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Drøbak

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Drøbak is in the Frogn municipality, in the county of Akershus in Norway.

Get in[edit]

Bus routes 541 and 542 from Oslo, about 40 minutes away. The fare is 74 NOK. A Taxi will cost you about 5-600 on daytime, and about 1000 NOK on evenings/night. On longer Taxi rides, it's ok to bargain with the driver for a fair price.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Christmas house, and Santas' post office.
  • Drøbak has the Oslofjord region's only saltwater Aquarium.
  • Oscarsborg fortress is open all year long.
  • Several art galleries.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Go for a walk in the city centre. Take a look at the picturesque buildings everywhere.
  • Visit Julehuset.
  • Go for a sea bath in Badeparken in the summer.
  • Visit Oscarsborg and learn about the sinking of the German warship Blücher that was sunk just outide Drøbak April 9 1940 during the invasion of Norway.
  • Visit Fredrik Stabel & Avistegnernes Hus a museum for newspaper cartoons.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Drøbak is hometown to Santa Claus, or "Julenissen" in Norwegian, and he has of course an office open to public where you can buy his stuff.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Skipperstuen (Captain's lodge) just up from the harbour provides good food and a splendid view to the fiord. Another priceworthy restaurant comprise is Telegrafen.
  • Miramar Great place to eat while looking out on the Oslofjord from the panorama windows.
  • Telegrafen Lunch and dinner place, which also serves as a nightclub.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Bageriet a very very very small and very cosy pub.
  • Telegrafen where the locals meet and chat.
  • Reenskaug A hotel, but Fridays and Saturdays it's a discotek on the ground floor. Generally a bit younger crowd than Telegrafen

Note: The local authorities in Drøbak has closed all food sale after midnight because they do not want people in the streets night time. So no burgers etc. in the streets of Drøbak.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Reenskaug Hotel
  • Skiphelle Hotell

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