Royal Oslo - Private Bike Tour

Want to see the many regal locations of Oslo? Our Royal Oslo Private Bike Tour covers the ruins of Old Oslo, a medieval castle, the residence of Norway’s King & Queen and the site of royal weddings. How’s that for a start?

The story about the tour

Are you the active type hoping to experience a Bicycle Monarchy? Usually, we would recommend the Netherlands or Denmark for that, but since you are already here, let’s make an exception. On our Royal Oslo Private Bike Tour, we give homage to the Norwegian Royals by exploring the city centre, home to the charming Royal Palace, the stronghold Akershus Fortress and Oslo Cathedral. 

Let’s start by examining the Royal Palace, the official living quarters of the King & Queen. As we make our way through the palace grounds, let us introduce you to the Queen and her interest in arts, the King, and his sportiness on the world stage. We’ll answer questions about where the Norwegian Monarchy descended from (it’s not what you think). How the Crown Prince and Mette Marit met? How many palaces does the Norwegian Royal Family have at their disposal? 

With a hop, skip, and jump from the Royal Palace, we find the Oslo Cathedral, the main church of Norway and where a commoner became a Crown Princess in 2001. From a church to a fortress, it’s time to mount our bikes and zoom over to Akershus Fortress. A former royal residence built to protect the city, the castle was also used as a military base and prison. Today it serves as the temporary office of the Prime minister of Norway. 

Before you know it, time is up, but before we let you go, we’ll make time for the ruins of medieval Oslo, where we’ll kneel before Harald III, the last Viking King and founder of Oslo and wander through the ruins of the Old Town. There it is, our Royal Oslo Private Bike Tour!

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    Good to know

    • Prebooking:Required
    • Length: 3h 0m
    • Distance: 10.8 km
    • Language:
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    • Included in the tour:
      Professional guide Bike rental Helmet (optional) Akershus Fortress (free entry) Oslo Cathedral (free entry) The Royal Palace (exterior only - free entry)
    • Cancellation policy: 3 days
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    • Private tour prices & options: Per person
      • Group of 1 527 eur
      • Group of 2 263 eur
      • Group of 3 176 eur
      • Group of 4 132 eur
      • Group of 5 105 eur
      • Group of 6 88 eur
      • Group of 7 75 eur
      • Group of 8 66 eur
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    The day of the tour

    The day of the tour

    Where to meet

    Please be at the departure point, Viking Biking Shop, at Akershusstranda 31, outside the entrance – located at DFDS Boat Terminal in Building “Skur 42”, 10 minutes early to check in for your tour.

    How to find the guide
    Look for our guide holding the OURWAY logo as a sign.

    If you have trouble locating the guide or the meeting point, please give us a call a few minutes before the start of the tour. When you call before the tour begins, we have a greater chance of helping you find your way.

    How to get there
    Bus: 60 (Stop: Vippetangen)

    Please note
    We will be biking primarily on flat surfaces and up and down a few hills. All tours include an optional helmet. We recommend bringing a bottle of water with you on tour.

    Akershus Fortress and The Royal Palace will be seen from the outside only.

    Oslo Domkyrka (Oslo Cathedral) may sometimes be closed due to religious ceremonies.

    Restrictions
    – Guests cannot be under the influence of alcohol or drugs (We have a zero-tolerance policy toward alcohol and drugs. Breathalyzer tests may be conducted at the guide’s discretion.)
    – All Bike riders should wear comfortable shoes (no high heels)
    – Guests must be able to sit comfortably for periods up to and longer than 30 minutes at a time
    – The age requirement is 12 years old

    Weather
    Norway is a country with four seasons. Please dress accordingly.

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    head quarter: +46 8 410 773 30

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