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If you like to ski, Nordmarka is a fantastic place to do cross country skiing. January, February... read more

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May-Brith D
Oslo, Norway
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Great for single-track mountainbiking!

So many single-tracks to choose from, and various degrees of difficulty. For steep and fast... read more

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The term Oslomarka is usually used for all the recreational areas around Oslo. Marka is the administrative name for the part of it that lies inside the city limits and contains hiking trails, recreation facilities, forests and lakes.
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you like to ski, Nordmarka is a fantastic place to do cross country skiing. January, February and March are perfect months to ski in Oslomarka (Nordmarka and Østmarka).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank May-Brith D
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So many single-tracks to choose from, and various degrees of difficulty. For steep and fast enduro-terrain, try Lillomarka or Frognerseteren. For somewhat flatter bikefriendly terrain, try Østmarka. Or for technical challenges, try most of Nordmarka, for example from Sognsvann. Also almost infinte miles of gravel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oslo is the only capital city with easy access to forest, you can take public transport to access the marka and start enjoying the lakes, forest etc.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AriChakra
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A german friend of mine once asked me why norwegians had to dress for sport and bring their skies while walking in the city center. The answer is easy, we do both! Just 30 minutes from the parlament by underground you can put on your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Hall F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

you can’t do in Oslomarka is to swim in salt water and use motorized vehicles. Otherwise its the perfect place for any outdoor activity including, hiking, bicycling, running, take a stroll, swim in lages, fish and more. Only a few minutes from city center.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PederOsloNorway
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy nature and Walks in the woods surrounding Oslo. You may go hiking for days if you bring all the gear needed to stay. Even though crowded in weekends There are always a quiet place in the forest!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Magnholia
Reviewed 7 November 2018

must be experienced Norwegian nature at its best fresh clean air recreation for everyone all seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter Close to the Capital Oslo

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank maychumc
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Oslomarka is fantastic for recreation. With children, alone or as a couple. It’s an awesome place for hiking, running, cycling or climbing boulders. It’s accessable by the subway, buses or train. Enjoy!!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jens B
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful, refreshing , & breathtaking for sure . I spent my last day in Oslo hiking and had a blast . It was so easy to get there. I just took the metro (line number one) all the way to the end which was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

So, in Norway, there is a rule. It is called free travel (fri ferdsel) it means you can camp for free almost anywhere (not in someone's yard) for 2 days. There is no such thing as a private forest or beach or mountain. You are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Oyunn I
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17 June 2018|
Response from Giuseppe D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lindar, you can easily reach the Marka from downtown Oslo, either with metro n. 1 to Frognerseteren or with metro n. 3 to Sognsvann. Also, many buses reaches other localities in the Marka. If you plan a longer walk with... More
Najad H
3 November 2016|
Response from 537bj_rnm | Reviewed this property |
yes,but remember that we probably have snow then so biking will not be just the way you are used to. Enjoy your trip you are very welcome to Oslo
Cait S
29 May 2016|
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Response from TerjeHoegberg | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you get all info. you need at the central station, it takes 30 minutes to reach oslomarka with from there. Easiest is to take the metro to Sognsvann and start from there. Yes, 23 hours ticket is good.