Old Stavanger, Stavanger

4.5
Get a taste of Norway's past at Old Stavanger, the city's historical district and home to one of the largest collections of preserved wooden homes in the region. Dating mainly from the 18th and early 19th centuries, these Stavanger homes characterize the architectural style that once existed nationwide. The cobbled streets wind between whitewashed historical homes, numbering 173 in all. Discover the multitude of craft stores and shops that now give life to the area. Be sure to stop by the local canning museum, which demonstrates the inner workings of a typical factory in the neighborhood at the dawn of the 20th century. Plan your Old Stavanger visit and explore what else you can see and do in Stavanger using our Stavanger route planner.
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  • Stavanger has a very nice center with a variety of shops, but you must certainly go for a walk along the waterside, to Gamle Stavanger with many old houses.  more »
  • A delight to wander amongst the cobbled streets and clapboard houses, right by the cruise dock so easy to access. Would like to see in summer as well when the little gardens will be in flower  more »

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