Colder temperatures and shorter days don't mean an end to the tourist season. Grab a warm jacket, gloves and a scarf to join us on a wide variety of tours, ranging from exciting winter biking to cozy food tours and everything in between. Check the calendar above for availability, or click on the activities below to get more information.

Bike Rental: Winter Bikes

For experienced cyclists, a winter bike rental is the perfect way to discover Oslo safely and securely on a bike specifically equipped for winter cycling (01 Nov - 14 Mar). We provide a quality bike with spiked winter tires, helmet, lock and customized mapping service, so that you are able to see all of the different sides of Oslo: trendy neighborhoods, the historic downtown, castles and palaces, world-class parks, and stunning coastline.    Experience Oslo like a local and at your own pace. You can pick the bike up anytime after 10:00 and return it before the Viking Biking shop closes at 16:00. If you would like the bike for a longer period of time then consider our 24-hour or Multi-day rental options and you make keep the bike overnight or for multiple days as long as you have secure location to store the bikes at night. The Oslo Winter Bike experience awaits you!   PRICE Adults Daily: 240 kroner Adults 24-Hours: 295 kroner Youth/Students Daily: 200 kroner  (with valid student ID) Youth/Students 24-hours: 240 kroner (with valid student ID)  Children: Not Available FITNESS LEVEL A winter bike rental is experienced riders, ready to experience cycling on spiked winter tires in winter conditions. Oslo offers a variety of biking opportunities for the experiences rider in the winter along coastal paths and throughout the city centre. AVAILABILITY November-March: Monday - Saturday, 6 days per week, from 10:00-16:00. Advanced booking recommended (but not required). Open based on weather and riding conditions. Please contact us in advance for availability. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Customized bike map, rain ponchos and water available for purchase and pump/repair kits available for rental in the Viking Biking shop: 25 kroner each

BIke Tour: Oslo Winter Highlights

For experienced riders: We provide the spiked tires, you bring the excitement. This unique bike journey (01 Nov - 14 Mar) 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 for experienced 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 - 14 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.  

City Walk : Must Sees of Oslo

Allow us to sculpt your first impression of Oslo on our stroll through the old city center, an ancient Fortress, the artsy City Hall and past a Royal Palace to the Vigeland Sculpture Park.  With our stories, channel your inner artist and we’ll draw up a sketch of the history of Oslo.   Arriving at the Vigeland Park, we’ll share the enchanting story of how one man alone could build what today is the world’s largest sculpture park. As we reach the pride and joy of the Vigeland park, The Monolith, we guarantee a jaw drop. Want to be able to say that you have been to Oslo with pride? Then this is the tour for you. In our very humble opinion, our Oslo Must Sees offers the best of the best, a walking tour and a visit to the famous Vigeland Park.   Are there no bookings availiable on your preferred day? Or, Interested in a private version of this tour? Please contact us directly!   PRICE (Includes: Public Transport / Guide) Adult: 320 Norwegian Kroner Student: 270 Norwegain Kroner  Child: 160 Norwegian Kroner   AVAILIABILITY Feb 1- Apr 1, Oct 1- Dec 21 Saturdays: 10:00   May 1st - September 30 Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays: 10:00   April 20, June 22, Sept 21, Dec 28   Additional Information:   The tour duration is ca. 3,5 hours   Meeting Point: Directly in front of the Nobel Peace Center Address: Brynjulf Bulls plass 1, 0250 Oslo   Cancellation Policy Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure  

City Walk : Oslo Short & Sweet

This Oslo City Walk gives you more than just a taste, it takes you through the city center of Oslo, showcasing spots like the Nobel Peace Center,  the Fortress and the Opera House. And, of course we will dig in to the customs of the Norwegians. Come on! If you’re short on time, our Oslo city tour is the tour for you. On our Oslo City Walk, we hit the sweet spots of Oslo and nothing else. The harbor area will give you a look at the medieval Akershus Fortress and modern Oslo City Hall. New buildings are popping up like autumn mushrooms, and creativity is booming in the city, from urban farming to the visual arts. Oslo is flourishing - you can feel the buzz of excitement in the air. Spoiler alert! A panorama view over the city awaits you as the grande finale of this 2 hour city walk hours. This Oslo City Walk is great for tight schedules and kids with a short attention span. Join us!   Are there no bookings availiable on your preferred day? Or, Interested in a private version of this tour? Please contact us directly by email (info@vikingbiking.com) with the Subject: City Walk: Oslo Short & Sweet.   PRICE (Includes: Guide + Sampling of Norwegian Brown Cheese "Brunost" Adult: 200 Norwegian Kroner Student: 170 Norwegian Kroner  Child: 100 Norwegian Kroner   AVAILABILITY   April 1 & October 1  - December 1  Saturdays: 14:00 (2 PM)   May 1st - September 28th Tuesday, Thursday , Friday & Saturdays: 14:00 (2 PM)   No Tours May 17th, May 25, June 22, Sept 21st December 22nd & 28th   Additional Information:   Meeting Point: Directly in front of the Nobel Peace Center   Cancellation Policy Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure    

