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Experience Winter in Flekkefjord

Vinter i Flekkefjord .
Photo: Johnny Svindland
Vinter i Flekkefjord .
Photo: Johnny Svindland

1. Street Art in Flekkefjord

Street artists from both domestic and international backgrounds have adorned Hollenderbyen in Flekkefjord with many beautiful street art pieces for the delight of all passersby. Every year, new artists, both local and international, interpret the history around Hollenderbyen. Street art artists such as Nimi, Hama Woods.

2. Flekkefjord museum

Flekkefjord museum consists of an old merchant's house in Hollenderbyen and two sea cabins that have been rebuilt after a fire in 1981. In addition, the museum owns the Flekkefjord boat "Solstrand" from 1936.

3. Flekkefjord Cultural Center, Spira

Flekkefjord Cultural Center, Spira, is situated in a fantastic location facing the Tollbodbrygga and the fjord. Large glass facades dominate, creating a pleasant atmosphere inside.

4. Search for treasures in exciting niche shops

Flekkefjord is brimming with cozy niche shops, and a stroll down the pedestrian street offers many treats. LilleBille is a niche lifestyle store spread over two floors, featuring some of the best Scandinavian interior and women's fashion brands.


5. Day trip cabin "Skredderhytta" in Flekkefjord

On Storehei, close to the city of Flekkefjord, you will find Skredderhytta. From the cabin, you can enjoy a great view of the city with the entrance in the background. The outdoor area around the cabin is equipped with benches and a grill. There are several access options, but the access from the city center is the shortest. Perfect for a quick trip whenever it suits.

6. Flekkefjord Church

The current church construction began in 1831 and was completed the following year. The consecration took place in January 1833. Designed by the palace architect H.F.D. Linstow, the church is shaped like an equilateral octagon with a square choir in the east. The oldest documented church was built around 1725. The church is a log timber church, with a vestibule and a west tower. The nave has galleries on two floors.

7. Hollenderbyen

In Flekkefjord's historic district, Hollenderbyen, historic wooden houses line cobblestone streets. From the 1500s to the 1700s, many Dutch settled here, trading in oak, stone, and lobster. Today, parts of Amsterdam stand on oak and stone from Flekkefjord. The town's nickname, Hollenderbyen, reflects this Dutch influence. The Flekkefjord Museum is in the town's oldest house from 1724. Nearby is the iconic Grand Hotel, built in 1897. Hollenderbyen also showcases street art, with contributions from both local and international artists annually.

8. Experience the scenic gem Hidra

A beautiful island in the sea gap near Flekkefjord. Hidra is where Sørlandet meets Vestlandet. A canal divides the island in two. In short; striking nature, beautiful cultural landscape, numerous ancient monuments, and coastal culture. Hidra has just under 600 permanent residents.

9. Flekkefjord Cinema

The cinema hall with 95 seats and the main hall with 370 seats are both equipped with the superb Dolby Atmos sound system and 3D viewing. Dolby Atmos will provide you with an extraordinary experience as the sound moves three-dimensionally around you.

10. Flekkefjord and Oplands Tourist Association FOT

Flekkefjord and Oplands Tourist Association FOT offers an exciting and inclusive range of trips for everyone, regardless of interests, age, and fitness level. Through a variety of hikes, activities, trails, and cabins, Flekkefjord and Oplands Tourist Association provide you with lifelong nature experiences.

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Lysstolpe i Flekkefjord .
Photo: Anita Alden Frandsen
Lysstolpe i Flekkefjord .
Photo: Anita Alden Frandsen