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Don't miss the beautiful beaches in Kristiansand. Photo: Anders Martinsen © Visit Kristiansand AS

Kristiansand - the capital of Southern Norway

Kristiansand is the biggest city in Southern Norway. Enjoy festivals and cultural events, go shopping and visit the old town and the fish market.
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Don't miss the beautiful beaches in Kristiansand. - Photo: Anders Martinsen © Visit Kristiansand AS

Kristiansand - the capital of Southern Norway

Kristiansand is the biggest city in Southern Norway. Enjoy festivals and cultural events, go shopping and visit the old town and the fish market.

Kristiansand - the capital of Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Top activities in Kristiansand

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.

Kristiansand Cannon Museum - Møvik Fortress

Møvik Fortress outside Kristiansand was built by the Germans during World War II. The museum houses the only remaining 380mm Krupp gun in the world.

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.

Festivals in Kristiansand

Check out some of the festivals in the Kristiansand region. Music, food and cultural events are an important part of the summer in Southern Norway.

About Kristiansand

Getting to Kristiansand and around

Kristiansand, in Southern Norway, is centrally located in the region and easy to reach no matter whether you travel by car, bus, train, ferry or plane

Key facts about Kristiansand

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

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Hiking in Southern Norway

Southern Norway offers numerous hiking possibilities, from the mountains of Setesdal and Sirdal to picturesque coastal paths by the sea

Hotel Norge Kristiansand

Hotel Norge is located in the heart of Kristiansand, near the pedestrian street with shopping and restaurants and the harbour with a beach promenade.

Hiking offers in Southern Norway

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

Aquarama water park and spa

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

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.

Vest Agder Museums in Southern Norway

Vest-Agder Museum: Cultural heritage museums in Southern Norway. The museum union includes eight museums, located close to each other in the south.

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