The Spirit of an Oslo Christmas
Lace up your warm boots and get ready to walk just over a mile along the streets of Oslo as you pass by storefronts glistening with Christmas decorations, and more when you book this small group walking tour in Oslo. Your scenic, cultural excursion operates on Fridays and Saturdays in November and December includes a delicious taste of the non alcoholic beverage of mulled wine or glogg. Pass by the Royal Palace and visit Oslo's most exceptional Christmas market with its ice skating rink. You'll also get an expert guide who will share stories behind Scandinavian traditions like Julebord as you take in the gorgeous sights of the Christmas markets, making this seasonal Christmas walking tour perfect for culture connoisseurs and families alike!
Begin your Christmas walking tour by taking a 30 minute walk from your port in Oslo or hopping in a taxi at your own expense. Once you meet up with your guide, you'll stroll through Oslo's decorated streets and take in the sweet aroma of hot drinks and braised beef in the air. As you immerse yourself in the holiday spirit taking in the scenery of candlelit windows and storefronts decorated with Christmas decorations, your tour guide will share the tales of Scandinavian traditions, such as Julebord.
Julebord is a banquet style buffet meal that dates back to the Middle Age that takes place annually around November and December just days before Christmas. Organizations prepare a banquet style buffet filled with hot and cold dishes and drinks like lamb, rice pudding, and the mulled wine of glogg for people to eat, which you'll get to sip during this scenic walking tour. Continue your Christmas walking excursion taking in the Christmas Spirit and marvel at the neoclassical architecture of the 19th century Royal Palace before stopping to visit the city's most beautiful Christmas market, where you'll see its iconic ice skating rink. You'll have time to take in its beautiful sights, shop, and take in the Christmas spirit of Oslo for the perfect end to your tour.
If you're looking for an outdoor activity that gives you the chance to get in the holiday spirit as you immerse yourself in the Oslo Christmas scene, then this is the tour for you. Book this scenic Christmas time walking tour for an unforgettable experience in Oslo!