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Shopping in Arendal

Shopping is possible outside towns, at shopping centres and in pleasant town centres. Both local stores and national chains are found in the area.

Handicrafts

In Arendal town centre you will find special delicacies such as chocolate from Heimdal Chokolade. Here you get to see how real home-made confectionaries are made before you buy some snacks to bring home.

At Norsk Flid Husfliden Arendal, they offer special products from the entire county of Aust-Agder, such as hand-made knives, sweaters from Torungen Design and jewellery from Tovdals Jewellery. Marcussen Ur & Smykker in Pollen sells not only watches but now also jewelery from two local goldsmiths.  

You can also find great arts and crafts products in the many galleries in the area.Hillestad Galleri in Tovdal is worth mentioning in this respect.

Delicacies from the sea

Every coastal town offers delicious seafood. At Fiskebrygga in Arendal you can buy various delicacies from the sea. The crab boat Snar is found down at the quayside in Arendal during the summer season, and here you can buy fresh crabs every day.

Fishing gear

Fishing in the area is fabulous, and you can seek advice in the store Jakt og Friluft at Stoa Agderparken. You can also find the equipment you need, and fishing permits for the many inland waters for instance in Åmli, and for the River Nidelva.

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Last updated:  2015-05-06
Buy home-made chocolate from Heimdal Chokolade in Arendal, Norway - Photo: Region Arendal turistkontor
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Take home beautiful ceramics from Acanthus in Risør, Norway - Photo: Liv Øvland

Shopping in Arendal

Shopping is possible outside towns, at shopping centres and in pleasant town centres. Both local stores and national chains are found in the area.

Shopping in Arendal

Source: Visitnorway

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About the Arendal Region

Tourist information for the Arendal Region

The main tourist office for the region is located in Arendal, whilst smaller tourist information offices are available locally.

Key facts about the Arendal Region

The Arendal Region is a beautiful coastal area consisting of skerries, woods and hills. It is a popular summer holiday spot for many Norwegians.

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