Oslo is Norway's vibrant capital city and is brimming with cultural attractions. Served by most international airlines, it is a cool destination for a city break at any time of the year. To find a cheap flight from Liverpool, for example, why not use our online flight comparison tool? Start your stay on the city's attractive waterfront which is a great place for restaurants, bars and people watching. From here you can also visit the strikingly modern, glacier-like Opera House, where you can even walk on the roof! If art is your love then soak up more culture at the National Gallery where you can see Norway's most famous work The Scream by Edvard Munch. Other museums well worth visiting are The National Museum of Contemporary Art, The Viking Ship Museum and the open air Norsk Folkemuseum. In addition, the city is home to the Nobel Peace Center which celebrates the achievements of prize winners and has some fascinating exhibitions.
To get around the city there are a range of transport options including buses, trams and the underground T-Bane. It is also fun to take to the water on one of the many ferry services or join a walking or bus tour of the city. For more information on these options visit the tourist information office. The easiest and most inexpensive way to experience the city's culture is to buy the Oslo Pass, which grants free travel on public transport and free or discounted admission to museums and other attractions. If you want to explore further afield, the city is surrounded by gorgeous forests, hills and lakes. Depending on the season, you could go walking, cycling, boating or skiing. For an even bigger adventure take the scenic train route to Bergen and experience the breathtaking beauty of the Norwegian fjords.