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Spring in Grimstad

Spring is fantastic in Grimstad, here you can wander down narrow cobbled streets, narrow alleyways and admire white wooden houses. The city, also known as the city of poets, is also perfect to experience from the bicycle seat. Welcome to Grimstad in the spring!

10 cool spring activities in Grimstad

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…

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…

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 on the island. The buildings…

The author Knut Hamsun moved to the farm Nørholmen with his family in 1918. In 1920, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his book Growth of the Soil. The prize was a welcome injection of money considering the extensive renovation of his property.The…

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…

BENTKAJAKK Contact: Tel. + 47 482 69 970 / post@bentkajakk.com / www.bentkajakk.com / Gjærbrøndveien 26 Price NOK 400 per day. Hug Tandem kayak NOK 500 per day. It is possible to have the kayaks transported to the next port / beach for a surcharge of NOK 200…

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…

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…

From the tourist office, follow Storgaten. Then turn right and continue along Frivoldveien. Take the E18 underpass, walk past the riding school and follow the peaceful gravel road until you reach the Garden of Eden - a spot often used by the renowned Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun…

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…