Oslo Neighborhood tours

Our most recommended Oslo Neighborhood tours

Oslo: Street Food Culture Walking Tour

1. Oslo: Street Food Culture Walking Tour

Join a crash course into Oslo street cuisine on this guided walking tour that combines exploration of the city's hidden gems and the places offering the most typical flavors. Discover Norwegian food and become an Oslo street food specialist. Embark on a beautiful walk around Oslo's most popular river and discover the city’s hipster area and underground culture. Taste the most authentic dishes that serve as a savior for Oslopolitans during busy days and nights. Sample several types of local specialties that have become an integral part of Oslo culture: Norwegian waffles, the Norwegian hot dog, a special soft drink that is typical for Oslo, and more.

Oslo Christmas Tour

2. Oslo Christmas Tour

The experience starts with a short stroll around the Christmas-y city. On your way to the Christmas market village, you will learn a bit about Oslo's history and some of the most famous sights. After about an hour, we will move to the 'Winter village' which is the biggest Christmas marketplace in Oslo. You will be able to take the opportunity to warm yourself up with the traditional Norwegian drink, “gløgg” (mulled wine), or taste some of the traditional Christmas foods such as “julegrøt” (porridge), “julepølse”(pork sausage), or “tynnlefser” (flatbread) and learn everything you need to know about the Christmas in Norway. The tour is concluded with a cozy session by the fire where your guide will be telling you one of the most magical Norwegian Christmas stories while you'll be sipping your warm gløgg.

Oslo: Christmas Traditions and Guided Market Walking Tour

3. Oslo: Christmas Traditions and Guided Market Walking Tour

Just before the winter holidays, Norway transforms into a festive winter wonderland. Experience the fantastic festive spirit found throughout Oslo on this guided walking tour of the city center and the Christmas market. As you walk past some of Oslo's most famous landmarks with your guide, admire the holiday lights all around you. Get an insider's look at one of the city's Christmas markets. Enjoy the cheerful ambiance, find some great gifts, and discover amazing holiday delicacies.

Oslo: Guided Christmas Walking Tour

4. Oslo: Guided Christmas Walking Tour

This two-hour guided walking tour of Oslo at the height of the festive season will reveal the city at its most magical. Discover the must-see sights as a professional guide takes you through the city’s most beautiful and culturally significant areas. The Christmas Walk will take you through the city center, as you stop by landmarks like the Oslo Opera House with its stunning views of the harbor. You’ll also pass by the Nobel Peace Center, which celebrates the work of Prize Laureates throughout history.  Continue your walk featuring more iconic landmarks like the Norwegian Parliament, the Royal Palace, and the beautiful Christiania Torv Plaza. Marvel at the beauty of the Kvadraturen area, Oslo's Old Town, as it comes alive with its festive atmosphere. You’ll celebrate the holiday season by visiting a traditional Norwegian Christmas market, renowned for its beautiful gifts, warming beverages, and cheerful ambiance. Your tour ticket also grants you access to the Vox City App, with plenty of extra content including self-guided walking tour routes. For those joining our Best of Oslo and Christmas tour option, your discovery starts at 10AM with our Best of Oslo tour where you can learn about the history of Norway’s capital and then at 2PM your Christmas tour will depart

Oslo: Old Town City Exploration Game

5. Oslo: Old Town City Exploration Game

Visit wonderful sights in Oslo including the Royal Palace, Parliament and Akershus Fortress whilst solving pieces of the puzzle in this immersive exploration game. Play the role of the majestic Harald Hardrada, Viking king and founder of Oslo. Play the game by solving each piece of the puzzle on your smartphone, guess the answer to unlock the story of each secret place. Unlock stories and learn interesting facts such as how Oslo became the home of the Nobel Peace Prize. Explore the city and be given exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Play offline as you don't need an internet connection to play the game. Enjoy as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or split into smaller teams and compete against each other. Go at your own pace as there is no time limit, the game however can be completed in just over 1 hour. Explore without a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

Oslo: Riverwalk and Norwegian Food Tasting

6. Oslo: Riverwalk and Norwegian Food Tasting

Meet your guide at your hotel and take a metro ride to the river station. Starting from Nydalen, a popular swimming place, walk along the river Aker with your professional guide who will be explaining in your language the industrial past of this important river that divides Oslo into east and west. See the powerful waterfalls and feel the vibrant atmosphere of the area around the river. Pass under historical bridges and see the art inspired by the fairytales and folklore of the Norwegian culture. See old fabric buildings and breweries that have been converted into schools and entertainment establishments. Appreciate some street art at the bottom of the river banks. End up your tour in the trendy neighborhood of Grünerløkka sampling a taste of Norwegian food. Your guide will explain to you the different food sorts that have made it to the Norwegian tables through time while you taste the delicacies of the Nordic cuisine.

Oslo: Private Walking Tour of Bohemian Grünerløkka

7. 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.

Oslo: Christmas Spirit Tour

8. Oslo: Christmas Spirit Tour

Stroll through the streets of Olso and see snow-covered pavements, wooden stands from which the good smell of hot drinks emanates, and trolls and elves proudly standing on the sidewalks and in many stores. Everything here is made to forget the darkness of the days and to live the Christmas season with a true and contagious feeling of joy. During this tour, you will live the Norwegian Christmas experience to the fullest. Learn why the Norwegians are historically divided when answering the question: "What is the traditional Norwegian Christmas dinner?”. Discover the very local concepts of “lille Julaften” and “romjulen”, along with the famous Scandinavian tradition of “Julebord”. Enjoy a cosy promenade through streets filled with lights and decorations and taste some of Norway’s typical winter drink, gløgg (mulled wine). A stone’s throw from the Royal Palace, you will also visit Oslo’s finest Christmas market with its famous outdoor ice skating rink.

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.

Oslo: 3-Hour Lysaker River Guided Walk

10. Oslo: 3-Hour Lysaker River Guided Walk

Meet your friendly guide in Oslo city center and head off towards Røa, where adventure awaits. Upon arrival, begin your stroll along the picturesque path that runs next to Lysaker River. Follow your guide as you cross bridges, admire stunning waterfalls, and marvel at the power of frothing rapids. You’ll also see an array of luscious greenery and learn about native flora and fauna while listening to the twitter of birds. At the end of an unforgettable walk, reach your final stop, Jar Station, where you can hop on the metro to head back into the city.

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