ANDREA BELCK OLSEN
Director of Sales
Go to THIEF SPA. Ask for some salt with essential oils, and use it to scrub down in the sauna. Finish with a dip in the Oslo fjord located right outside of the spa. Good for the immune system, and your mood!
Rent a bike
Rent a bike and follow the harbor promenade called “Havnepromenaden”. You will see some of my personal favorite spots on the way; SALT, Vippa, Oslo Opera house etc…
Cheese & Wine
Indulge in cheese and wine at “Ostebutikken” a local cheese restaurant in the vibrant area of Grunerløkka.
Head over to “Youngskvartalet” and enjoy the many original outlets located next door to each other. Start with a cocktail at “Andre til Høyre”, a stunning cocktail bar decorated like a private home. Finnish of with a dinner at “Nemesis” or Lulu`s”.
Discover the islands
Go to Aker Brygge and catch one of the ferries to one of the islands in the Oslo fjords. There are lots of different restaurants, bars, and beautiful spots to be discovered.
Guest Relation Manager
The Riva experience
A wonderful way to truly escape into the depths of the Oslo Fjord ………with style
When visiting Oslo bring:
1. Good walking shoes
2. A sense of adventure
3. A healthy appetite
The foundation to the beautiful Viglands Park ( Frogner Park)
Please feel free to visit the park after the museum as it´s Oslo´s “Central Park” and a true slice of park lifestyle
For the ultimate in casual dining
Outstanding food , chilled environment and casual dinning at it´s very best
Coffee at Tim´s
I´ve spoken to so many guests who have on their “to do “ list in Oslo ……….coffee at Tim Wendelboe
Guy is a coffee Ledge !!!
Director of Brand & PR
The islands in the Oslofjord are popular places to go swimming or picnic-ing in the summer. With an OsloPass, you can visit all the islands and it is just a short boat ride from the city centre.
Private tour of Villa Stenersen
If you love architecture and design visit Villa Stenersen designed by renowned architect Arne Korsmo. The villa from 1939 is owned by the National Museum and considered one of the most important examples of Norwegian functionalism. The tour includes an impressive collection of modern art and photography. Open tours on Sundays. Private tours on request.
Ekeberg Sculpture Park
Hop on the tram up to Ekeberg, and take in the panoramic views of Oslo. The feministic sculpture park with pieces from internationally acclaimed artists like Salvador Dalí, Damien Hirst, Tony Cragg and James Turrell. Free entry 24-7. Guided tours of the light installation Skyspace/Ganzfeld on Sundays (booking required).
A stroll sunset around Akershus Fortress
A medieval castle once used as a royal residence. Come by at 1:10 p.m. to follow the changing of the royal guard.
Walk along the Akerselva River
A great place to explore during summer. The 8km-long Akerselva is Oslo´´ green artery. You will find a vast array of old industry buildings, cosy restaurants and cafes, street art and beautiful waterfalls, parks etc. You should head up to Mathallen (Food Hall) and have lunch.
Astrup Fearnley Museet
Visit our neighbour Astrup Fearnley Museet. Use your key card to get in.
Vigeland Sculpture Park
Sculpture park in the Frogner Park with more than 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland.
Rent a bike
Rent a City bike and paddle around the city. Day pass available