Cruise to Oslo for a unique European experience that everyone should experience at least once. If you love the idea of exploring untouched landscapes, stunning wildlife and quirky towns, then exploring Norway with an Oslo cruise is the unique destination for you. There is no better way to fully view the fjords and breathtaking natural beauty than from the deck of an Oslo boat tour. Get the deal of a lifetime with Cruise Sale Finder’s fantastic sailings, and cruise Oslo, Norway for unforgettable memories.
Cruise from Oslo on an exciting northern Europe sailing.
Azamara Club Cruises - With inclusive fares and amenities, a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service,’ you’ll find that life onboard with Azamara is quite pleasant. A casual dress code, low-key entertainment options and comfortable spaces make it a truly relaxing experience.
Cruise Ships Visiting Oslo
Cruise the fjords of Norway exploring quirky cities along the way aboard these fantastic luxury cruise vessels.
Azamara Quest - With capacity almost 700 guests and roughly 400 crew, the Quest is much smaller than other cruise ships. The Azamara’ Quest’s interior decor is contemporary and refined, with stunning public spaces and gorgeous sea views. Visit the Looking Glass on Deck 10, and the panoramic views are truly breathtaking.
Azamara Journey - With more balconies than most cruise ships and butler service, Journey will whisk you away into luxury. It also features two specialty restaurants, a spa, a cafe, piano bar and a wine bar, live entertainment and daily activities (like wine and champagne tasting).
The team at Cruise Sale Finder are always updating our website with new sailings. If there are few sailings, give us a call, and we can let you know if there are more dates, and cruise lines available for this destination.
Oslo Cruise Terminal
Cruise vessels dock at one of four great locations in the Oslo city centre. Facilities include everything tourists need, including toilets, shopping and transport options. The ports saw a combined 100 cruise ships and over 200,000 passengers visit Oslo during 2018. This number is expected to increase by 2020.
Popular Destinations From Oslo
Most cruises that visit Oslo are continuing to other destinations after a day or two in the capital. For Oslo departures, a popular route is the Northern European sailings, where the ships cruise the Baltic Sea and visit cities such as St. Petersburg and Tallinn. Another popular way is along the western coast of Norway, visiting the breathtakingly beautiful Norwegian fjords.
A walk along the Oslo quay takes you to the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, and in the other direction, the Opera House. Compliment your cruise holiday with a 10-minute ferry-boat ride will take you to the peninsula of Bygdoy where some of the city’s most famous tourist attractions are.
Start with a peaceful waterfront stroll where you’ll get your bearings of the city. The striking Norwegian National Opera is the hub with guided tours in English and views across Oslo Fjord from the roof.
The Royal Palace - The cities favourite green space, set amid the ancient trees and modernist sculptures of the tranquil Palace Park. This nearby attraction is worth seeking during your Oslo visit. Be sure to pack a picnic to enjoy.
Museum Island - If Maritime heritage is of interest, this museum is a must-do excursion to do on a half-day trip. Take the public Oslo ferry from Town Hall Square, from March to October.
Download the Oslo Pass app before leaving your cruise ship. You can then purchase a 24-hour pass which will give you museum access, use of public transport and queue jumping at attractions to save time.
Depending on what you would like to get out of your shore excursions, a cruise to Oslo Norway is ideal for visiting year-round.
Like most destinations, summer is peak season in Oslo with the best weather and the midnight sun.
Autumn can be rainy for cruise excursions and winter, while cold and dark, has a more cosy, festive feel plus winter sports options.
Transport Around Oslo
Luckily Downtown Oslo is within easy walking distance of the harbour, and lots of the best attractions are here.
The tram and ferry system is convenient for more outlying attractions, making this an ideal port stop for cruisers to reach off-the-beaten-track locations.
Taxis and coach options are on the harbourside for guided excursions.
Cruise Norway, whether it’s an Oslo port stop during a more extended cruise or a Norway based sailing exploring the natural beauty of this stunning place. Either way, the majestic fjords and welcoming locals will have you wishing you could stay longer.