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Setesdalsbanen

Grovane, Norway

Man-made Structures- Other

About Setesdalsbanen

The Setesdalsbanen is a narrow gauge (1,067 mm gauge) preserved railway line which follows an 8 km route between Grovane and Røyknes stations in Vennesla, 20 km outside Kristiansand. Norway’s first preserved railway line opened just two years after the line’s official closure in 1962. Since then, visitors have been able to experience a living museum.



Attractions near Setesdalsbanen

Hamresanden13.08km from Setesdalsbanen

A very good camp sute which was located near to Kristianland and it is famous for the sandy beach and There have been archaeological excavations on Hamresanden, where ancient discoveries have been made. Hamresanden Camping is a family camp and waterpark located at Hamresanden.

Kristiansand Museum15.06km from Setesdalsbanen

The museum is located at Kongsgård and consists of the Open Air Museum, Miniby (miniature houses) and a main building with a toy exhibition. The open-air museum at Kongsgård consists of 34 old houses in three areas: Bygade, Setesdal yard, and Vest-Agder yard. There is also so many interesting features in and around this museum and a lot of tourists visits this place every day,

Oddernes Kirke15.18km from Setesdalsbanen

It is one of the oldest church in the area built approx. 1100-1150. Stone church in the Roman style, with a Baroque altarpiece and pulpit from 1704. Runic stone on the porch.  There are organ concerts in the summer season.  The church is open Monday- Friday, July and August and the rest of the year by appointment.

At the Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden you will get to experience natural history from the ice age to the present, and how it developed from the coast to the mountains. There' s a colorful mineral exhibition at the museum. Botanical garden with a historical rose garden dating from 1850. You will also find Norway's largest collection of cactus, as well as flowers and trees from all over the world.

Cardamom Town15.21km from Setesdalsbanen

A theme park inspired by the famous children's novel Fri. "Thief of Cardamom" by Thorbjøn Egner. 33 houses have been set up here, which look exactly like the illustrations in the book. Families known to readers stroll around the town, and a tram rides.

Ravnedalen Scene15.41km from Setesdalsbanen

A beautiful valley which has been praised for its beautiful outdoor scene, its wide range of artists in the summer, plenty of wildlife and not least Café Generalen which has recipes 100 years back in time. The park was constructed as a romantic garden, in a valley with dramatic cliffs and waterfalls. A dam fointaine was built with natural pressure support from the nearby lake Baanetjønn.

Where is Setesdalsbanen

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Agder is a county and historical district of Norway in the southernmost region of Norway. The name Agder is older than the Norwegian language. Its meaning is not known.