Day trip to Oscarsborg Fortress and Drøbak
The 1 hour and 30 minutes boat trip with the new ferry "Legacy of the Fjords" from Oslo to Oscarsborg will give you nice view of the area around Oslo and the Oslo fjord.
Oscarsborg Fortress is a coastal fortress in the Oslofjord, close to the small town of Drøbak. This place was a military territory until 2003 when it was made a publicly available resort island. The fortress is best known for sinking the German war ship Blücher on 9 April 1940. Today you can visit the fortress by a short ferry trip from Drøbak and the islands are used by locals and tourists as a historical recreation area.
Back in Drøbak we continue through small and narrow streets to the Norwegian home of Santa Claus.The many old wooden houses together with shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants makes the old town unique and worth a visit. 200 years ago Drøbak was an important exporter of ice and timber which made the business flourished and prosperous merchants laid the foundation for the city as we know it today.
Duration of tour 🕓 9 hours
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