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Beaches in Southern Norway

Southern Norway is the summer holiday hotspot for Norwegians and the coastal “rivieria” has water temperature up to 20 degrees in summer.
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Beach in Søgne - Photo: Anders Martinsen(c)Visit Kristiansand AS

Beaches in Southern Norway

Southern Norway is the summer holiday hotspot for Norwegians and the coastal “rivieria” has water temperature up to 20 degrees in summer.

Beaches in Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

10 best beaches

Fevik

Storesand Recreation Ground

Public recreation ground within walking distance of Fevik.

Søgne

Helleviga

Helleviga (at the North Sea Road) is a large recreational area at the seaside open to the public.

Farsund

The Lista beaches

Have you seen our beautiful beaches? Havikstranda, Lomsesanden, Kviljosanden, Hauestranda og Bausje – I can recommend them all!

Mandal

Sjøsanden beach

With its 800 metre long sandy beach just outside Mandal town centre, Sjøsanden is perhaps one of Norway's most famous beaches. Sjøsanden is located...

Færvik

Hove beaches

At Tromøy outside of Arendal you find the beaches at Hove. These are fine, family-friendly beaches connected to a camping ground and hiking area.

Risør

Sagjordet Badestrand

Sagjordet is a popular public bathing area on Krana in Risør, situated in 15 minutes walking distance from the town center. The swimming area is family friendly with a sandy beach, lawn, diving board, swimming jetty and barbecue area.

Grimstad

Groos Recreation Ground

Groos is everyone’s favourite.

Kristiansand S

Kristiansand City beach

Along the Strandpromenaden and near by the city center of Kristiansand is Bystranda. Bystranda is a nice sandy beach with swim pier, sun deck and palm trees - ideal for children.

Hamresanden

Hamresanden - Blue Flag

Hamresanden is a 3 km long sandy beach with a buzzy life in the summerseason and a lot of sand. The area is often used for windsurfing, swimming, diving and strolls in the water's edge.

Hornnes

Paradisbukta beach at the Mineralpark

Paradisbukta is a beach next to the Mineralpark and Klatreskogen climbing forest in Evje.

About Southern Norway

Getting to Southern Norway and around

Kristiansand is the communications centre in Southern Norway. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.

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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Sørlandsbadet waterpark in Lyngdal

Sørlandsbadet is a waterpark with both indoor and outdoor swimming pools located by Rosfjorden, about one hour drive from Kristiansand.

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