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Kil and Sannidal

Kil and Sannidal Photo: Wåsjø Putballpark Kil and Sannidal Photo: Kragerø Sentrumsforening
Kil and Sannidal Photo: Wåsjø Putballpark
Kil and Sannidal Photo: Kragerø Sentrumsforening

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Kil and Sannidal

You find the oldest densely built-up areas of Kragerø County in Kil and Sannidal. There are more than old houses in Sannidal, the only modern shopping centre in Kragerø is Volum in Sannidal. This shopping centre was built during the 80's, and in the beginning the locals were rather sceptical. Though, it has proved to become an important part of Sannidal and a meeting point for the locals. Tangen is also a very important place for the infrastructure. All the roads are from here connected with the E18, towards Krisitansand and Oslo, and 351 and 38.

In the earlier days of this area, both a toll and a great proportion of the trade were executed in Kil. Today there are no such activities; nonetheless, the atmosphere from bygone days is still present.

Kragerø Industrial Park is situated at Fikkjebakke, housing a range of important enterprises. Not to mention, it is a common place to park the car, in order to go for a walk in the woodlands. The Tourist Association keeps a cottage at Jambakkmyra, and it has become a popular destination for eager hikers.

There are many old and traditional farms in Sannidal. This used to be a society consisting of farmers, sailors and trade connected to the two. The 'Bygdetun' is situated close to the church of Sannidal, which is a wooden church built in 1771. As many other church, the church in Sannidal is perceived to be a natural centre of the area.

Further, Sannidal is a dreamland for anyone interested in hunting, fishing, hiking and swimming. Tveitereid and Tyvann along the highway are both popular places to visit. Tyvann is situated close to the local camping site Støa. Here you find not only locations suitable to stay overnight, but a peaceful sweet water with a beach and a pier. If you are looking for more action, Breivann is supposedly full of sweet water fishes, and it is welcoming for experts and non-professional fishermen.
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Kil and Sannidal

Kil and Sannidal You find the oldest densely built-up areas of Kragerø County in Kil and Sannidal. There are more than old houses in Sannidal, the...

Kil and Sannidal

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