Oslo Self-Guided Mobile Walking Tour
What to expect
- It is an outdoor activity that combines walking and learning!
- Explore the city at your own pace.
- Learn fascinating facts and stories about the city and its attractions.
- Let the route reveal hidden gems and places.
- Have the best walk of the city and visit 10 of its most important attractions.
- Stop to snap pictures as you go.
- Start or pause the tour whenever you want. See the city at your own pace.
- This is our route recommendation in a walkable distance!
- Mobile app and login credentials
- Self guided tour
- Walking time : 60 mins
- Walking distance : 4.7km
- Supported languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Dutch
- Museum admission fees: Visits to museums and other attractions do not require a ticket, as you will visit their outdoor areas. Admission is purely your choice.
Not suitable for…
- Wheelchair users
- People with mobility impairments
- Unaccompanied children
What to bring
- Weather-appropriate and comfortable clothing and shoes
- Charged smartphone
- Internet connection
What you need to know about Oslo Self-Guided Mobile Walking Tour?
- No one will be waiting for you anywhere, it’s just you and your smartphones!
- You can start the tour anytime, any day, every day! You can even pause your tour and resume later or any other day within a year !
- You can use one language per serial number. If your group is multilingual, you will need to buy more than once if you need more languages.
- There is no time limit for the tour. You can complete it at any time at your own pace.
- You will be reading and not listening to the information.
- The tour can continue on the same day or another day if it is interrupted.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Oslo Self-Guided Mobile Walking Tour
Starting location: Central Station
Ending location: Frogner park
You will visit:
Frogner park and more
If you are interested in other cities, you can find all of our tours here
Welcome to Oslo, the vibrant capital of Norway, where rich history, contemporary culture, and stunning landscapes converge. This self-guided walking tour promises a day of exploration through iconic landmarks, historical treasures, and serene parks. Let’s embark on a captivating journey to discover the essence of Oslo.
1. Oslo Cathedral: Sacred Elegance in the Heart of the City
Commence your day at the Oslo Cathedral, a magnificent structure that has witnessed centuries of history. Marvel at its neo-Gothic architecture and explore the serene interior, where moments of tranquility await.
2. Freiauret: A Culinary Oasis in Oslo
Head to Freiauret, a culinary haven nestled in the heart of the city. This vibrant area offers an array of cafes and restaurants, inviting you to savor the flavors of Norwegian cuisine amidst a charming urban atmosphere.
3. Norwegian Parliament: Political Hub of Norway
Stroll towards the Norwegian Parliament, where the country’s political pulse beats. Admire the grandeur of this historical building and, if timing allows, catch a glimpse of parliamentary proceedings.
4. City Hall: Architectural Splendor by the Fjord
Next, explore Oslo’s City Hall, a striking building overlooking the picturesque Oslo Fjord. Delve into its unique architecture, adorned with murals and sculptures that narrate Norway’s cultural and political narrative.
5. Nobel Peace Center: Inspiring Change and Dialogue
Visit the Nobel Peace Center, an institution dedicated to fostering peace and dialogue. Engage with thought-provoking exhibits and learn about the individuals and movements that have shaped the world towards a more peaceful future.
6. Royal Palace: Regal Residency in the Heart of Oslo
Make your way to the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Norwegian monarch. Marvel at its neoclassical elegance, stroll through the palace gardens, and witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony.
7. National Theater: A Cultural Gem Amidst Greenery
Discover the National Theater, a cultural gem surrounded by lush greenery. Admire its architectural finesse and, if time permits, catch a performance or simply enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the nearby park.
8. Uranienborg Church: Historic Tranquility
Uranienborg Church beckons with its historic charm. This tranquil sanctuary provides a moment of reflection amidst Oslo’s bustling streets. Explore its serene interior and appreciate the architectural details.
9. Frogner Park: Sculptural Wonders in Nature
Conclude your day at Frogner Park, a vast green expanse housing the world-renowned Vigeland Sculpture Park. Wander among the impressive sculptures created by Gustav Vigeland, each depicting the essence of the human experience.
As your self-guided walking tour through Oslo concludes, you’ve experienced the city’s harmony of past and present. From the historic Oslo Cathedral to the modern Nobel Peace Center, each location tells a story of Norway’s cultural richness. Oslo invites you to explore its vibrant streets, absorb its cultural treasures, and connect with the spirit of this enchanting Scandinavian capital.