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Christmas the old fashioned way

Get into the Christmas spirit at Bærums Verk in Oslo. Take a short ride with horse and sleigh during the weekends or just enjoy the beautiful surroundings and small shops in old houses from the 17th Century. Experience an old-fashioned Christmas market with lots of handicrafts & designer-goods. Make Christmas tree decorations from sheep's wool or make your very own soap. Meet Norwegian fairytale characters, the Hulder and the Trolls!

Website: www.visitoslo.com

 

Nobel Peace Center (Nobels Fredssenter)

The Nobel Peace Centre opened June 11, 2005. The centre was constructed on the grounds of an old railway station near the Oslo City Hall where the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony is held on the 10th of December every year. The centre exhibits documents about the past Peace Prize winners and Alfred Nobel's efforts to raise interest in resolving wars and conflicts to achieve world peace. The centre has a lovely café and shop.

Address: Rådhusplassen i Oslo

Tel: +47 48 30 10 00

Website: www.nobelpeacecenter.org

 

Fram Museum (Frammuseet)

The Fram Museum shows the history of the polar explorers. Here you’ll find the world’s most famous polarship, Fram, from 1892, which is the museum’s main attraction. The ship is displayed in its original condition with interior and objects perfectly preserved. Every visitor is welcome on board Fram.

Address: Bygdøynesveien 39

Tel: +47 23 28 29 50

Website: www.fram.museum.no

 

Husfliden

At Husfliden you can purchase traditional handicraft products, such as hand-knit sweaters, woodcarvings and woven goods.

Address: Rosenkranz gate 19-21

Tel: +47 22 42 10 75

Business hours: Monday to Wednesday/Fridays 10am to 5pm Thursdays 10am to 6pm Saturdays 10am to 3pm

Closed: Sundays

Website: www.husfliden.no

 

Oslo Sweater Shop

The Oslo Sweater Shop is a well known store that stocks 500 different types of Norwegian sweaters and cardigans. It is very popular for its woollen and cotton products.

Address: Biskop Gunnerus' gate 3

Tel: +47 22 11 29 22

Inside Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel

Address: Tullingsgate 5

Tel: +47 22 11 29 22

Website: www.oslosweatershop.com

Maritime Museum (Norsk Sjøfartsmuseum)

The Norwegian Maritime Museum is in a fantastic location, right on the edge of the Oslo Fjord. The museum features a great panorama film "The ocean – a way of life" that takes the audience on a cruise along the Norwegian coast. Visitors can watch this visual sea voyage all year around.

Address: Bygdøynesveien 37

Tel: +47 22 43 82 40

Website: www.norsk-sjofartsmuseum.no

Radisson SAS Plaza Hotel

The Radisson SAS Plaza Hotel is a 37-storey hotel that opened in 1990. It is proud to be the tallest hotel in Northern Europe. From its bar on the top floor, you have a panoramic view of Oslo City. Its location is perfect with a two minute walk from central station.

Address: Sonja Henies Plass 3

Tel: 22 05 80 00

Fax: 22 05 80 10

Email: sales.plaza.oslo@radisson.com

Website: www.radisson.com/oslo_plaza

Grand Café

The Grand Café is located on the first floor of the Grand Hotel along Karl Johans Gate. This café was a gathering place for artists in the second half of the 19th century, where Ibsen and Munch were frequent visitors to the café.

Address: Karl Johansgate 31

Tel: 23 14 53 00

Website: www.grand.no/en/rest_grand.asp

The National Museum of Art, Architecture & Design

The new museum is a merging of the previously autonomous institutions The National Gallery, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, The Norwegian Museum of Architecture, and The National Touring Exhibitions, Norway. Well worth a visit for visitors with an interest in art and design.

Address: Bankplassen

Kafe Sult

Its name, "Sult", means "hunger" in Norwegian. Although it does not offer a vast selection of dishes, it is reputed for its excellent flavours and it is always buzzing with people.

