Aust-Agder, Norway

Aust-Agder, Norway

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Where to stay around Aust-Agder?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 148 holiday lettings near Aust-Agder. From 123 houses to 18 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aust-Agder is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Aust-Agder?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Aust-Agder. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lillesand: 15 holiday homes
  • Arendal: 33 holiday homes
  • Risor: 37 holiday homes
  • Southern Norway: 23 holiday homes
  • Tvedestrand: 23 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Aust-Agder! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Aust-Agder?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Aust-Agder with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Lillesand: 15 holiday lettings
  • Arendal: 33 holiday lettings
  • Risor: 37 holiday lettings
  • Tvedestrand: 23 holiday lettings
  • Hovden i Setesdal: 26 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Aust-Agder?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Aust-Agder. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nes Iron Works: 47 holiday rentals
  • Hovden Alpinsenter: 23 holiday rentals
  • Ibsenhuset og Grimstad Bymuseum: 27 holiday rentals
  • Urheia Military Forts: 51 holiday rentals
  • Vegarshei Espelandsmyr Station: 62 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aust-Agder listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Aust-Agder also enquired about apartments in Oslo, holiday homes in Sogn og Fjordane and apartments in Hordaland

Make a holiday home, apartment, farmhouse or cabin in Aust-Agder, Norway your home away from home

Aust-Agder is a county in the beautiful south of Norway, spreading north and inland from the Skagerrak coast in South Norway. The majority of the population lives within reach of the coast and hence much of the self catering accommodation in Aust-Agder is near the coast too. Aust-Agder is best known for its historic and picturesque coastal towns, as well as scenery, wildlife, hiking and skiing, and is a great place for a holiday for all ages.

Things to do on holiday in Aust-Agder, Norway

There are always plenty of things to do when renting self catering accommodation in Aust-Agder, Norway. This is a beautiful part of the world with an attractive coastline and plenty of lakes too where you can enjoy fishing and boating. Hiking is also a popular pastime and there’s always the chance you’ll see some Norwegian wildlife such as elk, deer and beavers. Some of the self catering accommodation in Aust-Agder even has its own swimming pool so you can spend plenty of time in your holiday rental keeping active or relaxing around the pool. During the winter there is skiing in the region.

Places to visit on holiday in Aust-Agder, Norway

The southern coastline of Norway is renowned for its charming historic towns and these are one of the top attractions nearby your Aust-Agder holiday home. Towns like Risor are full of traditional buildings set around a harbour and surrounded by hills and lakes. The wooden boat festival in August is highly popular. Other attractions include the aquarium and the citadel, as well as various other festivals throughout the year.

Arendal is another popular coastal town. Its historic centre contains wooden buildings which date back to the 1600’s, plus Arendal has many popular festivals during the summer too.

The weather in Aust-Agder, Norway

Self catering accommodation in Aust-Agder is popular for many different reasons and the weather here is milder than you might think! During the summer the coastline of Aust-Agder experiences warm days, and even during the winter it is quite mild here. Distance from the coast decreases the temperature and snow is common, but then holiday homes in Aust-Agder are popular during the winter because of skiing and other winter sports that can be enjoyed here!

Flights to Aust-Agder, Norway

There are no airports in Aust-Agder itself, but your self catering accommodation can still be reached from the airports in the neighbouring counties. To the north is the city of Skien, and to the south is the city of Kristiansand. However, you may not find flights directly to these airports from much of Europe, so look for ones going from the UK to Oslo from where you can either drive, or catch a connecting flight onwards.