A brand new Swim & Health Centre opened recently in Drøbak. The name is “Bølgen” – which means ‘The Wave’ in English. It welcomes everybody to enjoy swimming all year, and why not have your breakfast or lunch here as well?Read more of this article »
There is a lot to experience in Drøbak. From galleries and museums to the aquarium, small wooden houses, beautiful gardens, the Christmas house and the famous Oscarsborg Fortress. If that isn’t enough Drøbak can offer concerts, a 19 hole golf course, shopping, beaches and fresh shrimps straight from the fishing boats in the marina. Come to Drøbak and enjoy life even more!
Enjoying vacation in a cottage at the seaside is not only for ‘the chosen few’. Check out the possibilities in the islands in the Oslo Fjord right outside Drøbak. You may get there by Ferry, and some places you may even have a small boat at your disposal.Read more of this article »
Many visitors come to Drøbak for shopping. Why?
Maybe because Drøbak is not filled up with chain stores.
Drøbak is just different, also when it comes to shopping.
Take a virtual trip by microplane over Oscarsborg. Have a look at the marvellous arcipelago and surroundings, after take-off from Drøbak! Courtesy of Hans Petter Jacobsen.Read more of this article »
Combine your Golfing with a visit to Drobak. The source is today the best field in the region and offers nice dining in the Golf Café.Read more of this article »
Visitors to Drøbak are heartly welcome to The Tourist Information for personal advice.Read more of this article »
Visit a world that both kids and grown-ups will love: See the fish, marine animals and plants that live in the Drøbak Strait. This popular Aquarium is the only of it’s kind in the Oslo Region. Entrance at the Tourist Information in the southern part of the harbor. Open all year – also winter time.Read more of this article »
A modern, digital cinema in the middle of town is a great asset for all admirers of great movies.Read more of this article »
There are several ways of travelling to Drobak: Car / motorcycle, bus, ferry or bicycle. Here is some basic info.Read more of this article »
Oscarsborg is situated in the middle of the Drobak Straight. The stronghold played a key role during the german invasion of Norway in 1940. On April 9th guns and torpedoes hit the german battleship “Blücher”, which later sank further into the fjord. The german battle plan was disturbed, and the government avoided being captured by german forces. Today, Oscarsborg is a very interesting large-scale museum open to the public.Read more of this article »
Windows filled with colourful glasses and cheramics from well known handicraft artists attract an increasing number of customers. Galleri Havstad has a broad variety of products: Paintings, sculptures, jewellery and decorative items create a very lively atmosphere.Read more of this article »
The statue of Colonel Birger Eriksen is to be found at the entrance of The Seaside Park. The Colonels bust watches over the strait where the canon fire and torpedoes hit the cruiser Blücher. One of the Blücher anchors is displayed close to the statue.Read more of this article »
This gallery is a tribute to the artistry of newspaper drawing and the universal freedom of expression. It is also a monument of Fredrik Stabel, the norwegian master of surrealistic satirical newspaper drawings – who lived in Drøbak 1970–2002.Read more of this article »
Galleri Finsrud at Torkilstranda displays the activities of multi-artist Reidar Finsrud. It also contains an artist’s shop for special materials and picture framing. At the same time a splendid studio and a hall for conferences and parties.Read more of this article »
Main office, exhibition and sale Open all weekdays : 12.00 – 17.00 Saturday: 12.00 – 16.00 Tel: 64 93 23 99 Fax: 64 93 29 90 Web: www.galleri-finsrud.no The women-series: Sculptureds and paintings Perpetuum mobile The great Blücher-painting The Zodiac Plates The Phenisaurs Light paintings Guding and lectures by Reidar Finsrud: Get in touch for […]Read more of this article »