This area offers plenty to do for the entire family. Unique, adrenaline-packed holidays full of fun.
Be prepared for an active holiday in Evje. With an excellent range of activities set in beautiful surroundings, it makes the perfect base for a brilliant holiday.
Evje is a village that lies the municipality of Evje og Hornnes in southern Setesdalen, Aust-Agder county, and has a population of around 2,400. There are rich mineral deposits here, providing the basis for hundreds of years of mining operations. The area may be best known for the Evjemoen military camp, where many people completed their national military service before it closed in 2002. Visit Evjemoen Forsvarsmuseum to learn more about the military history of the region.
Mineralparken has a spectacular stone collection and provides information about the mines in the area. You can also visit Motorland to test yourself on the go-kart track, one of the longest in Northern Europe. If you are feeling more adventurous, make sure to consider rafting on the River Otra. For more relaxing experiences, head to the beautiful gardens at Oddens Hage, a large area comprising several themed gardens.
Evje offers a wide range of activities in both summer and winter with plenty to do for both young and old. To see this region at its best, make sure to rent a car so that you can explore its many sights and activities. You can also find a great range of shops with plenty on offer for a spot of retail therapy.
Evje is only an hour's drive from Kristiansand. The closest airport is Torp Airport in Sandefjord and the drive to Evje takes just over three hours. From Oslo, the journey takes around four and a half hours and from Stavanger it is just over three hours.
Norway boasts a great selection of places for visitors to explore, but for an exciting holiday with a great range of different activities, make sure to book your next holiday to Evje.