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  1. Kragerø Town
    Many things to see, many things to do! A summer paradise located far south in Telemark with a distance of 194 km to Oslo and 145 km to Kristiansand.
  2. Kragerø and the arts
    Kragerø was referred to as "The pearl among the coastal towns" by Edvard Munch, Norway's most famous artist of all time. Kragerø has inspired and attracted many artists trhough the years - now we invite you to feel inspired by Kragerø - the town of arts!
  3. Stråholmen and Jomfruland in South
    Jomfruland National Park was established on 16 December 2016 and covers an area of 117 km2(45 sq mi), including the islands of Jomfruland and Stråholmen. About 98% in the park area is sea.
  4. Recommended freecamp tenting spots
    Kragerø and the sorrounding islands are ideal for experiencing an authentic Norwegian camping expereince! Bring your tent and anything else you might need and go camping Norwegian style. Here are som suggestions for nice spots for an enjoyable and worry free camping expereience,

Welcome to Kragerø

Highlights

  1. Exciting walk in E. Munchs footsteps
    Did you know that some of Munch's most famous works are painted in Kragerø? Take a walk in Munch's footsteps on your own (or with a licensed guide) through the streets of Kragerø and visit the places where he found inspiration for his art.
  2. Sea Trout Fishing along the coast of Kragerø can offer great experiences all year round. Whether you walk along rocks, beaches, or try your luck fishing from a boat out in the skerries. Rent an experienced guide to find the right fishing spots.
  3. Welcome to Kragerø Action Park - fun for the whole family!
    1. The island Skåtøy
      Skåtøy is the largest of Kragerø’s islands and has a flourishing Cultural life year-round. In addition to beautiful nature and great hiking possibilities for everyone, you’ll find galleries with art exhibitions, concerts, a cafe, a wooden church, lots of cultural heritage and even a coastal fort from world war 2.
    2. A walk through the city to find historical signs with information and pictures from bygone times is a pleasant and educational activity throughout the year,and a great way to get to know Kragerø.
    3. Kragerø with its many freshwater lakes and a wonderful archipelago is a paradise for paddling enthusiasts and offers a varied terrain.

    Inspiration

    Gunnarsholmen Fortress / Bathing spot

    Gunnarsholmen Fortress / Bathing spot

    Gunnarsholmen is located a just short walk from the town center and was originally an old coastal fort which protected Kragerø in…

    Sannidal Bygdetun

    Sannidal Bygdetun

    is a local historic collection of buildings. Since 1949, eight buildings from 1700 and 1800s have been placed here: Millhouse,…

    Viewpoint Veten - Øya

    Viewpoint Veten - Øya

    Veten is Øyas magnificent viewpoint. From here you have the opportunity to experience impressive prospect of the downtown core and…

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