The Private Accessible 4 hour Oslo Driving Tour combines convenient accessible transfers between the many highlights of the city, but also lets you get out of the vehicle to stroll around and experience this fascinating city with beautiful historic highlights firsthand.
This Accessible Oslo Driving Tour begins as your local experienced guide and accessible van meets you at your central accessible hotel or Oslo cruise dock. From here, you’ll set out on a 4-hour adventure, tailored to your preferred pace and accessibility needs. There will be plenty of time to admire all the interesting sites, listen to the guides fascinating stories and take beautiful pictures to share back home.
Escorted by your private English speaking guide, you’ll start your tour with a stop by the impressive Royal Palace in Oslo, built in the first half of the 19th century. The present Norwegian monarchs still uses this palace as their official residence. After this, you’ll make your way to several other significant historical attractions, including, Storingtet, the Norwegian Parliament Building in use since 1866, and the beautiful Oslo Cathedral built in 1694! Next on your tour is the fascinating Akershus Fortress and Castle, a medieval castle built to protect Oslo and later used as a prison. Get out and experience this site firsthand, while your guide shares the interesting history of the site with you. After exploring the fortress site, you’ll make your way back to the center, to the Oslo City Hall. Visit this characteristic architectural building, which houses the city council, city administration and several art studios and galleries. The Oslo City Hall also holds the yearly Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, making this one of Oslo’s most famous buildings!
From the City Hall, your guide will escort you to the Oslo Opera House, the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. Its magnificent architecture makes it a unique building and definitely worth a visit before your last stop in the city, Aker Brygge- Oslo’s most popular and vibrant neighborhood, peppered with shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities.
Next, you’ll leave the city center and make your way to a picturesque panoramic viewpoint, Ekeberg. From here you will have the best view of Oslo and its beautiful surroundings. After you had the chance to take in this magnificent view, your guide is ready to take you to the second last stop of the day, the world’s largest sculpture park, Vigeland Sculpture Park - unique site displaying more than 200 sculptures! The site has become one of Norway's most popular tourist attractions.
The last highlight of this Accessible Oslo Driving Tour is a visit to the famous Oslo Viking Museum. This museum is a must on your to-do list in Oslo! The Viking Museum’s main attractions are the almost intact Oseberg ship, excavated from the largest known ship burials in the world, Gokstad ship and Tune ship.
After your great tour of visiting all memorable Oslo sites, your private driver will escort you back to your central accessible hotel or cruise ship.
- The Royal Palace
- Storinget, The Parliament
- Oslo Cathedral
- Akerhus Fortress
- Oslo City Hall
- Oslo Opera House
- Aker Brygge
- The Vigeland Sculpture Park
- The Viking Museum
The van used on this accessible driving tour is wheelchair friendly with a long sturdy ramp. The max weight the ramp can handle is 500 LBS. The route used during the walking part of the tour is mostly flat and smooth. You will experience some mild cobblestones and inclines in certain areas.