One hour drive from Kristiansand you arrive at Lyngdal in Southern Norway, where you may experience the real charm of this part of the country.
This is an ideal stop for the whole family. In the center of Lyngdal you find Sørlandsbadet with both indoor and outdoor pools, treatment rooms and a gym.
Just down the road is the Lucky Strike Bowling Center which has six indoor bowling lanes, food and billiard room.
In Lyngdal there is an abuncance of shopping stores selling items you hardly find anywhere else. Lyngdal is actually famous for its shopping, so people travel for long distances to buy things there.
You should not miss the Lygna river where you find a salmon staircase consisting of concrete stairs built into a 220 meter long tunnel at the Kvås waterfall. They enable the salmon to swim up the river to lay their eggs. There is a viewing glass room where visitors can see the salmon.
The salmon staircase consist of concrete stairs built into a 220 metre long tunnel at the Kvås waterfall in Kvås, Lyngdal. They enable the salmon to swim up the river to lay their eggs. There is a viewing glass room where visitors can see the salmon.
Staying in Lyngdal
You have several choices, but our recommendation is the unique historic hotel Paulsens Hotel & Café from 1894 with carefully preserved 19th-century interiors and home-cooked Danish and Norwegian cuisine.
The 17th-century Lindesnes Lighthouse, the oldest in Norway, is just a 30-minute drive from Paulsens Hotell.
The hotel was a popular destination for German salmon lords. It closed its doors in 1971, but is now reopened and the staff is now even dressed in the original old costumes.
The Picturesque Coastal Town Lyngdal, Norway, written by Admin