CRUISE PORT ARENDAL – THE HEART OF SOUTHERN NORWAY
Welcome to Arendal.
The oldest city in the south of Norway, founded on the industries of shipping, forestry and mining. Arendal developed into one of the wealthiest cities in northern Europe through the 17th and 18th century. Evidence of the cities golden days are easily found, walking through the old part of city, especially Tyholmen. The old city hall beeing one of the largest wooden buildings found anywhere is open for visitors. The city was originally situated on 7 small islands, and Arendal is widely known as “Venice of the North”. The entrance to the city of Arendal through the Galtesund fjord is probably among Norways finest. Hop onboard a small ferry or sightseeing boat, sail through. Some of the worlds finest skerries and visit the the small islands just outside the city centre.
Arendal has a lot offer! You`re invited!