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Our most recommended Oslo Walking Tours

  • 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.

    Our tour guide, Oliver, took us to all the key spots in Oslo. He is a wealth of knowledge and knows the History of Norway very well.

  • Oslo: Old Town City Exploration Game

    2. 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 th...

  • Oslo: Food Tasting and Walking Tour

    3. Oslo: Food Tasting and Walking Tour

    See the sights of Oslo on a 3 to 3.5-hour walking tour and sample some classic local foods and craft brews along the way. Stroll through a colorful market and pop into locally loved eateries to try everything from savory fish dishes to traditional waffles. Hear about the city’s intriguing history and culinary culture as you walk between the major sights. Savor the flavor of fresh fish, and get served a tasty dessert at a legendary local kitchen. Visit a local market off the usual tourist trail and sample some different cheeses before exploring the different stalls on your own for about 15 minutes. Visit the colorful hipster and student area to try some of the local beers. Taste the local water of life known as "aquavit" as the bar owner explains where the beers come from.

    This tour combined a sampling of delicious traditional Norwegian food and drink and a visit to Mathallen market with a pleasant walk through Oslo where we learned a bit of local history and culture. Ivana does a great job. One of our favorite food tours, and we have done many over the years. Highly recommended!

  • From Oslo: Nordmarka Forest 6.5 Hour Guided Walk

    4. From Oslo: Nordmarka Forest 6.5 Hour Guided Walk

    Meet your friendly guide in Oslo then head off towards Frognerseteren where adventure awaits. Upon arrival, follow your guide along the nature trail into Nordmarka Forest, a haven for native flora and fauna. As you explore, soak up the tranquility of this luscious Norwegian landscape and learn about the many plants and trees along the way. You’ll also have the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife, including foxes, beavers, moose, deer, eagles, hares, and more. Your guide is equipped with binoculars too so you can take a closer look at the animals if you wish. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a long break for lunch, then stroll down to Sørkedalen before making the return journey back to Oslo.

  • Oslo: The Taste of Oslo Food Tour

    5. Oslo: The Taste of Oslo Food Tour

    Norway is a country of diverse geographical zones, with an extensive coastline and mountainous terrain, all of which have influenced the foods of Oslo.  On this 4-hour food walking tour your guide will introduce you to the uniquely fresh flavors of the north while guiding you through some of the most interesting historical areas of the city. You’ll begin in the harbor area, where you’ll visit the most traditional restaurant in town, decorated as an old-fashioned fishing hut. Sample a plate of foods representative of the whole country! The micro-brewing scene in Oslo is flourishing and you’ll visit the most centrally located venue. Try locally made beers and see the smallest brewery in the city. Continue your walk through the old town, and up a winding road that takes you out of the city, stopping on the way for a gourmet chocolate, a staple of the traditional Norwegian Sunday hike. ...

    This was a great experience. The food tasting, the walk through Oslo, the many anecdotes from our knowledgeable guide, made it all into a great experience. If you you're in Oslo, I strongly recommend this trip.

  • Oslo: 5-Hour Private City Highlights Walking Tour

    6. Oslo: 5-Hour Private City Highlights Walking Tour

    See the highlights of Oslo with an expert local guide on a 5-hour walking tour. Meet your guide in the city center where you'll start the tour. Hit the sweet spots of the Norwegian capital including the Oslo City Hall, Noble Peace Center, National Theatre, Royal Palace, Parliament, and Akershus Fortress. Then, 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. Next, grab your swords and shields as you prepare to plunder your way through the Viking Ship Museum and the history of the Vikings. The three Viking ships and artifacts in the museum are a true wow-experience transporting you back to the time of the Berserkers. Finally, return to the city center where you'll see the best part of the tour – the Oslo Opera House. Marvel at the...

  • Oslo: Frognerseteren and Vettakollen Hiking Excursion

    7. Oslo: Frognerseteren and Vettakollen Hiking Excursion

    Meet outside the Oslo Visitor Center at Jernbanetorget. Together with a local guide, take the metro to Frognerseteren station, and enjoy the scenic views along the way. Start the hike down part of King Olav’s trail and over the picturesque Fuglemyrene before reaching the top of Vettakollen mountain. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Norwegian forest along the way. Hear the local birds singing and catch the distinctive scent of pine as you make your way along the trail.   Once you reach the peak of Vettakollen mountain, enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the city of Oslo. Admire the beauty of Oslo fjord, and see the many small islands that are dotted along the coastline. After enjoying the breathtaking views, stroll back to the metro station and finish the excursion at the starting point at Jernbanetorget.

  • Oslo’s Urban Treasures By Bike

    8. Oslo’s Urban Treasures By Bike

    Starting from the city center, you will head to the Old Town of Oslo which is mainly comprised of ruins from long ago. On the way, you will pass to the Oslo Opera House, the gateway to the old town. From ruins to riverside, you will ride along the water to the hip district of Grüneløkka, where you will no doubt want to return to later and explore further.  You can’t complete a visit to Oslo without seeing the royal palace. The palace has a beautiful park which you will ride through on your way to the quiet district of Frogner, where you will find one of the most visited sights in the city - Vigeland Park. With over 200 sculptures created by one man, you’re sure to be impressed by this jaw-dropping sight. After exploring Vigeland Park you will ride back along the waterside towards the city center. While you ride along the water you will be able to see  Aker Brygge and the harbor, Akersh...

  • Oslo: 3-Hour Lysaker River Guided Walk

    9. 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.

  • Oslo Christmas Tour

    10. 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.

    This was the perfect way to start my trip in Oslo! I got to see so much and the guide was very passionate about the city and its history.

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What people are saying about Oslo

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 344 reviews

This tour combined a sampling of delicious traditional Norwegian food and drink and a visit to Mathallen market with a pleasant walk through Oslo where we learned a bit of local history and culture. Ivana does a great job. One of our favorite food tours, and we have done many over the years. Highly recommended!

The tour guide was competent and gave us a lot of exciting information about the country, economy, culture and people. The three-hour tour passed in flight. We were able to reach all the sights on foot.

Our tour guide, Oliver, took us to all the key spots in Oslo. He is a wealth of knowledge and knows the History of Norway very well.

Delicious food and a lovely walk round Oslo with our charming guide!

very fun to do! and still informative, highly recommended