Kristiansund is built on four islands, of the coast of Norway. Kristiansund, officially gained township status in 1742. Kristiansund is not a large town and it does not have a huge population, but the pleasant attitude of the people who live here and their way of life, makes it a town with a full-sized heart. Its business center is close to green parks and tiny forests. The stunning view of the surrounding mountains completes the picture. All this makes it a town of contrasts with a large number of exciting events waiting to be experienced during your stay there. Due to the city's heavy involvement in fish processing and international shipping, there used to be as many as seven consulates in Kristiansund, mainly to Latin countries. Kristiansund also has a claim to fame, it is the spot of Norway’s largest ferry port, linking Norway and Denmark, on mainland Europe.
If you find yourself in Kristiansund, Norway take
a little time and go see The Agder museum. You will find out lots of interesting
facts about this small port and the town itself.
If you have the kids with you go to the Kristiansund Dyrepark. This is a zoo and amusement park all in one. So you get to see the animals and go act like one as well.