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Sognsvann Lake

Sognsveien 235, Oslo 0863, Norway
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Beautiful place to spend a day.. Picnic spot.. Running trail.. Hiking.. Lake.. Fishing.. Music... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Beautiful lake with a walking path around it just a few tube stops from the city centre.

One of the most fantastic things about Oslo is that the forest with it's fresh air is just a short... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oslo, Norway
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Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing. Walking/running path around the lake also suitable for wheelchairs.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“frozen lake” (7 reviews)
Sognsveien 235, Oslo 0863, Norway
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place to spend a day.. Picnic spot.. Running trail.. Hiking.. Lake.. Fishing.. Music.. Easy to reach.. I loved the fall colors there.. Closest to nature

Thank Orangebur
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most fantastic things about Oslo is that the forest with it's fresh air is just a short trip from the city center. Sognsvann is a true favourite.

Thank KristinZach
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the metro, that ends about 300 metres from the obviously popular lake . Since the weather was very nice, hundreds of people had the same idea and made the 3 mile walk around this beautiful lake and its woods. In summer you can...More

Thank KoenDT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful lake to walk around and be close to Nature. The walk is easy and comfortable. It was great to see many people out enjoying the area.

Thank Yuko-Stu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for tranquility, get on the T-Banh train and head to the last stop. Here you will find a breathtaking spot for walk, jog, bike ride and in the winter free cross-country skiing. You can also swim in the lake in the...More

Thank Merriwell11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It you like the nature, so please go there very near Oslo excellent for your family to walk around the small lake

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

For a walk, immerse in the nature. It is perfect the re-charge the battery, very close to the city center. Very recommended.

Thank alesaglietti
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Just hit the tram and go the very end and you find yourself in a lake area which is so big that it is hard to be crowded. Enjoy a hike from here to Ullevalseter or walk over the frozen lake in the winter or...More

Thank Marco T
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have visited Sognsvann Lake many times, walking with family also taking our grandkids for an ice cream. It is a beautiful lake both in summer and winter. In the summer people like to swim in the lake and take picnics. There are good clean...More

1  Thank R3636DVsueh
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to on the t-bane. Lovely lake to swim in. Toiletting facilities and kiosk selling drinks, ice cream etc. I was there on a hot sunday in July. Lucky me. It is popular with locals but big enough to get a space on...More

Thank Karen G
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
There are actually a lot to see in Oslo. I'd suggest taking the boat from Aker Brygge to the nearest islands (hovedøya etc), visit Vigelandsparken, Sognsvann lake, walk along Akerselva (the river) starting from... More
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