Destination guide

The artsy city of Oslo awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, monuments and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Oslo. Renowned for its shopping, local tours and art, this city welcomes all visitors. Oslo Opera House, Munch Museum and Viking Ship Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Oslo

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Oslo a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oslo Reptile Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Toyenbadet Public Bath (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Hopp i Havet (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Frognerbadet Open-Air Public Bath (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Harald Huysman Karting (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Leirskallen Ski Centre (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Oslo

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oslo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Frogner Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Palace Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Pipervika (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Oslo Botanic Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Medieval Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Oslo

Fly into Oslo (OSL-Gardermoen), the closest airport, located 23 mi (37 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Oslo Central Station, Oslo Central Station and Nationaltheatret Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Oslo by catching a ride on the metro at Stortorvet Tram Station, Dronningens Gate Tram Station or Jernbanetorget T-Station.

Where to stay around Oslo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 97 holiday lettings near Oslo. From 75 Condos/Apartments to 15 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oslo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Oslo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oslo:

  • Gamle Oslo: 48 holiday homes
  • Oslo City Centre: 63 holiday homes
  • Toyen: 42 holiday homes
  • Sentrum: 60 holiday homes
  • Majorstua: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oslo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Oslo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Oslo Central Station: 107 holiday lettings
  • Henrik Ibsen Museum: 106 holiday lettings
  • Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology: 98 holiday lettings
  • Birkelunden: 101 holiday lettings
  • Central Jam-e-Mosque: 101 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Oslo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Oslo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 75 Condos/Apartments in Oslo. Our other popular types of Oslo holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oslo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Oslo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.