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travel42 Port Guide: Kristiansand

Kristiansand travel42 Port of Call Guide

On the southernmost tip of the country and 240 mi/385 km southwest of Oslo, Kristiansand, Norway, is the major city of the region called Sorlandet, known as the Norwegian Riviera.

Founded in 1641 by the Danish-Norwegian King Christian IV, it has both a historic town center and one of the country's best boating areas and beaches. There are free guided tours during the summer.

Also worth a visit is Wergeland Park, bright with thousands of flowers raised and planted by local schoolchildren. T...

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