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10 things to do in Kristiansand

Kristiansand is the capital of Southern Norway and the fifth largest city of Norway. Here are 10 top tips on what to do in and around Kristiansand.

City beach - Bystranda

- In one corner of the quadrature that constitute the town centre Kristiansand. Bystranda is a Blue Flag beach - clean beach and clean water! Here you will also find Aquarama waterpark and the Palmesus beach festival.

The Fish Quay 

- In the opposite corner, with one of Norway's best fish bazaars and many fine restaurants.

Kilden Performance Hall

- Kilden, the new performing arts centre for Southern Norway, is filled with concerts, theatre, opera, dance and much more.

Posebyen - Old town

- The old part of town in Kristiansand with a charming, large connected collection of wooden buildings.

Art in Kristiansand

- With for instance Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand Kunsthall and Galleri Bi-Z.

Fun with museums

- Vest-Agder county museum Kristiansand, Agder Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, and Kristiansand Cannon Museum with the world's second largest cannon.

Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park  

- Ravnedalen with mystery and scenic surroundings, a café and lots of music. Beautiful outdoor stage for summer concerts.

Baneheia 

- Marked walking paths, bathing, fishing, lookout points and a lively bird and animal life.

Odderøya 

- Walking paths, fantastic view, galleries, café and bathing. Large concerts at summer with international bands.

Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park 

- One of Norways biggest tourist attractions "Dyreparken" with Nordic Wildlife Park, lions, Cardamom Town and a Water Park.


Source: www.visitkrs.no

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Last updated:  2014-06-10
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Kristiansand - Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand

10 things to do in Kristiansand

Kristiansand is the capital of Southern Norway and the fifth largest city of Norway. Here are 10 top tips on what to do in and around Kristiansand.

10 things to do in Kristiansand

Source: Visitnorway

What to do in Southern Norway

Hike or bike along coastal trails. Go skiing, climbing or rafting. Enjoy festivals and other cultural events. Deep-sea fishing is popular too.

Incentive activities in Kristiansand

Kristiansand offers a diverse set of activities. From the islands and coast, to the inland and mountains. All within an hour drive from the city.

Restaurants in Kristiansand

Kristiansand can offer a wide variety of culinary temptations. The proximity to the ocean enables us to offer you fresh fish and shellfish dishes.

Discover the white towns of Southern Norway

Travel along the coast of Southern Norway and discover the southern charm of the "white towns" dotted along the coastline.

About Kristiansand

Getting to Kristiansand and around

Kristiansand, the capital of Southern Norway, is centrally located in the region.

Key facts about Kristiansand

Kristiansand, the capital of Southern Norway, is the fifth largest city in Norway, and a favorite holiday spot for Norwegians.

Campaigns, Partners and Sponsored

Aquarama

Aquarama is a new activity centre located centrally in Kristiansand. As the name suggests it is a waterpark but it also has a fitness centre and a spa

Hotel Norge Kristiansand

Hotel Norge is located in the heart of Kristiansand, near the pedestrian street with shopping and restaurants and the harbor with it's shoreline.

Kristiansand Zoo and amusement park

Kristiansand Zoo is the most visited attraction for families with children in Norway. Explore Nordic wilderness and animals like wolf, lynx and moose.

Abra Havn – pirate village in Kristiansand

Abra Havn is a pirate town where you can spend the night. The home of the one and only "Kaptein Sabeltann"

Hiking offers in Southern Norway

There are plenty of summit hikes to choose from in Southern Norway. Take your pick.

Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand

Kilden Performing Arts Centre is located on the waterfront in Kristiansand. Kilden is a monumental landmark building for the arts in Southern Norway.

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