Experience the best of Oslo

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Experience the Best of Oslo with Diemme's Guide and immerse yourself in the Nordic city.
Published on
May 25, 2023

Our Diemme visit in Oslo was a great success, during the short trip we visited a few beautiful places recommended by the Italian shoe brand. Having fully immersed ourselves in the Nordic city of Oslo, we are excited to share their top city tips with you: 

You should definitely visit Grünerlokkas’ vibrant and trendy neighborhood. Here cozy cafes, street art, charming shopping streets with designer boutiques, vintage shops as well as flea markets meet street art and vibrant nightlife, creating a kind of bohemian super hip atmosphere. Another rather modern and cultural hub to visit is Bjorvika, a waterfront district located in central Oslo.  

If you are into museums you can start your exploration at the “Munch Museum”. Just marvel at the famous painting “The Scream” and explore a vast collection of Norway’s most renowned artist, Edvard Munch’s, masterpieces and personal artifacts. Another definitely “must see” is “The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet”. Besides an exclusive opera and ballet program, you can book guided tours or basically admire the building's contemporary architecture by taking a walk on the sloping rooftop, and enjoy panoramic views of the city and the fjord. For more art, design and architecture collections “The National Museum” and “The Vigeland Museum” should not be missed on your bucket list. 

In addition to education and culture, fashion should not be neglected - so let’s go shopping!

Oslo offers a range of shopping experiences, from high-end fashion boutiques to local designers. Here are our top three stores to explore:

  1. Dapper: It’s an independent mulit-brand concept store known for its curated selection of high-quality menswear, footwear, accessories and lifestyle products with two locations in Oslo. 
  1. Moniker: This beautiful store makes the women's shopping heart beat faster. The assortment includes clothing, accessories and interiors of well-known (Scandinavian) designer brands. 
  1. YME Universe: It’s located in a beautiful and historic building from 1844. In this universe of fashion, art, interior, and design, customers are not only encouraged to meet and exchange ideas, but to shop from leading sneaker and streetwear brands. 

In between a long shopping and/or museum day, you should always take a step back and enjoy a delicious and authentic meal. If you're craving for delicious sandwiches or a nice little brunch, have a table at “The Vandelay” or “Lokka Deli”. To bring some Italian cuisine to your trip, take a bite of “Focacceria’s” delicious, soft, fluffy and full of flavor focaccia bread or homemade pasta. If you are more into japanese food, pay a visit to “Koie Ramen”. Here you can find one of the best handmade Ramen-noodles in town. A unique cultural and culinary nordic cuisine destination is waiting for you at “Nedre Foss Gard”. The high class restaurant set in a 18th-century manor house focuses on sustainability and quality ingredients. During the warmer months, you can enjoy your meal on the terrace and take in the peaceful ambiance.


Related Brand: Diemme

Diemme is a high-end brand with a collection that ranges from sneakers to mountaineering boots readapted for city use. The ambition is to produce the highest quality artisan goods with an exceptional level of comfort, with progressive designs as well as sharply executed takes on classic styles. All Diemme shoes are made in Italy at the Calzaturificio Diemme factory in Onè di Fonte, Veneto. The small town in Northeastern Italy is regarded as one of the most important areas for production and research of performance footwear. Diemme draws on the region’s rich heritage in order to create a modern product built on a foundation of performance-driven production methods. Every production step is performed locally in Veneto.Founded and managed by brothers Dennis and Maico Signor, Diemme has 25 years of experience within the outdoor and performance segments, as well as producing for brands such as Maison Martin Margiela, Chanel, Bottega Veneta, and cult Japanese brands like Nonnative and Victim.All parties, from design to development to production, are committed to making a product of the highest quality. As a vertically integrated private company centralized under one roof, Diemme is in a unique position to work with the world’s most high-end leathers and materials.Every Diemme pair is handcrafted by expert workers at every step of the process. The Italian footwear industry is comprised mainly of small family-owned companies. The combination of this network of small-scale supporting industries and highly skilled workers is what makes it possible to produce limited production runs of high-quality artisan products.Sustainability and provenance are key aspects of the Diemme mentality. Buy less, and buy better. Higher material quality, better production, and construction quality, made by workers that are rewarded for their skills.

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