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Oslo Private Tour with a Local Guide

1. Oslo Private Tour with a Local Guide

Meet the local guide at your accommodation in Oslo and head out on a walking tour to explore the city. You’ll be in good hands with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your visit. Start by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Hear about the best places to eat and shop and learn the easiest ways to get around. On this customized tour you’ll see some of the top attractions and hear about more that you can visit on your own after the tour. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident you have all the information you need.

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Oslo Highlights 3-Hour Bike Tour

2. Oslo Highlights 3-Hour Bike Tour

Explore Oslo like a local on this 3-hour bike tour of the major sights. Discover the parks, castle grounds, and paths of Oslo Fjord, and learn where to find the city’s best bars and restaurants from an expert guide. The leisurely tour is suitable for all fitness levels and ages, with plenty of stops for photos and visits of the main tourist attractions. Depart from the centrally-located Viking Biking store in downtown Oslo, and cycle on comfortable hybrid bikes to the pedestrianized City Hall Square, site of the annual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Enjoy an easy ride along the car-free paths of Oslo Fjord, admiring sweeping views over the city's harbor, islands, and surrounding hills. Continue to the Medieval and Renaissance castle of Akershus Festning, and climb off your bike for a brief walk along the ramparts. Then, ride down Karl Johans Gate, the most famous boulevard in Norway, visiting the Parliament, National Theater, University, and Royal Palace. After a charming downhill ride through the Royal Palace gardens, cycle through the beautiful neo-classical neighborhood of Frogner, making your way to the world-famous Frogner Sculpture Park. End with a long downhill ride to Oslo Fjord to visit a hidden jewel of a building built over the fjord. A final ride through the pedestrian shopping district of Aker Brygge brings you back to the Viking Biking store and the end of your tour.

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Oslo: Private E-Scooter City Tour

3. Oslo: Private E-Scooter City Tour

E-scooters are all the rage. They are fun, ecological, and they save you time and energy so you can see more in a shorter amount of time. This E-scooter city tour is perfect for everyone who wants to get the most of Oslo's must-see attractions in a modern, fun way.  Be inspired by Oslo's rich history, green development and Norwegian culture with the best local guides and one of the most comprehensive tours available. You'll be able to see highlights such as the Norwegian Opera and Ballet building, Bjørvika district, Akershus Fortress and the vivid Oslofjord areas, and the Royal Palace with its beautiful park full of marvellous statues. Other highlights include Our Saviour's Cemetery, the final resting place for famous Norwegians such as Edvard Munch and Henrik Ibsen, Oslo's sustainable laboratory, the Parliament building and Karl Johans street, which is Oslo's main boulevard.

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Oslo: 2-Hour Walking Tour

4. Oslo: 2-Hour Walking Tour

See the highlights of Oslo with an expert local guide on a 2-hour walking tour of the city center. Available as a group or private option, the tour is ideal if you are short on time. Hit the sweet spots of the Norwegian capital, including the harbor area and medieval Akershus Fortress; Go to Oslo’s modern City Hall, and compare it with the grandeur of the Royal Palace and impressive Parliament building. At the Nobel Peace Center, find out why Norway is home to the cheese slicer and Nobel Peace Price. Take a peek at the quirky Opera House, and see other highlights of the Norwegian capital.

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Oslo: Express City Tour by E-scooter

5. Oslo: Express City Tour by E-scooter

E-scooters save you all the walking and they are fun too! Whiz around the city with one of our experienced guides and find out what it is to experience the Oslo way of life. In this shortened version of an e-scooter tour, you will explore Oslo's must-sees along the fjord line. The route includes seeing the Oslo Opera House, Akershus Fortress and Medieval city, City Hall, Aker Brygge, and Tjuvholmen.

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Oslo: Private Walking Tour of Bohemian Grünerløkka

6. Oslo: Private Walking Tour of Bohemian Grünerløkka

Walk alongside colorful houses that could belong in Paris and older buildings with major wall paintings on this Private Walking Tour of Bohemian Oslo. You will check out everything from artists and free thinkers to street art and parklands in the Bohemian part of Oslo and there are also lots of stories to tell. Next, you will visit the food destination of Oslo, Mathallen. Marvel at the old industrial buildings and colorful graffiti. It's a mixture of old and new, this is why this area is known as Bohemian Oslo. Learn about this area, which was once the home to one of Norway’s most well-known artists - Edvard Munch. Now, prepare for the cultural injection this area will give you.

