Articles Tagged ‘Holmenkollen’

The Cork Screw – fun for the whole family

The Cork Screw – fun for the whole family March 25, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Travel Tips | Read More
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjolygynm3w[/youtube] If you’re in Oslo, you will have noticed the lovely, sunny weather for the past few days. This might be your last chance to play in the snow this winter. So bring your sledge and get on the Holmenkollen Metro for a cool ride down the...

Biathlon World Cup in Holmenkollen

Biathlon World Cup in Holmenkollen March 17, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
And what is biathlon, you ask? Technically, it could be a combination of any two sports. However usually, it refers to the particular combination of cross country skiing and shooting. As if Oslo hasn’t already been chock full of skiing events this month, the Biathlon World Cup began today and continues...

Nordic Skiing – Children’s Ski World Championships

Nordic Skiing – Children’s Ski World Championships March 10, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
If you’re in Oslo this weekend with your kids and they love the outdoors (of course they do), the weather looks set to be perfect for the Children’s World Championships on Sunday 13 March. Oslo just finished the very successful FIS Nordic World Ski Championships last weekend and this Sunday,...

PhotoFriday – Holmenkollen

PhotoFriday – Holmenkollen November 26, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Yeah, we’re not quite there yet – but any day now :)

Oslo’s Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Oslo’s Holmenkollen Ski Jump March 25, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Earlier this month, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, one of Oslo’s best known attractions, reopened after two years of renovation. From 1892, Holmenkollen is the oldest Ski Jump in the world and it’s now completely rebuilt for the 2011 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Holmenkollen has always been a...

Top 11 Must-sees in Oslo

Top 11 Must-sees in Oslo March 24, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Without further ado, here are Oslo’s top 11 must-sees/must-dos: 1. Oslo harbour Take a minicruise in Oslo harbour, going past (and stopping at) Oslo City Hall, Oslo Opera House and the Bygdøy Peninsula, famous for maritime museums and nude beaches. 2. Nordmarka forest Catch the metro to Frognerseteren...