Taking the boat out to see Hovedøya is definitely worth it in the summer. There’s a small beach, some ruins and nice views of both the Oslo fjord and part of Oslo’s skyline.
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Nice place to relax on the beach in Oslo. Take the boat ( 10 min ) and enjoy a day at beach or find your own place somewhere on the island
This Island is very scenic with wonderful walks through the woods and along the shore. We went during "off" season so there were not many people there.
Such an interesting place to explore, historic, unspoilt, not crowded, and a great cafe! The main pathways are well signposted, but it is fun to get off the beaten track and explore the minor tracks. They are not so well marked, but the island is...More
Took the ferry and wandered around, nice break from the city with interesting buildings and trees, great views of the city and surrounding islands. Small cafe for coffee and snacks.
free access by boat from pier if you have a day pass which covers the public transport, a few small islands that can be visited using the day travel pass.
Hovedoya is the site of an old monastery. Was a military camp used by the german occupancy troops WW2, a womens detention after the war, for women fraternizing , (?) with the german occupancy troop. You can swim, go for walks in beautiful natural surroundings....More
This is a wonderful hidden pearl in the Oslo Fjord. You need to get yourself on a ruter-boat and go here asap. There are plenty of things to see, such as: medieval ruins, canons, amazing woodland and a lovely view. And sheep. Don't forget the...More