Address: Thorvald Meyers Gate 26

Tel: 22 87 04 67

Business hours: Tuesday to Friday 4pm to late Saturdays 1pm to 1am Sundays 1pm to midnight Closed: Mondays

The Oslo Fjord

The Oslo Fjord cruise is recommended to take when you are in Oslo. It is a relaxing tour whilst viewing Oslo by water. Reserve the tours at your hotel or at the Tourist Information Centre

Website: www.visitoslo.no

National Gallery

The National Gallery is Norway's largest gallery that showcases a collection of national and international art works, including 1900 sculptures and 40, 000 block prints and line-drawings. This is a must-see gallery as it exhibits Munch's main pieces, such as "The Scream" and "Madonna".

Address: Universitegaten 13

Tel: +47 22 20 04 04

Website: www.nasjonalgalleriet.no

Norsk Form

Opened in 1993, Norsk Form is an information centre for matters relating to design and architecture. The centre also has a lovely exhibition space and a great café. Address: Hausmanns gate 16

Tel: +47 23 29 26 30

Fax: +47 23 29 26 31

Email: norskform@norskform.no

Website: www.norskform.no

Vigeland Museum (Vigeland-museet)

The Vingeland Museum contains Norway's finest sculptor collections. This museum also has a great café and museum shop.

Address: Nobelsgate 32

Tel: +47 22 54 25 30

Website: www.vigeland.museum.no

Rica Travel Hotel

Although Rica Travel Hotel is located near the busy Karl Johans Gate, it is blessed with a tranquil environment. They hotel consists mainly of single rooms and are equipped with most basic facilities.

Address: Arbeidergt. 4

Tel: 22 00 33 00

Fax: 22 33 51 22

Email: rica.travel.hotel.oslo@rica.no

Website: www.rica.no

Rica Holberg Hotel

The Rica hotel is located in the quiet Frogner district of Oslo, ensuring a comfortable stay.

Address: Holbergs plass 1

Tel: 23 15 72 00

Fax: 23 15 72 01

Email: rica.triangel.hotel@rica.no

Website: www.rica.no

Oslo Museum (Oslo Bymuseum)

This museum introduces you to Oslo's cultural history from the 1200s to today.

Address: Frognerveien 67

Tel: +47 23 28 41 70

Website: www.oslobymuseum.no

Tusenfryd

Tusenfryd is one of the biggest theme parks in Norway. It takes about 20 minutes by car from central Oslo. The theme park has the biggest wooden roller coaster in Europe.

Address: TusenFryd AS 1407 Vintenbro

Tel: +47 64 97 64 97

Fax: +47 64 97 64 01

Website: www.tusenfryd.no

Fjord Cruise

Why not view Oslo by the water? This is a highly recommended tour that snakes leisurely around islands and bays over a period of two hours.

Operation time: April 28 to September 30, daily from 10.30am 1pm, 3.30pm & 5.45pm

Duration: 2 hours

Fee: 195kr

Reservations/inquiries: Boat Service Sightseeing AS

Tel: +47 23 35 68 90

Email: sales@boatsightseeing.com

 

Website: www.boatsightseeing.com


Gallery FORMAT

Gallery FORMAT exhibits and sells items such as ceramics, textiles, wood, glass and leather products made by Norwegian artists.

Address: Munkedamsveien 57

Tel: +47 22 01 55 70

Fax: +47 22 01 55 71

Email: oslo@format.no

Business hours: Tuesday to Friday 11am to 5pm Saturdays 11am to 4pm Sundays 12noon to 4pm Closed: Mondays

Website: www.format.no


GlasMagasinet

Glas Magasinet is a very exclusive department store located in the centre of Oslo. It offers a wide selection of high-quality goods that represent Scandinavia, such glassware of Hadeland, ceramics of Porsgrund, and kitchenware of Høyang-Polaris. The store has fantastic decorations during festive seasons.

Address: Stortorvet 9

Tel: +47 22 90 87 00

Business hours: Monday to Friday 10an to 7pm Saturdays 10am to 6pm

Closed: Sundays

Website: www.glasmagasinet.no


The Bygdøy Region

This high-class residential area in Oslo, surrounded by greenery and flowers of every colour, features beautiful buildings and architecture. Plenty of traditional Norwegian museums are also located in this area. Bygdoy can be reached in 15 minutes by a ferry, which leaves outside the City Hall.


Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel

This is an American-style high-class hotel. The rooms are very cozy with large beds and elaborate interiors. The hotel also has a restaurant, cafeteria and a shopping centre. A bus that connects the hotel to the airport is also available.

Address: Holbergsgate 30

Tel: 23 29 30 00

Fax: 23 29 30 01

Email: sales.scandinavia.oslo@RadissonSAS.com

Website: www.radisson.com/oslono_scandinavia


Oslo Highlight

This is a tour that visits Frogner Park, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Viking Ship Museum, Fram Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. The Holmenkollen Ski Museum replaces the Fram Museum tour in the winter season. Operating: Every day from 10am (no operation on May 17 & December 24 & 25)

Duration: 3 h

Fee: 280kr

Tel: +47 22 78 94 00

Email: hmk@hmk.no

Website: www.hmk.no


Viking Ship Museum (Vikingskiphuset)

The Viking Ship Museum displays the large Viking ships of Oseberg, Gokstad and Tune, as well as founds from the chief grave at Borre in the Vestfold district. The ships dated back to 8th and 9th century.

Address: Huk Aveny 35

Tel: +47 22 43 83 79

Website: www.ukm.uio.no


Scandic Edderkoppen

This is a modern hotel that opened in August 2000. The hotel overlooks St. Olav Plaza, which is close to Karl Johans Gate Street and the Royal Palace in Oslo.

Address: St. Olav plass 1

Tel: 23 15 56 00

Fax: 23 15 56 11

Email: edderkoppen@scandic-hotels.com

Website: www.scandic-hotels.com


Frogner Park (Frognerparken)

Frogner Park is one of the highlights in Oslo. The park contains 192 sculptures with more than 600 figures, all modelled in full size by Gustav Vigeland. Vigeland also designed the architectural setting and the layout of the grounds. The "Monolitten Human Tower", located in the centre of the park, is a masterpiece that took 13 years to construct. The park also has a pool and tennis courts. Also make sure you don’t miss the fantastic open-air restaurant.

Address: Frognerveien 67

Website: www.frognerparken.com


Scandic Hotel Sjølyst

This hotel was constructed in 1997 and is located 3km outside the centre of Oslo. It is also accessible by express train from the airport.

Address: Sjølyst Plass 5, Skøyen

Tel: 23 15 51 00

Fax: 23 15 51 11 

Email: sjolyst@scandic-hotels.com

Website: www.scandic-hotels.com


Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke)

The current Oslo Cathedral is the third cathedral in Oslo, Norway. The first, Hallvards Cathedral, was built by Sigurd I of Norway in the first half of the 12th century, and was located by the Old Bishop's Palace in Oslo, some 1.5 kilometres east of today's Oslo Cathedral.

Address: Karl Johans gt 11

Tel: 23 31 46 00

Fax: 23 31 46 16

Website: www.oslodomkirke.no


Munch Museum (Munch-museet)

The Munch Museum opened in 1963 and was purpose-built to house Munch’s unique collection of approximately 1100 paintings, 4500 drawings and 18000 prints. Edvard Munch's art is the most significant Norwegian contribution to the history of art, above all as a pioneer of Expressionism in the Nordic countries.

Address: Tøyengate 53

Tel: +47 23 24 14 00

Website: www.munch.museum.no


  

Radisson SAS Airport Hotel

This modern hotel was built at the same time as the opening of Oslo Airport in Gardemoen, located 200m from the airport terminal. There are three types of rooms, inspired from design from all around the world. The hotel also has a great gym and a health club.

Address: Hotelveien, Gardemoen

Tel: 63 93 30 00

Fax: 63 93 30 30

Email: garder@oslzr.rdsas.com

Website: www.radisson.com


Sightseeing tour of Oslo

This is a guided bus tour of Frogner Park, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Viking Ship Museum, and Kon-Tiki Museum. A longer tour is also available, covering other areas of Oslo.

Operating time: May 19 to September 3 everyday from 11am to 2.15pm

Duration: 3 h

Fee: 320kr

Reservations/inquiries: Boat Service Sightseeing AS

Tel: +47 23 35 68 90

Email: sales@boatsightseeing.com

Website: www.boatsightseeing.com


Hilmers Hus

The Hilmers Hus is a great furniture shop in a stylish area in Oslo.

