Evje Og Hornnes
Sørlandet is the true home of the Norwegian summer, known for a beautiful coast with skerries, islands, and cosy towns and villages.
The Setesdal Valley stretches 147 kilometres in beautiful mountain scenery between Evje in the south and Hovden, a popular ski resort, in the north.
Sørlandet comprises of 7 different regions, and each of the regions has one or more tourist-informations.
Stay in a lighthouse by the sea, sleep in a cabin in the mountains, or choose a hotel in town to be near all the action.
Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.
Here are some tips for great activities and tours in the area!
Sørlandet's many small and white wooden towns offer special and one of a kind shops.
Seafood is a delicacy along the coast of Southern Norway, where fish is plentiful, while inland traditional food and local products await.
Enjoy famous bands at the Quart and Hove music festivals, go fishing, cycling and hiking, or see lions at at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.
The Norwegian Riviera has been the number one summer holiday destination for Norwegians for decades, while remaining a hidden gem for many visitors.
The valley of Setesdal in southern Norway stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres.
There are four local tourist information offices in Setesdal: in Evje, Bygland, Valle and Hovden.
Take a boat trip on the Byglandsfjord, or splash around with the kids at Hovden Aqualand. Climbing and rafting are other fun things to do in Setesdal.
Setesdal stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres. National route rv. 9 runs through the entire valley.
Thanks to its location and climate, the entire Setesdal Valley enjoys long and stable winters. Hovden is the largest alpine centre in the region.
Camp by the Byglandsfjord or spend the night in an old-fashioned wooden tourist cabin - the choice is yours in Setesdal.
You will find a number of cosy restaurants with excellent cuisine in Setesdal, many of them featuring local produce.
Traditional handicrafts are available throughout the Setesdal region, but Evje offers the widest selection of shops locally.
The Setesdal Valley has centuries-long traditions in the silversmith's craft and folk music. The beautiful minerals are of course, even older.