Private Shore Excursion: Best of Oslo Driving Tour
Feel at ease with your professional English-speaking guide and driver within this 3 hour tour along the major landmarks of Oslo! Explore the capital of the Midnight Sun Land to discover ‘must see’ city attractions, such as Akershus Castle/Fortress, Royal Palace Park (also known as Slottsparken), Oslo Cathedral, Oslo Fjord and Opera House.
Let your tour operator know the desired time and location of your city excursion beforehand. Your guide and driver will pick you up from the sea port or the lobby of your hotel at the appointed time. Be seated in your private comfortable vehicle and anticipate to see all the beauty of the Nordic pearl!
Get ready to behold the glorious Akershus Castle (known as Akershus Fortress) – the 13th century medieval construction – and learn that it used to be a prison which grew into a fortress and played a significant role in the military sphere of Norway. Nowadays the Armed Forces Museum is located inside the fortress.
The Royal Palace and its Park (Slottsparken) will appeal to you with its relaxing atmosphere and let you walk there enjoying your guide’s narration about Norwegian history and culture.
During your tour you may also attend Oslo Cathedral (which is famous for its baroque interior and royal ceremonies), Oslo Fjord and Oslo Opera House.
Seize an opportunity to capture nice photos near Holmenkollen Ski Jump which was prominent for Winter Olympic Games in 1952 in Oslo. Climb the top of the hill to enjoy a nice view and contemplate the brilliant vantage points from there.
Your tour will finish at a location of your choosing. If you are a cruise ship passenger, you will be transferred back to the cruise ship.