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Feel free in nature

Good for training around and close by the lake, all year long not far from city, available for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
maychumc
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Oslo, Norway
Beautiful

We visited on a late Saturday afternoon. The weather was sunny, which made the leaves on the trees... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mgriffiths2519
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing. Walking/running path around the lake also suitable for wheelchairs.
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Sognsveien 235, Oslo 0863, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for training around and close by the lake, all year long not far from city, available for everyone

Thank maychumc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a late Saturday afternoon. The weather was sunny, which made the leaves on the trees look beautiful. The walk round the lake takes around one hour, at a moderate to relaxed pace. It wasn't particularly busy for a Saturday afternoon (although as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lake in the fall and the colours are just amazing. You can walk around the lake with the masses and then branch off to quieter trails. I wish people displayed more trail etiquette by not walking 4 or 5 abreast but I did...More

Thank Jeannine A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery and a lovely relaxing walk. Very easily accessible by public transport, even went for a swim!

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Take a stroll. Go for a hike. Or have a jog. The area around Sognsvann is great for outdoor activities. Easy access with either car or the T-bane.

Thank Ola S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Went there a weekend (Saturday) and had it felt I had to go to a queue, too many people in a great place. Far from enough places to sit when you wanted to take a break.

Thank InaB72
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a great outdoor area frequently used by Oslo residences. The round trip going around the lake is about 3.3 km.

Thank Kristoffer V
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Gravel path, so its nice for a walk. If you wanna hike Sognsvann is a great starting point for longer hikes.

Thank SolveigR67
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place for visit with friends. You can have grill, go by bike, lay down on the grass, take a bath and just enjoy your free time

Thank Jaroslaw P
Reviewed 24 September 2018

An easy journey from the city and a lovely walk - would definitely recommend if looking to get out of the city for a morning.

Thank Sam W
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lala l
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Response from Clingh | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what time at night you are talking about. Probably the metro will be going till approximately 0100 am. Otherwise it is very safe as the tracks are very well marked with signs. The app is also excellent. It is... More
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Response from CarlosTojo | Reviewed this property |
By metro on a line with the same name "Songsvann" Cheers
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
There are actually a lot to see in Oslo. I'd suggest taking the boat from Aker Brygge to the nearest islands (hovedøya etc), visit Vigelandsparken, Sognsvann lake, walk along Akerselva (the river) starting from... More
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