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Oslo Fjord, Oslo

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Replete with numerous small islands and winding waterways, Oslo Fjord and its surrounding environs play home to a large portion of Norway's population. Though more a bay than a stereotypical fjord, the site's geographical impact on the surrounding area throughout history has been significant. Tour the sounds and harbors of the fjord to discover the different cultures and traditions that have developed on different islands, many unique to that particular zone. Use a tour boat, kayak, or canoe to explore the coastal landscape and its accompanying historical sights, including ruined monasteries, old waterfront homes, and vintage lighthouses. After touring, kick back with a drink or a bite to eat at one of the many cafes and restaurants along the sea nearby. To visit Oslo Fjord on your trip to Oslo, use our Oslo vacation trip planner.
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  • Took the cruise on a nice sunny day, older style boat and reasonably comfortable, have blankets to wrap around if too cold. Good water views and perspective of the islands and homes in Oslo harbour, a...  more »
  • If you have the chance to take a ferry or some kinda boat through the fjord, do it. It was the most spectacular view of the hill and water  more »
  • Lovely place to stop for a meal or a drink at one of the local restaurants. At present it's slightly marred by the multiple cranes and construction works due to the ongoing improvements, but you can s...  more »