Farsund - The start of the South Coast
Farsund is an idyllic southern Norwegian town that can really recommended! Running E39 connecting east and west in southern Norway, the "detour" from European road Lyngdal and out to Farsund well worth the trip.
Farsund municipality is an area of great contrasts in the landscape, where the inner part steeped mountains and valleys. The city is a classic southern Norwegian town, and the journey continues beyond the list is almost as one stop and wonder if you have come to Denmark.
Here you will find perhaps the best preserved wooden environment along the southern coast. The place has an interesting history, especially during the war years 1807-1814, in the so-called Napoleon War. In this time, instead los activities and drifted authorized hijacking of English ships along the coast. Loshavn stands today as a holiday paradise with almost no permanent residents. We recommend a stroll between southern houses and then enjoy a lunch carried by the sea. Guaranteed a great experience!
A drive out to Lista's like coming to Denmark or Jæren in under half an hour. The landscape changes character in an incredibly short time, and Lista Lighthouse is almost mandatory to visit. It soon 200 years old lighthouse on 34 meters provides a magnificent view and is an experience too with a little rougher weather. Lista you can find some of the best surfing beaches. Lista Bird Observatory is located right by the lighthouse and the area is fantastic for bird watchers.
Activities for children
A small body need something exciting to fill your time with, and the possibilities are many. Bucket and spade can be nice to have, for Farsund whole 10 kilometers of stunning beaches! You will find beautiful hiking trails in droves, and the wonderful archipelago is super to fish for crabs.
Are you interested in old or new story there are many possibilities. There are huge with prehistoric sites, and Nordberg Fort is a coastal artillery plant, built by the Germans in 1942 as part of Festung Norwegen. There are a number of choices when it comes to museums and art exhibitions.
No matter what draws most; Farsund guest harbor has several years been voted the best marina, so find a bench, eating an ice cream, feel the smell of the sea, then you plans for the stay will be added in the future ...