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A old piece of Oslo that people do not usually think about seeing. With all the reviews before my trip I feel this place was underrepresented. It Is a fun and peaceful place that makes you feel as though you step back into Norway. I...More
Stopped for the night while sailing back to Oslo. Nice harbour (West side), but quite open to a North Easterly wind. Wandered around the historical sight where Norway managed to delay the Nazi invasion in April 1940 long enough for the King and Government to...More
This is a beautiful old fort and has some very interesting museums within its wall. I would recommend trying to get on a tour as it is very large and spread out. The maps withing the fort were a little misleading about the location of...More
The fortress is nice and usefull to visit,with museum, the torpedo battery,nice views, restaurant etc.
From the island to the town, Drøbak is a little local ferry to take,you cannot take the regular boat from Oslo. This ferry sells only return tickets,only if you want...More
I went to Ruter office in Oslo central station to take advice on the ticket required for my itinerary, as Oslo public transport zones are quite confusing. My plan was to use public transport throughout the day, take ferry from Aker Brygge to Oscarsborg, then...More
Highly recommend visiting this island in the summer months. Not just due to the importance it has played during the world war II, but because it just a nice little oasis in the Oslofjord and the ferry trip is very pleasant too, you see a...More
We had an excellent enthusiastic 85 yr old guide who made the history of the fortress come alive for us. Fortunately the rain held off and we were able to ramble around and see all the fortifications before having a tasty buffet lunch in the...More
Entrance into the Fortress is free and it takes about 1-2 hours to have a slow wander around it and take in the sights and history. There is also an exhibition inside with further information about the Norwegian heritage.