Indulge yourself in a day of regal bliss at Oslo’s many royal sites! Don your nicest frock and walk in the footsteps of Norwegian royalty at Akershus Fortress, Oslo Cathedral and the Royal Palace. You’re in for a treat!
The story about the tour
Hear ye, hear ye, welcome to the Kingdom of Norway! We hope you’re prepared for all things Royal Oslo because we have a magnificent experience in store for you. From Viking kings to modern-day royalty, put on your smartest frock or gown and be swept away by the grandeur of royalty found all across Oslo.
Taking our royal chariot (aka tram) east, we arrive back in time to the early days of Oslo. We’ll bow to Harald III, the last Viking King and founder of Oslo and walk through the ruins of the Old Town. Along the way, we’ll recount the city’s glory days and the fire that destroyed most of it (ever wonder why The Royal Palace and city centre are located on either side of Oslo?).
From ruins to Renaissance, we board the tram again and travel forward through time, greeting the Oslo Cathedral as we step off into a new era. The host of Royal weddings, the Oslo Cathedral is a place of possibility. It’s where a commoner became a Crown Princess in 2001. Floating down the street like dignitaries on a red carpet, we approach Akershus Fortress. We’ll roam the grounds, saluting the fortresses over 700-year history of sieges, festivities, royal residence, and place of power. Continuing our regal theme, we bid adieu to Akershus Fortress in search of modern-day royals.
Learn about Norwegian theatrical “royalty” at The National Theatre and discover the man behind the main pedestrian street in Oslo on our procession toward our final destination, the home of the King and Queen of Norway, The Royal Palace. Let us introduce the Queen’s artistry and the King’s sportiness on the world stage as we stroll through the grounds. Once back at the top of the hill, from Harald to Harald, Viking ruler to the contemporary monarch, we’ve now seen all things stately, majestic, and noble. This is a Royal Oslo Private Walking Tour, after all.
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Good to know
- Length: 5h 0m
- Distance: 5.3 km
- Language: nb english french
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Included in the tour: Professional guide Public transportation tickets (return) Akershus Fortress (free entry)
- Cancellation policy: 3 days
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Private tour prices & options: Per person
- Group of 1 589 eur
- Group of 2 307 eur
- Group of 3 213 eur
- Group of 4 166 eur
- Group of 5 138 eur
- Group of 6 119 eur
- Group of 7 106 eur
- Group of 8 96 eur
- Group of 9 88 eur
- Group of 10 82 eur
- Group of 11 77 eur
- Group of 12 72 eur
- Group of 13 69 eur
- Group of 14 66 eur
- Group of 15 63 eur
- Group of 16 61 eur
- Group of 17 59 eur
- Group of 18 57 eur
- Group of 19 55 eur
- Group of 20 54 eur
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The day of the tour
The day of the tour
Please be at the departure point, The Tiger Statue, at Jernbanetorget, outside Oslo Central Station – located in the City Centre, 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: 34, 37 54, 70, 74, 80E, 81, 85 (Stop: Jernbanetorget, Oslo S)
Subway: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Stop: Jernbanetorget, Oslo S)
Tram: 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 (Stop: Jernbanetorget, Oslo S)
Part of this tour takes place in areas where you will have to walk on gravel or unpaved walkways. We suggest wearing comfortable shoes.
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.
Norway is a country with four seasons. Please dress accordingly.
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