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Autumn in Kristiansand

Late summer and autumn are magical in Kristiansand! The evenings are still mild and bright, the autumn colors shine and the city abounds with lots of exciting activities! Experience the beautiful autumn colors in nature, whether you take a walk or rent a bicycle. Explore the archipelago by going on a paddling trip with sea kayaking or sea rafting. Get a cultural boost at Kilden, Norway's second largest theater and concert hall, go on a street art walk or visit one of the city's galleries. Enjoy urban life at one of the city's many restaurants, and go on a treasure hunt in exciting niche shops.

10 cool autumn activities in Kristiansand

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Go for a walk (approx. 3 km) on the former island naval base of Odderøya, now a recreation area, in Kristiansand. Walk on idyllic sign-posted paths with excellent views of the eastern harbour, Christiansholm Fortress (1672) and the leisure boat marinas. The island has a…

Baneheia extends right up to the Kvadraturen in Kristiansand, and is a much used walking, keep-fit and recreational area. The nature park was developed and planted by General Wergeland and his troops in the 1870-80's, after many years use as pasture and for woodcutting. There…

See fish and shellfish swimming in tanks at the Fish market and the small boats chugging through the canal. Try local specialities like shrimp or mussels directly from the fishmonger or at one of the many resturants in the area. Every Thuesday during the summer season there are…

Take a walk in Kvadraturen, Kristiansand city centre, and experience street art. Some artworks are very easy to find and some you need to look for more. Some places to check out if you are looking for street art: - Thon Hotel Norge: Thon Hotel Norway is decorated by street…

Posebyen in Kristiansand is a nice little city community and the only thing left after the big city fire in 1892. Take a walk around the idylic streets. Posebyen is one of the biggest collections of small and old wood construction houses. In the summer there is a markets at…

Kristiansand Zoo and amusement park - Dyreparken - is situated only 11 km (6 miles) east of Kristiansand. It actually consists of several parks combined; a zoo and an entertainment park with different theme areas, as well as the wet world "Badelandet" - "a park in…

Aquarama, with its stunning location on Kristiansand city beach (Bystranda), is a resource facility for the region's residents and an attraction for tourists - a centre for public health, adventure, sports and wellness. Aquarama Bad (bathing) Aquarama has six different…

The Vitensenteret Kristiansand - Science center is located in the main street of Kristiansand, close to bus, train and parking facilities. Vitensenteret are located both in Arendal and Kristiansand, in the middle of the city centre near public transport and parking. The…