Norway is very well equipped for young people. Most public places provide facilities to entertain infants and toddlers, including toilet facilities that are very convenient for the parents.Top
This can be obtained from the Internet or the directory of the local community. Look for the word "Barnehager."Top
The city takes special attention in the welfare and safety of children. Many public areas are planned with extensive consideration given to children.Top
Rent a canoe up in Nordmarka forest, visit the animals at Bogstad Gård (farm), jump from 10 meters at Frognerbadet (outdoor swimming pool area by the Vigelandpark) or take a ride or twenty on the rollercoaster of Tusenfryd amusement park. If you prefer to take it easy, you can pay a visit to one of Oslo's museums suitable for children. Several of the museums have organized activities for children and families.
Only half an hour by subway from Oslo city center, there are vast opportunities for winter fun like alpine centers, cross walk, skiing, etc.Top
Local sports or other cultural activities, both for leisure and for competition. During weekends, activities on the sea or in the forest are quite popular. During winter, snow and ice activities are easily available everywhere.Top
The schools organize many activities that often keep them busy with excitement. The comprehensive public transportation system and low crime rate can give children freedom they might not have in other major cities. Oslo, like other major cities, has its challenges. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed to be sold to minors below 18; stronger liquors are available at the age of 20.Top
There are many organizations from different sports and cultural groups that cater to this age group.Top
It is recommended that children engage with other Norwegian children as this is the best way to teach both the local language and get involved in local culture. This way, children will have opportunities to participate in events, festivals, etc.Top
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