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One of most delightful, romantic two-wheel rides in Oslo. Lush woods, park-like countryside, view of the sea, swimming areas, historic buildings and the royal cows are some of the sights to see along the way. Arrive from Aker Brygge via the 3-km...more
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Bygdoy, Oslo, Oslo 0286, Norway
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On this peninsula you will find the Fram-Museum and the Kontiki-museum, they are next to each other. There are also many villas and consulates on this beautiful peninsula.

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for the museums (Viking Ship, Folk Art) but really enjoyed the walk around the neighborhoods too. Very quiet. Homes are large, traditional, apparently wealthy without being in-your-face. Lovely area.

Thank Herring
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were easily able to take a bus over to the peninsula, right to the door of the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History. From there it was a short walk to the Viking Ship Museum. We then walked about 15 minutes to the Kon-Tiki and...More

Thank Rooindie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This whole peninsula is packed with museums and some of the most beautiful houses anywhere. Many embassies are located here. Enjoy the museums, walk the streets and then walk along the waterfront for some relaxation and great views of the city. The ferry boat is...More

Thank Richard1140
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Many museums here outside of the city, attainable by bus, nice to get into some nature and away from Oslo's busy city center.

Thank Lora18
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The ferry ride across the harbor is short but fun and inexpensive. The two museums we visited were uncrowded and interesting. Well worth the trip.

Thank Casualtraveler99
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We drove round this peninsula on a cold grey day and recognise we did not see it at its best. On a sunny day it would look much better, but even so it was not quite as picturesque as we had hoped with more unremarkable...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We cycled here from Frogmer sculpture park using bikes hired via the OBOS bysykkel website app. Very easy to get to, lovely peaceful roads and very interesting big houses, and beautiful beaches. Also many museums, although we didnt visit them on this occasion. We got...More

Thank TravellingHappily
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Ferry ride to the peninsula offers beautiful views of Oslo. Many worthwhile museums within walking distance, and many places to eat or picnic.

Thank WanderingCatLady
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A short ferry ride from Oslo takes you to a very beautiful housing district, with the Viking Museum, Fram exhibition and the outdoor museum. Lunch at the Lantern restaurant adjacent to the ferry terminal was a bonus - delicious fish soup!

Thank Ian W
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lala l
12 June 2018|
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Response from Sachin K | Reviewed this property |
The information that you have about the ferry ride to Bygdoy Peninsula is true. The last ferry will operate this year on October 14th. So if you are traveling to Oslo after that, you’ll not be able to take the ferry. But you... More
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hilalasli
25 November 2016|
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Response from eggen2014 | Reviewed this property |
It is not very easy to plan a trip to Bygdøy in December if you want a warm day. Just now nov/dec the temp can be from - 5 to + 5 degrees. But put on nice, warm cloths, don't forget head and hands.The two next saturdays... More
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Helen W
19 June 2015|
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Response from Weinacht | Reviewed this property |
There are the occasional villas for rent, but only long term. There are no hotels in Bygdoy. However, the bus nr 30 from downtown Oslo only takes 15-20 minutes to reach all the museums, of which there are many exiting ones... More
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mollymoose12
26 May 2015|
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Response from duisdeil | Reviewed this property |
There are two ways to reach Bygdoy - (it is part of Oslo, and not far from the city centre) A short and fairly frequent passenger ferry from the pair in front of City Hall is one, the number 30 bus is the other, which runs... More
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Reana G
26 February 2015|
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Response from Weinacht | Reviewed this property |
To see the Vikingships, Fram and Kon-Tiki, go by bus nr 30 to Bygdoy. Stop by a Narvesen kiosk (easy to be found) and buy your bus tickets ahead of time. Saves money. back in town, take the subway (Undergrunden) up to... More
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