The top of Oslo

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Tour Number

Activity Level

110515


Categories

Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

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

Holmenkollen ski jump with the ski museum


By public transportation, we will reach Holmenkollen, a place for everyone both in summer and winter, located 375 m above sea level.
Holmenkollen is an historical landmark in Norwegian consciousness it embodies more than a century of skiing competitions.
The Holmenkollen Ski Jump is world famous and an international symbol for ski jumping and the sport of skiing in general. The new ski jump was built to host the World Championship 2011.
Inside the ski jump is the Ski Museum, the oldest of its kind in the world. The museum presents more than 4000 years of skiing history as well as Norwegian polar exploration artifacts. The museum also presents an exciting documentary where you can experience the magic of the northern lights on film: "The northern lights - a lifetime experience".
The observation deck on top of the ski jump offers a great panoramic view of Oslo on a clear day.
The duration can be adjusted accordingly.

Itinerary

Using public transport is a good way of seeing Oslo and experience the day to day life.
We need approx 30 minutes by metro to reach the Holmenkollen station
Approx. 18 min walk to Holmenkollen
Tour of area
Ski Museum
Observation deck, the view will depend on weather condition
Approx. 15 min walk to metro
30 min back to city center by metro

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Public transportation (Metro)

What’s Included

Other: Guidet tour only. Transportation and entrance to the museum must be added.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

450 NOK - Entrance to the museum.
Public transportation.
Snacks and Refreshments.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted almost everywhere in Oslo.

What’s Extra

Other: Gifts and Souvenirs.
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

Agnes is an incredible guide! She picked us up at our ship, and spent the day with us in Oslo. We had arranged a private tour, just 3 adults and 2 teenagers (14 & 18). It was an extremely hot day, but Agnes was impervious to the heat. She moved us right along, which is exactly what we wanted. She took us everywhere we wanted to go, and a great deal more! She timed everything perfectly, as we combined public transportation with walking. I can't imagine that anyone else could have done a better job.
Dianne Carmody

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