Destination guide

The lively area of Kristiansand awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Kristiansand and enjoy the area's festivals, live music and monuments. Renowned for its museums, fishing and forests, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kristiansand

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Kristiansand is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • S.N. Hansen's Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Groos Recreation Ground (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kristiansand

Fly into Kristiansand (KRS-Kjevik), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is KRISTIANSAND.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Kristiansand?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 57 holiday rentals around Kristiansand. From 24 flats & apartments to 31 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Kristiansand is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kristiansand?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kristiansand. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Strai: 33 holiday rentals
  • Kristiansand (KRS-Kjevik): 65 holiday rentals
  • Skålevik: 31 holiday rentals
  • Flekkerøy: 40 holiday rentals
  • Tveit: 27 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kristiansand! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kristiansand?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kristiansand with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Arendal: 49 holiday homes
  • Evje: 91 holiday homes
  • Mandal: 128 holiday homes
  • Birkenes: 55 holiday homes
  • Vennesla: 41 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kristiansand?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Kristiansand. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kristiansand Kanonmuseum: 70 holiday rentals
  • Postveien from Kristiansand to Brennasen: 77 holiday rentals
  • Leo's Lekeland: 75 holiday rentals
  • Bredalsholmen Dokk og Fartoyvernsenter: 71 holiday rentals
  • Kilden Performing Arts Centre: 71 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kristiansand listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.