The American Lista

Welcome to "The American Lista! Out here on the Lista-peninsula, there are long traditions of emigration to the United States, and it has left its mark on the region. In Vanse you will find Brooklyn Square, which is the first official American address in Norway. Vanse is also friendship city with Brooklyn in New York. In Vanse you find Trunken - which is an authentic American department store. Here you can buy everything from ostrich skirts and cowboy equipment to goodies and great 50's dresses. If you get hungry after the shopping session you can take a trip across the street to Larsen`s Bakery, where you get a menu packed with American food, and the restaurant is decorated like an American diner with beautiful pastel colors and contemporary interiors. Every summer, the American Festival is held here in Vanse. A very popular event that takes place "Last week in June". Street parade, amusement park, street dance, food competitions, musical events and much more.

Farsund city

Farsund is an idyllic southern small town with white wooden houses, cozy streets and beautiful nature.

The American Lista

Welcome to "The American Lista! Lista has long traditions of emigration to the United States.

Biking in Farsund

A great way to experience Lista is by bike. Here you will find many nice biking trails.


Beutiful beahces, an old lighthouse, cultural herritage, lovely nature etc. Lista has a lot to offer!

Rail biking

One of the most popular activities in our district is rail biking at the old railway "Flekkefjordbanen".

Action in Farsund

If you want some fun and excitement then we recommand a trip to Lista Adrenalinepark.

Lindesnes Lighthouse

Lindesnes Lighthouse is one of the most visited tourist attraction of Southern Norway.

Kvåsfossen Salmon Center

Watch salmon up close! In Kvås you find Norways largest salmon ladder inside a tunnel.

Other activities

Bowling, fishing, hiking etc. Our districts has a lot of fun activities and experiences.