Sightseeing in Oslo by car
This tour takes you through the City Centre, where you will see the major buildings and we will pass by the main street of Oslo, Karl Johan. Then we drive to the Vigeland Park, the largest sculpture park in the world created by one single artist, Gustav Vigeland. The leisurely walk through the park will take us appr. 45 minutes.
Then off to Holmenkollen ski jump and the National Nordic Ski Arena where we can admire the view of Oslo from the top and also walk through the world's oldest ski museum, exhibiting the 4000 years of skiing history.
The Holmenkollen area is the gateway to Nordmarka - one of the most popular recreational areas in the city. Oslo is 454km2 big, and only 1/3 of it is populated.
From Holmenkollen, we head to the museum island, Bygdøy. This drive will give you a good impression of one of the beautiful residential areas of Oslo.
We will visit the Norwegian Folk Museum, which is exhibiting 150 buildings from all parts of Norway, showing the Norwegian traditional way of life.
We will meet at the hotel, drive through the city centre by the main street Karl Johan, then head towards the Vigeland Sculpture Park. We will make a walk through the stunning sculpture and leasure park, it takes us approximately 45 minutes. Then we will aproach the Holmenkollen skijump, before heading to the museum island Bygdøy. There we will make a visit to the Norwegian Folk Museum which displays 150 buildings from the 1200, the Gol Stav Church is the main attraction. After a walk through outdoor museum, we will drive back to the city centre and end the tour at your choise.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting place of your choice.
End location: I'll bring you back to where we started the tour.
Duration: 5 hours
The tour includes transportation by car, with driver and gide.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
150 NOK - Entrance fee to the Holmenkollen skijump:
140 NOK adult,
70 NOK Children. (6-18 years)
350 NOK Family (2 adults and 2 children)
Senior: 120 NOK
Entrance fee to The Norwegian Folk Museum:
130 NOK adult
40 NOK children
260 NOK Family
In Norway you can use Visa/Master creditcards
In Norway you need a professional driving license to drive guests against payment. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a
separate car and driver. Or we can travel by public transport, or we may explore Oslo by foot.
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Elisabeth was outstanding. I have taken a day tour with her before so was very happy to have her take me on a tour this time as well. She is interesting and lovely. Her private tour for me was just what I wanted to do, and she planned very well for it. I wanted to do the zip line at Holmenkollen Ski Jump and she thought ahead and made reservations for me, even though I am 87 years old she made it happen! She is well organized and thoughtful. I highly recommend her. Paul Dougherty