Situated in the Raet national park, one of only four marine national parks in Norway, Arendal has enjoyed a special connection with the sea throughout its history. Mixing the modern with the past – from the lighthouses that have survived over decades to Southern Norway’s largest gallery for contemporary art, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall – Arendal has lots to entertain you outside of the spectacular event celebrations. Read more about Arendal.

Travel to and from Arendal

The Tall Ships Races 2023 will be the first time the spectacular event has visited Arendal and the town on the Southcoast of Norway is eager to welcome the international fleet of Tall Ships.

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