The bikes were of great quality, safe and easy to ride (helmets and safety instructions included). We saw the highlights of Oslo at a nice pace that was adjusted to us. It was very relaxing. Rebekka told us all about the history of the buildings and the city.
The Best Way to See the City
Main Attractions & Hidden Gems
Oslo’s Most Popular Bike Tour
Go Beyond the History & Discover What’s Not in the Guidebooks
As Norway’s capital has a near car-free centre, the best way to experience Oslo tours is by bike. On this 3-hour private tour, you’ll cover more ground on two wheels compared to walking and get a complete picture of Norway’s capital. You’ll learn about Norwegian culture, topics such as the social system, urban development, food culture, Norwegian politics and society, and the modern development of Oslo. This is not a one-size-fits-all tour; we shape the itinerary to fit your interests.
Visit the medieval/Renaissance castle of Akershus Festning & The City Hall (home of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony)
Ride down the main street of Karl Johans Gate & through the Royal Palace gardens
Discover the world-famous Vigeland Sculpture Park, the largest sculpture park by any artist in the world
Explore architecture from 19th-century neoclassicism in the Frogner neighbourhood to the stunning modernism of the harbour area Tjuvholmen/Aker Brygge
Enjoy a picturesque coastal ride with sweeping views over the islands, fjord, & surrounding wilderness
Discover the joy of cycling through quiet streets & experience modern-day Norwegian life
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Low season (March-April-May and September-October) NOK 4500 for groups of maximum 8 people.
High season (June-July-August) NOK 5000 for groups of maximum 8 people.
For groups of more than 8, please contact us directly.
9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 & 15:30
DFDS Boat Terminal in Building “Skur 42” (Akershusstranda 31, 0150 Oslo)
- Daily, March through October
- No tours will run on 17th May due to national day parades
- For any bike tour in the winter months, please see our Oslo Winter Highlights tour
Private tours are available in English, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish.
Easy – this tour is for all riders and no specific fitness level is required. The riding is mostly flat except for a couple of short inclines and a 2-minute hill leading up to the Royal Palace. The total distance covered is about 12km (7 miles).
Maximum 8 people – for groups of more than 8, please contact us directly.
Bike and helmet
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes and clothes
Good to know
- Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
- On wet days, rain ponchos are available for 30 kroner per person.
- There is access to paid toilets for 10 kroner (card only) at the start of the tour and there are also multiple stops during the tour when toilets are available.
- Electric bike upgrade possible, 250 kroner per bike, minimum age 13 years old.
The Day’s Activities
This Oslo bike tour is perfect for groups looking to learn more about everyday life and culture in Norway’s capital. As this is a private tour, your guide will shape the tour to the group’s interests and ensure it is a memorable experience. As well as exploring the many examples of outstanding Norwegian architecture, you’ll learn about important elements of Norwegian society and how history has contributed to creating this progressive culture. You’ll visit sights such as the City Hall (home of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony) and the castle of Akershus Festning.
You’ll visit the main sights of the city and travelling by bike means you’ll see the best of Oslo in just 3 hours. Visit iconic landmarks such as the modern buildings along the harbour like the Astrup Fearnley Modern Art Museum – there’s an optional swim for those who want to cool off (weather permitting). You’ll explore more of Oslo’s architecture with a visit to the Akershus Festning castle where you can walk the walls and enjoy spectacular views. Continue your appreciation of Norwegian art with a visit to the world-famous Vigeland Sculpture Park which contains over 200 sculptures from one artist, Gustav Vigeland.
One of the best parts of this tour is discovering the city by bike. We’ll pedal down the picturesque Karl Johans Gate and through the natural sanctuary of the Royal Palace gardens. You’re never far from nature in Oslo! And don’t forget that your guide will give you recommendations for the best places to eat and drink and any other must-visit spots in Oslo.
Hear What Our Previous Guests Thought ...
Our family group of four, including a 9-year old, loved viewing Oslo through Viking Biking. We had the pleasure of biking around, by the harbour, to the palace, to the city hall, and more, with a knowledgeable and entertaining guide.