This Olso city tour takes you by coach past the Parliament building, the National Theater, and the Royal Residence. You'll then visit the Vigeland Park comprised of 150 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. You'll also later viewHolmenkollen.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $60 for a 3 hour tour.
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as moderate with respect to physical exercise. Hop On/ Off bus tours provided by 3rd party vendors cost around 15 USD less.
Viking Heritage Tour
This tour begins and ends respectively with a city tour and a visit to Vigeland Sculpture Park. City tour highlights also include passing by the Akershus Fortress. You'll visit the Viking Museum which exhibits an incredible display of Viking ship building craftsmanship (inclding three long boats discovered at Oslofjord), and then go to the Norwegian Folk Art Museum which is a rather massive open air museum displaying 150 buildings and how Norwegian people have lived.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $70.
Booking Advice: Due to the walking involved these tours are rated as moderately physically taxing. Cruise line prices tend to include admission fees, but you may save a bit of cash by visiting museums of your choice via a hop on/off bus tour offered by 3rd party vendors.
National Gallery, Vigeland Sculpture Park, and Holmenkollen
In addition to a viewpoint of Holmenkollen (which hosted the 1952 Olympic Ski Jumping event and is designated for the same event in 2011), you'll visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park. Then, you'll visit the National Gallery, which houses an extensive collection of Norwegian Art and Sculpture, and includes the works of Edward Munch, Matisse, Cezanne, and Van Gogh.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $50.
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as moderately physically taxing, and cruise line prices appear to be fairly competitive with 3rd party vendors.
Fram Museum, Maritime Museum, and Cruise of Oslofjord
It just seems right to visit two museums that focus upon Norwegian maritime history and polar expeditions via boat cruise. This tour takes you by boat to highlights of Oslofjord, where you'll see sights such as the monastery (circa 1100's) on Hovedoya island and the Dyna Lighthouse. You'll pass by the castle of Akershus on Bygdoy Peninsula, then stop on this peninsula to tour the Norwegian Maritime Museum, and then visit the Fram Museum. Both museums celebrate Norway's maritime history, and you'll see the 1892 ship used for polar exploration at the Fram Museum.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $80.
Booking Advice: Because of the walking involved, these tours are rated as moderately physically taxing. Cruise line prices appear to be competitive with 3rd party vendors for this excursion.
Viking Ships and Hadeland Glassworks
After touring the incredible Viking Ship Museum, where you'll see longboats unburied at Oslofjord, you'll then travel by coach to the country for a tour of the 230 year old Hadeland Glassworks. At the glassworks, you'll see glassblowers at work and other processes by which glass becomes art. You'll have lunch at Hadeland, as well as opportunity to see the Honey Hives there.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $140 for a 7 hour tour that includes lunch.
Booking Advice: Due to the walking involved, these tours are rated as moderate with respect to physical exercise. Cruise line prices appear to be competitive.