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Welcome to Christmas in Risør

In the run-up to Christmas, Risør's charming center is transformed into a beautiful Christmas town, with a real old-fashioned Christmas atmosphere.

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Experience beautiful pre-Christmas days in one of Norway's most cozy Christmas towns.

The city's narrow streets with beautiful white wooden houses are beautifully decorated for Christmas, and here is a real treasure chest with niche shops, cafés and restaurants that create a real old-fashioned Christmas atmosphere.

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Stay in a charming suite in the middle of historic Risør

Our unique suites are perfect for taking a relaxing Christmas break, whether you are traveling with your loved one, with friends, or with children or grandchildren.

A delicious breakfast is served daily, which can also be delivered to your door on request.

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Offers & Packages

Romantic pre-Christmas holiday
NOK 1,695 per person
based on two people sharing a suite
  • Accommodation in a romantic suite
  • Fruit, confectionery, flowers and bubbles
  • Bathrobes
  • Breakfast delivered to your suite
  • Late check-out
  • Dinner can be ordered additionally
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Accommodation in suite with a lovely
shellfish dinner
kr 1,645 pp
based on two or more people sharing a suite
  • Accommodation in a suite
  • Shellfish dinner served in separate dining room
  • Breakfast delivered to the suite
  • Late check-out
food courses
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Children's Christmas town - magical Christmas experiences for young and old
kr 1,149 pp
based on two adults and two children in a suite
  • Accommodation in child-friendly suite
  • Fruit, pastries and sweets on arrival
  • Trip with horse and cart
  • Gingerbread workshop
  • Exclusive discount in several stores
  • Late check-out

Take your children or grandchildren on a weekend trip to Risør and create memories that will never be forgotten.

Enjoy yourselves together in the town's beautiful, safe small town streets, take a ride on horse and cart, and meet exciting wildlife from around the world at Risør Aquarium and The Little Zoo.

And if you have to take a secret shopping spree on behalf of Santa, then the kids can join our gingerbread workshop every Saturday.


The magical forest, the candy forest and Santa's cave. Birds chirping and horse neighing in the forest, magical lights and creatures. Welcome to young and old!


Christmas in Risør

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Live like a Risør citizen

We have 19 different, comfortable suites in painstakingly restored historic buildings in one of the world's best-preserved wooden towns.

There are 15 suites right in the center and four 800m away by the sea in Buvika, each with a unique theme that tells of the town's rich maritime history. Here you can dream of living as a Risør citizen during the sailing ship era.

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Enjoy good company and good food in unique surroundings with friends or colleagues

If you are traveling with a group of friends or colleagues, our unique hotel is the perfect setting.

You can eat together in the "chambre séparée" in one of our stately dining rooms, with your own chef and waiters, and we are happy to arrange entertainment and experiences during your stay.

If you want to combine fun with work, we also have great meeting rooms with all the equipment.

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Experiences for young and old

Risør's fine old streets are beautifully decorated for Christmas, and every weekend there is a lot to experience for the whole family.

Christmas tree lighting 27.11

Trip with horse and cart every weekend

"Children's Christmas weekend" 16. - 18.12

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