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10 Best GetYourGuide Tours In Oslo, Norway - Updated 2020

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Oslo is the capital of Norway and offers a unique gateway to the stunning surrounding waterways and mountains. Although quickly growing in size, Oslo has been named as the European Green Capital for 2019 which means that there are plenty of natural areas left to explore. Fantastic ski slopes and the forests of Nordmarka are just a few short minutes away. Some of the must-see places in Oslo include the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, the Norwegian Opera and Ballet and the National Theatre. The best way to fully explore Oslo is to take part in a guided tour with a local. Only then, will you truly be able to get under the skin of this incredible city! We’ve scoured the mountains and sailed the waterways of Oslo to bring you, what we think, are the top 10 GetYourGuide tours in Oslo, Norway.

1. Oslo essential walking tour (from USD 252.24)

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This three-hour walking tour is a fantastic way to familiarize yourself with Oslo. The tour will begin with a group presentation before giving you direct access to the iconic City Hall and the historical artifacts within. You’ll be able to hear stories from Oslo’s history direct from the tour guide. They will bring the streets and the buildings to life as you take in the sights of the Royal Palace, The National Theater, University, Paleet, and the Parliament. The highlight has to be the stunning Aker Brygge.

Oslo Essential Walking Tour

Duration: 3 hour

7 reviews

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2. Oslo highlights three-hour bike tour (from USD 33.0)

getyourguide oslo | oslo highlights three-hour bike tour

A fantastic three-hour tour which takes in Oslo’s fantastic parks, Oslo Fjord and the castle grounds of Akershus Festning. You’ll have plenty of time for photos as your experienced guide points out some of the best eateries and bars. Cycling down the infamous Karl Johans Gate you’ll discover the Parliament, National Theater, University, and Royal Palace. This is a gentle flat ride that is suitable for all fitness levels.

Oslo Highlights 3-Hour Bike Tour

Duration: 3 hour

145 reviews

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3. Oslo nature walks and island hopping tour (from USD 38.0)

getyourguide oslo | oslo nature walks and island hopping tour

Now is your chance to see the stunning coastal scenery that surrounds Oslo. This four-hour island tour explores three islands and their hidden secrets. From a 1,000-year-old abbey, quiet hidden beaches and sea cliffs you’ll discover it all while learning about the local history. On the way back to Oslo you can snap photos of the old fortress of Akershus Festning, City Hall and Aker Brygge.

Oslo Nature Walks: Island Hopping Tour

Duration: 4 hour

111 reviews

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4. Myths and legends Oslo walking tour (from USD 252.24)

getyourguide oslo | myths and legends oslo walking tour

With over 1000 years of history, there are plenty of mystical stories involving legendary criminals and ghosts. On this two-hour walking tour, you’ll stroll around the castle grounds. Your expert guide will help bring some of the hidden stories to come to light. You’ll also walk from the City Hall to the Parliament, the National Theatre and finally ending up at the Grand Cafe. This walking tour is suitable for all fitness levels, just be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.

Myth and Legends Oslo Walking Tour

Duration: 2.5 hour

2 reviews

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5. Oslo seven-hour grand tour and fjord cruise (from USD 70.0)

oslo seven-hour grand tour and fjord cruise

This impressive seven-hour tour allows you to see the best of both worlds, Oslo from the land and the sea. This tour is ultimately unique in that it includes a visit to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Vigeland Sculpture Park (the world’s largest sculpture park), and the Viking Ship Museum. The trip also includes a two-hour sightseeing cruise along the Oslo fjord inlet.

Oslo: 7-Hour Grand Tour and Fjord Cruise

Duration: 7 hour

228 reviews

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6. Oslo fjord two-hour sightseeing cruise (from USD 38.7)

oslo fjord two-hour sightseeing cruise

Discover Oslo’s gorgeous fjords during this relaxing two-hour boat guided tour. Be sure to have your camera poised and ready as you bear witness to some of the most unique viewpoints of Oslo. You’ll have a whole new level of appreciation of Oslo from the dramatic waterways. The deep bays with its clusters of small islands dotted with summer homes is idyllic.

Oslo Fjord 2-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

Duration: 2 hour

1320 reviews

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7. Oslo fjords three-hour evening buffet cruise (from USD 52.87)

oslo fjords three-hour evening buffet cruise

We’ve covered a few cruises but this one is extra special as it takes place on a wooden boat in the evening. This three-hour tour of the Oslo fjords takes you past the green islands and the exquisite dusk views. Onboard you’ll enjoy a meal of the freshest fjord shrimps with both hot and cold drinks available from the bar. Have your cameras ready and be sure to snap pictures of iconic landmarks such as the Dyna Lighthouse, Maritime Museum, and the Fram Museum.

Oslo Fjords 3-Hour Evening Buffet Cruise

Duration: 3 hour

336 reviews

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8. Oslo nature walk - forest to fjord (from USD 26.0)

oslo nature walk - forest to fjord

If you are interested in nature hikes then this tour is your ideal match. Now you can explore Europe’s largest urban forest, the Oslo Marka. With pristine lakes, traditional wooden buildings and around every turn, you won’t want to miss a thing. The tour will begin with a short metro ride to the historical Holmenkollen Ski Jump. The best part is that you’ll be able to end the tour with a dip in the crystal-clear waters. In total, the tour will last four hours.

Oslo Nature Walk: Forest to Fjord

Duration: 4 hour

21 reviews

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9. Oslo food tasting and walking tour (from USD 129.18)

oslo food tasting and walking tour

It’s time to make your stomach happy on this four-hour guided food and drink tour. Delve into some classic cuisine as you stroll through a colorful local market. You’ll find everything from savory treats to traditional waffles and local beers. Learn about the history of the area through its culinary dishes.

Oslo: Food Tasting and Walking Tour

Duration: 3 hour

13 reviews

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10. Three-hour kayaking trip on the Oslo fjord (from USD 101.0)

three-hour kayaking trip on the oslo fjord

An extra special trip includes this three-hour kayak tour. If it is your first time, you don’t need to worry as a short introduction is provided so that you’ll feel safe on the water. Gliding through the Oslo fjord with an experienced guide is an incredible experience. Your guide will point out points of interest and thanks to the small group you can be rest assured that you’ll get the most out of this opportunity.

Oslo: 3-hour Kayaking Trip on the Oslofjord

Duration: 3 hour

2 reviews

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Discover Oslo

We love Oslo, and these top 10 tours are the perfect way to see the best side of everything that it has to offer. From crystal clear waters to snow-covered mountain tops and architecture laden with history, there is something for everyone to enjoy. These tours are exceedingly popular so we recommend booking them in advance. Just remember to tag us in your Instagram photos!

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