Private Spirit of an Oslo Christmas

From $42.00/person to $355.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 30 minute walk or a taxi (not included, approximately 200 NOK each way) is required to reach your departure location, depending on where you are docked.
Food/Beverage Provided Non-alcoholic mulled wine (glogg) is included.
Recommended Dress Please dress warmly, with comfortable, closed-toe walking shoes. Guests should wear layers and weather appropriate clothing.
Restrictions There is approximately 1.7 kilometers of walking at a slow pace on this tour. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Embrace the coziness of the Christmas season as you roam the streets of Oslo. You'll see the Royal Palace and the famous ice skating rink of Oslo's finest Christmas market, while listening to the stories behind Norwegian concepts like romjulen and the Scandinavian holiday tradition Julebord from your private local guide. You'll also get to taste the traditional non-alcoholic mulled wine known as glogg, and enjoy a Christmas caroling experience, making this scenic tour perfect for families and culture afficionados alike.

Begin with a stroll past glistening lamps and ornate holiday decorations that characterize the Christmas spirit of Oslo. Along the way, your guide will share what to expect in a traditional Norwegian Christmas, and the reasons behind why it's a highly debated topic. Forget about the dark winter night as you take in the scents of hot and cold beverages along your scenic stroll. Indulge in a cup traditional Norwegian mulled wine called glogg as you learn how the locals celebrate the weekend between Christmas and New Year's, known as Romjul.

Continue your scenic seasonal walking excursion as you wander from market stalls in the city's finest Christmas market. Pass its ice skating rink as you learn about Scandinavian traditions like the banquet of Julebord and Lille Julaften, which is a special time when families gather to make the final preparations before Christmas Eve.

Wrap up your tour with a stop to admire the architectural beauty of the Royal Palace. This 19th century palace is the residence of Norway's royal family and features neoclassical architecture. Learn how the royals celebrate the festive time of year before hopping on a sledge for a scenic ride. Conclude your tour with a Julestemning or Christmas caroling experience before heading back to your port.

From strolling through the holiday decorated streets of Norway to immersing yourself in a Christmas carol experience, there's much to do and see on this seasonal walking tour. Sign up for this scenic private walking excursion and get ready to get in the holiday spirit in Oslo!