Oslo Fjord's Top Five
Collected by David Nikel, AFAR Local Expert
Havnegata 4, 1441 Drøbak, Norway
The quaint fishing town of Drøbak is located at the narrowest point of the Oslo Fjord. Boat traffic is busy here due to the many islands, the kayaking possibilities and the plentiful stocks of cod, pollock, ling and haddock, which are free to...
Husvikveien, 1443 Oscarsborg, Norway
Oscarsborg Fortress was built on an island close to Drøbak at one of the narrowest points of the Oslo Fjord, a location chosen strategically to defend the capital when Norway was under Danish rule. The site is best known for its role in World War...
Fulehuk 1, 3133 Duken, Norway
Located approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Oslo and several miles from shore, the Fulehuk lighthouse marks the beginning of the Oslo Fjord. First lit in 1821, the lighthouse warns approaching vessels of the many small islands and rock...
Oslo Municipality, Norway
Bygdøy Peninsula, an upscale residential area close to Oslo, is popular with tourists thanks to five excellent museums. The Kon-Tiki Museum is home to ships and other artifacts from the expeditions of Thor Heyerdahl, while the Fram Museum houses...
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