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Best of Southern Norway Guide

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Southern Norway
Called Sørlandet, Norway's South Coast is known for its rocky coastline, its whitewashed houses and its idyllic archipelago. This warmest area in the country draws many resdents for a summer holiday. Kristiansand, the biggest city here and fifth-largest in all of Norway, has many lovely beaches, a very good zoo (Norway's most visited attraction) and a number of historic buildings. These date from the period of the city's 17th-century founding and are located in Posebyen, the old town area.

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Nearby recommended attractions:

Dyreparken
Dyreparken(Kristiansand)
Owner description: Kristiansand Dyrepark is the number one tourist attraction in Norway, attracting close to 1 million visitors each year. It consists of more than 150 different animal species... more Owner description: Kristiansand Dyrepark is the number one tourist attraction in Norway, attracting close to 1 million visitors each year. It consists of more than 150 different animal species, entertainment, shows, amusement park as well as a seperate water park called Badelandet. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks; Zoos; Water Parks
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Ravnedalen Naturpark
Ravnedalen Naturpark(Kristiansand)
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Lindesnes Fyr
Lindesnes Fyr(Spangereid)
Owner description: This is a truly unique and popular location as the Lighthouse sits on the southernmost point in Norway. In addition to the lighthouse the site also includes a restaurant, museums... more Owner description: This is a truly unique and popular location as the Lighthouse sits on the southernmost point in Norway. In addition to the lighthouse the site also includes a restaurant, museums, exhibitions, shops, cinema and an appartment for rent to guests. It`s the third largest tourist attraction in Southern Norway. less
Attraction type: Lighthouses
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Odderoya
Odderoya(Kristiansand)
Attraction type: Islands
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Baneheia
Baneheia(Kristiansand)
Attraction type: Parks; Biking Trails; Hiking Trails
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nearby recommended restaurants:

Mother India
Mother India
Ranked #1 of 121 Restaurants in Kristiansand
Price: $17 - $28
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Handverkeren Restaurant & Pub
Handverkeren Restaurant & Pub
Ranked #2 of 121 Restaurants in Kristiansand
Price: $6 - $35
Cuisines: European, Grill, Pub, Norwegian
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff
Food Asylum
Food Asylum
Ranked #3 of 121 Restaurants in Kristiansand
Price: $12 - $41
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Gastropuben pa Kick
Gastropuben pa Kick
Ranked #4 of 121 Restaurants in Kristiansand
Price: $18 - $29
Cuisines: Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, International
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Sjohuset Restaurant
Sjohuset Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 121 Restaurants in Kristiansand
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Grill
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Yess! Hotel Kristiansand
3.0 of 5
Yess! Hotel Kristiansand
$69 - $187 (NOK 587 - NOK 1,592)
Ranked #5 of 19 Hotels in Kristiansand
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Bortelid Camping
Bortelid Camping
$18 - $29 (NOK 150 - NOK 250)
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Fosseland Ferie og Fritidssenter
$66 - $73 (NOK 562 - NOK 621)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Abra Havn
Abra Havn
$81 - $607 (NOK 690 - NOK 5,170)
Ranked #1 of 19 Hotels in Kristiansand
Comfort Hotel Kristiansand
3.5 of 5
Comfort Hotel Kristiansand
$136 - $208 (NOK 1,158 - NOK 1,770)
Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Kristiansand
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Paulsens Hotell
2.5 of 5
Paulsens Hotell
$107 - $119 (NOK 911 - NOK 1,013)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Clarion Hotel Ernst
4.0 of 5
Clarion Hotel Ernst
$170 - $270 (NOK 1,447 - NOK 2,298)
Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Kristiansand
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Clarion Hotel Tyholmen
4.0 of 5
Clarion Hotel Tyholmen
$173 - $252 (NOK 1,473 - NOK 2,145)
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Arendal
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Strand Hotel Fevik
4.5 of 5
Strand Hotel Fevik
$168 - $304 (NOK 1,430 - NOK 2,588)
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Grimstad
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