City Walk w/ Certified Guide : Green Oslo

Join you Certified Oslo Guide for a tour from present to past! Travel from areas of rapid urban development thru the old quater and ancient fortress.   Your certified Oslo Guide will tell you more about one of the fastest growing capitals in Europe and show you how the city blends in new buildings with the old. Enjoy the modern Barcode district and learn about the transformation of this historically industrial port city into the Green Capital of Europe. We will pass by the Opera House, walk through the old town area of "Kvadraturen" from the 16th century and ending with a tour through the medieval fortress of Akershus.    If there is no tour availiable on your chosen date or you would like to book a private tour, please contact us a info@vikingbikingoslo.com with the subject "City Walk w/ Certified Guide : Urban Contrasts & Development"   PRICE (Includes: Guide) Adult: 200 NOK per person Child: 100 NOK children (4-15 years)   AVAILABILITY Every Monday at 17:00 (5pm) Duration about 2 hours   MEETING POINT Oslo Visitor Centre at Central Station (Jernbanetorget 1) Ends at “Akershus Fortress”   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The tour is guided in Norwegian and English. Please wear warm clothes and good shoes.   CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation 72 hours prior to departure of tour will be charged 50% of the tour’s total cost. Cancellation 48 hours prior to departure of tour will be charged 100% of the tour’s total cost.

Food Tour : Beer & Cheese Tasting

This walk down the river gives you a taste of Norway's burgeoning brewery scene as well as a long-standing tradition of local cheeses and farmer's markets.   Your tour begins just next to the "Tiger" statue at the Oslo Central train Station ("Oslo S"). Follow your guide as they tell of local history and cultural insights while you walk through Oslo's urban center to the Akerselva River, otherwise know as "The Green Lung of Oslo". Enjoy the beauty of a stroll down Oslo's urban green way and learn how this once industrialized riverfront has transitioned into a the city's haven of food, culture and beer (Pay attention and you might win a prize at the quiz later in the tour!). Next stop is Mathallen, an indoor food market with more than 30 merchants. The market is famous because it is open year round and carries and unparalled assortment of local Norwegian food and drink (both traditional and fusion in style). Here you will have time to explore all the tastes, smells, and wares unique to Oslo! The trip continues up the river to cozy in pub with a fireplace. We will meet with the pub owner, a Norwegian from the North of Norway, who has a talent describing the beer that is sure to leave you charmed and well informed. In true Northern Norwegian style, we will be presented with our beers along with cheese tasting plates for everyone. The cheese is selected from some of the best cheesemakers in Norway and we are happy to have something specially made for you. The tour ends with a guided stroll back to the train station to make sure you safely get home.   Are there no bookings availiable on your preferred day? Or, Interested in a private version of this tour? Please contact us directly at info@vikingbiking.com with the Subject: Oslo Food Walk: Beer and Cheese Tasting    PRICE (Includes: Guide, Beer, Cheese)* Adult: 913 Norwegian Kroner Adult Oslo Pass: 778 *15% discount off the normal price. Please present your Oslo Pass to your guide before the tour   *A deposit will be taken at check out and the rest paid on the day of the tour*   AVAILIABILITY From Wednesday To Sunday at 17:30 (5:30pm) 2-3 Hours   INCLUDES: Visit to 3 different bar/breweries Drink up to 7 different local beers Norwegian cheese tasting ( 3 types ) Snacks A guided walk thru the hipster area of Oslo.   FOOD ALLERGIES Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to arrange alternate tastings for you so you can still enjoy The Oslo Tour cuisine. If you do not eat meat, we can offer you a different Norwegian dish.   WEATHER CONDITIONS We do our tours on sunny, rainy , stormy & snowy days. We recommend to bring good shoes and check the weather conditions 1 day before to be prepare   CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Max 15 Participants per tour. Minimum drinking age 18 This tour is perfect for people with short time in Oslo. However beer lovers might want to try this tour since we do a good selection of Norwegian local beer.

