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Kristiansand S

Old town in Kristiansand

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


Herefoss Church

Octagonal wooded church from 1865. Seating capacity approx. 200, colourful Renaissance altarpiece, originally from Oddernes Church, probably came to Herefoss at the beginning of the eighteenth century. The church was restored in 1965. Open by appointment.


Birkenes Church

A timber cruciform church from 1858, in Byzantine-Roman style. Architect Chr. H. Grosch. Alterpiece: "The resurrection" by Lars Osa, 1908. 650 seats. Open by appointment at tel +47 900 69 196


Saltholmen Lighthouse

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.


Sandra Svendsens hus

Sandra Svendsen's House dates from 1723 and is the oldest house in town, and one of the loveliest.


Høvåg Church

Originally a 10 m long stone church dating back to approximately the year 1000. In 1767 expanded to twice its original size. In 1831 a wing was added on to the north facing wall. The restauration was completed in 1831. Open by appointment,913 20 619.


Vegusdal Church

Wooden basilika, completed in 1867. Seating capacity approx. 300. The roof of nave has been built in an open trussed-beam style, but in recent years the chancel has been given an arched roof. The altarpiece by Lars Osa, 1920. Romanesque font. Open by appointment.


Coastal Fort at Ny-Hellesund

Partially renovated German coastal fort from the Second World War; follow the signposts or go on a guided tour arranged by Søgne Information Centre on request.

Kristiansand S

Fredriksholm Fort

Strategically located fort on an island just outside Møvig in Vestergapet


Oksøy Lighthouse

Oksøy is a bird sanctuary where it is not allowed to travel between 15 April and 15 July.
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