With the rising interest in scandi noir and Viking mythology, it’s easy to see why so many people are starting to explore the beautiful country of Norway. While many of these new tourists are heading to the country’s capital of Oslo, the true hidden jewel of southern Norway is the city of Kristiansand. Kristiansand is Norway’s most southern city promising some of its best weather, geography and beaches.
Founded in the 16
century, the city has a timeless charm that combines the best of Norwegian culture with the universal brilliance of a seaside city. Unlike many cities in Norway, Kristiansand has several family resorts and activities for kids, including a huge waterpark, zoo and even a pirate-themed hotel. If you want to enjoy the best of Norway, there is nowhere better to visit than Kristiansand.