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The old wooden houses with their neat rose gardens are an experience in their own right.
Drøbak is situated at the narrowest point of the Oslo fjord. From about the middle of the 1700s, it developed into a small town, supported by timber industry and shipping. The town obtained its own Trading Charter rights in 1842, prior to this it was controlled by Christiania (Oslo). Drøbak was also used as an outer port for Christiania. In the days of sailing vessels, the inner parts of the Oslo fjord were often frozen during he winter months and ships were unable to reach the city. The water around Drøbak was open for most of the year.

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Drøbak

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The old wooden houses with their neat rose gardens are an experience in their own right. Drøbak is situated at the narrowest point of the Oslo fjord....

Drøbak

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Oscarsborg lies on an island in the Oslofjord, and is one of the recommended places to stay. Many hotels offer TusenFryd Amusement Park packages.

Tourist information in Follo

Visit the tourist information offices in Drøbak or Ski to plan your holiday.

Tour suggestions in Follo

The coastal and agricultural areas in Follo are suitable for tours all year.

Attractions in Follo

20 minutes from Oslo and you are in a region full of adventures.

What to do in Follo

Play golf in the morning and go for a cruise on the Oslofjord in the afternoon.

Dining in Follo

Follo has a wide selection of restaurants and cafés with both Norwegian and international dishes on the menu.
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