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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Oslo

Duration: 1.5-2 Hours
Next Tour: Monday, 12:15

Tour Features

Best Free Tours in Oslo

Located on the stunning southern coast of Norway, Oslo is a fascinating place full of Viking history and an abundant marine culture. Oslofjord, an inlet in the south of the city, is a beautiful sight and a popular destination for tourists. Take one of the Free Walking Tours in Oslo and find out how the culture is closely linked to Norway’s history and geography. Since many of Oslo’s main attractions can be found around Jernbanetorget (The Tiger), the best and cheapest way to see the city is to walk with a local guide. For newcomers, we recommend booking an Essential Oslo City Tour to see the must-see landmarks in the shortest amount of time. Or join one the Free Oslo Art Tours and explore the literature, film, music, and photography that are abundant in Oslo. In this tour, you will be transported back to a captivating past as well as appreciating Norwegian contemporary art and music.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Oslo

The focus of most Oslo Free Walking Tours is the Jernbanetorget (The Tiger) in this area highlights include: the Oslo Opera House, and Aker Brygge which has some of the best restaurants in Oslo. The Akershus Fortress is another cool spot to visit. This is a medieval castle and fortress from 1290 that was once used as a castle. Not far from here is the Norwegian National Gallery where you can come face to face with Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’. Some Free Tours in Oslo will also take you to the Bygdoy Peninsula, which houses The Viking Ship Museum. This is an astounding attraction that should not be missed! Hear you can learn about Oslo’s Viking past, check out some of the cool archaeological findings, and see its three impressive 9th-century Viking ships. In the same area, you can also find the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History; an open-air museum filled with historic buildings a must-visit for anyone interested in Norway’s rich folk history.

Things to Do in Oslo

Although you are in a bustling city, nature is all around you in Oslo. You are never more than a bus ride away from walking trails by the water or sprawling forests. If you want some peace in the heart of the city, head to Frogner Park, filled with fascinating installations by 20th century sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Or head down to Aker Brygge, where you can sit by the harbor in one of the waterfront restaurants. Take a walk down towards the fjord where you can watch the ships coming into the marina. When in Oslo, you should treat yourself to some traditional Norwegian cuisine. Go to the Mathallen Food Hall and try some of their renowned Norwegian dishes, including Rakfisk, a Norwegian fish dish, and their open-faced sandwiches. If you are in Oslo for a few days, take one of the many boat trips on offer along the Oslofjord and experience the beauty and uniqueness of this area firsthand.

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