Oslo is one of the most vibrant and popular cities in the whole of Europe and there is a plenty here to appeal to people of all ages and from all walks of life. Families will also find that Oslo offers plenty of attractions and activities to keep the kids amused and entertained, from gorgeous sandy beaches and pretty parks to interactive museums that really make the history and culture of Oslo come to life.
Direct flights to the city are readily available, which makes travel quick and simple. Families will also find that there are a good number of cheap flights available from airports such as London Heathrow, and people who take the time to look around should be able to scoop up a great deal.
Aker Brygge is one of the liveliest areas of the city and families will find exploring this area to be an exciting experience. This is Oslo’s main waterfront and families can have fun wandering along the pedestrianized walkways here to catch stunning views of the ocean and admire the unique glass and steel buildings. Aker Brygge also features a collection of more than forty different restaurants that offer cuisine from all over the world, making this an excellent place to dine in style.
Not only does the Ski Museum present the history of skiing in Norway in a particularly interesting way, it also offers one of the most stunning views in the whole city. Families can take an elevator to the top of the lofty ski jump tower to soak up panoramic views across the whole of Oslo and beyond.
Consisting of three Viking burial vessels and one of the world’s best collections of Viking artifacts, the Viking Ship Museum is sure to appeal to people of all ages. The 9th century 19 meter long dragon ship known as the Oseberg is particularly impressive and children are offered the chance to explore the ship independently and live out the fantasy of being a Viking setting sail on the high seas.