Tourist Attractions in Stavanger

Planning to arrive for the conference early or stay over the weekend? Here are some recommended activities in Stavanger!

Fargegata

Øvre Holmegate

"Øvre Holmegate in the center of Stavanger is the street where all the houses in the eastern part of the street (between Kirkegata and Østervåg) are painted in vibrant colors. Here you will find special niche shops, cafes and art outlets - and not least great photo motifs" - VisitNorway.no 

For more information, visit VisitNorway.no 

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Gamle Stavanger/ Old Stavanger

"Gamle Stavanger/ Old Stavanger is a popular residential area and is one of the oldest residential areas in the city center. The houses are located close to the narrow streets that are pedestrian streets. It is nice to stroll through the narrow streets and one feels that the shoulders lower a notch" - VisitNorway.no

For more information, visit VisitNorway.no

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Vågen/ Harbour Area

"The Stavanger harbour area is called Vågen by the locals. The iconic sea houses in different colours are perfect for photo stops as well as going out for dinner or drinks. In the daytime, the port is bustling with life on busy days" - VisitNorway.no.

For more information, visit VisitNorway.no

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Valbergstårnet/ Watchmen's Museum in the Valberg Tower

"The Valberg tower (Valbergtårnet) was constructed from 1850 to 1853 and was the former observation tower of Stavanger. The architect was Chr. Grosch" - VisitNorway.no

For more information, visit VisitNorway.no 

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IDDIS Norsk Grafisk Musem og Norsk Hermetikkmuseum

"At IDDIS Norwegian Graphic Museum and Norwegian Canning Museum, you get to experience completely new exhibitions and engaging activities" - VisitNorway.no.

For more information, visit VisitNorway.no

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Oljemuseet/ Norwegian Petroleum Musem 

"At the petroleum museum, you learn how the oil business has become the country's most important industry. How are society, the climate affected and with what technical feats?" - VisitNorway.no 

For more information, visit the Norwegian Petroleum Musem homepage

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Jernaldergården/ Iron Age Farm

"Visit the Iron Age farm at Ullandhaug and experience life in the older Iron Age. Sit around the fireplace and hear stories from everyday life 1500 years ago. As the only one of its kind in Norway, the farm has been rebuilt on the remains of a farm from the migration period, about 350 - 550 AD." - Universitetet i Stavanger

For more information, visit Iron Age Farm website.

 


Preikestolen/ Pulpit Rock

"Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) towers 604 metres above the Lysefjord, and the trek there is one of Norway’s most famous mountain hikes. The interest in Preikestolen is high, with more than 300,000 nature-loving hikers visiting the renowned rock formation every year." - VisitNorway.no

For more information, visit VisitNorway.no or Prekestolen.no

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Publisert 18. mai 2022 13:09 - Sist endret 18. mai 2022 13:09