Address: Drammensveien 130

Tel: +47 22 44 88 00

Business hours: Monday to Wednesday/Fridays 10am to 6pm Thursdays 10am to 7pm Saturdays 10am to 4pm

Closed: Sundays

Website: www.hilmershus.no/


Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica

The Holmenkollen Park Hotel was built 100 years ago and is located at Holmenkollen, which is famous for its ski jump. From here, you can enjoy views of Oslo City and the Oslo Fjord.

Address: Kongeveien 26

Tel: 22 92 20 00

Fax: 22 14 61 92

Email: holmenkollen.park.hotel.rica@rica.no

Website: www.rica.no


City Hall (Rådhuset)

The city hall is an interesting building that was completed in 1950 to celebrate the 900th anniversary of Oslo. The award ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize takes place here in December every year.

Address: Fr. Nansens Plass

Tel: +47 23 46 16 00

Fax: +47 23 46 16 30

Website: www.rft.oslo.kommune.no


Hotel Continental

Hotel continental is a classic hotel that reflects Oslo. The café on the first floor called Theatre Café is a reminiscent of the good old days.

Address: Stortingsgaten 24-26

Tel: 22 82 40 40

Fax: 22 42 96 89

Email: booking@hotel-continental.no


Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump

Holmenkollen is the most visited attraction in Norway! The ski jump was used for the 1952 Winter Olympics and the museum located beneath the ski jump itself. Scandinavia's first ever ski simulator is set up outside the Ski Museum and you can experience the thrill of downhill skiing with the latest technology.

Address: Kongeveien 5

Tel: +47 22 92 32 64

Website: www.skiforeningen.no


Scandic Hotel KNA

This hotel is located in a quiet area with a short distance from central station. They have rooms with balconies that are overlooking the Oslo Bay.

Address: Parkveien 68

Tel: 23 15 57 00

Fax: 23 15 57 11

Email: kna@scandic-hotels.com

Website: www.scandic-hotels.com


Scandic Hotel Byporten

From this hotel you can enjoy fjord views set in Oslo's Central Station. All rooms offer high-speed internet access and an Easy Access Point business corner. Byporten is actively engaged in environmental issues and is the first hotel in Norway that offers rooms that consist of recyclable timber.

Address: Jerbanetorget 6

Tel: 23 15 55 50

Fax: 23 15 55 11

Email: byporten@scandic-hotels.com

Website: www.scandic-hotels.com


Royal Palace (Det Kongelige Slott)

The royal palace was completed in 1848 for the royal family, but it was built by Karl Johan XIV

Address: Drammnsveien 1

Website: www.kongehuset.no


Steen & Strøm

Steen & Strom is Norway's largest department store that has a great selection of every imaginable product one can image.

Address: Kongens gate 23

Tel: +47 22 00 40 00

Business hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 18:00

Closed: Sundays


Radisson SAS Park Hotel

This hotel is surrounded by woodland and is located in the middle of Fornebu Park, southwest of the city. It is a ten minutes drive from Oslo, located nearby a beach close to Oslo Fjord. It is an excellent place to enjoy a vacation.

Address: Fornebuparken, 1324 Lysaker

Tel: 67 82 30 00

Fax: 67 82 30 01

Email: sales.park.oslo@radissonsas.com

Website: www.radisson.sas.com


Aker Brygge

Aker Brygge is a modern shopping area that was converted from the former dock warehouse district of Oslo. This area has a wide variety of shops, 35 cafés, bars and restaurants. A theatre and cinema can also be found here. This is a great place for people to relax in.

Address: Bryggegata 9

Tel: +47 22 83 26 80

Business hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 8pm Saturdays 10am to 6pm

Closed: Sundays

Website: www.akerbrygge.no


Norway Designs

Norway Designs is a stylish design shop that has a fine collection of kitchenware, ceramic, glassware and stationery.

Address: Stortingsgt 28

Tel: +47 23 11 45 10

Fax: +47 23 11 45 35

Business hours: Monday to Wednesday/Fridays 9am to 5pm Thursdays 9am to 7pm Saturdays 10am to 3pm

Closed: Sundays

Website: www.norwaydesigns.no


Fjordland 1 or 2 days excursion

This tour departs to Myrdal by train from Oslo Central Station, transfers to the mountain railway (Flåm railway) to then continue for an excursion on the Sognefjord by boat. From Sognefjord you can choose to return back to Oslo continue to Bergen. The 2 day tour includes a stay-over in the fjord district.

Operation time: June 7th to September 15th (dates can change)

Duration 1 to 2 days

Fee: Please inquire for details

Reservations/inquiries: to H.M.Kristiansens Automobile

Tel: +47 22 78 94 00

Email: hmk@hmk.no

Website: www.hmk.no


  

Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel is situated on the main street Karl Johan in Oslo, and is one of the most prestigious hotels in Norway.

Address: Karl Johans gate 31

Tel: 23 21 20 00

Fax: 23 21 21 00

Email: grand@rica.no

Website: www.grand.no


Norwegian Folk Museum (Norsk Folkemuseum)

The Open-Air Museum features 155 authentic buildings from different national regions, i.e. Gol Stave Church, from the 13th century. At the museum you can experience and learn about traditional Norwegian culture and history.

Address: Museumsveien 10

Tel: +47 22 12 37 00

Website: www.norskfolke.museum.no


Holmenkollen Restaurant

The Holmenkollen restaurant has a great traditional Norwegian cuisine with a modern twist. Eating here you will experience a fantastic view.

Address: Holmenkollenveien 119

Tel: 22 13 92 00

Website: www.holmenkollen-restaurant.oslo.no


Oslo City

The Oslo City is a district of a wide range of fashion boutiques. Worth a visit if you are interested in shopping.

Address: Stenersgata 1

Tel: +47 22 83 26 80

Business hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm Saturdays 9am to 8pm

Closed: Sundays

Website: www.oslocity.no


Karl Johans Street

Karl Johans Street is Oslo’s main mall and it stretches from Oslo Central Station to the Royal Palace. The street has a lovely café, restaurant and entertainment culture. The street is always bustling with people who come to enjoy Oslo. The street is also close to the Oslo Cathedral and the National Museum.


Grand Tour of Oslo

The grand tour of Oslo is a one day sightseeing tour of Norway’s beautiful capital. This is a fun-filled excursion that consists of a bus tour of must-see spots of the city and a fjord cruise (lunch not included).

Operation time: May 19 to September 3, daily 10.30am

Duration: 7h 30 min

Fee: 495kr

Reservations/inquiries: Boat Service Sightseeing AS

Tel: +47 23 35 68 90

Email: sales@boatsightseeing.com

Website: www.boatsightseeing.com


The National Museum of Art, Architecture & Design

The new museum is a merging of the previously autonomous institutions The National Gallery, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, The Norwegian Museum of Architecture, and The National Touring Exhibitions, Norway. Well worth a visit for visitors with an interest in art and design.

Address: Bankplassen

Tel: +47 22 86 22 10

Email: info@nasjonalmuseet.no

Website: www.nasjonalmuseet.no


Fjord Tours

Fjord Tours offers several vacation packages which includes or starts from Oslo, for example Norway in a Nutshell, The Golden Route (Geiranger) and The Royal Fjord Tour (Sognefjord & Flam Railway). More information about Fjord Tours, visit

Website: www.fjordtours.no


Rica Hotel Bygdøy

This hotel features cutting-edge conference facilities, located approximately 5km northeast from the central region of the city. The rooms are equipped with great facilities and room service is available.

Address: Bygdøy Allé 53

Tel: 23 08 58 00

Fax: 23 08 58 08

Website: www.rica.no


Bagatelle

Bagatelle has established an international reputation for his modern Norwegian cuisine and superb service. Bagatelle is widely recognized as one of the city's best restaurants. The walls have paintings by contemporary Norwegian artists and the three, five and seven-course menus change daily. The lobster is a sensation. It is the only restaurant in Northern Europe that has two Michelin stars.

Address: Bygdøy Alle 3

Tel: 22 12 14 40

Website: www.bagatelle.no


Kunstindustrimuseet - The Museum of Applied Arts

The museum was founded in 1876 and shows Norwegian and international applied arts dating from the seventh century to today.

