Vest-Agder is situated approximately 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Stavanger and about 150 miles (241 kilometers) southwest of the national capital Oslo.
If you need a break from the great outdoors pay a visit to the Kristiansand Kanonmuseum and the Flekkefjord Museum, two of the most visited museums in Vest-Agder. Of all the collections and museums around, these venues are among the most highly talked about.
To change gears, pack some sunscreen and head to a couple of the nearby beachside destinations, such as Sjosanden and Havika Beach. Listen to the sounds of the birds, catch some rays and then set out for a beach walk. The visit will leave you feeling invigorated and refreshed.
The Kristiansand Cathedral is an impressive religious building that has stood the test of time. Visit the site to discover its symbolic significance as well as to study its design.
Young Einsteins should check out the Science Farm, a fun and educational science center. It is hard to find a local museum as fun as this one, so set aside an afternoon to play and learn with the range of science history and technology on show here.
When vacationing in the Vest-Agder area, head to Sorlandsbadet Waterpark for hours of fun, laughter and quality time. Pack for sense of fun, and your camera and get ready for a day overflowing with laughter and great moments.
After seeing the natural and urban attractions in Vest-Agder, follow the shoreline to see one of the regions brightest attractions, the Lista Lighthouse. To discover more about the structure’s history and the men and women who kept it shining bright, enquire at the local visitors center about tours.
Snap photos, enjoy the presentations and learn about animal biodiversity at Kristiansand Zoo, an exciting zoo. The animals here will win over you and the kids so leave a good few hours to enjoy this interesting and educational animal adventure.
Vest-Agder’s star attractions often overshadow its less renowned, but equally fascinating spots such as the Christiansholm Festning.