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Nature attractions in Kristiansand
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Saltholmen Lighthouse - the islets were used early in the 19th century for the extraction of sea salt. Lighthouse from 1882, manned until 1952 when it was automated.
Jegerberg is a large forest close to town with lakes and marked trails.
On the island of Flekkerøy there are several areas with small beaches and hiking trails that are reserved for outdoor recreation purposes.
A vigorous and "mystical" nature park beneath the precipitous Ravneheia.
Dvergsøya and Stokken are public recreational areas with bathing places, landing stages and toilets.
Telemarksvegen (RV 41) from Kristiansand alongroad 41 to Morgedal is quite an experience.
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.
Olashei is located within Møglestu recreation area as a popular hiking destination.
Access via Vestre Vallesverd. Lies on Vallesverdfjord close to the E18. Sandy beach, smooth waterside rocks and bathing. Car park and toilet.
Outport featuring a coastal landscape and beautiful natural setting. On the island there are good cycling paths.
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