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Three beaches that’s perfect for a hot summer day in Oslo!

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Photo by Leif-Harald-Ruud

In July and August, the temperature can really be on your good side during your visit to Oslo! If you’re in the mood for some swimming and sunbathing, here’s three beaches and cliffs that’s perfect on a hot summer’s day. 

Huk, Schiøtts vei 11
Huk Beach and Paradisbukta (the paradise bay) is among the most popular places to go for a swim in Oslo. Located on the peninsula of Bygdøy, it’s the outdoor recreation area for locals year ’round, but for summer it’s great for swimming. Close to Huk Beach is a nudist beach, just so you know… To get here, take Bus 30 to station Huk and do it early, this place is popular!

Brekkedammen, Kjelsås
Brekkedammen is located at the northern end of Akerselva river, and is all year a popular recreation area. In the summer it’s a perfect place to go swimming, because of the refreshing water in the river. To go here, take the bus to Kjeldsås stasjon.

Svarttjern-parken, Romsås
Take the tram to Romsås and you will arrive to a cute little beach in between houses. The beach was renovated for approx. NOK 13 million in 2009, and is now accessible, clean and very popular among the residents.

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Summer cinema in Stockholm

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Photo by Stockholm Film Festival

Every year, Stockholm Film Festival arranges Sommarbio – Summer Cinema – a week of out-door movie screenings. Here’s the movies you can see this year and all you need to know. 

On the 16th of August, it’s finally time for this year’s week of summer cinema in Rålambshovsparken on Fridhemsplan (Kungsholmen city district). Every year there’s a special theme, 2017 it’s the 80s! Every movie starts at around 21.00 (when the sun sets) and is completely free. In the area you can buy popcorn, hotdogs and much more. This year’s schedule looks as below:

– Wednesday 16/8 – Do the Right Thing by Spike Lee
– Thursday 17/8 – My neighbour Totoro by Hayao Mizayaki
– Friday 18/8 – Dirty Dancing by Emile Ardolino
– Saturday 19/8 – The Big Blue by Luc Besson
– Sunday 20/8 – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar

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Movie nights at Tivoli, Copenhagen

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During the whole summer, the amusement park in Copenhagen – Tivoli – offers free movie nights (included in the admission) in the garden. What better way to enjoy a warm summer evening than to enjoy a good movie in the open air?! 

First and foremost it’s classic movies that’s offered during the movie nights at Tivoli. Or how does Grease, Groundhog Day, Top Gun and Singin’ in the rain sound to you? The movies start at 20.00 at selected dates, you can find the whole list here. Enjoy!

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