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Old Stavanger

4001, Stavanger, Norway
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lovely old historic area

This part of stavenger should not be missed. Lovely little back streets spilling down the hillside... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jane S
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Picturesque quarter for a pleasant walk

Any visitor must go here to get a flavour of the historic town. It makes for a delightful walk with... read more

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MmeCastor
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

This part of stavenger should not be missed. Lovely little back streets spilling down the hillside with interesting craft shops and museums.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed yesterday

Any visitor must go here to get a flavour of the historic town. It makes for a delightful walk with lovely views from between the houses and plenty of opportunity for photography.

Thank MmeCastor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked through the roads pretty quickly due to the rain, but it was a nice shopping area. I wish the souvenir shops were better, but those are usually a bit off. The normal shops were great though.

Thank Cmshires
Reviewed yesterday

This clearly is the one of the biggest WOWs for all tourists travelling to Stavanger. If you ever go and see it you surely will understand why. It got it`s own atmosphere! Is it just a place worth seeing. The people that live there is...More

Thank Hege H
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful traffic free streets of wooden houses. Fire hydrants everywhere for obvious reasons. Lovely tiny gardens and fruit trees round the houses. Cafes and galleries too. But when there is a cruise ship in, they block out the light and overshadow the town! What a...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed yesterday

Very cosy feel while walking by in the streets of Old Stavanger, people living in these streets spend all efforts for decorating the street with nature, lovely colourful flowers, and leaves giving fresh feeling and refreshing the day even after tiresome day at work or...More

Thank Amrita D
Reviewed yesterday

This area is a lovely old fashion houses where people live, it is facing the port where the cruise ship dock. The people who live here keep it very nice and clean you can walk up the lane and take some nice photos.

Thank hope1968
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We like to walk around new cities to get a flavor of the area. Old Stavanger is reached walking up cobblestone paths or steps, might be difficult for someone who has walking challenges. The streets have older clapboard homes that have planters, window boxes or...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always take guest on a walk through old town stavanger. It's so cute, especially in the summer when the flowers are blooming. There are a few shops and small cafes, also the canning museum. Nice to see some stavanger history, I'm glad it's preserved!

Thank lalalani
Reviewed 4 days ago

The cruise ship docked alongside the old town and after a quick look around other parts of this small but well laid out town we found ourselves in the delightful old town. A stroll along the cobbled main street gave lovely vistas of old white...More

Thank hardwil
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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.
1 May 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.
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sluggrrr
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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Tula02
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
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