Stavanger is the oil capital of Norway.

The city has played an instrumental role throughout Norway's oil and gas story. Arguably the biggest date in Norway's recent history is the year 1963. That's the date that the Norwegian Government declared sovereignty of the Norwegian continental shelf in the North Sea.

Down Town Stavanger:

The famous Cruise port town of Stavanger is an excellent choice to combine a city break with gourmet food and stunning nature. We will explore the charms of Stavanger with the white-washed wooden houses of "Gamle Stavanger", the city´s Old Town, the "Pulpit Rock" and fine dining.  

The Famous Hike Tour;

We will hike or go on a boat trip to see the incredible Lyse fjord, home to the iconic "Preikestolen" (Pulpit Rock), dubbed by Lonely Planet as the world´s “most spectacular viewing platform”. Stavanger has some of the best chefs of the country and we will take you to a special place; "Flor & Fjære" Eatery & Garden, where the rainbow hit the earth. (may-sept).

Flor & Fjære Garden:

Just outside Stavanger, 20 min by boat is Flor & Fjære Tropical Garden. The place where the rainbow hit the earth. We are open from May to September. 
This year's edition of Flor & Fjære opens with 50,000 summer flowers are planted and are ready to receive visitors. The same is the fine gourmet restaurant.

Lyse Fjord and the famous Pulpit Rock

"Preikestolen" (Pulpit Rock), dubbed by Lonely Planet as the world´s “most spectacular viewing platform”.

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Stavanger The Oil & Fjord City of Norway;

With approx. 120,000 inhabitants, Stavanger is Norway's fourth largest city and a fascinating mix of old and new. The story stretches back well into the Middle Ages. Stavanger was once a quiet market town on the coast, and later became an important fishing port.

But it was the discovery of oil off the coast in 1969 that changed the fate and landscape of the now lively city forever. Do not miss the well-preserved old town (Old Stavanger), the unique Stavanger Cathedral from the 12th century.

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