Address: St. Olavs gate 1

Tel: +47 22 03 65 40

Website: www.kunstindustrimuseet.no


Le Canard

Le Canard has been around for 100 years and is located inside an elegant red brick building. During the summer, you can enjoy a meal on the restaurant’s terrace overlooking their beautiful garden.

Address: Presodemt Harbitz' gate 4

Tel: 22 54 34 00

Website: www.lecanard.no/eng


Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott)

The castle was constructed around 1300 by King Håkon V Magnusson and later restored by Christian IV at the beginning of the 17th century and since then the castle has remained unchanged. The castle id presently used as a banquet hall for entertaining important national and international government personalities. The view from the garden overlooking Oslo is worth seeing.

Address: Akershus festning

Tel: +47 23 09 35 53

Fax: +47 23 09 56 71

Website: www.mil.no


Paleet

Paleet is a shopping district in Oslo that have around 45 shops that sell books, CDs, souvenirs, and other products, and a selection of casual restaurants on the basement floor.

Address: Karl Johansgate 52

Tel: +47 22 03 38 88

Business hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 20:00 Saturdays 10:00 to 18:00

Closed: Sundays


Evening Fjord Cruise

This is a 3h cruise onboard one of Norway’s many classic wooden sail ships. Traditional Norwegian prawn buffet is included in the price. (Prawn, lemon, mayonnaise, bread and butter)

Operation time: June to September

Duration: 3 h

Reservations/inquiries: Boat Service Sightseeing AS

Tel: +47 23 35 68 90

Email: sales@boatsightseeing.com

Website: www.boatsightseeing.com

Hadeland Glass factory (Hadeland Glassverk)

Hadeland Glass is Norway's oldest glass factory and it was founded in 1762. It is located in a town called Jevnaker, which is about an hour's drive from Oslo. Not only can you observe the glassmakers at work, you can also try it your self. The largest glass museum in Scandinavia is also located here and glass products can be purchased from four outlet stores.

Address: 3521 Jevnaker

Tel: +47 61 31 64 00

Fax: +47 61 31 64 70

Email: hg@hadeland-glassverk.no

Website: www.hadeland-glassverk.no


Glass Factory Hadeland Glassverk

This glass factory is Norway's oldest. It was founded in 1762. Here you can visit the glass work shops and get great seconds. The factory is around 1 hour’s drive from Oslo. Glass Factory Hadeland, Glassverk

Address: N-3521 Jevnanker

Tel: +47 61 31 66 00

Email: hg@hadeland-glassverk.no

Admission fee: 40kr

Website: www.hadeland-glassverk.no


David-Andersen

David-Andersen is a shop that sells accessories, jewellery, silver tableware, and other products. This is a very popular store with a lot of unique Norwegian designs.

Address: Karl Johansgate 20

Tel: +47 22 41 69 55

Business hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm Saturdays 9am to 10pm

Closed: Sundays

Website: www.david-andersen.no


Rica Oslo Hotel

Rica Hotel is located next to Oslo Central Station, which is an ideal location for visitors interested in sightseeing and shopping. Each room is decorated and themed by a Norwegian artist.

Address: Europarådets Plass 1

Tel: 23 10 42 00

Fax: 23 10 42 10

Email: rica.oslo.hotel@rica.no

Website: www.rica.no


Evening Fjord Cruise with Dinner

This is a 3h cruise on the Oslo Fjord. During your cruise you will experience a traditional Norwegian dinner on a classic sailboat. The meal consists of a traditional Norwegian buffet including shrimp and other seafood.

Operating time: June 18 to September 10, daily from 7pm

Duration: approximately 3 hours

Fee: 330kr

Reservations/inquiries to: Boat Service Sightseeing AS

Tel: +47 23 35 68 90

Email:sales@boatsightseeing.com

Website: www.boatsightseeing.com


Rica Victoria Hotel

The Rica Victoria Hotel is located northeast of the Royal Palace, near Karl Johans Gate in Oslo. This is a very cosy hotel with a homey atmosphere.

