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Appease your nautical side in the quaint seaside town of Drobak. Complete with a picturesque harbor of sailboats and yachts, this little town has a Mediterranean feel and intriguing World War II history. Affectionately known as Christmas Town, stop by The Christmas House for an ornament or Santa's Post Office to mail your Christmas cards. Cozy wooden shops, floating restaurants, a cartoon museum, and an aquarium are all nearby. Plan my day in Oslo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Small town quaint and charming to the fishermen's houses colored, near the port. Many restaurants and cafés welcome you with great kindness. Small aquarium and seaside shops. Shop Christmas for children to see. The place is charming, accessible by bus from Oslo, quiet and soothing. Possibility of bathing on the spot. Supermarket in the center that allows to go shopping before you go on a picnic nearby. Friendly Park with view overlooking the fjord. Recommend!
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  • A few kilometers from Oslo is located this charming town, famous for hosting the only Santa's cottage is open all year. The cottage is actually a store with many Christmas knick knacks. The city itself is built around the main square and there are several streets with shops and clubs. Beautiful promenade. From the port you can take a boat that takes you to the small island across from where you can visit the fortress.
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  • Took the bus 500E but if you take the 500 you don't have to walk down the long hill. Between 45min to 1 hour depending which you go to. We took the ferry back and it was about 1 1/2 hour. Both methods...  more »

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