Oslo - 1 Day Shore Excursion

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Historic Oslo / TOUR O2

private drive & walking tour with Vigeland Park & Viking Ship Museum

Explore the Norwegian capital the smart way by combining a drive tour around the city with a leisurely stroll down its central parts. Your entertaining tour guide will keep you busy with stories of the Viking adventures while taking you around must-see sights and inviting shoreline promenades. Learn about the unique character of the country which gave birth to the modern skiing and the cheese slicer is considered a local invention.

Tour highlights

  • moderate activity tour | 4 hours of sightseeing time in Oslo
  • 1-hour walking tour of Oslo Downtown followed by a 3-hour drive tour to Vigeland Sculpture Park and Viking Ship Museum
  • multiple photo stops at your request
  • available only as Private tour (with no size limitation for pre-existing groups)

Price

  • private tour - depends on number of guests in your party (see table below)
  • cost of taxi to city center / cruise port is approx. US$25 extra one-way

Day 1 / 4 Hours

9:00
Meeting near your ship
9:00 – 10:00
Downtown Oslo Walking Tour
  • Your tour day will start with a walking tour of the Central Oslo
  • Our first stop by the impressive Oslo Opera House situated right at the head of the Oslo Fjord will amaze you by the stunning beauty of this modern building decorated with snow-white Italian marble
  • After a must-do photo shoot your tour guide will invite you for a walk down Karl Johans Gate, the main street of Oslo with many important attractions along the way. The Stortinget or the Parliament of Norway situated in an eclectic yellow-stone building, the University of Oslo, the Neo-Gothic St. Olav Cathedral, the National Theater, and the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Norwegian Monarch
  • Your tour guide will then take you inside the City Hall or Rådhuset, where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded
10:00 – 11:30
Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • Your private vehicle will collect you at the end of the walking tour and take you together with your tour guide to the Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • With over 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron on display, this open-air exhibit showcases the lifework of Gustav Vigeland, a famous Norwegian sculptor
  • Your tour guide will take you for a walk down the park telling you stories about the sculptures and their creator
11:30 – 13:00
Viking Ship Museum
  • Located in Bygdøy, a peninsula near the city center often called the "Museum Island", the Viking Ship Museum houses three authentic Viking ships that were found during several archeological expeditions
  • Of particular interest is a completely whole, richly decorated 1,200-years old Oseberg Ship that was excavated from the largest ship burial known to mankind
  • At the end of the tour you will enjoy gorgeous views from the peninsula and, if time permits, stroll this popular recreational area offering beaches, nature trails and many restaurants
13:00
Return to Ship by Taxi or Stay in the city
Following your tour you will have a choice:
  • to extend your stay in the city on your own (your tour guide will provide you ample instructions on how to get back to your ship by taxi on your own), or
  • have your guide and driver take you back to the ship (so as to finish your 4-hour tour by your ship)

price

GET 5% DISCOUNT ON RATES BELOW IF YOU ALSO BOOK ANY ST. PETERSBURG TOUR WITH US
Persons
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
12
12+
Max group size
Private Tour (US$)
$459
$349
$269
$219
$189
$169
$149
$129
$109
No limit
No Shared Tours
Available as a Private Tour only - no-one else will join your party
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