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
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 06/06/22 9 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 11/06/22 9 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 14/06/22 9 nts
Greg Mortimer, Svalbard Odysey ex Oslo to Longyearbyen 19/06/22 11 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 19/06/22 9 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 19/06/22 9 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 22/06/22 9 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 27/06/22 9 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 27/06/22 9 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
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 30/06/22 9 nts
Fram, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 05/07/22 11 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
Fram, 13 Night Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Iceland – Arctic Islands Discovery ex Oslo, Norway to Reykjavik, Iceland 15/07/22 13 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 16/07/22 11 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
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 26/07/22 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 05/08/22 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 15/08/22 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 25/08/22 11 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
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 04/09/22 11 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
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 14/09/22 9 nts
Spitsbergen, 14 Night Spitsbergen, Iceland, Faroe Islands – Island Hopping in and around the Arctic (Southbound) ex Oslo, Norway to Bergen, 22/09/22 14 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 07/06/23 9 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 08/06/23 9 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 15/06/23 9 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 16/06/23 9 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 23/06/23 9 nts
Fram, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 24/06/23 9 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 01/07/23 9 nts
Marina, Vikings, Fjords & Legends ex Oslo, Norway to Southampton, England 01/07/23 10 nts
Marina, Norway & Baltic Explorer ex Oslo, Norway to Copenhagen, Denmark 01/07/23 22 nts
Fram, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 02/07/23 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 09/07/23 9 nts
Le Dumont D'Urville, 7 Night Norwegian fjords ex Oslo, Norway to Bergen, Norway 10/07/23 7 nts
Fram, 13 Night Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Iceland – Arctic Islands Discovery ex Oslo, Norway to Reykjavik, Iceland 12/07/23 13 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 17/07/23 11 nts
Le Dumont D'Urville, 7 Night Norwegian fjords ex Oslo, Norway to Bergen, Norway 24/07/23 7 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 27/07/23 11 nts
Azamara Pursuit, 13 Night Iceland Intensive Voyage ex Oslo, Norway to Copenhagen, Denmark 30/07/23 13 nts
Riviera, Fjords, Vikings & Castles ex Oslo, Norway to Portsmouth, England 05/08/23 18 nts
Riviera, Best of Norway & Scotland ex Oslo, Norway to Portsmouth, England 05/08/23 28 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 06/08/23 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 16/08/23 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 26/08/23 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 11 Night Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition ex Oslo, Norway Return 05/09/23 11 nts
Spitsbergen, 9 Night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear ex Oslo, Norway Return 15/09/23 9 nts
Spitsbergen, 14 Night Spitsbergen, Iceland, Faroe Islands – Island Hopping in and around the Arctic (Southbound) ex Oslo, Norway to Bergen, 23/09/23 14 nts