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Ulvøysund in Southern Norway - Photo: Johan Wildhagen/Innovation Norway
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Ulvøysund in Southern Norway Photo: Johan Wildhagen/Innovation Norway

Explore Southern Norway

Southern Norway (Sørlandet) is the true home of the Norwegian summer, known for a beautiful coast with skerries, islands, and cosy villages.
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Ulvøysund in Southern Norway - Photo: Johan Wildhagen/Innovation Norway

Explore Southern Norway

Southern Norway (Sørlandet) is the true home of the Norwegian summer, known for a beautiful coast with skerries, islands, and cosy villages.

Explore Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Explore Southern Norway

Where to stay in Southern Norway

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.

Getting to Southern Norway and around

Kristiansand is the communications centre in Southern Norway. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.

Top attractions in Southern Norway

Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.

Top activities in Southern Norway

Enjoy famous bands at the music festivals, go fishing, cycling and hiking, or see lions at at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.

Dining in Southern Norway

Seafood is a delicacy along the coast of Southern Norway, where fish is plentiful, while inland traditional food and local products await.

Shopping in Southern Norway

Sørlandet's many small and white wooden towns offer special and one of a kind shops.

Tour suggestions in Southern Norway

Here are some tips for great activities and tours in Southern Norway!

Winter activities in Southern Norway

Winter in Southern Norway is downhill or cross-country skiing in the mountains of Hovden or Sirdal. Alpine skiing and snowboarding is popular too.

Sørlandet - The Norwegian Riviera

The Norwegian Riviera has been the number one summer holiday destination for Norwegians for decades, while remaining a hidden gem for many visitors.

American Festival Vanse Farsund

Experience a little piece of America in Vanse Farsund. Come and join in the annual American Festival in the last weekend of June.

About Southern Norway

The Arendal Region

Region Arendal offers skerries, saltwater, festivals, arts and culture, tranquillity and activities in nature such as fishing, canoeing and hiking.

Key facts about Southern Norway

Sørlandet is the southernmost region of Norway, with 30 municipalities and approximately 285,000 inhabitants.

Sørlandet

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