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Nice view

A walk from downtown to Valandstarnet gives you a sight of the city from the south-east. Up at the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Stavanger, Norway
Nice view of the city and local topography

I go up here weekly, as it's a good place to walk my dog. Basically a wooded hill, with groomed... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Laura R
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6 Dec 2017
“Nice view”
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“Nice view of the city and local topography”
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A walk from downtown to Valandstarnet gives you a sight of the city from the south-east. Up at the Valandstarn you'll have a great view and nice walks around the park.

Thank JoneSigvart
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I go up here weekly, as it's a good place to walk my dog. Basically a wooded hill, with groomed paths leading to the summit. Perched on the top is an old water tower/fire watch tower, built in the late 1800/early 1900s. The entire city...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I was invited for dinner at a friend's place, who lives near this viewpoint. I clearly didn't even know about it, as a tourist I never heard about it. So when we got to the top I was amazed. It was around 22pm in a...More

1  Thank Dario T
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Firstly ignore the location as it's wrong. This place is 15-20 mins max walk outside the centre situated in Valandsparken, easily found on google maps and just south of the centre. Worth the walk out and you get to see some lovely houses, the real...More

Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Very calm and quiet place. Enjoy the view of the city. The elevation is high. Need some efforts if you are cycling.

Thank Pratheesh J
Reviewed 15 July 2017

10 min walk from city center. Good for all seasons. Top of old pool with 365 degree view over city senter and suburbs.

Thank magnuseriksen
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This tower is situated in the area Våland and is about 3-4 kilometers from the downtown. It is situated on Valandshaugen and also called as "Vålandspipå" by the locals. It is a small tower and in the earlier years used as a house for a...More

Thank salsaaudi
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Even by night you can walk to this place. Its nice place to wathc the stars and moon. I watched full moon eclipse from there. :) Not so far from train station.

Thank RinKitsune
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I always take my friends and family here, you don't get a better view of Stavanger than this. Easy walk from town, you can enjoy your take-away coffee on your way. You can see fjords and mountains around Stavanger. It's a great activity during the...More

Thank Baiba O
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Nice little walk to the top of Stavanger. You also get an authentic view of how we live when passing normal households. Also near many museums.

1  Thank aFassotte
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