Hamresanden

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Hamresanden Beach
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Location Tveit, Kristiansand
Norway
Nearest city Kristiansand
Coordinates 58°11′28.165″N 8°4′33.686″E / 58.19115694°N 8.07602389°E / 58.19115694; 8.07602389Coordinates: 58°11′28.165″N 8°4′33.686″E / 58.19115694°N 8.07602389°E / 58.19115694; 8.07602389

Hamresanden is a 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) long beach in the municipality of Kristiansand in Vest-Agder county, Norway. The sandy beach is located at Hamre in the district of Tveit, along the Topdalsfjorden at the mouth of the river Topdalselva. It is located near Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik. Hamresanden goes from Grovikheia in Hånes to Ve.[1]

Hamresanden Camping is a family camp and waterpark located at Hamresanden.[2] In 2017 a new waterpark will open under the theme name "Elias".[3]

Hamresanden is also a neighborhood and the centrum for the district Tveit. Hamresanden is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from downtown Kristiansand. The main road passing through the area is Norwegian National Road 41.[4]

There have been archaeological excavations on Hamresanden, where ancient discoveries have been made.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kristiansand kommune - Start". kristiansand.kommune.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06. 
  2. ^ "Hamresanden Camping og Appartments". hamresanden.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06. 
  3. ^ "Eliasland åpner trolig i 2017 - fvn.no". www.fvn.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06. 
  4. ^ "Informasjon om veg og trafikk | Statens vegvesen". vegvesen.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06. 
  5. ^ Hamremoen Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage (in Norwegian)