Why You Should Visit Oslo Gardermoen
There are many wonders awaiting visitors to the capital of Norway where it’s exploring some of the city’s beautiful architecture or enjoying one of the many exciting festivals and cultural events held in the city. As well as its many architectural gems like the Royal Palace and Oslo Cathedral, Oslo is known for its large number of world-class museums and art galleries like the National Gallery and the Munch Museum celebrating one of Norway’s most famous painters. The city is also renowned for its large number of parks and green areas where you can enjoy some serenity and peace – the best-known park in the city is Frogner Park which is conveniently located close by to the city center. Contemporary travelers will also find plenty of modern attractions in Oslo, especially when it comes to shopping, and there are also many exceptional restaurants in the city for foodies.
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Arriving In Oslo Gardermoen
Oslo Airport is the primary airport serving Oslo located around 35 km from the city center. The airport is comprised of a single terminal complex and offers plenty of shops, restaurants and cafés to keep travelers happy so you’re sure to find plenty to do to pass the time. When you have landed at the airport you can reach the center of Oslo in only 20 minutes by hopping on the Flytoget train, although you can also reach the city through alternative means including buses, trains and taxis. Although you will easily be able to navigate around the city thanks to its extensive public transport network, if you want your own vehicle to explore the wider region you will find many car rental agencies at Oslo airport.
If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Oslo Gardermoen it is possible to fly out of Dubai. Currently the only airline operating on this route is Emirates, the flag carrier of Dubai, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.
Oslo Gardermoen Travel Information
As a UAE national you are able to travel to Norway on a visa free basis for up to 90 days as the country is part of the Schengen Area. Be advised that the weather in Oslo can get extremely cold over the winter and snowfall is frequent, so remember to bring your warmest clothing with you. However, temperatures can soon warm up over the spring and summer with average highs of over 20 degrees between June and August.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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