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The southernmost tip of mainland, Norway

The southernmost point of Norway is home to the oldest lighthouse in the country. From the lighthouse, a combination of rocks, blue ocean, and elevation result in a magical experience with breathtaking views.

After visiting Kristiansand, we continued west to check the southernmost tip mainland of Norway. It is situated only an hour's drive from Kristiansand, and it is completely worth the drive! The route goes through small villages and lower (than the usual) sea level. The feeling of driving through curvy mountain ways while the sea is just on the side is indescribable. We were lucky with the high temperatures and warm sun, even though we visited it in March.


Located in Lindesnes municipality, on the southernmost tip, you will find the oldest lighthouse in Norway, dating back to 1656. From the lighthouse, you can reach the North Cape in 2518 km.

The lighthouse story is written on information panels that can be found all over the place. On top of the hill, next to the lighthouse, you can enjoy the views with the help of a single lens telescope, free of charge. Its zoom helps you explore the small islands, lands, and surrounding fjords with excellent visibility to the smallest detail.