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Oslo: 2-Hour Private City Walking Tour

7. Oslo: 2-Hour Private City Walking Tour

Enjoy a walk from Oslo’s harbor with its medieval Akerhus Fortress and modern Oslo City Hall to Karl Johans Gate, the main shopping street, where you’ll find the Parliament and Royal Palace. On this 2-hour guided tour you’ll take in all the main attractions of Oslo, including the city’s quirky Opera House. At the Nobel Peace Center find out why the Nobel Peace Prize is handed out in Oslo and why the Norwegians are the proud inventors of the cheese slicer. If you’re looking for an introduction to Oslo but are short on time, this private walking tour is the way to go.

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Oslo: Grünerløkka Hipster Tour

8. Oslo: Grünerløkka Hipster Tour

Walk along the Akerselva River, surrounded by old industrial buildings and parklands, to the Grünerløkka district. This hipster area of Olso is a colorful residential area with beautiful old wooden houses from the 1800s and facades covered in street art. Some of the most precious sights in the area are a giant chandelier, which hangs outside the area of Blå; old wooden buildings of Damstedet; and a cemetery called Vår Frelsers gravlund. The area was once home to one of Norway's most famous artist, Edvard Munch. As you walk the streets, you'll feel the artistic vibrations in the air and fully immerse yourself into the neighborhood's unique cultural atmosphere. Discover a different side of Oslo!

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Oslo Highlights: 3-Hour Walking Tour

9. Oslo Highlights: 3-Hour Walking Tour

Channel your inner artist and form perfect impressions of Oslo on a walking tour of the inner city. See all the must-see sights, including the royal residence of Akershus Fortress and the imposing Oslo City Hall, built between 1931 and 1950. Delve deep into the history of Norway and its capital city, and learn more about the culture and customs of the people. Make your way to Frogner Park, and hear the enchanting story of how one man built the world’s largest sculpture park. See some of Gustav Vigeland's amazing creations, mostly made of local Iddefjord granite. Gaze in awe at the Monolith Plateau, where 36 figures represent the circle of life and the impressive Monolith totem is made from a single block of stone.

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Oslo Tour: The European Green Capital 2019

10. Oslo Tour: The European Green Capital 2019

Join this walking tour full of sustainable inspiration and hidden gems. You will discover Oslo from different perspectives whilst learning why Oslo became one of the best cities in Europe. On your tour, you will be led through the vivid Bjørvika Quarter and see landmarks such as the Oslo Opera House, Sørenga, the Losæter Community Garden, the ruins of Old Oslo, and the most culturally diverse district, Grønland.  Your journey then continues along the Akerselva River, which offers a great escape from the rush of the capital and is the cradle of Oslo's underground culture. Later, your tour will finish in the Vulkan area, Oslo's so-called "sustainable laboratory." Here you will receive a guided traditional Norwegian food tasting which offers the unique possibility to try a broad selection of traditional Norwegian food, such as different type of cheeses, cured sausages, reindeer, whale, salmon, lingonberries, flatbread, and more.

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What people are saying about Oslo

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 136 reviews

The private tour is highly recommended. Our tour guide Marcia has come up with a very nice four-hour tour in which we explored the most important sights of Oslo. We got to know many places in Oslo that we would never have visited without this tour.

Our guide was WONDERFUL! Despite the -9 temperature, she was flawless. She provided great incite to a great city of Oslo culminating with the magic of the Christmas market. Thank you!

Very flexible and friendly tour guide. It was a great and unforgettable experience. We saw and heard a lot in the short period of time, exactly as we wanted.

Absolutely amazing experience!! Very interesting, if you’re thinking about booking I would definitely recommend you do!

We saw great highlights of Oslo in two hours. Afterwards we got great tips for the rest of the stay.