Popular Accommodations in Oslo municipality
Highlights in Oslo municipality
- Interesting museums
- Unique location in the Oslofjord
- Family friendly
- Wide range of sports on offer
- Mild climate in summer
Most popular in Oslo municipality
Vacation rentals in Oslo
In Oslo there are high quality equipped holiday accommodations available, which are centrally located. A light-flooded apartment in a newly built house offers wonderful views over the city thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows or a small balcony. A holiday apartment in a 19th century house combines historical architecture with modern furnishings in a stylish way.Cosy vacation rental with extravagant atmosphere
If you prefer to live in the countryside, you can book a vacation rental outside the city centre. A listed villa with a well-kept garden or an elegant townhouse in a quiet district is the ideal choice for design-oriented holidaymakers thanks to the extravagant interior design in vintage style. A bungalow on a hillside or a log cabin close to the beach makes relaxing holidays in the midst of idyllic nature possible.
Holiday in Oslo
Location and orientation
Oslo is the capital of Norway and is located in the southeast of the country, about one hundred kilometres from the border with Sweden. Norway's largest city has a population of around 660,000, with the Oslo conurbation, with 1.9 million inhabitants, accounting for around one third of the Kingdom's total population.Unique location in the middle of pristine landscapes
Oslo is surrounded by the fjord of the same name and a wooded hilly landscape. If you book a holiday apartment in Oslo, you can practice various winter and water sports within the city area, depending on the season. The climate in Oslo is significantly milder than in other cities of the same latitude due to the effects of the Gulf Stream and is characterised by warm and sunny weather in the summer months.
After a devastating fire in 1624, King Christian IV. Oslo to Christiana. It was not until 1925 that the town got its original name back.
Travelers and Activities
Oslo awaits its visitors with a varied sightseeing programme for every taste and requirement. The cultural offer includes a multitude of art and folklore museums, several ship museums and the oldest ski museum in the world. Among the most important sights are the medieval castle, the royal castle and a magnificent cathedral from the 17th century. The imposing town hall is regarded as an impressive example of modern architecture and combines elements of functionalism and classicism.Oslo for families
The capital of Norway is the ideal destination for a culturally interesting city trip with children. With beaches in the city, extensive green spaces and a varied sports programme, Oslo offers many varied holidays at any time of the year. Many museums are dedicated to themes that are also interesting for children. Boat trips and island hopping in the Oslofjord offer a relaxed leisure programme for young and old.
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Bygdøy Peninsula is an idyllic recreational area that attracts people of all ages who are interested in culture. It houses the Kon-Tiki Museum dedicated to the famous natural scientist Thon Heyerdahl as well as the Viking Ship Museum, the cultural-historical open-air museum and a neo-Gothic pleasure palace.Life and work of a world-famous artist
Art lovers are drawn to the Munch Museum, which is dedicated to the life and work of the world-famous Norwegian painter and expressionist forerunner. The museum's collection includes thousands of paintings, drawings and graphic works as well as some sculptures by Edvard Munch. Letters and objects from private collections provide insights into the private life of the artist.Fun and adventure for the whole family
The country's largest amusement park is about 25 kilometres from Oslo and can be easily reached by bus. With spectacular roller coasters and an elaborately designed water park, the TusenFryd amusement park in Vinterbro attracts half a million people a year.