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All-Inclusive Oslo City Tour: Viking Ship Museum, Vigeland Park, Polarship and Fram Museum or Kon-Tiki Museum

Price USD$51.66


All-Inclusive Oslo City Tour: Viking Ship Museum, Vigeland Park, Polarship and Fram Museum or Kon-Tiki Museum
Visit Frogner Park (commonly known as Vigeland Park), the Holmenkollen Ski Jump and three top Oslo museums on a half-day city tour of Oslo! Travel between each must-visit attraction by coach, and learn all about each site from an expert guide. Admire impressive sculptures by Gustav Vigeland and jaw-dropping views from a world-famous ski jump, and then enjoy walking tours around three ship museums at Bygdøy Peninsula: the Viking Ship Museum, Fram Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum (optional).

Meet your guide at Oslo City Hall, and then hop aboard your luxury coach for your city tour. Travel in comfort through the center of the Norwegian capital as your guide explains Oslo’s culture and sights.

Stop at Frogland Park to walk around a world-renowned collection of sculptures by the beloved Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Home to more than 200 bronze and granite sculptures, the park is one of Norway’s top attractions, drawing visitors from around the world. Look out for the 46-foot (14-meter) Monolith sculpture, as well as The Angry Boy (Sinnataggen).

Continue to the famous Holmenkollen Ski Jump (photo stop only), used during the 1952 Winter Olympics, it has since been totally rebuilt and the new centre opened in 2010. Enjoy roughly 20 minutes of free time to soak up the views over Oslo and take photos. Perched on top of a hill, the iconic ski jump is known for being one of the city’s finest vantage points. This is a photo stop only.

Travel onward to Bygdøy Peninsula, a rural city neighborhood where many of Oslo’s top attractions are found. Visit the Viking Ship Museum for a tour and learn about Norway\'s rich Viking past while viewing some of the world’s best-preserved Viking ships. Continue to the nearby Fram Museum to see the polar ship Fram, a wooden vessel that traveled along the Arctic Sea in the late 1800s. Take a tour of the powerful schooner — the first boat to reach the South Pole — and learn about life at sea in the harsh polar conditions. After touring the museum, take some free time to browse the exhibits and artifacts.

Stop for lunch at the museum’s on-site cafe (own expense), before visiting your final attraction: Kon-Tiki Museum (optional in alternative to Fram Museum). The museum is named after the raft that Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sailed on between Peru and Polynesia; see it and other boats such as the equally impressive Ra II. Hear tales of Heyerdahl’s intrepid expeditions from your guide, and then return to your coach to finish with a drop-off back at Oslo City Hall.

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Visit Frogner Park (commonly known as Vigeland Park), the Holmenkollen Ski Jump and three top Oslo museums on a half-day city tour of Oslo! Travel between each must-visit attraction by coach, and learn all about each site from an expert guide. Admire impressive sculptures by Gustav Vigeland and jaw-dropping views from a world-famous ski jump, and then enjoy walking tours around three ship museums at Bygdøy Peninsula: the Viking Ship Museum, Fram Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum (optional).