Drøbak is an exciting combination of a rich maritime environment and a fertile landscape surrounding the Drøbak Strait – very near to the nation’s capital Oslo.Read more of this article »
Drøbak has a number of sights and attractions to offer its visitors. The old wooden houses from the 1700th century, with narrow alleys and beautiful gardens, is in itself an attraction that draws people to the city. Galleries, museums, aquarium, Oscarsborg fortress, summer concerts in the old church, a large city park, not to mention the Santa House and Santa’s post office, make a visit to Drøbak to a wonderful adventure for the whole family.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »