36 Hours in Oslo with Kids

36 Hours in Oslo with Kids, Oslo, Norway (B)

Our brief visit to Oslo marked our first-ever trip to Norway and allowed me to tick another country on my long bucket list. It was the start of a 10-day Scandinavian trip with our two daughters aged four years old and three months. Although only there for 36 hours, we managed to see a fair few sights and get a feel for Oslo.

It isn’t a large city and we were able to do most of our exploring on foot. Buses and trams are abundant though with plenty of room for buggies.

We flew into Oslo with Norwegian, an above average budget airline with plenty of leg room. As soon as we got off the aeroplane, Oslo welcomed us with a clean, chic, Nordic-style airport with the longest luggage conveyor belt I have ever seen, snaking around the baggage hall. There were plenty of staff on hand to help when we arrived around 6pm and the train was easy to catch although we did have to navigate a few steps inside the carriage. Fortunately we had some help from fellow passengers as we hadn’t exactly travelled light! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 36 Hours in Oslo with Kids
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Callaghan
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.wandermum.co.uk/36-hours-in-oslo-with-kids/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Alex Sushi
  • Royal Palace
  • Karl Johans Gate
  • the Norwegian parliament building
  • Mathallen
  • Nobel Peace centre
  • Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
  • Lofoten Fiskerestaurant
  • Vigeland sculpture park

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