Cruises from Arendal
Arendal is a small coastal town in southern Norway, situated on the north shore of Skagerrak (Skagen Channel), the entrance linking the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Across the channel to the east is Sweden, and to the south is the Jutland peninsula of Denmark. Ships approach Arendal through a 5 km sound guided by the landmark twin lighthouses Lille Torungen and Store Torungen. Arendal is a centre for small boat manufacturing, mechanical and electronics industries.
The world’s largest silicon carbide refining plant lies 7 km to the NE. The town is a popular holiday spot for Norwegians, set among beautiful woodlands and hills.