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Nordmarka

Address: Nordmarka, Oslo 890, Norway
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Ranked #8 of 171 Attractions in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cross-country Ski Areas, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
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Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cross-country Ski Areas, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
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Oslo, Norway
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60 reviews 60 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

An extra day in Oslo, don't miss the opportunity to take a tour into the enourmous recreation area called Nordmarka. Excellent area for most type outdoor sports and recreation and YOU will find all information you need on the net.

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Oslo, Norway
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357 reviews 357 reviews
98 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We're extremely lucky here in Oslo to live in a main city surrounded by so much wild nature.. and Nordmarka is easily accessible by public transport. And there is so many possibilites here! Nordmarka is an excellent place for hiking, jogging, cycling, swimming and skiing of course during winter. There are lots of different trails and a lot of different... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great area where you can walk (or ski, or cycle) around for days if you want to. Well sign posted with blue and/or red marks on the trees. Endless possibilities from short, light walks, to more then one day hikes. Bring something to eat and drink (or go to one of the cabins that offer food).

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Akron, OH
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We took the train from downtown Oslo so I could go for a trail run in Nordmarka. The place was bustling on a Sunday afternoon, as it is clearly a popular outdoor destination for residents of Oslo. Not on a par with Central Park in NYC or Stanley Park in Vancouver, but still a nice escape from the city.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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195 reviews 195 reviews
110 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The area north of the city is even with public transport easy to reach (subwayline 1 towards Frognerseteren) From this endstation you can explore the vast forest and lake area. Nice to relax and some point give you great views of the backcountry and even the city. Walking downhill back to the city you can go to Holmenkollen Skyjumping tower... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Excellent idea and good service. The Norwegian Skiing club runs organized transport by bus to the north-west - Ringkollen - part of woodlands just outside Oslo. The bus and bike trailer will take you to a fairly remote area at 600 above sea level and you can enjoy the ride back on your own and at your own pace through... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Pure nature and probably the best view of Oslo. Though this place is far from Oslo Central, it is worth a visit for nature lovers. Air is crisp and fresh and it is couple of degrees cooler then Oslo. Nice place to go for hike or cycling thru the trails in forest.

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Sarpsborg, Norway
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Og there. Easy as that. There are bus routes going directly from city centre. Some huts serve Food and snacks. High pricerange. Safe.

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singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Visited this place in June 2011 and i cannot forget it till now. I live in Singapore where everything is man made, hot and humid. The plants, animals and nature stuff we see here is totally different from Oslo. it was really an eye opening experience for me while hiking here. Firstly, the air is so so fresh, the hike... More 

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oslo
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This is the real heart and soul of Oslo. I have lived here for over 25 years and I am still drawn to Nordmarka. In the winter there is skiing and in the summer there is biking, walking and swimming. The other attraction is the beautiful lodges spread out through the forest. You can stop by and get a cup... More 

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