Address: Rosenkrantzgt. 13

Tel: 24 14 70 00

Fax: 24 14 70 01

Email: rica.victoria.hotel.oslo@rica.no

Website: www.rica.no


Rema 1000

Rema is one of Norway’s biggest retail chains. At Ream you can find everything from food to clothes.

Website: www.rema1000.no


Boat Service Sightseeing AS (Båtservice Sightseeing AS)

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Tel: +47 23 35 68 90

Fax: 23 35 68 99

Email: sales@boatsightseeing.com 

Website: www.boatsightseeing.com


Mini Cruise

This is a 50 minute cruise where you can enjoy the cityscape and harbour of Oslo, the beautiful islands scattered around the entrance of the Oslo Fjord, and other magnificent sceneries of the sea faring nation, Norway. Operating time: May 19 to June 30 everyday from 10am to 4pm. Departs hourly. July 1 to August 27 everyday from 10am to 7pm. Departs hourly.

Duration: 50 minutes

Fee: 105kr

Reservations/inquiries to: Boat Service Sightseeing AS

Tel: +47 23 35 68 90

Email: sales@boatsightseeing.com

Website: www.boatsightseeing.com


Concerts

The Oslo Concert Hall mainly showcases performances by the Phil harmonia and the Oslo Phil harmonia, but they also hosts musicians from around the world. Tickets and programs can be found at Oslo Tourist Agency's site. Tickets can also be bought online.

Website: www.billettservice.no


Scandic Hotel Triaden Oslo Nord

This is a family-oriented hotel, approximately 10 minutes from central Oslo. It is located in a quiet area and the hotel is excellent for family stays. There is also a golf course nearby.

Address: Gamleveien 88, 1476 Rasta

Tel: 23 15 59 00

Fax: 23 15 59 50

Email: triaden@scandic-hotels.com

Website: www.scandictriaden.com


Scandic Hotel Høvik

This hotel is surrounded by beautiful nature and is located approximately 7km west of Oslo City.

Address: Drammensveien 507, 1322 Høvik

Tel: 23 15 53 00

Fax: 23 15 53 11

Email: hovik@scandic-hotels.com

Website: www.scandic-hotels.com


Rica Helsfyr Hotel

The Rica Helsfyr Hotel offers cutting edge conference facilities and it is located approximately 5km northeast from the central region of the city. The rooms are equipped with great facilities and room service is available.

Address: Strømsveien 108

Tel: 23 06 78 78

Fax: 23 06 78 80

Email: rica.helsfyr@rica.no

Website: www.rica.no


Theater Cafe

The Theatre Café is located on the 1st floor of Hotel Continental and was established in 1857. It has a buzzing atmosphere combined with international cuisine of excellent standard. It has been listed by the New York Times as one of the 10 most popular cafes in the world. It is located next to the National Theatre. Reservations are recommended.

Address: Stortingsgaten 24 - 26

Tel: 22 82 40 50

Website: www.hotel-continental.no


Rimi

Rimi is a national grocery store that stocks most national and international food.

Website: www.rimi.no


 

Theatres & Operas

Large theatre productions are mainly staged at the National Theatre, which is also the home of Norway's national theatre group. The Ibsen festival, held every two years, is a major event that gathers theatre groups from all around the worlds to compete against each other with Ibsen pieces. Operas and ballets are performed in the National Opera House.


Radisson SAS Hotel Nydalen

Radisson SAS Hotel Nydalen opened in June 2003 and it is located in the central business district of Oslo. It has two types of rooms - the "urban style", which has a sense of tradition and prestige, and the "Chili style", which is colourful and bright. Among the hotel rooms, 15 are designed so people with disabilities can enjoy a comfortable stay.

Address: Radisson SAS Hotel Nydalen Nydalsveien 33, Gullhaugstorg

Tel: 23 26 30 00

Fax: 23 26 30 01

Website: www.nydalen.oslo.radissonsas.com


Oslo Panorama

The Oslo Panorama tour visits Frogner Park, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, and other spots highlights worth seeing within the city.

Operation time: Everyday from 10am (does not operate on May 17 and December 24 & 25)

Duration: 2 h

Fee: 200kr

Reservations/inquiries: to H.M.Kristiansens Automobile

Tel: +47 22 78 94 00

Email: hmk@hmk.no

Website: www.hmk.no

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