Oslo, the national capital, is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) northeast of Aust-Agder, while Stavanger is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the west.
Study the collections, see historical and cultural presentations and get acquainted with the local lore in some of the local cultural centers such as the Merdogaard Museum and the Ibsenhuset og Grimstad Bymuseum. Follow a local guide or take a self-guided tour, try the hands-on exhibits or just relax in the quiet space.
Mineral Park is one of the most frequently visited botanical parks around Aust-Agder. Practice some tai chi, take a few photos, or just enjoy the fresh air. This park will suit whatever mood you're in.