Akershus Reiselivsråd

Welcome to Akershus!

Just outside Oslo you will find a wide variety of things to see and do - both forgroups as well as individuals. The closeness to the capital combined with goodpublic transportation make Akershus popular to tourists also visiting Oslo. Thecounty that encircles the capital city offers fjord, forests, land and sea, small andmedium-sized town and many exciting attractions and activities! Akershus county, consisting of Asker and Bærum west of Oslo, Follo in the Souteast and Romerike inthe north, all regions offer well known travel experiences.

Main attractions

Asker and Bærum:

  • Bærums verk - from ironworks to shopping & culture in idyllic surroundings fromthe 16 th. Century - only 25 minutes from Oslo.
  • ‍The new Oslofjordmuseum in Asker - tells the stories about the cultural heritagearound the Oslofjord – only 30 minutes from Oslo.
  • ‍Henie-Onstad - Art center showing Norwegian and international contemporaryand modern art - only 10 minutes from Oslo.

Follo:

  • Drøbak and Oscarsborg Fortress - the wooden houses together with shops,galleries, the famous Christmas House, cafes and restaurants makes the oldtown unique – combined with the historic Oscarsborg Fortress you will have amemorable excursion - only 30 minutes from Oslo.
  • ‍The Well - a world of wellness - the largest spa and bathhouse in the Nordicregion - only 15 minutes out of Oslo.
  • Norwegian Outlet, Norways first outlet village.

Romerike:

  • Fetsund Lenser - a national heritage monument, timberfloating museum andnature center at the northern Europe’s largest inland delta – only 30 minutes from Oslo.
  • Eidsvoll 1814 - Norwegian center for Constitution and democracy - only 35 minutes out of Oslo.
  • ‍Høyt & Lavt - Sørum Activity Park - One of Norway largest climbing parks 200items in the trees, spread over 12 different trails of varying lengths and difficulties- only 20 minutes from Oslo.

Experience:

Rib excursions on the Oslo Fjord, art galleries, painting classes, fishing, pilgrimagehiking, cycling, amusement park, museums, opera, theatre or concerts, Akershushas something for nearly everyone.

Accomodation just outside Oslo:

Akershus can offer a wide range of hotels and accommodation from cottages tofive-star hotels, or maybe an overnight stay in an old fortress or an old mansionwould be appealing? Contact us and we will try to accommodate you in the bestway possible.

Meeting and conference in Norway:

Oslo’s main airport is situated in Akershus and with over 13 000 beds in the countywe can offer a combination of good accessibility and wide range of accommodationsuitable for small meetings as well as large conferences and congresses. If youwant to combine your meeting with an event, local suppliers will help you make anextraordinary event.

Akershus Reiselivsråd

Akershus
Telephone:
+47 907 72 715