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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Oslo?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 92 vacation rentals near Oslo. From 66 Condos/Apartments to 16 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oslo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Oslo:

  • Oslo City Centre: 54 vacation rentals
  • Grünerløkka: 35 vacation rentals
  • Sentrum: 51 vacation rentals
  • Gamle Oslo: 41 vacation rentals
  • St. Hanshaugen: 24 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Oslo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Oslo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art: 96 vacation rentals
  • Oslo (XZO-Oslo Central Train Station): 94 vacation rentals
  • Aker Brygge: 96 vacation rentals
  • Holmenkollen Ski Jump: 88 vacation rentals
  • Color Line Ferry Terminal: 95 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Oslo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 66 Condos/Apartments in Oslo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oslo include:

  • Houses: 16 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Oslo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Oslo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.