Oslo: City Walking Tours | Vox City

Oslo: Best of Oslo Walking Tour

Discover Oslo’s history on our day and evening tours. Enjoy a flexible experience with our pass, which is valid for three days. Start your tours at University Aula and explore the city at your own pace with the free Vox City app included in your ticket.
Oslo has a long and impressive nautical history that led it to become one of Europe’s leading centres of trade. While the Vikings are long gone, the city is rooted in its maritime heritage to this day. With the help of our Oslo city guides, you’ll get an unparalleled insight into what makes this Scandinavian city stand out.

On our guided tour, we circle Sentrum, Oslo's diverse city center positioned on the Oslofjord, to show you its best landmarks, museums, restaurants, and bars. Starting at the University of Oslo, we will admire the 19th-century architecture of the city center. We will see Norwegian Parliament, the Grand Hotel, the shopping area, and other features on the main street Karl Johan. You will learn how Oslo earned its nickname 'Tiger City' and start passing Havnepromenade, where the symbolic Norwegian Opera House stands out like a pearl in the ocean. Next, we walk towards Christiania, the historical center of Oslo's 17th-century; you will know why the Norwegian capital has changed its name for 300 years. The tour ends not far from City Hall, which holds the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony every December. You'll need to join our tour to find out all about those!

After exploring many of the city's landmarks with your guide, use the free Vox City app (included in your ticket) to discover more of Oslo and feel it here like a local.

Day route start point: University Aula, Karl Johan Street 47
Joint points: 
Tiger Sculpture Oslo S
KOK Floating Saunas

Evening route start point: Nobel Peace Price Center
Joining Points
Seafood market

Self Guided Routes:
Oslo Past and Present
West of Oslo: from Royal Palace to Vigeland Park
River Walk Oslo

What you get:
✔️Best of Oslo’ walking tour
✔️Vox City App with 3 self-guided routes
✔️Spanish, English, German, Italian and French audio commentary

What you don’t get:
✖️ Public Transportation Tickets
✖️ Entry to Attractions
✖️ Food and Drinks

⚬ Your ticket is valid for 3 days. Join any of our walking tour as you please during this time
⚬ The Vox City App is included in your ticket, use it to track your guide and book your spot on the tours
⚬ Guided tours depart from 10h00 at the main meeting point: University Aula, Karl Johan Street 47near the statue of P.A. Munch by the entrance.
⚬ Using the Vox City App, discover the rest of Oslo with our 3 self-guided routes included in the price
⚬ All passes are valid for 12 months from your selected travel date. If your plans change and you’re unable to participate on your chosen date, simply use your voucher at another time
⚬ Tours operate
From 20th May - 19th June, Friday to Sunday
From 20th June - 21st August daily
From 22nd Aug - 31st December, Friday to Sunday

Using your own mobile phone as your guiding and listening device, our experiences are completely contactless and naturally adhere to social distancing guidelines.

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