Oslo, Norway

Oslo, Norway

Oslo is the capital of and most populous city in Norway, Scandinavia.

Places of interest include the Nobel Prize Peace Center, the Viking Ship Museum and the Norwegian Folk Museum, which is an open air collection of some 150 buildings dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.

The Medieval Quarter has interesting historic relics including Akershus Castle, a fortress that dates back to the 17th century.

On the bustling waterfront there are outdoor cafes, street musicians other performers.

Take a boat ride along the fjords, there are tour boat operators on the docks.

Nature lovers can hike the Nordmarka Forest around the Hollmenkollen area.

The disabled cruiser visiting Oslo 

Where You’re Docked

There are a few places where ship docks, but all are within easy walking distance from downtown Oslo. There are some shops and a coffee shop at the nearest terminal and perhaps a few taxis.

Good to Know

Heavy traffic 

Getting Around

On foot: 

By car: 

By bus:

Currency & Best Way to Get Money

The official currency is the Norwegian Krone.

Language

The official language in Oslo 

Shopping

The famous Norwegian wool sweaters, with their blue and white patterns and troll dolls are popular souvenirs.

Local dishes include ‘fenalår’ (cured sheep meat), ‘pinnekjøtt’ (salted lamb’s ribs), ‘multekrem’ (dessert of cloudberries and whipped cream) and Norwegian salmon.

Points of Interest

  • Oslo – a seven-

Oslo Accessible Excursions

Whether your cruise ship stops in 

Oslo Accessible Guided Tour

This 4 hour accessible