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Oslo City Guide 🇳🇴

Let's go explore

Norway might be one of the world's biggest producers of oil and gas, but its capital city is in the middle of implementing a green revolution. City bosses plan to slash emissions by an ambitious 95 percent by 2030.

In 2019, Oslo has been awarded as the European Green Capital due to the city’s focus on sustainable transportation. You can see all these marvellous electric vehicles while you are cruising around the city with your Voi. Oslo is also, by the way, the birthplace of the cheese slicer, pretty cool ah?

Do you want to explore Oslo on a Voi? Find the best places to go in this city guide, download the Voi app and get scooting!

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Hidden gems

Oslo is known for its beauty and wilderness. And if you want to check out some hidden gems, Grünerløkka and Tøyen are the perfect spots to hang out with locals and explore the Munch Museum. It is located in a beautiful area next to the Botanisk Hage. Luckily, this beautiful spot is super accessible with a Voi.

Need a cooldown? During the summer the locals love to go for a swim at Sørenga or Bygdøy.

Most common Voi trips in Oslo

For Oslonians
During weekends, Voi-riding Oslonians love to hang out in Grünerløkka, St Hanshaugen and Aker Brygge - home of tons of great places to eat, like Koie or Eldhuset.

For tourists in Oslo
Tourists, much like locals, love Grünerløkka’s endless opportunities for food and shopping. However, they also love to visit plenty of landmarks like Karl Johans, Det Kongelige Slott and of course Oslo Operahuset.

Voi friendly areas

Some places are better to ride Voi in than others. If you want to practice your Voi riding in a beautiful environment our just want to enjoy some peace and quiet (almost), head out to St Hanshaugen. This cool part of Oslo has little to no traffic but a lot of bike lanes instead. And when you need a break from the lush and winding roads, there are plenty of things to do. From going to do a short hike to enjoying a day at the St Hanshaugen park.

Fun fact about Voi in Oslo

The best time to visit Oslo is on the 17th of May, the Norwegian Constitution day. For many Norwegians, May 17th is even bigger than Christmas.

Women and men are dressed in their finest clothes – often the national suit "bunad" – and the day starts with a big breakfast of champagne, cake, and strawberries. After that, there is a parade through town where locals and tourists gather with Norwegian flags in their hands to celebrate the country's independence.

Gratulerer med dagen Norge!

Ride like a local

Always ride in bike lanes, follow the local rules and regulations and wear a helmet. During winter time the weather tends to get chilly, so make sure you bring some gloves and a warm hat.

If you want to learn how to ride Voi like a pro in Oslo, try our digital traffic test and earn free rides here: