municipality in Agder, Norway

Risør is a very well preserved coast town between Kristiansand and Oslo, 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.

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  • Risør Akvarium.
  • Den Hellige Ånds church.
  • Citadel.






The white wooden houses in the inner city makes the town known as "Den hvite by ved Skagerak".

  • Det Lille Hotell. Nice place to stay. They offer luxury apartments with fully equipped kitchen for your own cooking, at a very fair price.

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Routes through Risør
KristiansandArendal  W   E  SkienOslo

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