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

Endurance, Svalbard In Spring Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 03 Apr 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Svalbard In Spring Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 10 Apr 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Svalbard In Spring Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 17 Apr 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Svalbard In Spring Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 24 Apr 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Norways Fjords & Arctic Svalbard Ex Oslo To Bergen

Departure: 01 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Bergen aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Spitsbergen, In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 05 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Spitsbergen. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Longyearbyen.

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Spitsbergen, In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 13 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Explorer Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 20 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: Ocean Adventurer.

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

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Spitsbergen, In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 21 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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Spitsbergen, In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 29 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Explorer Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 30 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: Ocean Adventurer.

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

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World Explorer, Spitsbergen Highlights Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 06 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

5 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard World Explorer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Spitsbergen, Circumnavigating Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 06 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Highlights Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 09 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: Ocean Adventurer.

5 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Sea Adventurer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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World Explorer, Introduction To Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 11 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard World Explorer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Svalbard & Northern Fjords Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 12 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Tromso aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen Explorer Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 14 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: Ocean Adventurer.

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

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Spitsbergen, Circumnavigating Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 14 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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World Explorer, Introduction To Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 19 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

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Endurance, Norway, Faroe Isl & Iceland Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 19 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

14 Night cruise departing from Tromso to Reyjavik onboard National Geographic Endurnace. Charter flight from Oslo and 1 night pre cruise accommodation.

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Wind, Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 21 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Wind.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to Reykjavik aboard Silver Wind.

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Spitsbergen, Circumnavigating Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 22 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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Ocean Adventurer, Spitsbergen In Depth Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 24 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: Ocean Adventurer.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Ocean Adventurer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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World Explorer, Spitsbergen In Depth Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 27 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard World Explorer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Spitsbergen, Svalbard Archipelago Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 30 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Spitsbergen. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Longyearbyen.

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Quest, Spitsbergen & Norway Ex Oslo To Copenhagen

Departure: 08 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Azamara Cruise Ship: Azamara Quest.

18 Night cruise sailing from Oslo to Copenhagen aboard Azamara Quest.

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World Explorer, Introduction To Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 09 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard World Explorer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Spitsbergen, Svalbard Archipelago Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 10 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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Marina, Fjords Of Norway Ex Oslo To London

Departure: 16 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Marina.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to London aboard Marina.

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Marina, Fjords & Thrones Ex Oslo To London

Departure: 16 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Marina.

22 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to London aboard Marina.

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World Explorer, Introduction To Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 17 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard World Explorer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Northeast Passage Ex Oslo To Nome

Departure: 17 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

23 Night Cruise sailing from Tromso to Nome aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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World Explorer, Spitsbergen Highlights Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 25 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

5 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard World Explorer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Spitsbergen, Svalbard Archipelago Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 28 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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World Explorer, Spitsbergen In Depth Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 30 Jul 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard World Explorer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Spitsbergen, Svalbard Archipelago Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 07 Aug 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

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Wind Surf, Sail Amsterdam Celebration Ex Edinburgh To Tilbury

Departure: 09 Aug 2020 From: Cruise line: Windstar Cruises Cruise Ship: Wind Surf.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Edinburgh to Tilbury onboard Wind Surf.

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World Explorer, Three Artic Islands Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 11 Aug 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

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

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Ocean Adventurer, Four Arctic Islands Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 13 Aug 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: Ocean Adventurer.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Reykjavik aboard Ocean Adventurer. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Explorer, Legends Myths & Heroes Ex Oslo To Stockholm

Departure: 16 Aug 2020 From: Cruise line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruise Ship: Seven Seas Explorer.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to Stockholm aboard Seven Seas Explorer.

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Spitsbergen, Circumnavigating Spitsbergen Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 17 Aug 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard Spitsbergen. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Longyearbyen.

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Spitsbergen, Highlights Of Spitsbergen & North Cape Ex Oslo To Tromso

Departure: 25 Aug 2020 From: Cruise line: Hurtigruten Cruise Ship: Spitsbergen.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Tromso aboard Spitsbergen. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Longyearbyen.

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Endurance, East Greenland Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 01 Sep 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

17 Night cruise departing from Tromso to Reykjavik onboard National Geographic Endurance. Charter flight from Oslo to Tromso and 1 night pre cruise accommodation in Oslo included.

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World Explorer, Three Artic Islands Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 06 Sep 2020 From: Cruise line: Quark Expeditions Cruise Ship: World Explorer.

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

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Endurance, Land Of The Ice Bears Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 27 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Land Of The Ice Bears Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 04 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Land Of The Ice Bears Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 11 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Land Of The Ice Bears Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 18 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Norways Fjords & Arctic Svalbard Ex Oslo To Bergen

Departure: 25 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Bergen aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Svalbard & Northern Fjords Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 22 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Longyearbyen to Tromso aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Marina, Flourishing Fjords Ex Oslo To Southampton

Departure: 25 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Marina.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to Southampton (London) onboard Marina.

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Endurance, Exploring The Russian Arctic Ex Oslo Return

Departure: 28 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

20 Night Cruise sailing from Tromso roundtrip aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre and post-cruise in Oslo.

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Endurance, Northeast Passage Ex Oslo To Nome

Departure: 19 Jul 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

23 Night Cruise sailing from Tromso to Nome aboard National Geographic Endurance. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Oslo.

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Voyager, Norweigan Dream Ex Oslo To Amsterdam

Departure: 28 Jul 2021 From: Cruise line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruise Ship: Seven Seas Voyager.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to Amsterdam onboard Seven Seas Voyager.

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Voyager, Royal Sights & Icelandic Heights Ex Oslo To Southampton

Departure: 28 Jul 2021 From: Cruise line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruise Ship: Seven Seas Voyager.

22 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to Southampton onboard Seven Seas Voyager.

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Journey, Baltic & St. Pete Voyage Ex Oslo To Amsterdam

Departure: 15 Aug 2021 From: Cruise line: Azamara Cruise Ship: Azamara Journey.

13 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to Amsterdam onboard Azamara Journey.

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Endurance, East Greenland Ex Oslo To Reykjavik

Departure: 03 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Endurance.

17 Night cruise departing from Tromso to Reykjavik onboard National Geographic Endurance. Charter flight from Oslo to Tromso and 1 night pre cruise accommodation in Oslo included.

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Innovation, Voyage 32210 Ex Oslo To Longyearbyen

Departure: 16 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: SeaDream Yacht Club Cruise Ship: SeaDream Innovation.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Oslo to Longyearbyen onboard Sea Dream Innovation.

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