Picturesque and charming

The city of Risør, "The White City of Skagerrak", is a vibrant city with a diverse offer for  residents and visitors alike - internationally renowned festivals, cinema, theater and other cultural services.

Boating is a big part of life in Risør and its very own Wooden Boat Festival celebrates the long and proud history of ship building in the region. Bathe on beautiful beaches or potholes in the Risør archipelago. Enjoy food and music on Stangholmen lighthouse and take a boat trip and explore the coastline. Risør is full of unique experiences.