Experience Spring In Oslo

January 1, 1970 • 3 min read

How about watching the sunset from the roof of the Opera, or walking through a park with hidden sculptures? All of this and much more can be found in Europe’s most fast-growing city, Oslo! We want to share our best tips on what to do, what to see and where to stay during your visit to Oslo this spring.

The Best Spring Activities

1. Ekebergparken

Into art, history, or just enjoy being out in nature? Then the beautiful Ekebergparken is the perfect place to visit. Here, you’ll find hidden artworks amongst the tall trees while you make your way through the colourful park. Ekeberg was also the place where Edvard Munch painted his famous painting “The Scream”.

Read more at ekebergparken.com

2. Museums

Whether the sun is shining or the rain is pouring down, spending your day at museums is always a good idea. At Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, you’ll find some of Oslo’s most popular museums. Some good ones are the Kon-Tiki Museum, The Viking Ship Museum and Norsk Folkemuseum.

Read more at visitoslo.com

3. SALT Art & Music

How about kickstarting your stay in Oslo with a steamy hot sauna and an ice-cold bath? Right by the fjord, you’ll find the nomadic art project SALT where you can visit one of their four saunas. Additionally, you can also enjoy lectures, concerts, exhibitions and family events.

Read more at salted.no

Must-sees

1. Oslo Opera House

Ever walked on the roof of an opera house before? Here’s your chance! The spectacular opera house of Oslo is actually designed so you can walk on the roof and enjoy views of the city from different angles. Also, it hosts a large variety of outdoor plays, concerts and events.

Read more at visitnorway.com

2. Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Looking for a great view? Take a trip to the area of Holmenkollen and visit the famous ski jump that’s 372 meters above sea level. While you are up there, you’ll get a panoramic view of Oslo and its beautiful nature.

Read more at visitoslo.com

Where to stay

1. The Thief

The Thief has gotten its name from its location “Tjuvholmen”, which translates to “thief islet”. This modern hotel in the middle of downtown Oslo has a contemporary art exhibition, a top-quality spa and cosmopolitan bars. Sounds like the perfect getaway.

Read more at thethief.com

2. Grand Hotel

This historic hotel is located on the main street in Oslo, surrounded by great shopping and some of the top attractions. Enjoy one of the 274 elegant rooms, a fitness room and a relaxing spa. Fun fact: The hotel café was also frequently visited by the famous Norwegian author Henrik Ibsen.

Read more at grand.no