Kristiansand Vacations & Travel Packages!
The largest city located in South Norway between Stavanger and Oslo, Kristiansand is has long been a preferred summer holiday spot among the Norwegians. It is located on the southern coast of the country. The Skagerrak Sea and surrounding fjords are ideal for recreational activities such as sailing and fishing. This city is a business and cultural capital of Southern Norway. Kristiansand is also named as 'the coolest Riviera' and is a modern city with a cosmopolitan history.
Places of Interest in Kristiansand
Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park
A zoological garden and amusement park located around 11 kilometers east of Kristiansand, Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park is the most frequently visited attractions in Norway. The park covers an area of around 150 acres. The animals found in the zoo include wolves, orangutans, wolverines, zebras, moose, tigers, cheetahs, lions, and chimpanzees.
Kilden Performing Arts Centre
A theater and concert hall on Odderoya in Kristiansand, Kilden Performing Arts Centre houses Agder Teater, Opera Sor, and Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra. In the center, there is a room for a plethora of concerts and other sorts of cultural expressions.
Sorlandets Art Museum
An excellent place to visit for art lovers, Sorlandets Art Museum is working with both art and crafts. Sorlandets Art Museum runs extensive art-related activities including exhibits of the permanent collection, traveling exhibitions to schools and kindergartens, and contemporary art exhibitions.