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Bygdoy Peninsula

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Address: Bygdoy, Oslo, Oslo 0286, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 44 97 00
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One of most delightful, romantic two-wheel rides in Oslo. Lush woods,...

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 cycle route along Frognerstranda to Hengesengveien, Bygdoy. Continue to Holsts vei - Rideveien - Huk - P.T. Mallingsvei - Langviksvei - Huk Aveny - Museumsveien - Wedels vei - Dronning Biancas vei Distance: 7 km Incline: insignificant Roadway: primarily fine gravel roads

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We got our first view of the Peninsula from the water was we did the Oslo Fjord tour. We stopped by here towards the end of the journey but didn't get off as we had to find our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got our first view of the Peninsula from the water was we did the Oslo Fjord tour. We stopped by here towards the end of the journey but didn't get off as we had to find our own way back to the National Theatre are. Of course ferries aren't running in Winter so we came back here using public... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bygdoy can't be missed for any Oslo traveler. It's an easy (and enjoyable) ferry ride to the island. Once there, you have access to several great museums within a quick walk, a coastal area with restaurants and ice cream, and dreamy Norwegian homes. If you are in Oslo, you have to go to Bygdoy for a day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hired bikes in the center of Oslo and rode round the outside of Bygdoy. Only 20 minutes from the centre of Oslo and you are in woods, on beaches and out in the country side

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the Oslo archipelago. It's easy accessible and tourists friendly place. Peak ole were very friendly and helpful.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bygdøy is a great place for every season and all kinds of weather. In summer, enjoy long walks by the water, go swimming in Oslofjorden, sunbade or visit Folkemuseet. There are also a couple of great outdoor cafes to visit. In winter, dress warm and go for nice walks or enjoy some of the many great museeums in the area.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is certainly a reason why this is one of the #1 things to do in Oslo. This is an inexpensive way to get your fix of ferry and culture all in one shot—and the whole family can enjoy. You grab tickets for the “batservice”or boat service directly in front of City Hall. The ferry takes less than 10 minutes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I walked most of the Bygdoy peninsula with my wife, father in law and friend. A really large area with lots to see. Be prepared to do a lot of walking if you are going to take a stroll as it's quite a big area. There are some of the best museums I have ever seen and the sights and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Although its not one of the typical places to go, if you've seen the city and its main attractions, it makes a really good alternative for a sunny day, having great views of the Oslo bay

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Asker, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is in the outskirts of Oslo, but easily accessible by boat, bus or car. Several museums, beaches etc, even one beach for those considering beach wear unnecessary.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Bygdøy is a wonderful place for all living or visiting Oslo. It is not many cities that have hills with wilderness wich is in use both summer and winter and nice beaches not far from each other. When you go to Bygdøy by boat....which is a very nice trip for 15 minutes, or you go by bus, you'll find a... More 

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