Go to content Go to navigation
Kristiansand S

Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park

Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS
Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS
Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS
Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS

Contact information

Description

A vigorous and "mystical" nature park beneath the precipitous Ravneheia. The heath, lake and pair of swans are distinctive features. 

Founded in 1876 by General Wergeland and his troops with financial assistance from the Municipal Association. The valley has been changed from a marsh and swamp area into a veritable Eden, with a wealth of plants and trees, both known and unknown.

During the summer months there are frequent concerts, festivals and theatre productions, while simple meals are served in the café. Scene. The park is maintained by the Parks and Athletics Department and was awarded the "Green Park of the Year" prize by the Norwegian Master Gardeners' Guild in 1991.

It is open all year round.

Facilities

  • Disabled persons

    • adapted for disabled

Categories

  • Nature attractions Nature attractions
  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park - Photo: Anders Martinsen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS

Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park

A vigorous and "mystical" nature park beneath the precipitous Ravneheia. The heath, lake and pair of swans are distinctive features.  Founded in 1876...

Ravnedalen Valley Nature Park

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

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.

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.

Top activities in Southern Norway

Enjoy famous bands at the Hove music festival, go fishing, cycling and hiking, or see lions at at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.

Top attractions in Kristiansand

Catch a show at Kilden, Kristiansand's new performing arts centre, go meet wild animals at the zoo, or take a nostalgic trip on an old steam train.

Dining in Southern Norway

Seafood is a delicacy along the coast of Southern Norway, where fish is plentiful, while inland traditional food and local products await.

Tour suggestions in Southern Norway

Here are some tips for great activities and tours in Southern Norway!
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter