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
Greg Mortimer, Svalbard Odysey ex Oslo to Longyearbyen 19/06/22 11 nts
Greg Mortimer, Svalbard Odysey ex Oslo to Longyearbyen 29/06/22 11 nts
Marina, Northern Europe Charms from Oslo, Norway to Copenhagen, Denmark 29/06/22 22 nts
Marina, Fjords & Seascapes from Oslo, Norway to London (Portsmouth) 29/06/22 10 nts
Azamara Pursuit, 7 Night Norway Intensive Voyage ex Oslo, Norway to Copenhagen, Denmark 29/06/22 7 nts
Greg Mortimer, Svalbard Odysey ex Oslo to Longyearbyen 09/07/22 11 nts
Greg Mortimer, Arctic Complete ex Oslo to Reykjavik 09/07/22 24 nts
Le Dumont D'Urville, 7 Night Norwegian fjords ex Oslo, Norway to Bergen, Norway 09/07/22 7 nts
Greg Mortimer, Jewels of the Arctic ex Oslo to Reykjavik 19/07/22 14 nts
Le Dumont D'Urville, 7 Night Norwegian fjords ex Oslo, Norway to Bergen, Norway 23/07/22 7 nts
Sirena, Vikings & Baltic Shores from Oslo, Norway to London (Portsmouth) 30/08/22 32 nts
Sirena, North Cape Connoisseur from Oslo, Norway to London (Portsmouth) 30/08/22 18 nts
Marina, North Sea Wayfarer from Oslo to Lisbon 13/09/22 28 nts
Marina, Northern Europe Explorer from Oslo to Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) 13/09/22 14 nts
Azamara Pursuit, 13 Night Iceland Intensive Voyage ex Oslo, Norway to Copenhagen, Denmark 30/07/23 13 nts