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Reviewed 8 June 2012

Charming and beautiful area with narrow cobbled streets, white wooden houses and tiny gardens.

Thank Aleks777
Reviewed 31 May 2012

This area of Stavanger is so worth an hour walk. Bring your camera too. Probably at its most beautiful now in the summer with all the flowers etc. However the houses are so cute! Guess it can be quite charming during xmas season too! A...More

2  Thank Oggen
Reviewed 15 May 2012

I visited Stavanger and we toured this part of town. It is a lovely neighborhood for strolling and photo opts. Stavanger is a gorgeous town, but very expensive as you might hear. But it's worth a visit and stay. Luckily I had family so I...More

1  Thank vivavita1
Reviewed 13 May 2012

but if you like to see what small houses looked like in Stavanger a looong time before my time. it is a beautiful place to see but i seeen it since i was born.

Thank Tom7919
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Nice walk, especially if the weather is good. to think it was all going to be torn down at one point to build 'new'. Really glad that didnt' happen.

1  Thank Ratmomma
Reviewed 26 April 2012

We wandered happily around Gamle Stavanger one afternoon. It is an easy and charming stroll for any age and fun to step back in time to see the tiny streets and lovely homes. It also offers a very nice view of the city, as it's...More

3  Thank DCTraveler073
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Walking around in Old Stavanger is absolutely amazing. Restored wooden houses, flowers and narrow cobblestoned roads. Just a few minutes outside city centre.

4  Thank Bodil L
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Nice old wooden colorful houses. The stroll around the old Stavanger will give you a cozy feeling.

2  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 11 April 2012

The old town is the most charming place in Stavanger, just a minute from the fish market. Walk along narrow alleys, between tiny, white traditional houses. And the best thing about it: It's free! A must do when in Stavanger.

4  Thank Stian1984
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Cosy old town with small, white houses. Some small art galleries, but not much else there.

1  Thank Torborg
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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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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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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