Highlights of Oslo Accessible Driving Tour
During this Private 4 hour Highlights of Oslo Accessible Driving Tour you will visit and see the most interesting places and attractions in Oslo in the most convenient way possible! This tour is a great choice for those who are eager to learn about Oslo. You are assured to come back home with a lots of nice memories, beautiful pictures and interesting stories to share.
You won’t just be snapping pictures and admiring sights from your accessible van, you’ll also be making several stops to get out and experience the beautiful sites, while your professional, local guide explain and share the significance and history of each attraction. Your accessible Oslo tour will begin when you meet your local Oslo guide at your central accessible Oslo hotel or the cruise dock. From there, your exciting Oslo adventure awaits!
On this accessible driving tour you will see the magnificent Royal Palace in Oslo, which was built in the first half of the 19th century by the Norwegian residence of the French-born King Charles III of Norway, who reigned as king of Norway and Sweden. The palace is still the official residence of the present Norwegian monarch.
Next, your private guide will lead you to other significant historical attractions including Stortinget, the Parliament Building in use since 1866. Escorted by your guide, you will make your way to the Oslo Cathedral, the present building dates from 1694-1697. From here, you will head to Akershus Fortress, also called the Akershus Castle. This is a medieval castle that was built to protect Oslo. It has also been used as a prison. The next stop is a visit to the Oslo City Hall, which houses the city council, city administration, and art studios and galleries. Its characteristic architecture, artworks and the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, held on 10 December each year, makes it one of Oslo’s most famous buildings.
From the City Hall, you’ll follow your guide to the Oslo Opera House, the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theater in Norway. The angled exterior surfaces of the building are covered with marble from Pakistan and white granite, makes it appear to rise from the water. It’s truly a unique building!
The last highlight in the city is Aker Brygge. Aker Brygge is a neighborhood in Oslo, popular for its shopping, dining, and entertainment, as well as a high-end residential area.
From here, you’ll drive to Ekeberg panoramic viewpoint, where you’ll get a chance to experience the best view of beautiful Oslo and beyond. Have your camera ready to snap some panoramic views of Oslo before your guide takes you to the second last stop of the day, Vigeland Sculpture Park. The Vigeland Sculpture Park is the world’s largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway’s most popular tourist attractions. The unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland’s lifework with more than 200 sculptures!
Your accessible Oslo driving tour will end with a visit to the famous Oslo Viking Museum. The main attractions at the Viking Ship Museum are the Oseberg ship, Gokstad ship and Tune ship. Additionally, the Viking Age display includes sledges, beds, a horse cart, wood carving, tent components, buckets and other grave goods. The museum is most famous for the completely whole Oseberg ship, excavated from the largest known ship burial in the world! This is a must see when visiting Oslo!
The Highlights of Oslo Private Accessible Driving Tour features:
- Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and severable accessible toilets near route)
- 4 hour private driving tour with some walking involved.
- Lively commentary by a local, English-speaking tour guide
- Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Oslo!
- The Royal Palace
- Stortinget, The Parliament
- Oslo Cathedral
- Akershus Fortress
- Oslo City Hall
- Oslo Opera House
- Aker Brygge
- The Vigeland Sculpture Park
- The Viking Museum
The Highlights of Oslo Accessible Driving Tour has a 5 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it is entirely step-free and there is no need to transfer out of wheelchair. Transport is per luxurious accessible van with ramp and features air-conditioning. The tour also encounters very few hills and cobblestones, the cobblestones are only located at the Akershus Fortress.
While this accessible Oslo Tour is a driving tour, there is plenty of opportunities for you to get out of the van and experience Oslo. Most neighborhoods are flat and wheelchair friendly and with the help of your private guide, you shouldn’t experience any issues navigating the streets of Oslo
Tour duration: 4 hours
Cost: €1060 1-4 people. For more than 4-6 people, and if more than 1 wheelchair user, the following pricing applies: €1330.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Anytime of the day
Meet-up place: Your Accessible Oslo Hotel or Oslo Cruise Dock.
Dress code: Weather suitable clothing advised
Entrance tickets: Tour price includes entrance to City Hall, Opera House, Akershus Castle Territory and the Viking Museum.
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Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.
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