BIke Tour: Oslo Winter Highlights

For experienced riders: We provide the spiked tires, you bring the excitement. This unique bike journey combines Oslo's must see stops, a cozy coffee/snack break and an unforgettable winter experience, all within a 3-hour tour. Sites visited can change based on weather as well as seasonal activities such as Christmas markets, but are always chosen based on being safely accesible during winter conditions. There is plenty of time for stops and pictures. The guides will not only reveal the history behind the monuments and buildings, but cover topics relating to Norwegian culture and politics as well as modern life in Oslo. A guided Oslo Winter Highlights tour is the perfect way to discover Oslo safely and securely on a bike specifically equipped for winter cycling.

 

PRICE

Oslo Pass: 370 kroner

Youth and Student: 400 kroner (valid ID required for students)                                                              

Adult: 470 kroner  

 

FITNESS LEVEL

A winter bike tour is forexperienced cyclists will to ride Norwegian style -- on spiked winter tires! The tour offers a variety of biking opportunities along coastal paths and throughout the city centre.This ride may involve a few short and steep hills but otherwise is mostly flat. Stops are frequent for taking pictures and warming up.

 

AVAILABILITY

01 November - 15 March: depature at 12:00, Monday-Saturday. Closed on Sundays.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please arrive at the Viking Biking shop at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour. All tours include mandatory helmet. Water, energy bars, rain poncho and souvenirs available for purchase in the Viking Biking shop.

 

Sites visited can change based on weather as well as seasonal activities such as Christmas markets, but may include:

  • The stunning modern Opera House, with time to explore both the interior and exterior;
  • The car-free Akerselva River path including a stop in Oslo's most "alternative" neighborhood full of street art;
  • Mathallen or Vippa, two indoor food markets with picturesque water settings;
  • Numerous waterfalls;
  • Beautifully preserved 19th century industrial architecture;
  • The lively neighborhood of Grünerløkka.
  • The port area of Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen, home to some of the city's best modern architecture and restaurants.
  • The City Hall, home to the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.
  • Karl Johans Gate, the main pedestrian street and home to the city's main Christmas market.