E39, Southern Norway´s main transport artery linking Kristiansand
and Stavanger, runs right past Kvinesdal. In the mountain side up
towards Kvinesheia, with its wonderful open countryside, lies Utsikten
with its panoramic views of the Fedafjorden. The view is the most
beautiful and impressive along the whole length of the E18 between
Stockholm and Stavanger.
above Utsikten at Sveien/Kvinesheia the E18 reaches its highest point above sea level lies Utsikten Golf & Konferansehotel.
the Fedafjorden you can see the well preserved village of Feda, where
the working cooper´s shop is one of the main attractions.
Vest-Agder´s best preserved old buildings. A shipping and postal
station dating from the 17th century with narrow streets and old
houses. A jewel among the many idylls of Sørlandet. An old
cooper´s shop by the sea, where the art of making barrels in the
old traditional manner is kept alive by young people in the summer.
Every summer thousands of people are attracted here by the large
emigrant festival and the religious events in Sarons Dal. Evangelical
festival with speakers from home and abroad.
KNABEN MINING MUSEUM
Gruver was the largest molybdenum mine in Northern Europe when it was
closed down in 1973. Today it is in the process of being restored as a
mining community. A mining museum is being established and the mine
itself will be opened. Knaben is a wonderful wild mountain area Iying
at a height of between 900 and 1,000 metres.
Kvinesdal & Omegn Golf Club
with it´s 18-hole lies at Skaren overlooking the town of
Kvinesdal and the magnificent, wild Fedafjord. The wild forest and the
edge of the moors on one side, the fjord and the ocean on the other.
Spectators have been known to include the occasional moose or roe-deer.