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Guide to Two Days in Oslo

Guide to Two Days in Oslo, Oslo, Norway (B)

Although it is the smallest of the Scandinavia capital cities (boasting a population of just over 670,000 people), Oslo has no shortage of attractions. Whether you’re interested in sports and outdoor activities or fancy a day in a museum, there’s something for everyone in Oslo – and you won’t even have to go far to find it!

Oslo’s compact city centre is easily navigated on foot, making it the perfect destination for a city break, no matter the time of year. Read on to learn how to make the most of a short stay in the Norwegian capital.

There are so many ways to travel between Stockholm and Oslo: car, bus, train, plane, sled. The method you choose will depend on your how much time you have and how much money you’re willing to spend.

Because it is still somewhat of a novelty, we decided to take the train. We booked our tickets directly through SJ, Sweden’s government-owned rail operator, selecting the time, route and seats that worked best for us. At approx. £40 ($70CAD) per person return, the train was significantly cheaper than flying. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Guide to Two Days in Oslo
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kate Slean
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Norwegian Royal Palace
  • Karl Johans gate
  • Frogner Park
  • Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Akershus Fortress
  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower
  • Dovrehallen
  • Way Down South

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