Out of everyday life
Combine a hotel stay with experiences that make your holiday extraordinary. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel you will find fantastic hiking opportunities, cultural treasures and activities for the whole family.We give you tour tips
Mountain hiking, golf in the green, exploring mines or walking on white beaches. Maybe you just want to go a little off the beaten path and embark on unforgettable adventures. Utsikten Hotell Kvinesdal is an excellent starting point for nature experiences all year round. There is something here for everyone. Those who seek peace and reflection, or those who want more adrenaline.
Nature and culture
Kvinesdal stretches from sea to mountains and is surrounded by fantastic hiking trails and cultural treasures. In addition to strong ties to America, it is the nature in and around Kvinesdal that makes many go here.
There are a number of tours for all levels in the area, some just outside the hotel. We pack picnic baskets and snacks for both short and long trips. We are also happy to package a good offer with accommodation and meals.
A new and wonderful swimming facility that contains a pool, diving facility, whirlpool, water slides, therapy pool and Southern Norway's longest water slide at a whopping 63.3m.
For all levels
Around the hotel you can choose from many fantastic hiking trails, both short- and longer-day trips, summit tours and climbing. We are happy to pack packed lunches, or picnic lunch baskets.
in the center
Visit the new, state-of-the-art golf simulators in the city centre. Play the two great TrackMan 4 golf simulators alone or with a group of friends. Courses, lessons, value cards etc. are also offered and are suitable for everyone of all ages.
Kvina the river
Elva Kvina offers fantastic fishing opportunities. Here you can catch salmon and sea trout within 16 km of fishing stretches of varied character, quiet areas, and waterfalls.
Knaben via Ferrata
Climbing trip in raw nature
Via Ferrata is a form of rock climbing where the climbing route consist of steel steps and safety wire. The trips give you the opportunity to experience the mountain in an exciting way without jeopardizing your safety, no climbing experience required.
We know the area and give you tour tips. We pack both picnic baskets, lunches and good offers with accommodation, food and experiences. Ask us and we will find the perfect holiday for you. Experiences are also great to combine with courses and conferences, weddings and events.
A cultural treasure
Feda is one of the best-preserved cultural environments in Agder. The place has been popular since the Stone Age. Along the river that winds its way into the valley, beech arches, sea arches, boat piers, old houses and outbuildings lie harmoniously side by side.
Lista’s landscape offers endless, white sandy beaches, and a bustling bird life all year round, only 40 minutes to drive from the hotel.
Norway's golf pearl
Utsikten Golfpark offers wonderful nature in one of the countries’s most beautiful golf facilities. We offer golf packages at a special price including accommodation. Ask us for an offer.
Experiences on a bicycle
Selected cultural landscape
For "Selected cultural landscapes in agriculture" is, in short, a collection of the most valuable cultural landscapes in Norway, and here Vest-Lista therefore leads the way. The area is a distinctive agricultural landscape with great biological and cultural historical values.
National Wild Salmon Centre – Kvåsfossen
Villaksen's own centre
An experience in raw nature and modern architecture. National wild salmon centre with Norway`s longest salmon ladder.
Activities for the whole family
Adrenaline and skate park
Lista Adrenalinpark offers fast-paced activities for the whole family. The adrenaline park consists of several aircraft hangars run by various activity associations. Try paintball, GoKart, bubble football, escape room, trampoline park, hunting simulator, skate park and more.
The mining town of Knaben
a little piece of world history
A visit to the mining town of Knaben is a unique experience. Here you can join guided tours in the “abandoned mine” and visit the museum that shows Knaben’s mining and war history.
a very family-friendly ski resort
Knaben Alpinssenter is located at 525 to 705 meters above sea level and has three wide runs and a small child`s rope. If you don’t have your own skis or snowboards, it is available for hire at Knaben. Plenty of space on the slopes and a large car park.
The Emigrant Museum
The journey to America
There are many stories about Norwegians who emigrated to the USA in the 1930 and 40s. But in few places are they as well documented as here in Kvinesdal. See photos, documents and articles from the period 1880 to 1960.
Utsikten art centre
At the tip of the outdoor area of the hotel there is a museum of residence and studio of artist Marcelius Førland. It has a rich selection of Førland’s paintings. Kristian Marcelius Førland is Kvinesdal’s most famous painter.
Feel free to contact us for an offer if you want an experience-rich holiday and hotel package with accommodation, dining and adventurous trips and activities. Welcome.