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.
Popular Itineraries: Kristiansand Cruise Reviews
Sail Date: Aug 2017
everything else was pretty well closed. Cruise line had cancelled a tour that we had booked for Kristiansand....Read More
Sail Date: Aug 2018
First port, first day, and even after looking at the maps 4 months later, I still struggle to identify what there is to do there. Nice small city walk around and shop for stuff. Yarn, farmer's market, usual stuff....Read More
Sail Date: Oct 2018
Rather a disappointment compared to Aalborg. The cruise pier is surrounded by containers, there is no terminal building and it was quite a long walk into town. If I was on a cruise that called here again, I probably...Read More
Sail Date: Jul 2017
Very attractive town with interesting sites within walking distance of the port. The only negative was that the restoration activities in the old town limited our ability to enjoy it more. In a couple of years...Read More
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