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If you're planning a trip to Oslo in Norway, below is our guide to how to travel solo in Oslo as well as lots of practical information such as where to stay, which tour company to use and how to get around. All links included have been recommended by solo female travellers and come with our Solo Female Friendly endorsement. Just choose the relevant section or read the full article. Happy planning!
- About Oslo
- A Weekend in Oslo / 48 Hours
- Oslo Sightseeing
- Things To Do in Oslo
- Things To Do in Oslo At Night
- Where To Eat in Oslo
- Oslo Bars
- Where To Stay in Oslo
- Getting Around Oslo
- Oslo Airport
- Travelling Onwards
Stay for – Stay for 2/3 nights.
Safety Tips – The city is really safe to walk around. Oslo is full of friendly, helpful people if you get lost and need a hand. You’ll often find the locals just wandering around too. The only danger you may encounter is a moose!
Did you know? – Oslofjord has over 40 islands.
Language spoken – Norwegian, and you’ll find people who speak English.
Local’s Tip – “On the outside of the City Hall entrance you’ll find Norse mythology within the wood carvings. It’s also the place where the Nobel Peace Prize holds their ceremonies.”
Solo’s Tip – “Take a 30 minute ferry ride to Drobak, a pretty town where you can visit the Oscarsborg Fortress.”
The capital of Norway and the country’s largest city. Oslo is the economic and financial centre of the country and not the place to visit if you are on a budget. It is, however, the place to visit if you’re into art, museums and a colourful culture. The currency in Oslo is the Norwegian Kroner and although the cost of living in Oslo is high, there are still parks and walks to enjoy for free.
Take a walk through Frogner, the poshest district, or just do as the locals do and wander around this green city admiring the fountains and artwork. Visit the Old Town for the authentic and historic Oslo, or the various museums for Viking history, many of which are located close to the city centre.
For sightseeing in Oslo, head to the Royal Palace, built as the residence of King Charles III. The Parliament Building is also in the centre and has amazing architecture to see.
Along the redeveloped waterfront is the quirky opera house, and the Akershus Fortress which is nearly 700 years old. Situated on a small hill it offers great views and is…