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.

Cruises departing Oslo, Norway

Greg Mortimer, Svalbard Odysey Ex Oslo To Longyearbyen

Departure: 19 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Aurora Expeditions Cruise Ship: Greg Mortimer.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Greg Mortimer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Azamara Pursuit, 7 Night Norway Intensive Voyage Ex Oslo, Norway To Copenhagen, Denmark

Departure: 29 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Azamara Cruise Ship: Azamara Pursuit.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo, Norway onboard Azamara Pursuit

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Greg Mortimer, Svalbard Odysey Ex Oslo To Longyearbyen

Departure: 29 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Aurora Expeditions Cruise Ship: Greg Mortimer.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Greg Mortimer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Le Dumont D'urville, 7 Night Norwegian Fjords Ex Oslo, Norway To Bergen, Norway

Departure: 09 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Dumont D'Urville.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo, Norway onboard Le Dumont D'Urville

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Greg Mortimer, Svalbard Odysey Ex Oslo To Longyearbyen

Departure: 09 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: Aurora Expeditions Cruise Ship: Greg Mortimer.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Greg Mortimer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Greg Mortimer, Arctic Complete Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 09 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: Aurora Expeditions Cruise Ship: Greg Mortimer.

23 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Reykjavik aboard Greg Mortimer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Greg Mortimer, Jewels Of The Arctic Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 19 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: Aurora Expeditions Cruise Ship: Greg Mortimer.

13 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Reykjavik aboard Greg Mortimer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Le Dumont D'urville, 7 Night Norwegian Fjords Ex Oslo, Norway To Bergen, Norway

Departure: 23 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Dumont D'Urville.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo, Norway onboard Le Dumont D'Urville

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Azamara Pursuit, 13 Night Iceland Intensive Voyage Ex Oslo, Norway To Copenhagen, Denmark

Departure: 30 Jul 2023 From: Cruise line: Azamara Cruise Ship: Azamara Pursuit.

13 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo, Norway onboard Azamara Pursuit

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