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Sunset in Lillesand
Lillesand harbor in sunset.
Photo: Fake Viking Media
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Activities and attractions in Lillesand

Welcome to idyllic Lillesand. Lillesand is known for genuine summer idyll and as a holiday destination. The coastline Blindleia runs through large parts of the municipality and is accessible by sightseeing boats in the summer.

Experience Blindleia, the pearl of the archipelago

A boat trip through Blindleia is a beautiful voyage between hundreds of islands and islets, with lots of cabins and beautiful old outports such as Gamle Hellesund and Brekkestø on the island of Justøya.

The small town with cozy shops

Lillesand is one of the small and very cozy, white-painted towns located along the coast in the far south of Norway. During the summer there is a bustling crowd in the narrow streets with bars, museums, art galleries and restaurants located right on the water's edge. If you like shopping, you will enjoy shopping in the many niche shops in the southern Norwegian houses.

Historic buildings and museum

In the centre of Lillesand you will also find many beautiful and old buildings to explore. One of them is the Lillesand Town and Maritime Museum, which shows you how the era of sailing ships in the 19th century has shaped the city's life and building style.

Culinary experiences in Lillesand

Restaurants along the pier, at the historic hotel Lillesand Hotel Norge or directly from the fish counter on the fishing pier.

Event calendar for Lillesand

Theatre, concerts and exhibitions. See what is happening in Lillesand. There are many events in Lillesand, especially during the summer.

The climbing tower OVER

In 2020, OVER, the world's tallest free-standing climbing tower, opened in Lillesand. A spectacular attraction whether you are climbing or prefer to take the stairs.

OVER offers 840 square metres of climbing surface with routes in all levels of difficulty, on two vertical walls, a floating wall and a wall with a ten metre overhang. Challenges await here for both beginners and experienced climbers.

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