Oslo is one of the wealthiest cities in Europe, thanks to the country’s thriving oil industry. This is visible in its glass-covered skyscrapers, its new subway and, of course, in a whole bunch of trendy restaurants, bars and shops. This beautiful city is situated right next to the Oslo fjord and it is constantly expanding and developing.

Facts

Population

634,000

Currency

Norwegian Kroner (NOK) 1 krone = 100 øre

Opening hours

Shops are normally open Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm and Sat 10 am-4 pm. Department stores are open Mon-Fri 10 am-8 pm and Sat 9 am-6 pm.

Newspapers

VG (Verdens Gang) Aftenposten Dagbladet Natt & Dag

Tourist information

Oslo Tourist Information Roald Amundsens gate, Oslo Opening Hours October-April: Mon-Sun 9 am-4 pm May-September: Mon-Sun 9 am-6 pm +47 815 30 555

Travel to Oslo

Book your flights to Oslo and experience one of Norway’s most beautiful cities. Set against waterways, this city’s showcases unique architecture, renowned museums, and hiking trails all with a beautiful scenic backdrop.

Top 5 Things To Do in Oslo

  • Visit Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Ski Museum where visitors can be placed into a simulator giving them the sensation of what it is like to ski-jump. The adjacent ski museum is full of memorabilia for public viewing as well; currently home to over 4000 artefacts
  • Experience Viking legends when you pay a visit to Viking Ship Museum. Three of the most unique ships on display include the Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune which date back to 800 AD. Other items on display include decorative objects, wood carvings and household items once used aboard these ships
  • For lovers of the outdoors, plan a trip to Vigeland Sculpture Park. 212 sculptures are on display throughout the park
  • If you appreciate visual arts, a visit to Oslo’s opera house is a must. The opera house was built by a famous Norwegian architectural firm Snohetta, showcasing white marble and glass set against the Oslo waterfront. View the performance schedule to see if tickets are available during your stay
  • Shop your way through Aker Brygge, a unique shopping and dining district which was once a shipbuilding yard

Plan Your Oslo Holiday

The best time of year to visit Oslo is during the warmer summer months. During these months, be sure to book your tickets to Oslo well in advance of your anticipated departure date to secure the best rates. To find cheap hotels in Oslo, consider travelling during the less popular, cooler months during winter. Finding flight deals to Oslo throughout the year is simple with Etihad’s popular deals.

Etihad Office in Norway

Oslo, Norway
P A G Travel Consulting A.B.
Skeppargatan 48
11458 Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 545 11738
agents.nordic.etihad@pagconsulting.se
Monday-Friday: 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00