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Enjoy the view from the viewpoint Uranienborg in Mandal - Photo: Terje Rakke, Nordic life©Visit Sørlandet
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Enjoy the view from the viewpoint Uranienborg in Mandal Photo: Terje Rakke, Nordic life©Visit Sørlandet

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.

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Enjoy the view from the viewpoint Uranienborg in Mandal - Photo: Terje Rakke, Nordic Life©Visit Sørlandet

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.

Discover the white towns of Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

From east to west

Risør

Risør is one of the best preserved timber towns in Northern Europe, the houses are painted white and the gardens are full of flowers.

The Arendal Region

Region Arendal offers skerries, saltwater, festivals, arts and culture, tranquillity and activities in nature such as fishing, canoeing and hiking.

Grimstad

Grimstad is a cosy maritime town set among many small islands by the coast of Southern Norway.

Lillesand

Lillesand is situated just 20 minutes east of Kristiansand, and is the charming, younger sibling of the two

Mandal

Mandal is white painted wooden houses in charming narrow streets, river and beaches, forest and nature. Mandal is the Southernmost city in Norway.

About Southern Norway

Kragerø

The cosy town of Kragerø is surrounded by islands and skerries, making it a favourite for experiencing coastal life and culture of Southern Norway.

Key facts about Southern Norway

Southern Norway (Sørlandet in Norwegian) is the southernmost region of Norway, with 30 municipalities and approximately 285,000 inhabitants.

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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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