Food Tour : The Deluxe Experience

This tour has it all. Brunch, beer, cheese, history ...even fashion! That's why we call it DELUXE! This 3-4 hour tour starts downtown and it will lead you to local spots of the city with interesting history and yummi food. Important that on this tour you will be having 3-4 stops with food tastings including 3 beers.    Highlights include: 3-4 stops with food tastings including 3 craft/Norwegian beers (see below menu for details). History & Cultural walking tour with you professional guide Visit to the "Freia" chocolate shop, Norway's most famous chocolate store. Visit a Bunad shop - get to know the traditional dress and fashion of Norway Experience Oslo's quick and efficient public transportation system (tickets included) The journey will ends by the river, just a 5 minute walk from the Oslo Cathedral and a 10 minutes from the start of the tour. MENU We recommend not to have a big meal before since this tour is very satisfying Steam salmon, Reindeer & Norwegian Meatballs 1 Norwegian waffel served with brown cheese or strawberry jam 1 coffe or tea, Norwegian cheese tasting ( 3 types ) Norwegian cured meat 3 Norwegian beer tasting 1 Aquavit (Norwegian after dinner spirits) PRICE (Includes: Guide)* Adult: 1080 Norwegian Kroner  Child: 920 Norwegian Kroner (Ages 3-17)   * Max 15 Participants per tour. * Minimum drinking age 18.   AVAILABILITY Tuesday To Sunday (except Thursdays) At 13:00 (1PM) Duration is Between 4 & 5 Hours (We dislike rushing our clients. Fun & Good Times We Promise!)   MEETING POINT: We meet by the Chocolate store "FREIA" next to the Grand-Hotel Karl Johans gate 31, 0159 Oslo, Norway   INCLUDES: Selected food, dessert  & drinks at a number of local restaurants, public transportation ticket, and guided tour   FOOD ALLERGIES Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to arrange alternate tastings for you so you can still enjoy The Oslo Tour cuisine. If you do not eat meat, we can offer you a different Norwegian dish.   WEATHER CONDITIONS We do our tours on sunny, rainy , stormy & snowy days. We recommend to bring good shoes and check the weather conditions 1 day before to be prepare   CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure    

Morning Sauna on The Oslo Fjord (2 Hours)

Start your day fresh and relaxed! Enjoy an authentic and relaxing Norwegian experience in one of our floating saunas atop the Oslo Fjord! Saunas are a substantial part of Scandinavian culture and now you can enjoy warming up in one of our floating saunas and cooling down with a dip in the pristine Oslo Fjord. There's no better way to warm up for biking, hiking, or other activities. Our floating saunas are centrally located within a few minutes of our shop right between the Opera house and Sørenga, a modern fjordside district with hip cafe's, restaurants, parks, and famous canals! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the view of the Oslo city skyline and the islands of the fjord right from the sauna! Schedule: Monday-Friday 7am-9am (Limited availability in July) Saturday & Sunday 8am-10am Private Group Bookings are available upon request * If you are interested in a private booking OR bookings are not available on your preferred date, please give us a call  +47 412 66 496 or write to us directly at info@vikingbiking.com with the Subject: Sauna Request Price: 120 Norwegian Kroner   FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS WHAT TO BRING? Towel, swimwear, flip flops (some prefer woolen socks) and preferably water to drink. FITNESS LEVEL? Ability to swim is required only if you plan to swim in the fjord.   IS THERE A SHOWER? We currently have a shower with cold water. We are working to put in a hot shower (but it usually goes well with cold showers after hot sauna ...)   IS THERE A WARDROBE? Yes, we have a small wardrobe and storing clothes, bags etc.   HOW TO GET TO THE SAUNA? Sauna is centrally located on Operastranda, right behind the Opera House. A short walk from the Oslo Central Station and the Oslo Active Tours Shop.   By Bike or Foot It is a beautiful and flat ride or walk (no longer than 10 minutes) The Oslo Active Tours headquarters to the Sauna. "Add-on" a bike rental and map at check-out.   Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation up to 48 hours before departure: 100 % refunded. Cancellation up to 24 hourbefore departure: 50 % of the trip price will be refunded. Cancellation 24 hours or less: No refund

Sledding and Ski Jump Tour

The tour begins in downtown Oslo in infront of the historical National Theatre train station where you will be greeted by you tour guide. From National Theatre, you will take a scenic ride along the historic Holmenkollen-Frognerseteren train line where you will be treated to some of the most fantastic views of the Oslo Fjord and forests. Your first stop is the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, the hub of Norwegian winter sports culture and history. Tour the famous ski jump and the surrounding nature. Next stop is a visit to the 18th Century Frognersenteren farmhouse. Warm up in this modern day cafe that sits atop the highest point in Oslo. Here you will pick up you sleds and make your way to the former Olympic tobaggan tracks and begin your sledding adventure. Slide along this beautiful 2 kilometer long sledding track that was previously used in the 1952 Winter Olympics! You can take a slow ride or organize a race with your friends & family. If you are cold, take a break we will have hot tea and coffee prepared for you so that you can warmly enjoy the epic vista views of the mountains, valleys, and city below.   PRICE 690 NOK per person/ adult 550 NOK per person/ under 18 * Children under 18 years old are only allowed under the supervision of an adult (family member or friend) who takes full responsibility.   Includes: Local guide,Sledge rental, 24-hour public transport ticket (for use of the public transport) & Homemade tea /coffee Not included: Snacks and beverages from the market (optional)   AVAILIABILITY Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 15:00 - 18:30  (3.5 hours)   Additional Information:   Meeting Point: Nationaltheatret (In front of the Subway entrance)   Cancellation Policy Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before the activity starts for a full refund.