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Old Stavanger

4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Pretty Cobbled Streets

Lovely Stavanger old town full of White boarded houses. Free entry to one, but unfortunately closed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nerys W
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Very historic!

We had a great stroll through old town. We really enjoyed seeing the older houses in this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely Stavanger old town full of White boarded houses. Free entry to one, but unfortunately closed when we were there this time. Has a small museum in the old town.

Thank Nerys W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great stroll through old town. We really enjoyed seeing the older houses in this neighborhood, and it was helpful having someone with us who grew up there telling us stories and showing us places that we wouldn't think to look for.

Thank JaredJamesK
Reviewed 3 days ago

There was an excellent little tourist info center with very helpful staff. Stepped off the ship and wandered in there before walking directly up into the old town. Narrow, cobbled streets, little houses with pretty gardens and flowers everywhere. It was a rainy day but...More

Thank SmallBoatCruiser
Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not sure that Stavanger would get the same rating on May 16 or May 18. Our cruise ship docked right in town on May 17, Norway's Constitution Day, which is similar to the US Independence Day. The old town has some interesting buildings but...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Stavanger on a Sunday and although the shops were shut, there was plenty to see and do. We enjoyed just wandering, including the Old Town with its pretty cobbled streets, attractive traditional style houses. The canning museum is in this area also....More

Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting plece to see. The most adorable old town I have ever seen. Beautiful white wooden houses, cobbled streets, interesting scalptures, colorful harbor...many interesting murals on buildings. Strongly recommend! :)

Thank Małgorzata C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived via p&o cruise ship and hadn't booked anything to do here as it is mostly within walking distance. The old town was right opposite where we were docked. Streets of beautifully kept wooden houses worth a look. The rest of the city is quite...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy very much to walkaround at the street of Old Towns, anywhere. And the Stavanger one, was very nice, cobbled streets, white wood houses and nice gardens very well preserved by the neighbors. We were told that the whole area was about to be...More

Thank viatgesambcartabo
Reviewed 1 week ago

People that live in these houses are clever to keep it neat and have nice flowers outside. They do experience that people look in their windows to see what it is like inside.

Thank Anne-Solfrid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty cobbled streets street of nice White small wooden houses giving a site in to what lkife may have been like back in the day.

Thank Brian D
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diana c
Is there any way to visit any part of Old Stavanger without walking? How far is it from where the cruise ship passengers arrive? I would love to see that area and, perhaps, have lunch there. Is there any possibility of arranging this without walking? We cannot walk distances and cobblestones are difficult.
30 April 2017|
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Response from danielpI1249OC | Reviewed this property |
Old Stavanger is really close, and reachable eventually with a wheel chair. It's just on the other side of where the cruise boats are staying.
Hi! How was your weather in May and how long do you need to walk around the town?
7 January 2017|
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Response from jafischer | Reviewed this property |
The weather in May differs, I experienced sunshine more often but as well rainy, windy days. To explore the nice points in the city I'd propse 2 - 3 hours the least for you having to walk all around the harbour and on the... More
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Can we get a ferry to Bergen and how long does it take
19 June 2016|
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Response from Kjetil_Nordbo | Reviewed this property |
Fjordline is only ferry option to Bergen. It take 5 hours and 30 minutes and cost about 200 NOK for 1 adult without car. Do note that the ferry terminal is outside of Stavanger so you would need to take a bus out... More