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4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 August 2013

A really informative tour of Stavanger by our lovely Norwegian guide Hedwig. She was so fab, she knocked on her parents door, which we passed on the tour and introduced the group. Interesting to see the various sides of Stavanger and how the popularity of...More

10  Thank DiveDiva49
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This old town is not ver old, nt very big and also not very charming, but You can find some nice spots and places. The best of is surrounding nature and best around Stavanger is Lysefjord, Preikestolen and Kjerag.

3  Thank Rimga
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Old part of the towns in Norway are very similar to each other: same building size, more or less same colors and same streets size. We like it anyway even though it was a rainy day.

Thank 180vadymm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps not as spectacular as some f the medieval old city centers of the continental European cities, but still charming place. Especially if you are lucky enough to have a good sunny day and get all the beaiiful flower decorations of the streets. The best...More

Thank Kantor72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this part of Stavanger and spent a great 2 weeks exploring all the tiny cobbled streets. It can get a little noisy from the huge cruise ships that moor close by and there's some noise at night from the nightclubs along the harbour...More

Thank Kara T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk through the old part of town, I loved the way the houses were just built on the rock! Very pretty houses

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few steps up from the pier and voila- you enter a place so out-worldly that you instantly regret not living there. The serene white alleys are a delight to walk through. Pictures dont do justice to what you witness. Only thing that disappoints is...More

Thank shardul_bahuguna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk from the old Stavanger area was great. the aroma and the area around there was very nice with a good feel of the traditional .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It all would have been a great walk but the weather mad it a wet walk where the rain flowed horizontally. Dont make that scare you from taking the walk.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Old Stavanger whilst on a Port Cruise call. We were docked directly next to the beautiful historic houses and the view looking down into the cobbled streets was amazing. You could see the remnants of what were beautiful floral arrangements around each house...More

Thank raymondspeed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place. Old Stavanger is a beautifully preserved three or four square block section above the harbor and it is easily walkable in rain or shine. Cobblestone streets are lined by nicely preserved houses dating back to the 1800s and a few small...More

Thank RPG625
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the "Old Stavanger" with my sister and brother in law Hassan. I found it really beautiful and saw many natural sceneries there. Just loved it 8>

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missmo52
20 June 2018|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Hi our ship docked alongside the old stavanger area so not very far. The paths are hilly with steps at the end so you will need to turn back & retrace your path I think. Not a problem because there is plenty to see. The... More
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FellowTraveler542655
3 April 2018|
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Response from Kristian N | Reviewed this property |
sorry for way to late reply haven't used the app for a while . I hope you found out that they have open .hope you enjoyed your stay
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Matt C
28 June 2017|
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Response from PaulS13108 | 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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