Cruising to Risør, Norway

Risør tourist attractions.

Risør, NorwayRisør is a city and municipality in Aust-Agder county, well preserved coast town between Kristiansand and Oslo, Norway. The city belongs to the traditional region of Sørlandet. With an old history of sailing ships and lumber export in the golden days in the late 18 century. Nowadays known for art and handicraft. This coastal town is a heritage preserved wooden town that offers cultural festivals, a large archipelago and a long history of wooden boat building. It is a popular tourist place. Zodiacs ferry us over the Strangholmen skerry and perhaps a unique experience kayaking near one of the “potholes” or small lagoons. A relaxing outdoor seafood lunch awaits on Strangholmen, with a Norwegian folk music performance. The white woodenhouse in the inner city makes the town known as “Den hvite by ved Skagerak”. Nice place to stay “Det Lille Hotell” They offer luxury apartments with fully equipped kitchen for your own cooking, at a very fair price.

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