Stavanger Things to Do

  • Lysenfjorden - Not pulpit or kjærag
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  • 1. Preikestolen

    The walk to Preikestolen is a must! I’ve made this walk several times since coming to live in Stavanger and hope to do it at least one more time before I leave. The walk and climb to Priekestolen is...

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  • 2. Gamle Stavanger

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is the historic center of Stavanger and includes several artisan workshops and the Norwegian Canning Museum. It is known as Gamle Stavanger, which means �Old Stavanger� in Norwegian. There are...

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  • 3. Lysenfjorden - Not pulpit or kjærag

    Chance to both looking up from a cruse to the end of the Fjord and a chance to look down on the lysefjord as we drove the small roads on the north and south rim with a rented care beautiful small...

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  • 4. Stavanger domkirke

    It is 2011, and we are in Stavanger not long after the "Oslo Massacre" had taken place. Many of the dead were still being buried, and this was the case in Stavanger, there was a funeral being held for...

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  • 5. Flor og Fjære Island

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Was not prepared for such a stunning garden. Arrived on a bright, sunny but cold morning and as we walked off the boat and up the slope the view took my breath away. Twenty years of hard work but...

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  • 6. Breiavatnet

    In Stavanger, I found many statues and monuments. They were in parks and streets, they seemed to pop up everywhere. The most important statue is of a Gazelle by the Lake, one I looked at, but somehow...

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  • 7. Jæren - beaches

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    You don't have to go to Jæren to find beaches, although the Jæren beaches are bigger and more sandy. The city beaches are spread along Gandsfjorden, they are small and cozy. Go by bus no 4 to Rosenli...

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  • 8. Oljemuseet

    The Norwegian Petroleum Museum wasn't on our list of places to visit. We were quite happy to see the modern buildings on our cruise though. The Museum is about Oil and Gas, providing an insight into...

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  • 9. Sculptures general

    It was allways a nice to find over the corner a nice statue having the roots in the old stories of the city. I will post here some photos with the statues I love. They are so real and they are making...

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  • 10. Hafsfjord

    Møllebukta in Hafrsfjord is a popular beach. The fjord is shallow with a narrow opening into the ocean, which means that bathing temperatures are often higher here than on the Jæren beaches. And I...

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  • 11. Botanical garden

    The botanical garden is always open, and the entrance is free! Sundays in the period 9 june - 29 sept from 12 o'clock - 3 p.m. there is a free barbecue, that is the charcoal is lit and you can bring...

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  • 12. Tou scene

    Tou Scene is a a non-profit corporation owned by artists and supporters and is supported by the Municipality of Stavanger. Tou is located in the old Tou Brewery, that dates back to 1855 and was used...

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  • 13. Stavanger Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Part of the Stavanger Museum, the Zoological section presents birds and mammals from all around the world. The birds exhibition is really rich and interesting. The museum is opened every day except on...

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  • 14. Gloppedalsura

    The boulder field at Gloppedalsura is an amazing sight and if you’re travelling from Stavanger to Sirdal, it’s worth turning aside for a couple of minutes to see. The scree was formed during the last...

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  • 15. Kjeragbolten

    If you like hiking you can go to Kjerag. It located deep in the Lyse fjord so it takes a couple of hours to drive there from Stavanger. The view of the fjord is amazing on nice summer days and from...

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  • 16. Valbergtårnet.

    Near the Vagen there is the Valbergtarnet Tower built in 1852 as lookaround of the town. From its top you can see a great wiev over the vagen and the old town of Stavanger. Inside the tower there is...

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  • 17. Ullandhaugtårnet

    Ullandhaug tower is a Telecommunications tower, built in 1964. The tower sits on a hill, and is 64 metres high. It looked really run-down around the outside, and we thought we wouldn't be able to...

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  • 18. Svarthola

    Svarthola means the Black Cave and is nothing else to see than a simple small cave :-) What is interesting at this cave, is the fact that it was populated 6000 years ago by a group of hunters (25 is...

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  • 19. Festivals

    Each May, Stavanger hosts several of the most well-known jazz artists in the world. The venues are spread out through the town for a long weekend, packed with jazz shows. Each theatre is different,...

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  • 20. Hermetikkmuseet

    This building used to be one of Stavanger's many canning factories. From the 1890's to about 1960 the canning industry was the most important industry in Stavanger. After 1960 the oil industry took...

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  • 21. Hiking or biking trips

    The linked map shows the walking / biking path around the areas Rosenli and Godalen in Storhaug, Stavanger east. If you are on foot, I suggest you go by bus no 4A or 4B marked Rosenli to...

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  • 22. Flekkefjord

    Flekkefjord is another one of those cute little towns along the south coast of Norway. I would say it is the most westernly one, as I concider the next town towards Stavanger, Egersund, to be the most...

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  • 23. Friluftshuset - Jæren

    The Friluftshuset in Orre is right on the coast south of Stavanger and Sandes, at the beach. It's a place where biological and geological things are exhibited and explained. Like a nature museum...

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  • 24. Hå Gamle Prestegård

    Many times during my stay in Sandnes, I went to Haa Gamle Prestegaard - an old reverend's house right at the sea about 40 minutes south of Stavanger. The house is beautiful and consists of several...

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  • 25. Byrkjedal Candle factory

    The candle factory at Byrkedal (pronounced "bershedaal") was originally a cheese dairy. In the late 1980’s they started making candles using an old fashioned method of dipping. The old building is set...

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