Fly To Oslo, Norway
Oslo is the cultural, economic and political of Norway. Founded in 1000AD, the city is steeped in rich history and is the city of residence of Norway’s Royal family. Oslo is one of the most scenic cities in Europe and is ranked “Beta World City” by Globalization and World Cities Group which confirms its status and World City.
A good number of the world’s most amazing museums are located in Oslo. The city is eager to allow tourists explore all the attractions and presently has a subway system that runs even through the forest. And there even hiking trails even within the city limits.
Oslo is a beautiful vacation destination that has a lot of cultural and historical attractions and also offers memorable clubbing, dinning and shopping experience.
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Requirements for Entry to Oslo
A Nigerian Passport with a minimum period validity of 6 months beyond the intended period of stay is needed at the time of travel. A tourist visa is required for citizens of Nigeria and can be obtained at Norwegian Embassy at Abuja
Getting to the City Centre from Oslo Airport (Gardermoen) – OSL
The Flytoget Airport Express Train departs from Oslo S (Oslo Central Station) every 10 minutes. Duration to and fro the airport is 19 minutes.
Flybussen departs every 20 minutes all days through the Oslo Bus Terminal. Oslo Taxi, Norgestaxi, Taxi2 among others have special Airport Taxi offers, with fixed prices to and fro Oslo Airport
Some of the best attractions in the city are:
Oslo's Opera House: Oslo's Opera House, partially submerged in the sea, made of 36,000 slabs of white marble and granite. The Norwegian National Opera and the Norwegian Ballet and both hosted in the Oslo Opera House.
Holmenkollen: Holmenkollen is among most celebrated ski jump arena and Oslo’s top attraction. The Holmenkollen is located 1000 feet above sea level; the main attraction which is ski jump tower is 180 feet higher with awesome views. There is also a ski museum here.
Vigeland Sculpture Park: situated in the bigger Frogner Park, Vigeland Park is prominent for its wealth of granite and bronze sculptures by Gustav Vigeland, over 200 Vigeland sculptures are on exhibition.
Royal Palace: the Royal Palace the residence of Norway Kings and Queens. The Palace is located at the extreme of Karl Johansgate, Oslo’s principal artery and is open to the public between June and August
Other attractions are Oslo Parliament, Oslo City Hall, Akershus Fortress, Munch Museum, National Museum of Art and Oseberg Viking Ship Museum.
Things to Do
Visit the famous Viking Ship Museum. You will enjoy marvelous view of a 9th century Viking burial ship.
Explore the Rich Natural Heritage of Oslo; there are parks for picnicking, lakes for fresh water swimming, scenic routes for cross-country skiing, and forests for hiking. Go clubbing or simply spend your evening in a local bar savoring the taste of a cold real beer
Hotels & Accommodation
Several luxury hotels in Oslo offer luxury lodgings and superb convenience with modern facilities. These classic hotels mix architectural spectacle with natural splendor. Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson are hotels near the airport. Book Oslo hotels with Travelstart.
Several car rental services are available in Oslo. You can tour the city of Oslo in style with convenience on board a suitable rental car. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt Car Rentals are the major car rental companies in Oslo. Hire a car with Travelstart Nigeria.
Best Time to Visit
The summer from late June through August when the days are long and the temperatures are warm is the best time to visit Oslo.