Grønningen Light House in Agder, Norway - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

Grønningen Light House

Postboks 8317 Vågsbygd, 4676 Kristiansand, Norway

Lighthouses

About Grønningen Light House

Grønningen Lighthouse is located about 8 km south-east of Kristiansand. The lighthouse came into service on 1. September 1878, and was manned until 1980, when it became automatic. The lighthouse became a heritage building in 1994. Bragdøya Kystlag keeps the lighthouse open for visitors and as overnight accommodation during the school summer holidays.



Attractions near Grønningen Light House

Oksøy Lighthouse2.32km from Grønningen Light House

Oksøy Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located off Kristiansand, Norway. It was first lit in 1832. The lighthouse, along with Grønningen Lighthouse, marks the approach to Kristiansand. The lighthouse marks the western side of the main shipping channel that leads inland to the port of the city of Kristiansand.

Bragdøya6.96km from Grønningen Light House

Bragdøya is an island in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county, Norway. The 0.7-square-kilometer island is in the archipelago in the Kristiansandsfjorden, just south of the city of Kristiansand. The island is surrounded by the smaller islands of Svensholmen and Langøya to the north and the island of Hestehaue to the southeast. The heavily populated island of Andøya lies to the southwest.

Kristiansand Cannon Museum7.09km from Grønningen Light House

Kristiansand Kanonmuseum Møvik Fortress outside Kristiansand was built by the Germans during World War II. The museum houses the only remaining 380mm Krupp gun in the world. You can also take a ride with the ammunition railway train. This is an 1800 meter long railway track that used to carry ammunition for the guns at Møvik Fortress.

Odderøya7.75km from Grønningen Light House

Odderøya is an island and neighbourhood in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county, Norway. The 170-acre island lies immediately to the south of the city centre of Kristiansand and it is connected to the mainland by four bridges. The island creates a natural division between the eastern and western parts of the port of Kristiansand.

Kilden Performing Arts Centre8.36km from Grønningen Light House

Kilden Performing Arts Centre is a theater and concert hall on Odderøya in Kristiansand, Norway. It houses Kilden Teater, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, and Opera Sør in a joint project never previously embarked upon. There is room for a variety of concerts and other forms of cultural expression.

Bystranda8.61km from Grønningen Light House

A beautiful beach located in the heart of Agder and which is famous among the tourists. there are seating areas, bathrobes stairs, sand volleyball court, skate ramp, playground, and restrooms and so more. Close to Bystranda is the indoor water park Aquarama.

Where is Grønningen Light House

Discover more attractions in Agder, where Grønningen Light House is located

Agder35 attractions

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.