With its close connection to the surrounding countryside, incredible architecture and warm, welcoming residents, Oslo is a city that captures the heart of anyone fortunate enough to visit. As the fastest growing capital in Europe, the city has become renowned for its hip youthfulness, sense of fun, and ability to reinvent itself. Its increasingly diverse population has transformed Oslo into a multicultural metropolis in which visitors can both explore traditional Norwegian culture and discover how its burgeoning population is remaking the city in exciting new ways.
With a package holiday to Oslo with Qatar Airways Holidays, you’ll have the opportunity to experience this fascinating city in luxury and style.
- Island hop in the city’s nearby fjord, Oslofjord. Home to several beautiful beaches and a great place to spend a day in the sun, Oslofjord also boasts many fantastic cafés, restaurants, and other attractions.
- Explore some of Oslo’s many museums and get a feel for the city’s impressive cultural heritage. Art lovers will enjoy the National Gallery and Centre for Design and Architecture, while history buffs can get their fix at the Museum of Cultural History.
- Shop your way through the Grünerløkka neighbourhood, where you’ll find most of Oslo’s trendiest cafés, restaurants, and boutiques.
- Take a hike or cycle through one of the city’s many forested regions. Oslo remains a very green city and large swathes of the surrounding area offer fantastic opportunities to explore nature.
Oslo Holidays Holiday Packages
The city’s natural beauty is complemented by the astounding array of luxury hotels on offer. With holiday packages to Oslo with Qatar Airways Holidays, you can spend the day doing whatever you please, safe in the knowledge that you’ll be returning to comfortable and classy accommodation at the end of the night.
From three-star Michelin to street food on the corner, Oslo offers the perfect opportunity to sample some Norwegian delicacies with a vast range of vibrant restaurants, cafés, and bars. However, the city’s multicultural population also means there’s an enormous array of other foods to try, too. Whether you’re a fan of Vietnamese, Chinese or Pakistani cooking, there’s something for everyone in Oslo.
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Due to its northerly location, Oslo experiences cold winters and mild to warm summers. Temperatures drop below freezing most days in January, and daylight can be limited to just 6 hours during this period, but there is also the chance to see the astonishing Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. In the warmest months, temperatures often exceed 20°C, and the it’s not unusual for there to be no darkness at night. The months running from June through to September are popular times to visit the city.
Oslo Holidays Experiences
- Catch the winter snow and head up to the mountains to experience some fantastic skiing, snowboarding and trekking opportunities.
- Walk through Frogner Park, a popular summer spot among the residents of Oslo and home to the Vigeland Sculpture Park. Showcasing some impressive works from Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, the park is a wonderfully relaxed place to spend an afternoon.
- Plan your trip to coincide with the Øya music festival in August. One of the country’s biggest annual events, the festival attracts bands, musicians, and visitors from all over the world.
- Visit the Mathallen, an indoor market that specialises in Norwegian foods and culinary delicacies.