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Vacation rentals in Kristiansand

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Popular amenities for Kristiansand vacation rentals

Stay near Kristiansand's top sights

Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park395 locals recommend
Dyreparken5 locals recommend
Sorlandssenteret116 locals recommend
Kristiansand Feriesenter10 locals recommend
Fish Market90 locals recommend
Kristiansand Domkirke16 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Kristiansand

  • Total rentals

    2.1K properties

  • Rentals with a pool

    30 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    470 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    1.4K properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    23K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Kristiansand?

    Kristiansand has a temperate oceanic climate. Summers are typically mild with average high temperatures of 70°F (21°C) in July, whereas winter months see average lows of 23°F (-5°C) with snowfall. The city enjoys relatively mild winters for its latitude, thanks to the Gulf Stream.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Kristiansand?

    In Kristiansand, visitors often explore the historic Posebyen, visit the Kristiansand Cathedral, or stroll through the Botanical Garden. For those with families, the Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park and Aquarama Water Park are popular options. Many also enjoy hiking in the surrounding nature reserves.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Kristiansand?

    The most popular time to visit Kristiansand is during the summer months when the weather is most favourable, typically from June to August. During this period, events such as the Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival and the Palmesus Beach Party, Scandinavia's largest beach festival, take place.

  • What are the best places to stay in Kristiansand?

    Popular areas to stay in Kristiansand include the city center, with its variety of shops and restaurants. Posebyen, the old town, is known for its charming wooden houses. Kvadraturen, the city center, is also a popular choice for its proximity to the cathedral and other attractions.

  • What are the best places to visit in Kristiansand?

    In Kristiansand, you can explore the Kristiansand Cathedral, an impressive neo-gothic cathedral in the city center. The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is often recommended for its diverse array of species. For family fun, the Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park is frequently suggested.

  • What are some hiking trails in Kristiansand?

    Consider exploring hiking trails such as the Baneheia and Ravnedalen Nature Park, which provide scenic woodland walks. Close to the city, you'll discover the Odderøya Nature Reserve, a network of trails along the coastline offering beautiful sea views. For a longer hike, the 40 miles (64 km) long Kristiansand Coastal Path is a popular choice.

  • What are some family activities to do in Kristiansand?

    Families can enjoy a day at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park, known for its diverse species. For aquatic fun, Aquarama, a major water park and wellness center, is often recommended. The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is also a great educational outing for families.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Kristiansand?

    Popular day trips from Kristiansand include a visit to the Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway's oldest lighthouse. The charming coastal town of Lillesand is also within a day's reach. Nature lovers may opt for the Setesdal Valley, known for its picturesque scenery and outdoor activities.

  • Are there pet-friendly house rentals in Kristiansand?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Kristiansand. Choose from more than 140 house rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there house rentals with a dedicated workspace in Kristiansand?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 250 house rentals in Kristiansand featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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