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Citybox Recommends: This Summer

Biggest movie releases

  • Lightyear
  • Elvis
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Jurassic World: Dominion
  • Mini-Zlatan og verdens beste onkel
  • Downtown Abbey: En ny æra
  • Old Henry
  • Rutete Ninja 2

This season’s biggest theater shows

  • Peer Gynt – Den norske Ibsenakademiet (Kilden) 20/7 – 24/7
  • Anne (Kilden) 11/8 – 2/9
  • Makrellrevyen 2022 – I festlige farvann  (Teateret) 21/7 – 29/7
  • Mikkel og Mørlands improshow – 26/7

 

Other big events

  • Andrea Bocelli 29/6 – Bystranda
  • Palmesus 1/7- 3/7 – Bystranda
  • Måkeskrik 8/7 – 9/7 – Odderøya
  • Start-Brann 8/7 – Sør Arena
  • Ravnedalen Live 29/7 – 30/7
Aquarama
Place type: WATERPARK
Tangen 8

Still not hot enough to go for a swim outside? Situated at the town beach you will find this waterpark, spa and fitness centre. They can offer six different bathing areas, five different water temperatures and surfing with instructor.

  • Walking dist: 15 min
Odderøya
Place type: recration centre
Odderøya

Former island naval base with idyllic paths, small beaches and old canon positions. Here you will find "Kilden teater- og konserthus", a climbing park and concert venues.

  • Walking dist: 10 min
Baneheia
Place type: HIKING, swimming AND VIEWING POINT
Baneheia

Only a two minutes walk from the hotel you can follow the small paths through Baneheia. Go for a hike around the idyllic lakes on the top, follow the route down to Ravnedalen or take a pit stop at the viewing point on the top where you can enjoy the view over the whole city centre.

  • Walking dist: 5 min
Bystranda
Place type: THE CITY BEACH
Tangen 8

Near the city centre you will find this sandy beach with palms, sun deck and swim pier. The beach is one out of a few beaches in Norway that is awarded with "Blue Flag", which among other things means that the water quality is more than decent.

  • Walking dist: 15 min
Fiskebrygga
Place type: LIVELY FISH PIER
Fiskebrygga

By the "entrance" to Odderøya you will find this fish pier with nice restaurants and a lovely atmosphere. You can also pick your own mussels, shrimps, crabs or fish in the fish market. During summer they have live concerts every Tuesday.

  • Walking dist: 10 min
Dyreparken
Place type: ZOO AND AMUSEMENT PARK
Dyreparken

Norways most frequently visited attraction! The park is divided in different themes and you can observe all kinds of animals from the scandinavian wilderness to more exotic animals like lions and elephants. Besides all the animals there is also a wide variety of amusement attractions, as well as shows to attend. The integrated aqua park contains several pools and water slides. From the hotel you can catch a bus which will take you to the park in less than 20 minutes.

  • Walking dist: 120 min
Bragdøya
Place type: IDYLLIC ISLAND
Bragøya

Bragdøya is a 0.7-square-kilometre (0.27 sq mi) island in the archipelago of Kristiansand, just south of the city centre. The island is surrounded by the smaller islands of Svensholmen and Langøya to the north and the island of Hestehaue to the southeast. There is a summer sightseeing boat from the city centre of Kristiansand during the Norwegian school holidays which makes a round trip of Bragdøya and several other islands.

  • Walking dist: min