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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Stavanger is a small area of narrow cobbled streets. At Christmas the little white wooden houses are decorated with lights and decorations in the windows, and look cute. It will probably take about 30 minutes to walk around at leisure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L_K1509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful walking town. Our visit was midsummer and the flowers and trees were in bloom. Early morning walks avoid the disgorging cruise ships. The fine and homely shops alike are a joy to wander. Plan an entire day for the town and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great old town with quaint backstreets. Old fashioned layout adds a great feel. Plenty of souvenir shops and some great bars. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DB_KJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old Stavanger was our first cruise stop and a superb introduction to Norway. Very pretty with charming little houses that we could see while having breakfast. It was very cold when we arrived so we did a short walk along the harbour and decided to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Temer2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit during your visit in Stavanger, well maintained heritage. One can take a walk, if time permits chat up with locals to get more insight on old Stavanger.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joyeshh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The calm beautifully cobbled streets are surrounded by white wooden houses, and people actually live in these. The district is stunning, with occasional views to the sea sea and the visitors' harbour next to it. Try to get a local guide to understand about the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank antu63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a walk through old Stavanger, little white houses with beautiful tiny gardens. Art shops and little cafes are situated her. In desember, there is a Christmas marked here. On your way, you will have great view over the harbour.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 180vadymm
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kantor72
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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 13kristiann | 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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