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  • Languages English, Italian, Norwegian
  • Duration 60 Minutes

We will start this walk with a view on one of the most interesting among Oslo’s recent architectural additions: the Astrup Fearnley Museum by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano. From the popular Aker Brygge pier, dotted with restaurants and cafes, you will see the Akershus Fortress (originally built in 1300) across the water. We will then walk towards the City Hall, where the Peace Nobel award ceremony takes place each year. We will then stroll on towards Karl Johans gate with the National Theatre, the Parliament Building and the Royal Palace from afar.

Norwegians are very proud of their traditions – traditional costumes and “back to basics” weekends at the family cabin among other things – , but at the same time they like to be at the forefront of innovation, be it electric vehicles, underwater tunnels, architectural achievements… Norway is an interesting mix of all this. I hope to give you some insight into the real Norwegian spirit!

 

 

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  • Group Ticket

    We're trying to keep things as personal as possible, but sometimes sitting around one device isn't an option. If you want to share the experience with loved ones who can't be with you, add a Group Ticket for up to 5 extra devices!

    25 €
  • Photographs

    Ask your host to take a photo at any point during the tour. You can even direct them to the exact spot that you want to have captured! The photos will have a high resolution and will be sent to you after the tour has finished.

    Free
  • Booklet

    Get a PDF with information shared during the tour, photos and links for further research!

    5 €
  • You've got mail!

    Are you a postcard lover? Choose one from the many shops on the way and your host will mail it to you after the tour!

    5 €
  • Souvenir

    What's a visit without a souvenir? Your host will buy one for you while on the call! You can choose between a small fridge-magnet, keyring or statuette and it will be posted to you after the tour has finished.

    20 €

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Hosted By Irene

Irene

My name is Irene, I am originally from Rome but have been living in Oslo for the last 12 years. My love story with Norway and its amazing nature started during an interrail journey in 1989, after which I felt compelled to study the language for my BA.

Having worked for many years both as an official city guide as well as a tour director across Scandinavia, I will be thrilled to show you Oslo and tell you more about this country which went from being one among the poorest in Europe to owning the largest investment fund in the world!

Apart from my jobs in the tourism industry I work as a literary translator (Norwegian to Italian). I also hold a Masters in International journalism and occasionally do some radio pieces for the Swiss-Italian radio news programme. I love people and their stories at least as much as I love travelling and exploring new places. I will be delighted to show you around, tell you a few anecdotes and try to answer your questions.

If you are curious about Oslo and Norway, the country that inspired Edvard Munch's "Scream", as well as inventing the skis as well as a cheese that looks like a brick and tastes like caramel, don't hesitate any longer: come walk with me!

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Live Tours are carried out by our hosts, who are outdoors, on location and connected live to you via video call at all times.

Live on Location

Live Tours aren’t virtual, they are live! Meaning we don’t use Google Streetview, nor will we show you a Powerpoint presentation.

Our hosts will walk around with you whilst being connected live via video call at all times. If we offer a Live Tour in Lima, it really means your host will actually walk through the streets of Lima with you!

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Even more personal than a regular phone call, your host will be connected to you via video call - and they will be connected only to you!

Live Tours aren't conference rooms full of strangers. Your host will be there exclusively for you, so you can ask them questions at any time, ask them to look at some details or even to quickly turn into a street off route - just for you!

Not only will you be able to travel the world, you will also get to know a local professional who is going to be thrilled to show you around and share their knowledge and experience with you :)

Invite your Friends along for free

Your host will only be connected to you, but you can invite up to 5 friends to enjoy the experience together - as long as you are all in front of one device, your device: your phone, tablet, laptop, or computer.

If your friends can't be with you, add a Group Ticket to your booking for an additional 5 devices!

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If you cannot reschedule, you can cancel your booking up to 48 hrs for a full refund.

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