Beyond Oslo - Hadeland tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

164460


Categories

Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent), Norwegian (fluent)

See the country side and old traditions


If you like getting out of Oslo and see the countryside, this is the tour for you.
Hadeland is located one hour drive from Oslo. We will drive along the lake of Tyrifjord the fifth largest lake in Norway though a beautiful old countryside that since the Viking time was a very important region in Norway. It is the birthplace of 4 of the old Viking kings.

We will visit the oldest Glass Ware company in Norway - the Hadeland Glassverk that was established in 1762. We will be able to visit the workshop of glassblowing studio and see the display of the old productions.

The Hadeland Glassverk is on of Norway's most visited tourist attraction and its located in historical buildings on the shores of lake Randsfjord, a beautiful picturesque part of the countryside.

From there we will return to Oslo and round up our tour at the Viking Ship museum, the only museum in the world that present us with 3 original Viking ships that been excavated along the region of the fjord of Oslo.

Itinerary

We will visit the oldest Glass Ware company in Norway - the Hadeland Glassverk that was established in 1762. We will be able to visit the workshop of glassblowing studio and see the display of the old productions.
You will also have possibility to shop at a reduced price at the factory shop.

The Hadeland Glassverk is on of Norway's most visited tourist attraction and its located in historical buildings on the shores of lake Randsfjord, a beautiful picturesque part of the countryside.

From there we will return to Oslo and round up our tour at the Viking Ship museum, the only museum in the world that present us with 3 original Viking ships that been excavated along the region of the fjord of Oslo.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you either at the cruise ship or at your hotel if it is located in the city center

End location: You will be brought back to the meeting point

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

You can choose either a private car, mini van or mini buss depending on the number of people you are.

What’s Included

Transportation by private minibus and a guided tour with me.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 Norwegian Krones (NOK) - Entrance to the Viking Ship museum, Food & Beverage

What’s Extra

Entrance to the Viking Ship museum and the Hadeland Glass work

Restrictions

In Norway you need a professional driver license to drive guests against payment. My tours are either by public transportation, walking, or we need to hire a car with driver.

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