Amusement park Gröna Lund open for Halloween

halloween bei gröna lund

Photo by Gröna Lund

For the first time ever, Stockholm’s one and only amusement park Gröna Lund open up for Halloween. Between October 27th and November 5th, the tivoli, together with a few scary creatures, welcomes you to celebrate Halloween.

Are you brave enough to visit the amusement park during Halloween? We are honestly hesitating. Besides Gröna Lund’s “regular” haunted house – House of Nightmares – the attraction Blå Tåget (Blue Train) will become even more scarier, and the funny house Lustiga Huset will become… not so funny anymore. For those who really have guts, a new haunted house called Motel Hell/o will open for this occasion. As if this wasn’t enough, the area will be invaded by creatures, zombies and other scary beings after the darkness has arrived…

When you need to calm down, you can take a ride in one of the many (non-scary) attractions or watch the fire-show at the big stage. For the children there will be a slightly less scary celebration, with witches, ghosts and pumpkins. Opening hours and prices can be found on Gröna Lund’s website.

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Three restaurants in Oslo with a fabulous view


Photo by Radisson Blu

A dinner with a view is always a good idea for your Instagram feed, right? If you’re planning to visit Oslo this summer and want to have a dinner experience out of the ordinary, check out this list of three restaurants in Oslo with a fabulous view. 

34 Restaurant at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Let’s kick this list of with the créme de la créme! 34 Restaurant is in fact the highest restaurant in Norway, with it’s 110 metres above the ground. The menu consists of local ingredients and changes after every season. When you’re done with your meal, don’t miss go grab a drink at the connected SkyBar. See the menu and make your reservation here.

If you’re in the mood for seafood – which practically is a must during your visit to Oslo if you ask us – you should check out the restaurant Solsiden, located by Akershus Fortress with gorgeous views over the Oslo Fjord. How awesome to feel the sea breeze whilst eating seafood?! Solsiden offers a “Plateau des Fruits de Mer” – a place of oysters, crabs, clams, mussels, crayfish, lobster, shrimp and king crab, are you drooling yet? More information can be found on Solsiden’s website.

Are panoramic views your cup of tea you need to head to Stratos, located on the 12th floor on top of the theatre Folketeateret. During two months of the summer the restaurant offers barbecue on their 260 meter big terrace five days a week, often with a DJ or live entertainment. Check out their Facebook page to see if they’re open when you’re visiting Oslo.

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