tranquillity of the Oslo Fjord.
Oslo is the perfect choice for those looking to experience all that Norway has to offer, both on and off the slopes. It makes the perfect city addition to your winter getaway to Norway.