Fluffy snow, sparkling fairy lights, fire crackling in the wooden houses. The magic of silence, outdoor winter activities, Christmas markets, and comfort food. Oslo in winter is a magical city. Find out the best things to do in Oslo in winter. Continue reading “Fun & Unique Things to Do in Oslo in Winter (By a Local)”
Wintertime in Norway means frozen seas and lakes, which creates great opportunities for ice skating and walking. Especially in Norway’s capital, there are many lakes and fjords that offer that possibility, apart from man-made ice rinks. Check the details for ice skating in Oslo, and safe ice skating in Norway on frozen fjords and lakes.
Christmas markets in Oslo are an essential part of the holiday season in Norway. Full of fairy lights, the sweet smell of glogg, fuzzy woolen sweaters, and fun in the snow. Here, you can find a full list of the best Oslo Christmas Markets in 2022 with their description and opening times.
Spro cave or Spro mine (“Spro gruve” in Norwegian) is one of these places that you wouldn’t expect to find near Oslo. But here it is! The abandoned mine and a cave that shimmers in the sun, with a “diamond beach” and peaceful surroundings. All that makes Spro cave a great place to visit, a short way from Norway’s capital.
Being in the city doesn’t mean you can’t explore the outdoors and get closer to nature. There are a lot of possibilities for hiking in Oslo. Here, I share with you the best Oslo hiking trails with panoramic views, easy access, and the landscape you wouldn’t expect to find in this part of Norway.
Are you looking for ideas for interesting day trips from Oslo? Here you can find suggestions for the best Oslo day trips and weekend trips from Oslo.
Since I moved to Norway’s capital a few years ago, one of the most common questions I get is where to stay in Oslo and what are the best hotels in Oslo worth considering. The truth is, Oslo accommodation can be a little confusing, and cheap hotels are quite hard to find. But fear not, I created this guide for you where you can find plenty of information about Oslo hotels, whether you look for hostels, boutique hotels or others. I also cover which neighbourhood in Oslo to stay in, describing the main ones, so you can choose yourself.