Public Bike Tour: Oslo Winter Highlights (Nov-March)

From NOK 425

We provide the spiked winter tires, you bring the excitement. Available 01 November 2021 - 14 March 2022, this unique bike journey combines Oslo's must see stops, a cozy coffee/snack break (not included in tour price) 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

Youth and Student: 425 kroner (valid ID required for students)                                                              

Adult: 495 kroner  

 

FITNESS LEVEL

A winter bike tour is for cyclists ready 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 2021 - 14 March 2022: depature at 10:00, Monday-Saturday. Closed on Sundays.
* Please note this tour will not operate winter 2020-21 due to Covid-19 concerns.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please arrive at the Viking Biking tour starting point at least 10 minutes before the start of the tour. All tours include mandatory helmet.

 

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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, Oslo Street Food or Vippa, three indoor food markets with picturesque 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.