Kristiansand Cruise Port

Port of Kristiansand: An Overview

Kristiansand is the fifth largest city in Norway -- lying on the southern tip of this Scandinavian country -- and offers picturesque streetscapes, traditional and colorful Norwegian architecture and cultural highlights, including the stunning waterfront Kilden Performing Arts Center.

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In town, you can walk along the harborfront and visit the beach or fort, or head to the car-free shopping street and nearby cathedral. The Fiskebrygga is a cute spot with indoor/outdoor restaurants, a fish market and even boat parking. Outside of town, the zoo and mineral park are two worthy attractions, accessible by bus. Ship's tours will take you to nearby villages, such as Lillesand.

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Cruise Critic Message Boards: Northern Europe & Baltic

  • Kristiansand: Zuiderdam
    BakedAlaska7751
    We took the larger passenger fjord boat, which was wonderful. You can buy tickets at the pier and there's plenty of space. We then strolled along and went to Cow & Fish, a lovely restaurant adjacent to the mall, for lunch, where we tried the ... Read more
  • Visited here twice. First stop took small train to city center, then went to Hotel Norge / Gladkjøkkenet where we cooked our own lunch consisting of reindeer steak and krumkaker (cloudberries in a fancy bowl made with a krumkake iron). It ... Read more
  • there is not much to do .... just stroll through the village .... along the seafront, enjoying the yacht harbour, the small beach, ... heading back through the "old town" ... Read more
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