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Travel Guide to Oslo

The capital city of Norway, Oslo is one of the fastest growing European cities, thanks in part to both the economic dominance of the city compared with the rest of the country that attracts Norwegians and also due to immigration from other countries.

An upshot of this dramatic growth is that Oslo has reached the position of most expensive city in the world, and this does not seem, in the short term at least, to be about to change.

As a city it is an attractive one, with a clean and elegant appearance, plus a good number of statues and artworks that further enhance the attraction of the city.

Oslo Sight Seeing Guide

Take time out while you are visiting Oslo in order to see some of the sights. The Oslo top attractions include the Vigeland Sculpture Park is great to see for yourself. The Akershus Castle are also well worth seeking out. Oslo’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Oslo tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Oslo based guides who will show you Oslo’s less well known attractions.

Oslo Sports Information

As everyone knows, Oslo’s population are all followers of Football. The best-known team is Valerenga IF Oslo at their home: Ulleval. The biggest sporting event to take place in Oslo’s sporting calendar is FC Lyn Oslo versus Valerenga, which you can see at the Ulleval. If you can get tickets, it is a great show!

Oslo Sight Seeing Guide

Take time out while you are visiting Oslo in order to see some of the sights. The Oslo top attractions include the Vigeland Sculpture Park is great to see for yourself. The Akershus Castle are also well worth seeking out. Oslo’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Oslo tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Oslo based guides who will show you Oslo’s less well known attractions.

Oslo Climate Guide

It is simple to find the best weather in Oslo in our simple guide to the climate of Oslo. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Oslo over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Oslo.

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Tips For Driving in Oslo

All you need to drive legally in Oslo is your standard UK driving license. For safety in Norway, check your license is valid prior to travel to Oslo. When driving in Oslo, in common with the rest of Norway, you need to drive on the right.

For your convenience, you can book car hire in Oslo quickly and conveniently online before you go to Norway. There's a choice of convenient car hire depots in Oslo where you can collect your hire car.

Oslo Airport Information

You will find Oslo Airport can be found 29 miles north from Oslo. The international IATA code for the airport is OSL is only about 2 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Oslo, and taxis are also available. Oslo Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Oslo.

Oslo UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Oslo, or just need some advice, the Oslo British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Thomas Heftyesgate 8
0244 Oslo

Telephone: (47) 23 13 27 00

Quick Guide to Oslo

City Name: Oslo
Country: Norway
Language: Norwegian
Currency: Norwegian Kroner
Time Difference: GMT + 1
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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