Norway's capital is home to over 600,000 people and is a ranked as
one of the most expensive cities in the world, but don't let that put
you off as this city has a lot to offer those who venture there.
Art lovers will want to visit the Munch Museum to gaze upon the artists works or visit one of the many other museums in the city, there's over 40 to choose from so I think you'll be able to find a few that suits your tastes or plan to see one of the operas or ballet, or even just visit the Opera House (Operahuset)
Adventurers will be looking for some snow for skiing, toboganning, cross country ski trails, sledding and ice skating all of which Oslo has in abundance.
There's a multitude of Christmas markets to choose from including Spikersuppa in the city centre. You'll want to just saunter through the city streets as the it is lit up like a scene straight from a Christmas card, it's really quite a beautiful place to be during the festive period.
There is a great choice of New Years Eve events in Oslo, including
some stunning fireworks displays. Head towards Radhusplassen and City
Hall and join other revellers for midnight to watch the fireworks.
Another gathering point is Frognerparken, so wrap up warm and get out there to enjoy the festivities.
The hotels have some fantastic New Years Eve events, but they sell out very quickly so you best book well in advance if you have something in particular in mind.
Many of the clubs have great events planned for New Years Eve, so check with the venues and get your tickets well in advance as the most popular venues will book up quickly.
Oslo has many delightful restaurants to keep your palette satisfied, including:
Le Benjamin Bar & Bistro
No working live webcams as yet, but we'll keep looking.
Oslo offers visitors some glorious accommodation options including
Thon Hotel Rosenkrantz Oslo
Hotel Continental Oslo
Radisson Blu Hotel Oslo Alna
Hotel Christiania Teater
You can search for deals at all of these venues, plus other local hotels here.