To appreciate the many textures of Oslo, spread your wings and explore nearby areas such as Hovik, LindOya, and HovedOya.
Lysaker has plenty of museums and theaters nearby that make great places to visit. Explore, learn and become intrigued in the various museums such as the Kon Tiki Museum, the Viking Ship Museum and the Nobel Peace Center. There are some excellent art galleries to visit. In particular, don’t miss National Gallery and the Museum For Contemporary Art. Go and see a live performance at National Theater.
If the sun is shining, do what the locals do and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy some of the tranquil urban parks such as Frogner Park, Palace Park and the Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park.
Head to Aker Brygge and the Karl Johan Street for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
Lysaker is a place of proud sporting traditions. Join local fans at Ullevaal Stadium, home to the Norway National Team soccer team and the Valerenga Football. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with friendly locals after the game in a nearby pub.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo, the Best Western Hotell Bondeheimen, and the Park Inn by Radisson.