Welcome to Kristianland!
Kristiansand is the largest city in southern Norway. It is the southernmost city in Norway which attracts thousands, if not millions of tourists every single year. It is a family friendly destination which has a lot of attractions and activities for families from all over the world. Kristianland has been declared the children’s city as a result of these fun filled attractions and activities. One of the largest tourist attractions in Kristiansand includes Dyreparken which is a larger than life zoo and amusement park. It is Norway’s most popular and frequently visited attraction which covers an area of one hundred and fifty acres. The park was established in 1966 and has been the property of Braganza since the year 2004.
Kristiansand also has a lot of nature based activities to help people relax and take a breather from work and the stress of everyday activities. Sightseeing boats are available to take give you a tour of the coastal outports around Kristainsand as you explore its secluded beaches and archipelago. Nothing could be more relaxing than taking a walk through the Odderoya Island after you might have explored the wonderful displays at the outdoor museums, Norway’s number one summer destination and filled up your belly at the fish bazaar.
Accommodation for Tourists!
There are a lot of modern, well located, affordable, and cozy hotels to lodge in which are very close to the music and dance festivals and other Kristianland’s many attractions. If you are set on getting one which would provide you with all the comforts you hope for during your stay, then you should take a look at Yess! Hotell Kristiansand which is located right at Kristianland city center.
Festivals on Kristianland
Kristiansand has been the site for a lot of exciting and interesting festivals such as Makeskrik music festival and the Ravnedans contemporary Dance festival which would take place from the 9th to the 14th of July of the year 2018.
The Ravnedans contemporary dance festival is southern Norway’s biggest contemporary dance festival which celebrates the art of contemporary dance in Kristiansand. The Ravnedans dance festival gets its name from the Ravnedalen Park which is a most beautiful park in Kristiansand. Several professional performers would be performing at the dance festival on nature’s stage, creating a wonderful and unforgettable experience for each and every one. Ravnedans is actually southern Norway’s first contemporary dance festival and it began in the summer of 2010. It has since been celebrated in the summer of every year. A lot of workshops, seminars, and performances are all part of the festival fun, creating a central attraction for dance artists in the north of Norway who come to play their part in the promotion of contemporary dance in the southern region.
The festival is scheduled as follows:
Mon, July 9, 2018 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Tue, July 10, 2018 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Wed, July 11, 2018 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Thu, July 12, 2018 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Fri, July 13, 2018 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Sat, July 14, 2018 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM