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The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord. The river is 8 km of recreation, through forests and industrial history, fishing, swimming and several waterfalls. The highest waterfall is next to...more
We did the entire walk from Oslo centre up to Kjelsås, a distance of 9km.
The footpath follow Aker River and takes you through various parts of Oslo.
There are several places to stop for a snack along the way.
The path can be done...More
We walked the path along the Akerselva river from Mathallen to it's end just north of the train and bus station. My purpose was to see / take pictures of the Barcode buildings near the end. It was a very pleasant walk. Lots of other...More
Take the undergrouund to Nydalen (or higher up) and walk down the river to the Oslo Opera house. You can see how the industrial revolution shaped Oslo, and how the city has changed since then. There are many cafes and resting places along the route....More
We used public transportation to get up to the Beierbrua waterfall and then walked back down into the center of Oslo. We were there when a festival was going on, so it was quite lively, but you can also see how this would be a...More
We stumbled across this river the last time we were in Oslo. Lovely peaceful spot and you can spend several hours walking quietly beside this river as it meanders through Oslo. Some nice water falls too.
A guided river walk that was organised by the tourism office of Oslo had us discover this totally different part of the city. The vibes are great as it is mainly local people here. The more upstream we went the more students we crossed paths...More
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Akerselva is shorter and more narrow. No boats can travel the river. The river is also "wilder", due to obstacles and waterfalls. The river starts from the lake where Oslo get its drinking water, and you can follow the river... More
Akerselva is shorter and more narrow. No boats can travel the river. The river is also "wilder", due to obstacles and waterfalls. The river starts from the lake where Oslo get its drinking water, and you can follow the river by feet or bicycle the 8,2 km long river. Enjoy!