Grimstad Map

Holiday in Grimstad - small town life and active days

Be charmed by white wooden houses, narrow streets and cozy alleys. In the "city of poets" you will find museums, niche shops, award-winning eateries and beautiful coastal scenery. Throughout the year, Grimstad has a vibrant cultural life for young and old. Everything is in place to enjoy good days in Grimstad, all year round.

Highlights in Grimstad

Grimstad by night
Photo: Gorm Helge Grønli Rudschinat

Narrow cobblestone streets, white wooden houses and narrow lanes make Grimstad an incredibly cozy southern village. The city, also known as the city of poets, is also perfect to experience from the bicycle seat.

Explore Grimstad


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The city of poets

Grimstad has been the scene of two important contributions to world literature, and both authors are…

Grimstad the whole year

Vinter i Grimstad
Photo: Jan Skaregrøm

Winter in Grimstad

Just as beautiful in winter as in summer, Grimstad invites you to exciting winter experiences. What…

På sykkel i Byhaven
Photo: Ulrike Schenk @ Visit Grimstad

Spring in Grimstad

Spring is fantastic in Grimstad, here you can wander down narrow cobbled streets, narrow alleys and…

Utleiebåter i Grimstad havn
Photo: Hanne Feyling @ Visit Sørlandet

Summer in Grimstad

The summer is wonderful in Grimstad. Here you can enjoy yourself on shallow beaches with crab…

Hoveneset, Homborsund
Photo: Kristine Dreessen Johansen @ Visit Grimstad

Autumn in Grimstad

Autumn is magical in Grimstad! The evenings are still mild and bright, the autumn colors shine and…

Places nearby

Sunset in Lillesand
Photo: Fake Viking Media


In the cozy center of Lillesand you will find exciting shops and art galleries, fun…

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The whole family will enjoy their holiday in Arendal. Here you will find a wonderful…

Kristiansand by night
Photo: Gorm Helge Grønli Rudschinat


Southern Norway's capital offers concerts, art and food experiences all year…