At the summit at about 130 metres, there is a fantastic view of the archipelago from Kristiansand in the east to Mandal and Lindesnes in the west, as well as of the mountains inland.
Eidsveden has been in use for over a thousand years. During the war of 1807-1814, the coast guard station here witnessed many dramatic events. The lookout building dates from 1898. The area was in military use until 1951.
Park by the sign on the flat ground between Vigebo and Salthaug. This is about 18.5 kms from Tangvall. The path (1.8 km) is marked and the countryside is typical of the coastal areas of Sørlandet.