Lindesnes Lighthouse is situated at the southernmost point in Norway, 2,518 kilometres from the North Cape, and is a "must-visit" in all kinds of weather. Norway's oldest lighthouse was first lit in 1655. Lindesnes Lighthouse is still in use, and today houses a museum where you can get a glimpse into the area's long maritime history. There is also a café on site, selling local specialities cooked or baked with sea water, and a gift shop.
Mineralparken, situated in Evje in Setesdal, merely an hour drive north of Kristiansand, is an activity park for the whole family. Inside the mountain you will find a spectacular collection of more than 1,000 exceptional minerals from the whole world in underground tunnels. Outside there are a number of creative, fun activities, as well as a beautiful beach.
The most important cultural centre for music, theatre and opera in Southern Norway is Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand. It houses a symphony orchestra, a theatre, opera and a cultural organisation devoted to popular music. Kilden’s architecture has been met with international recognition. The architectural style is unique with the harbor setting and varying shapes of the auditorium’s covered by a large curved wooden wall built after old boat building techniques.
Setesdalsbanen is a narrow-gauge railway more than 100 years old and still in use. The line operates during the summer season running steam trains with old wooden coaches. The eight-kilometre track runs through beautiful scenery next to the River Otra. Setesdalsbanen is part of the Vest-Agder Museum union of cultural heritage museums.
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