Cruise-Kristiansand-old-town Welcome to the Kristiansand cruise port guide. With a population of 90.000 Kristiansand is the 5th largest city in Norway. It is one of the fastest growing regions in Scandinavia thanks to its industries and geographical position. This is the reason why they call Kristiansand the capital of the south. It also has another nickname. It is often referred to as the coolest riviera because it is the favorite summer destination among the Norwegians. The region is known for its mild and sunny climate and the coastline is famous for its thousand islands. All in all this makes for beautiful scenery in the area and let’s not forget about the charming town of Kristiansand. The city centre might be small and there are limited things to do in town, but Kristiansand it without doubt a city that has a small town feel to it where the tiny coffee corners and boutique shops are abundant. You can also find the famous zoo, cannon museum and open air museum in the near are. Hiking, sightseeing, scenery or history is all what you can find in or closeby the port of Kristiansand. Find out underneath what there is to find in port, what your transportation options are and what to see and do in Kristiansand.