Kristiansand is a city and municipality in Agder county, Norway. It is the fifth largest city in Norway, with a population of around 93,000. Kristiansand is located by the Sea cost.
Feel the light from the sun rays reflect from the whitewashed walls of Posebyen old town, the very heart of Kristiansand, and a great place to start exploring Norway’s southernmost city. These are the biggest collection of charming wooden houses that characterizes many of the villages of Southern Norway. Today, they are filled with quirky little shops. Warning: you will not leave empty-handed!
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There are few places in Norway with more hours of sun per year, and with chalk-white sand and palm trees, Bystrandacity beach gives you the feeling of being in Southern Europe. If you want cultural experiences, shopping and good restaurants, they are just a stone’s throw away. No wonder Kristiansand is compared to Barcelona! And although the sea can become quite warm in the summer, you are guaranteed a comfortable 25 degrees Celsius all year round in the Aquarama Waterpark’s outdoor pool, right by the city beach. The palm trees at the beach are the inspiration behind the name of the annual Palmesus festival that takes place on Bystranda. With 60,000 attendees and an international line-up, it’s Norway’s biggest beach party.