Kristiansand - A mecca for young and pirates
Kristiansand is Sørlandets capital and offers activities shall for the whole family. It's probably not many children in Norway who are not already at the age of 2-3 years have discovered that there are black clad superhero in Kristiansand with a great ship and a scary crew eating rat soup for dinner!
For the Shoppers Kristiansand city on a shopping mecca that crushes most other Norwegian cities. What you will not find here you probably will not need.
Kristiansands waterfront with Tresse and beverage outlets beyond the Odderøya is important to include them, whether for eating an ice cream under the palm trees (!) In the sun, or you want to try one of the restaurants in the area.
Archipelago Kristiansand offers idyllic islets and reefs. Old Hellesund in Blindleia is one of Sørlandets large beads. Today there are only homes out here, but especially during the Napoleonic Wars was an active life out here, when many settled on privateering. Unless you have your own boat, is the only possibility to come here to travel with M / B Øya.
In Ny-Hellesund find great hiking opportunities on the islands and in the archipelago. On Helgøya find a coastal fort from 2. WWII that are clearly worth a look at. When the boat goes through Olav Sundet please forward your camera to capture the royal signature in the mountains. To experience New Hellesund you must either have your own boat or with M / B Hollen that runs from Hollen Brygge in Søgne. Søgne is approximately 2 mil west of Kristiansand.