Go to content Go to navigation
What's close to you?
Visit Norway tells you what's happening near by, where you are.
Oslo

Akerselva river

Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud
Akerselva river Photo: Daniel Kløvstad
Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt
Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud
Akerselva river
Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt

Contact information

Description

The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord.

The river is 8 km of recreation, through forests and industrial history, fishing, swimming and several waterfalls. The highest waterfall is next to Hønse-Lovisas hus (a small, red house) and the Beier bridge.

Categories

  • Nature attractions Nature attractions

Transportation


Bus No.54 > Kjelsås Metro No.5 > Nydalen

Facilities

  • Activities

    • walking
    • swimming
    • river bathing
    • bicycle tours
    • guided town walk
  • Nature and terrain

    • beach
    • grass area
    • mixed forest
    • river
    • geological finds
    • angling
    • hiking area
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Akerselva river - Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud

Akerselva river

The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord. The river is 8 km of recreation, through forests a...

Akerselva river

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

See Oslo, ski Oslo

Skiing enthusiasts don't have to head to the mountains for a wintry holiday.

Restaurants and cafés in Oslo

Oslo is a foodie's paradise, with an ever-increasing variety of restaurants and cafés serving delicious food from every corner of the world.

Norway is waiting for you at the airport

With the new 3D-movie that takes you over and through the natural highlights of Norway, your adventure begins as soon as you touch down.

Thor Heyerdahl, a modern-day explorer

Thor Heyerdahl sailed a log raft 5000 miles over open ocean to prove a point. See the extensive exhibition on his life, work and many adventures.

Oslo's Funky New Landmarks

The downtown waterfront area in Oslo is reborn as a neighborhood blending museums, restaurants and chic urban living.

Winter at Oslo Winter Park

Oslo Winter Park offers good skiing only 20 minutes from Oslo city center.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter