Kristiansand is a beautiful city on the southern coast of Norway founded by Christian IV in 1641. The city is the fifth largest in Norway, although the whole town centre fits within one square kilometre. During the summer months the cities surrounding countryside boasts the sunniest weather in Norway.
This historical museum outside Kristiansand was built by the Germans during World War II, its home to the only remaining 380mm Krupp gun in the world.
The Natural history museum and botanical garden is one of the oldest museums in Norway, it features an array of botanical species including Norway's largest cacti collection and flowers and trees from all over the world.
Lillesand is a if full of wooden houses, charming architecture, and alleys full of shops, bars, restaurants, museums and art galleries, this charming whitewashed idyll comes to life in the summer.
Take a journey along the narrow guage railroad and experience travel the way it was years ago as you enjoy stunning views of the surrounding countryside on a steam engine.