Things to do in Oslo

We assume that you live in Oslo or you have had your flight to Oslo and just arrived in down town from Oslo Airport Gardermone or Rygge Airport and you will stay here for at least a long weekend.

We assume that you are not staying at Grand Hotel Oslo or Plaza Hotel Oslo but somewhere like Saga Hotel, which is a very stylish and affordable place to stay at, or maybe booked an apartment through AirBnB and now looking forward to explore the city!

No matter where you stay and how big your budget is, you will always enjoy to following places you can visit in Oslo which are FREE of charge.

Oslo might be a (very) expensive city to visit, but there are plenty of places to visit and experience for FREE or at a very affordable price. As locals as we are and by experiencing a lot on our own and the events we organize in Oslo will try our best to guide you and hopefully give you some great tips.

What to do in Oslo

You can do a lot of things in Oslo, it depends of course on what you prefer and how big your budget is. The payed options are great but the free options are even greater.

Hopefully reading this article you will experience Oslo like the locals.

What you can do in Oslo can be categorized and visualized.


Here is what you can do for free in Oslo

  • Take T-banen to Holmenkollen jump
  • Check out the Opera House building
  • Visit the National Gallery on Sunday
  • Visit Ekebergparken
  • Visit Vigeland park (a.k.a Frognerparken)
  • Visit Botanical Garden
  • Take the boat to the islands (normal public transportation price)
  • Take the T-bane to Sognsvann
  • Take the bus to Maridalsvannet
  • Take the bus to Grefsenkollen
  • A walk along Akerselva
  • Visit Akershusfesting
  • Visit Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen
  • Havnepromenaden – Oslo’s Harbour Promenade (9km long)
  • Waterfall Mølla




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