Christiansann, the main city of Fyulka (provinces) of the West Agder, is considered one of the most popular tourist centers of Norway. Many best tours to Norway 2013 provide for a visit to this city, which with a population of more than 80 thousand people occupies fifth place in the country in this indicator. Christiansanne can be of interest both for fans of beach and outdoor activities, and for lovers of cognitive tourism.
Archaeological finds prove that the ancient settlement at the mouth of the morning river, which flows into the Skagerrak marine Strait, existed in the 5th century, but the city itself was founded in 1641 by King Christian IV. In his history, Christiansann survived two strong fires, the first of which happened in 1734, the second occurred 158 years later. In addition, in the Second World War, the city was bombarded by German troops, but, fortunately, there was no particularly serious damage.
Tourists who come to the provincial capital in the summer season have the opportunity to have a great time on local beaches. The beach zone of Hamresanden is unique in that it has access to both the river and to the sea, which allows vacationers to choose a place for bathing, based on their own preferences. Bustastnad, located directly in the city, is popular among tourists and a large beach; In addition, if you wish, you can find a small secluded beach.
Fans of active pastime relaxing in Christiansann have a huge selection of affordable entertainment. Tourists can try their hand at rafting, tackle, take a mountain walk on a bicycle or walk along the river on a canoe; The beach has the opportunity to rent diving equipment. Skydiving is available to those who wish to experience incredible feelings, you can make a sightseeing helicopter trip over Christiansan to vacationers.
The main reason for visiting this Scandinavian country is in winter ski tours are considered in winter, Norway is famous for its famous mountain resorts throughout the world. Tourists who come to the country mainly for skiing have a wide selection of winter sports centers. Not far from Christiansanna, in the town of Twain, excellent conditions for classes of both skiing and a smooth run along the ski is created.
In any season, one of the main entertainment for vacationers in the provincial capital is a visit to a local zoo with a park of entertainment. Its territory, occupying a huge area, is divided into five parts: water park, entertainment park, forest park, theme park and, in fact, zoo. Animals feel here quite freely, since they do not live in tight cells, but in spacious fenced sites.
For connoisseurs of architectural monuments are of interest to the Cathedral of Christiansanna, who is considered one of the largest in the country. It was built in a neo -Gothic style in 1885 on the site of an earlier wooden church. Tourists have the opportunity to visit and inspect two lighthouses located near the city in small islands; If there is a desire, then you can even stay in them for the night.
For many years the most popular tourist center of Norway remains the capital of the country, which annually host hundreds of thousands of travelers. Many Russians acquire tours to the main city of Norway during the winter holidays, since Oslo looks especially attractive for the New Year and Christmas. In the capital of the Scandinavian country, as in Christiansann, in January the temperature is rarely lower than −3 … −4 ° C, which guarantees a comfortable rest.