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Hiking along the coast of Southern Norway

Hike along the coastline of Southern Norway is easy. Here are a list of hiking areas around the coastal towns of Southern Norway.

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Coastline Grimstad - Photo: Hanne Feyling (c) Visit Sørlandet AS

Hiking along the coast of Southern Norway

Hike along the coastline of Southern Norway is easy. Here are a list of hiking areas around the coastal towns of Southern Norway.

Hiking along the coast of Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Hiking along the coast of Southern Norway

Read more: Trails around Granestua Photo: Granestua

Arendal

Trails around Granestua

The trails around the Granestua area close to Arendal offers long and short trails suitable for everyone, even a path perfect for prams and wheelchairs.

Hike facts

Easy, 4 hours, 0,5 Hours

Landscape

Forest
Season:
All year
Read more: Kollen at Fjæreheia - Grimstad

Grimstad

Kollen at Fjæreheia - Grimstad

Hike in varied terrain, through a typical "Grimstad forest".

Hike facts

Medium, 2 hours
Read more: Recommended walks in Grimstad

Grimstad

Recommended walks in Grimstad

Recommended routes for anyone keen to explore Grimstad and its surroundings by foot!
Read more: Walking path Gjeving–Normannvik–Langhei Photo: Region Arendal turistkontor

Arendal

Walking path Gjeving–Normannvik–Langhei

Tvedestrand offers a coastal path in old cultural landscape and idyllic old settlements along the sea. The path is marked, and leads to a great view.
Read more: Hiking area at Hove and Spornes Photo: Arendal turistkontor

Færvik

Hiking area at Hove and Spornes

The Hove-Spornes area is part of a protected moraine that lies along the southern coast, and is adapted for walks with resting places along the shore.

Hike facts

Easy, 1 hour, 3 hours

Landscape

Forest
Season:
All year
Read more: "Dømmesmoen Trail" in Grimstad

Grimstad

"Dømmesmoen Trail" in Grimstad

Our most beautiful walks, 2 km north of town, offering open-air and cultural adventures.

Hike facts

Medium, 2 hours
Read more: Fransåsenløype Photo: Ø Christoffersen

Risør

Fransåsenløype

12 km long hike starts from Risør centre. Follow the blue marked trail through uneven terrain. Fantastic view from the top Fransåsen, about 4 to 5...
Read more: Hiking to the potholes at Brufjell

Åna-Sira

Hiking to the potholes at Brufjell

The horizontal potholes at Brufjell were created during the Ice Age some 20.000 years ago when the sea level was higher. The potholes lie horizontally 20 meters above sea level and are of various sizes and some are so big that people can climb inside them.

Hike facts

Medium

Landscape

Forest, Coast, Fjord
Read more: Hike on Merdø island Photo: Ann-Kristin R Jørgensen

Arendal

Hike on Merdø island

Take a short hike along southern wooden houses and narrow paths, walk on sandy beaches and the pebbled beach, and see the view towards the lighthouses.

Hike facts

Easy, 1 hour, 2 hours
Season:
March - November
Read more: Grimstad Round-trips

Grimstad

Grimstad Round-trips

Way-marked trails throughout the municipality.
Read more: Heritage Walk in Grimstad

Grimstad

Heritage Walk in Grimstad

Walk around town and sites of historical interest

Hike facts

Easy, 1 hour
Read more: In Hamsun's footsteps

Grimstad

In Hamsun's footsteps

His book “On Overgrown Paths” describes the walks he made in the area.
Read more: City walk in Kristiansand Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS

Kristiansand S

City walk in Kristiansand

Have a leisurely walk through “Posebyen”, one of Northern Europe’s largest collections of charming, old, white wooden houses.

Hike facts

Easy, 2 hours
Season:
All year

Time of travel

About Southern Norway, Sørlandet

Explore Southern Norway

"Sørlandet" is the true home of the Norwegian summer, known for a beautiful coast with skerries, islands, and cosy towns and villages.

Southern Norway

Visit Southern Norway and enjoy hiking, fishing, boating, snow skiing, bathing in fresh water, experience local culture and traditional Norwegian food

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Hiking in Setesdal

Setesdal is a hiking eldorado in Southern Norway, with a landscape that varies from flat lowlands to wild mountains.

Hiking in Southern Norway

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

Hiking offers in Southern Norway

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

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