Oslo, Norway

Oslo is the capital city of Norway. It is situated on a fjord and is surrounded by forests. It has developed into a thriving city with many restaurants, nightclubs, cafes, shopping complexes and tourist attractions.

Oslo offers some 50 museums and many art galleries. Amongst the internationally known attractions are: the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Munch Museum and Holmenkollen.

New attractions in Oslo include the Nobel Peace Centre and the Holocaust Center.

Things to See & Do

* The Frogner park with the Vigeland Sculpture Park
* The Royal Palace
* Oslo's City Hall
* The Henrik Ibsen and Munch Museums
* The Nobel Peace Centre

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language - Norwegian
Land Area – 426 sq km
Population – 573,390
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Port Location – The ship docks just minutes from the downtown/harbor area right next to the Akershus Fortress.

Transport Links - Oslo's Gardermoen Airport (OSL) is Norway's largest airport, located in Gardermoen, 45 kilometres north-east of Oslo. It's 19-22 minutes by the Flytoget high speed train from Oslo central station.

There's an efficient ferry service between Oslo and other Scandinavian countries as well as the UK and Germany, popular for people with their own vehicles.

Trains operate between Oslo and several European cities including Stockholm, Copenhagen, Hamburg and London.

There is a comprehensive public transport system in Oslo, consisting of buses, trams, metro (T-bane) and boats.

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Cruises from Oslo, Norway

Cruise Date Duration
Explorer, Land of the Ice Bears ex Oslo Return 03/06/19 9 nts
Explorer, Land of the Ice Bears ex Oslo Return 10/06/19 9 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Ultimate Arctic ex Oslo Return 16/06/19 10 nts
Explorer, Land of the Ice Bears ex Oslo Return 17/06/19 9 nts
Explorer, Land of the Ice Bears ex Oslo Return 24/06/19 9 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Ultimate Arctic ex Oslo Return 26/06/19 10 nts
Explorer, Svalbard Iceland & Greenland ex Oslo to Reykjavik 01/07/19 15 nts
Journey, Norway & Midnight Sun ex Oslo to Leith 01/07/19 16 nts
Journey, Norway & Midnight Sun ex Oslo to Leith 01/07/19 16 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Ultimate Arctic ex Oslo Return 06/07/19 10 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Ultimate Arctic & Fjords ex Oslo to Bergen 06/07/19 22 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Norwegian Fjords ex Oslo to Bergen 16/07/19 12 nts
Marina, North Sea Sojourn ex Oslo to London 23/07/19 22 nts
Marina, Northern Frontiers ex Oslo to London 23/07/19 12 nts
Roald Amundsen, Greenland & Iceland ex Oslo to Reykjavik 26/07/19 11 nts
Explorer, Scandinavian Summer ex Oslo to Stockholm 20/08/19 10 nts
Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Explorer ex Oslo Return 20/05/20 11 nts
Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Explorer ex Oslo Return 30/05/20 11 nts
World Explorer, Spitsbergen Highlights ex Oslo Return 06/06/20 6 nts
Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Highlights ex Oslo Return 09/06/20 6 nts
World Explorer, Introduction to Spitsbergen ex Oslo Return 11/06/20 9 nts
Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Explorer ex Oslo Return 14/06/20 11 nts
World Explorer, Introduction to Spitsbergen ex Oslo Return 19/06/20 9 nts
Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen in Depth ex Oslo Return 24/06/20 13 nts
World Explorer, Spitsbergen in Depth ex Oslo Return 27/06/20 13 nts
Quest, Spitsbergen & Norway ex Oslo to Copenhagen 08/07/20 18 nts
World Explorer, Introduction to Spitsbergen ex Oslo Return 09/07/20 9 nts
Marina, Fjords of Norway ex Oslo to London 16/07/20 12 nts
Marina, Fjords & Thrones ex Oslo to London 16/07/20 22 nts
World Explorer, Introduction to Spitsbergen ex Oslo Return 17/07/20 9 nts
World Explorer, Spitsbergen Highlights ex Oslo Return 25/07/20 6 nts
World Explorer, Spitsbergen in Depth ex Oslo Return 30/07/20 13 nts
World Explorer, Three Artic Islands ex Oslo to Reykjavik 11/08/20 14 nts
Ocean Adventurer, Four Arctic Islands ex Oslo to Reykjavik 13/08/20 17 nts
Explorer, Legends Myths & Heroes ex Oslo to Stockholm 16/08/20 12 nts
Le Bellot, Norwegian Fjords ex Oslo to Bergen 19/08/20 7 nts
World Explorer, Three Artic Islands ex Oslo to Reykjavik 06/09/20 14 nts
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