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Seaside village and resort in the Oslo Fjord; art galleries, museums.
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Drobak, Oslo 1440, Norway
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+47 481 05 101
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All reviews christmas shop santa claus oslo fjord german navy an aquarium narrow streets tourist information center day trip nice beach nice trip worth a stop few hours aker brygge sunny day walk around fortress ferry
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

A group of us passed through this nice wee place as we headed to the ferry to Oscarsborg Fortress. A quaint, clean, picturesque area with friendly locals.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We went there to catch the Ferry to the fortress, and found a pretty fjordside village that invokes an idyllic image. With wooden buildings, a shoreline footpath and swimming platforms and diving boards along the edge of the fjord this is well worth a stop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stuartriches
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This city is truely amazing, especially during the summer! They have fresh shrimp coming in daily, that you can buy directly from the boats and eat on the harbour. It's a small town with nice and welcoming people.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Henriflette
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We did a tour of Drobak with a local family. The downtown area is very sweet and quaint with lots of good cafes and restaurants, art galleries, and an open air market. You can easily get to Drobak by ferry or bus.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank armada020
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Drøbak is a charming town with white houses, narrow streets and known for its galleries and art scene. The town has several cafés, a Christmas shop, an aquarium, an harbour, a playground (even though it could use some maintenance), a beach and a nice atmosphere....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank glamourprincess
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This village is known to be birthplace of Santa Claus,there is santa post office,a gift shop n aquarium.Santa claus cousin can be meet in the post office up to 2 pm.very nice person, warn n welcoming.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank HemaSanghani
Reviewed 27 June 2018

On a sunny day this nice village is well worth the time to get there. Nice walks in narrow streets with old rustic brightly colored houses, great restaurants, galleries, and even a very nice beach.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank William J
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This town is visually attractive with buildings subject to strict conservation regulations. The timber structures are a visual treat and it a pleasure to stroll around. There are also excellent walks by the shore of the Fjord. Personally I did not think much of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DLFD
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We went to Drobak by boat in June. It was warm and sunny and the boat trip was pleasant. Be warned, there are two boats; one that makes 5 stopps and one thats makes 13 stops. In addition the dont go that often in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RonFraser
Reviewed 5 June 2018

It was a 1 hour bus ride to this little town, but not especially picturesque... There were as many hair salons as there are restaurants. The Christmas store was nice and I found some unique ornaments to bring back as gifts. Overall not a terrible...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Dairyflatters
22 June 2017|
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Response from cameragirl555 | Reviewed this property |
I can only speak from my experience. I also have ancestors from Norway and wanted to see where they were from. I first visited in 2007 and fell in love with the whole country. Now we go back almost every year. When... More
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Yes. Shops are open monday to saturday
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