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Historic white houses in old Stavanger, Norway

The History of Stavanger

Stavanger is nearly 900 years old and one of the oldest cities in Norway. It's a city that has been built from many years of fascinating history – here is the story of the country’s oil...
Stavanger Cathedral east side

Stavanger Cathedral: Memories of Medieval Stavanger

From devastating fires to hidden crypts, the story of Stavanger’s medieval cathedral is a fascinating one. Let's take a look at the city’s most treasured building through the centuries. Stavanger’s most cherished and best-preserved building is...
Lake in central Stavanger, Norway

The Best Museums in Stavanger

Stavanger is a cultural melting pot of trendy bars, international restaurants and many different cultural institutions. Here's our guide to Stavanger's best museums. Stavanger’s position on Norway’s west coast means it sees more than its fair...
Mathew at sverds i fjell in stavnager

Why I Moved from Oslo to Stavanger

After just one year in Oslo, I'm moving from Norway’s vibrant capital to Stavanger. Here's why. My Norwegian adventure is rarely dull, that much I can say for sure. It's exciting and fun but so far...
Hiker looking over the Lysefjord near Stavanger, Norway

Hiking In & Around Stavanger

Are you planning a trip to Norway’s oil capital to hike the famous Pulpit Rock? Find out what other hiking trails the Stavanger region has to offer. Whether you're renting a car or using public transport,...
Norway National Day May 17 Parade in Stavanger

5 Reasons I Love Living in Stavanger

A German living in Norway gives her verdict on living in Stavanger. What's it like to live in Norway's energy capital, especially compared to life in the north? Let’s find out. After living in Tromsø for...
Stavanger harbour on a sunny day

11 Interesting Facts About Stavanger

How much do you know about Norway's fourth biggest city? Learn something new with these 11 interesting facts about Stavanger in southwest Norway. Are you planning a trip to Stavanger, or do you have a burning...
Bergen and Stavanger in Norway

How to Travel From Bergen to Stavanger

Plane, ferry, train, coach, car: Here are your best options for travelling between Stavanger and Bergen. Travel planning notebooks at the ready! The Norwegian cities Bergen and Stavanger are two of Scandinavia’s top tourist destinations, attracting...
A football match at Viking Stadion in Stavanger

Stavanger’s Viking Stadion: The Home of Viking FK

Viking Stadium in Stavanger has been the home to Viking football since it opened in 2004. Here is everything you need to know if you’re planning to visit the stadium. We hear from plenty of non-Norwegian...
Street with white wooden houses in the old centre of Stavanger

Gamle Stavanger: A Walk Around Stavanger’s Wooden Old Town

A short walk from central Stavanger, sits the rustic cobbled streets and perfectly preserved wooden structures of Gamle Stavanger. Stavanger is Norway’s fourth biggest city, behind Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim. Situated in Rogaland county on Norway’s west...