Oslo from a slightly different angle

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Tour Number

Activity Level

290398


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Norwegian (fluent), German (fluent), English (advanced)

Experience some of Oslo's hidden Gems/ Akerselva River/Telthusbakken/Damstredet


The tour will start in the City Centre, we walk down Karl Johan street viewing the highlights.
By Public transport we travel to the historical river area Akerselva a "green lung" in the city.
The entire river is 8 km, with stunning waterfalls and beautiful recreation areas. This river used to be the most important part of Oslo from the start of the industrial age, with all kinds of industry popping up along the river. Today Oslo is proud of its river, with picturesque walking trails, beautiful trees and charming brick factory buildings.
We continue our walk to Damstredet and Telthusbakken. Short sloping streets with pretty, photogenic little wooden houses in the middle of downtown Oslo. The houses are appr. 200 years old, and are protected as heritage landmarks. There are few tourists here.
We stop for a break at Mathallen, indoor food market were they offer products from Norway. Then we continue along the river down to the Opera House and City Centre.

Itinerary

Walking along Karl Johan main street with the following highlights:
Royal Palace, National Theatre, University of Oslo, City Hall, Parliament building, Oslo Cathedral. Not all sights are open to the Public, we will view them from the outside.

Public transport to Akerselva waterfall "Mølla" and Hønse-Lovisa's house, today a little coffeshop offering norwegian waffels.

Walking along the riverside to Teltusbakken/Damstredet a quaint street with old pretty wooden houses. Telthusbakken is a protected area. This means facades and environment are to stay intact, but the houses can be modernized on the inside. The street is today one of the most idyllic and picturesque streets in Oslo. The architecture's really different from the rest of Oslo.
Next stop "Mathallen", a food market where you can find specialty shops, cafe's and great places to eat, high quality food and drink, something unique.
Time for lunch/coffe break if desired.
We continue our walk along the river to its end, the Operahouse.
Order may vary.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

This is a walking tour with use of puplic transport bus/tram

This tour involves a walking distanse of approx. 6km.

You may also hire a taxi.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal tour guide in Oslo and it's surroundings.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

450 NOK - Public transport ticket NOK 108 per person - the rest depends on what you want to eat and purchase.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted almost everywhere in Oslo.

What’s Extra

Other: Souvenirs and Gifts.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted almost everywhere in Oslo.

Restrictions

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

A Recent Review of this tour

Totally enjoyable tour and just what I wanted. Agnes took me to areas inside the city center as well as outside. She is very knowledgeable. Her communication skills, written and verbal were great.
Ann G.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    290398


    Categories

    Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Norwegian (fluent), German (fluent), English (advanced)

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