The Norwegian Riviera has been the number one summer holiday destination for Norwegians for decades, while remaining a hidden gem for many visitors.
Visit Kristiansand and enjoy attractions and activities like hiking, fishing, boating, our famous beaches and some of Norway’s best music festivals.
Catch a show at Kilden, Kristiansand's new performing arts centre, go meet wild animals at the zoo, or take a nostalgic trip on an old steam train.
Kristiansand, the capital of Southern Norway, is the fifth largest city in Norway.
Kilden Performing Arts Centre is located on the waterfront in Kristiansand. Kilden is a monumental landmark building for the arts in Southern Norway.
Southern Norway is famous for many music festivals in the summer season. Everything from rock, metal, chamber music and beach parties.
Kristiansand shopping caters for all with Norway's largest shopping mall 'Sørlandsenteret' and many stores in the city center. Shop until you drop.
Stroll around Kristiansand's old town, join a boat trip from Kristiansand through Blindleia to Lillesand or try a biking route.
Kristiansand, the capital of Southern Norway, is centrally located in the region.
Stay at a city hotel in Kristiansand or rent a cabin by the sea. Or listen to the children and stay overnight at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.
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.
Why not spend the night in a lighthouse while on holiday? There are several lighthouses offering accommodation along the southern coast of Norway.
Sørlandet is the southernmost region of Norway, with 30 municipalities and approximately 285,000 inhabitants.
Southern Norway has the highest number of recorded hours of sunshine per day in Norway.
Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.
"Sørlandet" Southern Norway comprises of 7 different regions, and each of the regions has one or more tourist-informations.
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