Segway tour in Kristiansand
For our cruise tourists the tour will start at the cruise pier next to Kilden Theatre and Concert Hall. The tour continues on to the Fish Market, Hartmann's pier, Sjøhuset, Otterdal Park, the guest harbor, Kristiansand fortress, the City Beach / Aquarama, Tangen, riverside Otra, the Old Town, Wergeland Park, the Cathedral and back to Kilden. At the cruise ship arrivals you will find us by Kilden, the rest of the summer in the town square of Kristiansand. We can create alternative routes on request.
Kilden Performing Arts Centre
Kilden Performing Arts Centre is a theater and concert hall on Odderøya in Kristiansand, Norway. It houses Agder Teater, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra (KSO) and Opera Sør in a joint project never previously embarked upon. There is room for a variety of concerts and other forms of cultural expression. Managing Director: Bentein Baardson.
The Fish Market
Fiskebrygga (The Fish Wharf) is a former fish landing in Kristiansand, Norway, that has been redeveloped as a restaurant, shopping, and tourism destination.The former fish landing extends along both sides of Gravanekanalen, the canal that separates the town centre, Kvadraturen, from Odderøya. It was extensively reconstructed in the 1990s, with wood-fronted buildings in an old-fashioned style similar to the warehouses, painted ocher yellow and red, housing shops and a number of restaurants. There are wooden piers on both sides of Gravanekanalen, where there is a bustling boat traffic in summer, and bridges over the canal give the area an almost Venetian look. The area has since experienced a renaissance.
Kristiansand Boardwalk (Norwegian: Strandpromenaden) is a street in the town centre Kvadraturen in Kristiansand, Norway. The street is in most of its course closed to the passage of motor vehicles, but operates in the tourist season in connection with sightseeing. From where the street Strandpromenaden ends in the eastern corner of the town centre, there is a continuing boardwalk upwards the river Otra.
Christiansholm Fortress (Christiansholm festning) was a Norwegian fortress built to defend the city of Kristiansand.The fortress was finished in 1672 and formed a part of King Christian IV's plan for defense of Kristiansand when the city was founded in 1641. The architect of the fortress was quartermaster general Willem Coucheron. It was built on an islet, about 100 yards from shore. Today the fortress is connected to the mainland.The only time the fortress has been in battle was against an English fleet force, lead by HMS Spencer (1800) in 1807 during the Napoleonic Wars. It was decommissioned by royal decree during June 1872 as part of a major redevelopment of fortifications across the nation. Today, Christiansholm is a tourist attraction by the Kristiansand Boardwalk and venue for a variety of cultural events and festivities. It is now owned by the municipality and is a site used principally for recreation.
Posebyen (The old town)
Posebyen have one of Northern Europe's largest collection of low, wooden houses and the town fire in 1892 did not reach here. At the Poseby market local artists and people with interesting hobbies are showing off their art on the streets. The trade is lively and the atmosphere is high. Its sold everything from antiques to nips / naps. Do you have an opportunity for a guided segway tour, then it's very nice to go with Posebymarkedet as a starting point.
Wergeland Park is a park in the center of Kristiansand. The park is located at the upper peat and was built by Oscar Wergeland in the years 1859-1860.From 1866 the park was a fountain in the city center, but this was in 1908 moved to the advantage of a statue of Oscar's brother, the poet Henrik, designed by Gustav Vigeland. The sculpture, a gift from Henrik Wergeland's birthplace, was raised in connection with the 100th anniversary of his birth. Today mainly associated with the park Henrik Wergeland, but it is his brother's origin to its name.
Kristiansand Cathedral (Norwegian: Kristiansand domkirke) in Kristiansand, Norway, is the seat of the Bishop of Agder and Telemark in the Church of Norway. It is a Neo-Gothic church completed in 1885 and designed by the architect Henrik Thrap-Meyer. It is the third cathedral built in the town of Kristiansand and one of the largest cathedrals in Norway. It is 70 m long and 39 m wide, and the only tower is 70 m in height. Originally the cathedral had 2,029 seats and room for 1,216 standees, but seating has now been reduced to 1,300.To re-use the walls of the previous cathedral, which burned down in 1880, the altar was positioned at the west end, rather than in the traditional position in the east.