The capital of Norway, Oslo combines together modern architecture with the old whilst being home to some of the world’s most important art pieces.
With kilometres of woodland, Norway
’s capital of Oslo is an assorted fusion of modern architecture combined with the resplendent style of the 1960s. Best explored on foot, the city takes pride in its museums, thriving nightlife and outdoor activities which has incessantly pulled flocks of tourists.
Home to Edvard Munch’s The Scream, tourists have a multitude of options when it comes to museums. The National Gallery, the Munich Museum, the Holmenkollen Ski Museum or Norway’s Viking history museum are all points of interest.
Oslo is a flourishing cosmopolitan city with an ever increasing number of budding coffee shops and bars. International restaurants, operas, theatre and all genres of music feature highly in the city’s music repertoire.
One of the advantages of Oslo though is its ease in getting away from the city to immerse oneself into nature. Located at the top of the Oslofjord, Oslo is one of Europe’s biggest capitals but with the one of the smallest populations.
Oslo residents take advantage of this and take on hobbies such as cycling, hiking, sailing and skiing all within the city limits or a short train ride away.
The 1000 year old Norwegian capital takes its visual delights from the Vigeland Sculpture Park amongst many other scenic landscapes. Although located into the northern latitudes, Oslo’s climate is fairly moderate thanks to the warm air boosted from across the Atlantic from the Gulf Stream.
AirMalta flies to Oslo via Munich. Oslo Airport has excellent connections to and from the airport. The fastest way to downtown Oslo is by the Flytogey, a shuttle train which will take you from the airport to the city centre in 20 minutes. A regional train connecting the airport with Oslo S is also highly efficient. The main journey will take just under 25 minutes.