Oslo-Gardermoen Airport Car Rental
Oslo-Gardermoen Airport is near the town of Ullensaker and you have to drive for about 50 km to reach the city centre of the Norwegian capital city.
The area where today the airport is located, in the early XX century was used for military flights, as well as during the Nazi occupation. However, it took almost 60 years after the end of the Second World War to arrive to the construction of what today is the most important airport in Norway, considering that only at the end of the 1990s the political and social authorities found an agreement for the construction of the airport, where nowadays many airlines such as Emirates and EasyJet work, which guarantee connections to Dubai and Berlin.
Oslo: points of interest
Among the Scandinavian cities loved by tourists, Oslo has gained a place of primary importance thanks to its great offer of attractions from a cultural point of view and not only.
Once landed in Oslo-Gardermoen Airport and picked your rental car up here, booked on RentalUp before departure, you can soon start to discover what the Norwegian capital city has to offer.
The first place to visit, exploiting the car rental service from Oslo Airport, could be the Castle of Akershus, located in a point from where you will have the possibility to enjoy a stunning view over Oslo. This castle is one of the symbols of the city and its construction dates back to the XIII century, while the restoration work took place in the early XX century. Today, it is the seat of many important cultural events, while once it was a defensive structure.
You cannot miss the Park of Vigeland, rightly considered as one of the most interesting places in Oslo. This park is characterised by the presence of bronze statues portraying children, old people and middle-aged people, result of the genius of Gustav Vigeland.
If you would like to have fun, you cannot miss a visit to the Tusenfryd Amusement Park, one of the most important aquatic parks all over Scandinavia. The Peninsula of Bygdøy is also very interesting from a naturalistic point of view: here you can enter in contact with one of the most beautiful natural areas all over Norway.
Oslo: art and culture
Car rental service in Oslo from the airport will allow you to discover he city also from the artistic and cultural points of view.
For example, in the Peninsula of Bygdøy there are two very interesting museums: the Viking Ship Museum and the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History; the first one, as you can easily guess, will allow you to see live some Viking ships and it is undoubtedly very fascinating; the second one is, instead, a true “open-air” museum, where you can admire the reproductions of many traditional buildings which made the architectonical history of Norway.
Continuing to speak about the museums that characterize the Norwegian capital city, we cannot miss to mention the National Gallery, located in the building that houses the National Museum, to which it belongs. Here you can see several artworks by Norwegian artists, among which many works by the famous Edward Munch.
Another very important building from historical and cultural points of view is the Cathedral of Oslo, whose official name is Our Savior’s Church. It is a beautiful example of Baroque style, from an architectonical point of view.
The possibility to take advantage of the car rental service at Oslo Airport will allow you to get also to the Opera & Ballet House, whose inauguration dates back to the early 2000s; even though it was built and inaugurated a few years ago, it has already gained a place of primary importance among the symbols of the city, become an icon of the project of requalification of the harbour area of the city.
It is a really fascinating architectonical work and symbol of the ability of Oslo to look to the future without forgetting its past.