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Old Stavanger

4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Wonderful

As charming as can be! I especially recommend "Fargegata" - The Color Street - where all houses... read more

Reviewed today
Susi V
via mobile
A beautiful "Old Town"

My wife simply must visit every "Old Town" of every place we go, and this one was no exception. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ron S
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Missouri City, Texas
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“cobbled streets” (86 reviews)
“white houses” (70 reviews)
“canning museum” (64 reviews)
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4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed today via mobile

As charming as can be! I especially recommend "Fargegata" - The Color Street - where all houses have different colors, with plenty of charming cafes & pubs. My personal favorite here: Efendi Tea & Coffe House

Thank Susi V
Reviewed yesterday

My wife simply must visit every "Old Town" of every place we go, and this one was no exception. It was, indeed, beautiful. Graceful, curving streets, and wonderful architecture is able to be seen. This must have been quite the place, back in the day....More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best things of Nordic countries is to see their heritage barely touched. Simple architecture

Thank Neto T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming old part of Stavanger. The narrow streets and well kept gardens add to the charm but can make walking difficult for anyone with mobility concerns.

Thank Cruise281
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful part of Stavanger which is like looking back in time. Lovely place for a leisurely stroll amongst the small wooden houses.

Thank Grant W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of the reason to stay in this city. the stroll is short, but very cute, you can do it in less than hour.

1  Thank chloe_Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Town flows into the Town Square; cobblestones unite them both. The vendors in the Square were selling finely knit wares and just about anything else a tourist could want. The older part of town has traditional wood houses contemporaneous with the era of...More

1  Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just up from the city centre of Stavanger and only a few minutes walk from where the cruise ships anchor. Some very old houses lining pebble stone walkways and roads. Quite a lot of artist galleries and places of historic interest, including Stavanger's oldest house....More

Thank vindusvasken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's steep and cobbled but very pretty and part of a World Heritage site. People are living in these houses and when a cruise ship is in it towers over the houses.

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gamle Stavanger, something you can not miss visiting the main town in Rogaland. Cosy houses are talking about the past of this comunity. During the spring and the summer, when the flowers are dressing the small gardens and the windowsills, the colors are all around...More

Thank fabiosW5312RS
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Matt C
28 June 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Hallo Matt. Stavanger Old Town is in the middle of Stavanger itself. It is easily visible because it is perched on a hilltop looking over the harbour. If you get lost, ask anyone. It will not be more than a 7 minute walk or... More
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yazmin57
26 June 2017|
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Response from Helga D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it was raining here in Stavanger in the last 3 days and it was 10 Celcius degrees yesterday. So this is not really a "pool and sunbath" destination. But don't give up your plans so soon! The weather is changing extremely... More
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diana c
1 May 2017|
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Response from leesons2002 | Reviewed this property |
It is so small it is not far to walk and it is only a few meters from the harbour. Worth checking google maps to see for yourself.
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