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Blessed with a landscape that looks as extraordinary in the lush summer months and as it does during the snow dusted winter season, Norway’s cool capital of Oslo is a striking and inviting city break destination all year round.

Oslo highlights are bountiful, from the contemporary architecture of Oslo Opera House – with its roof you can walk on it the dry months – , to the cruises you can enjoy across the fjord to peruse the many quaint islands dotted around, to the cosy cafes that entice across this compact, yet lively city. For the more adventurous, the Holmenkollen ski ramp offers spectacular views and a surrounding area ideal for nature hikes or cross-skiing, while the unusual Vigeland Park will surely entertain with its dozens of bizarrely positioned statues.

Where to Book

  • Oslo harbour

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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