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Autumn in Grimstad

Autumn is magical in Grimstad! The evenings are still mild and bright, the autumn colors shine and the city abounds with lots of exciting activities, delicious food and drink and exciting shopping. Experience the local area by bike, take walks in the area or try your luck at fishing.

10 tips for autumn activities in Grimstad

Homborsund lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located on the island Store Grønningen at the entrance to Homborsund outside Grimstad. The lighthouse is an example of a multi-family station as the lighthouse keeper lived together with his family at the island. The buildings…

Strand Hotel Fevik by Classic Norway Hotels is one of Norway's few remaining hotels built in the Functionalist style. Following its recent renovation and extension, it is a leading venue for courses, conferences, vacations and weddings. The architecture of the newly built…

At the welcome center you can read about the national park. Take a brochure with you and continue down the end moraine past Fjære church, Bringsvær, Lia, Birketveit and all the way to Hasseltangen - a recreation area excellent for hiking, fishing and…

We can say much the same about Grimstad today: the regulations have probably become more extensive, but all in all the road pattern is as it must have been originally, albeit with a slightly more solid surface. If we go back a few hundred years, Grimstad had at best three…

What is BUA? BUA, barn- unge- aktivitet (children- youth- activities) is a national organization who works for children and youths to be able to try more, and more varied activities. They do this by making it easy to borrow equipment for sports and outdoor activities…

Hybrid bikes, e-bikes, child's bikes, bicycle trailer, child's seats and panniers can be hired from the tourist information in Grimstad. Helmets are included. Guests from Grimstad Guest Harbour can hire bicycles at half price. Read more about…

FRESHWATER FISHING Grimstad’s vast, beautiful and lush countryside is ideal for outdoor pursuits and fishing. Excellent opportunities for those happy with a small catch, as well as those looking for something to fill the frying pan. Lake Kilandsvannet has plenty of small…

Apotekergaarden is a unique restaurant where it’s all about local food, beverage and good times. During summer they put on very popular comedy shows and concerts in their backyard. On their terrace you can bask in the sun, while enjoying Mathias’ house crafted beers…

Smag & Behag is a dining establishment that focuses on quality, local ingredients, traditions, and the enjoyment of delicious flavors from both domestic and international cuisines. Only the best available ingredients are utilized at all times and seasons. The menu consists of…