Amidst the beautiful nature of Norway is a modern gem. It's called Oslo! The capital of Norway impresses with its architectural delights in a modern skyline. But its history is also well preserved in the colourful houses of the historic centre. Visit for a weekend and see for yourself.
Where should you start? In 48 hours, we'll take you to the different hotspots and hidden gems in the city. You'll be well prepared to kick off your weekend in Oslo. It's so handy!
Day 1 - During the day
What better way to start the day than with a delicious omelette? Go to the popular restaurant Cafe Cathedral in the city centre to kick off your first day in Oslo properly. You can choose from different types of omelettes and also get a nice salad and bread.
Day 1 - Night
You can enjoy a delicious meal at the Akershus fortress. The dishes at Festningen Restaurant are all from different regions of Norway. Like haddock from Kristiansand or Norwegian villkveite. Many traditional dishes from Norway contain fish with salads.
Time for your second day in this bustling city! Sleep in and start the day with brunch. This is a popular custom in Oslo. You can have brunch in every price range, like in the restaurant Le Cosy. After your meal, you can enjoy a lovely cup of coffee, and then you'll be ready for your second day in Oslo!
Day 2 - During the day
After a well-earned brunch, take the metro to the Grünerløkka district. This trendy district shows the intimate side of Oslo. The streets consist of colourful Scandinavian-style houses and the district has many parks. It's also perfect for shopping, and very cosy.
Day 2 - Night
After a busy day, it's always nice to relax with a good meal. Visit the luxurious restaurant Klosteret, not far from Grünerløkka. It's located in a basement with stone walls and candlelight. There's almost no electric lighting. This creates a very special atmosphere. The food is also of excellent quality. This romantic restaurant is a must!