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Odderøya Amfi

Odderøya Amfi Photo: Mathilde Helene Pettersen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS
Odderøya Amfi Photo: Mathilde Helene Pettersen (c) Visit Kristiansand AS
Go for a walk (approx. 3 km) on the former island naval base of Odderøya, now a recreation area, in Kristiansand. Walk on idyllic sign-posted paths with excellent views of the eastern harbour, Cristiansholm Fortress (1672) and the leisure boat marinas. The island has a very interesting military history with remnants of old ramparts, thegunpowder store, an old isolation hospital and other buildings from the 18th century onwards. Odderøya was also used as a quarantineharbour in the 1830s and was the largest quarantine station in Northern Europe.

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Go for a walk (approx. 3 km) on the former island naval base of Odderøya, now a recreation area, in Kristiansand.

Walk on idyllic sign-posted paths with excellent views of the eastern harbour, Cristiansholm Fortress (1672) and the leisure boat marinas. The island has a very interesting military history with remnants of old ramparts, thegunpowder store, an old isolation hospital and other buildings from the 18th century onwards.

Odderøya was also used as a quarantineharbour in the 1830s and was the largest quarantine station in Northern Europe.

The cafeteria, a former residence of the garrison engineer on the southern tip of the island, serves light refreshments during weekends. It offers a fantastic view of the fjord and the two lighthouses, Oksøy and Grønningen. There are good places for swimming on the easternside of the island.

Access from Fiskebrygga (Fish Quay). Track suitable for wheelchairs.

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Odderøya Amfi

Go for a walk (approx. 3 km) on the former island naval base of Odderøya, now a recreation area, in Kristiansand. Walk on idyllic sign-posted paths...

Odderøya Amfi

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