|Griegs Troldhaugen: an Afternoon Concert & Tour
Experience an afternoon of music and history. Enjoy a visit to Troldhaugen, home of the famous Norwegian composer, Edvard Grieg. Griegs home stands majestically overlooking the fjords and was a great inspiration for his music. Here you will settle into the music during a 30 minute piano concert featuring Griegs most notable pieces. Afterward, tour the famed grounds, from the villa where the composer lived to the hut where he would go for quieted work.
|Treasures of Oslo
Admire the highlights of Norways great seafaring tradition as you enjoy a guided visit to two of Oslo’s most intriguing museums, the Viking Ship Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. On your first stop, you will see three 1,200-year-old ornamented Viking ships, which are the best preserved in existence. These incredible artifacts were uncovered from historic burial mounds together with contemporary 9th-century artifacts. The museum is most famous for its wholly complete Oseberg ship and the unique insight into life during the Viking era it offers. Continue to the Kon-Tiki Museum where you will see the fantastic vessels the Ra and Kon-Tiki. Thor Heyerdahl gained worldwide fame when in 1947 when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft, the Kon-Tiki. This expedition, along with subsequent voyages on the reed boats the Ra and Tigris showed how early man had mastered sailing before the saddle and wheel were invented. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.