In spring, summer and autumn the city is well suited for walks or bicycles and the many public parks attract huge crowds whenever the sun comes out. The Oslofjord has great possibilities for swimming, sightseeing and island hopping, and the forests surrounding the city are popular hiking and biking destinations for locals.
Oslo has one of Europe’s most exciting music scenes, with more concerts than any other Scandinavian city. Big venues bring in the international superstars, whilst Oslo’s clubs host thousands of concerts every year.
Annual festival highlights include the Øya Festival, the Inferno Festival, Oslo Jazz Festival and Oslo Chamber Music Festival, which all attract world-class musicians and thousands of music fans to Oslo.
There is always something on at Oslo’s many dance, show and sports venues. The entertainment on offer ranges from world-class opera, ballet and classical music in the Opera House and Oslo Concert Hall to big sports events like the Bislett Games and Holmenkollen’s skiing and biathlon competitions.
Get in-depth information on Oslo’s official website.