Best Things To Do in Stavanger, Norway

One of the most incredible places in the world, Stavanger is definitely a traveller's paradise. With a huge number of attractions to do, there are many exciting things to do which will make up for your ideal vacation. If you have a thing for new places and love to explore them, then Stavanger is just the right place for you. There are plenty of attractions to visit and many amazing things to do. Here is the list of some of the best things to do in Stavanger.

Visit the grand Norwegian Petroleum Museum, experience the lavishness by hopping on to a cruise and enjoy some really breathtaking scenes in Stavanger, to make your travel fun and worth it.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Stavanger, Norway

Must see places in Stavanger ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Stavanger and point of interests to visit.

  1. Old Stavanger

    # 1 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 1198 times in trip plans
    Old Stavanger

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Observatory, Food And Drinks

    Address: Noruega, 4001 Stavanger, Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Old Stavanger creates a 18th century mood with 173 wooden houses all painted white from the said era, neatly lined along the street. The sight is pretty overwhelming as you walk through the cobbled la...Read more

  2. Lysefjord

    # 2 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 839 times in trip plans

    Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Monument

    Address: Stavanger, Norway

    Situated close to Stavanger, Lysefjord is known for its mesmerizing mountain formations of Kjerag, lysefjord and Preikestolen or “The Pulpit Rock”. A southerly "big fjord" in Norway, it is...Read more

  3. Norwegian Petroleum Museum

    # 3 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 872 times in trip plans
    Norwegian Petroleum Museum

    Tags: Museum, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Kjeringholmen- Posboks 748 Sentrum – 4004 Stavanger

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Norsk Oljemuseum is one of its kind, dedicated to showcase the technology and process that goes into oil and Gas production. This museum was started on 20th May’1999 and has coveted DASA award t...Read more

  4. Flor And Fjaere

    # 4 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 349 times in trip plans
    Flor And Fjaere

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Observatory, Entertainment

    Address: Skagenkaien 35-37, 4006 Stavanger, Norway

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    On the island Sor-Hidle, you will find Flor & Fjaere, full natural green beauty. It is a 20 minute ride from the centre of Stavanger on an island. Flor and Fjaere is a unique collection of gardens...Read more

  5. Swords In Rock

    # 5 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 1012 times in trip plans
    Swords In Rock

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Beach, Observatory

    Address: Mollebukta, 4042 Hafrsfjord

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Standing in the backdrop of a little tranquil beach on Hafrsfjord just outside Stavanger, this monument was created by sculptor Fritz Røed and was unveiled by king Olav V of Norway in 1983. Thi...Read more

  6. Stavanger Cathedral

    # 6 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 776 times in trip plans
    Stavanger Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Observatory

    Address: Domkirken, Haakon VIIs, 4600 Stavanger

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The quaint yet stunning Stavanger Cathedral is oldest in Norway and sits pretty peacefully in the heart of Stavanger. The construction of this Cathedral began around 1100 but was completed in 1125. Th...Read more

  7. Kongeparken

    # 7 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 240 times in trip plans

    Tags: Outdoors, Amusement Park, Park, Landmark

    Address: Kongsgata 20, 4330 Algard

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Kongeparken is an amusement park with over 50 fun filled activities for adults and children located near Stavanger. Right from mind-blowing exciting rides to tour of chocolate factory and a taste of c...Read more

  8. The Norwegian Canning Museum

    # 8 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 531 times in trip plans
    The Norwegian Canning Museum

    Tags: Museum, Observatory, Educational Site, Nature

    Address: Ovre Strandgate 88, 4005 Stavanger, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The city Stavanger had a dirty old stench of fish and other nasty stuff before the trade of oil and gas gave the city a make-over it deserved. Curious about how the city was back then? Well, then you ...Read more

  9. Stavanger Maritime Museum

    # 9 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 205 times in trip plans
    Stavanger Maritime Museum

    Tags: Museum, Entertainment

    Address: Nedre Strandgate 17 4005, Stavanger

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Stavanger boasts of its seafaring and fishing heritage and its fascinating stories can be experienced at the Stavanger Maritime Museum. This beautiful building sits right by the harbour and has tons o...Read more

  10. Museum Of Archaeology

    # 10 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 270 times in trip plans
    Museum Of Archaeology

    Tags: Museum, Observatory, Educational Site, Archaeological Site

    Address: Peder Clowsgt, Stavanger

    Timings: 11:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Museum of Archaeology is the only place in Norway where you can treat yourself the Viking way. Every season the museum edifice is decorated with seasonal decorates inspired by Viking tradition. The mu...Read more

  11. Stavanger Tourist Information Office

    # 11 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 475 times in trip plans
    Stavanger Tourist Information Office

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Tourist Center

    Address: Domkirkeplassen 3, Stavanger 4006, Norway

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    When it comes to travelling solo or even with a group, the best way to explore the city is by referring to the tourist guides and information. Walk in to the Stavanger Tourist Information Office and c...Read more

  12. Sola Strand

    # 12 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 425 times in trip plans
    Sola Strand

    Tags: Hotel, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Axel lunds veg 27, 4050 Sola

    Close to the Sola Airport, Sola Strand is an attractive hotel property situated by Solastranden beach which is famous for its breezy ambience and relaxed atmosphere. If you are one of those tourists w...Read more

  13. Stavanger Concert Hall

    # 13 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 376 times in trip plans
    Stavanger Concert Hall

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Observatory, Entertainment

    Address: Sandviga 1, 4007 Stavanger, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Stavanger Concert Hall, Norway is one of the leading attractions of Stavanger. Officially inaugurated by Crown Prince Haakon in 2012, the concert hall houses include two halls, one orchestra hall, awe...Read more

  14. Roots Of Vikings

    # 14 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 290 times in trip plans
    Roots Of Vikings

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Exhibition

    Address: Ostervagkaien 39, 4006 Stavanger

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    How can your trip to the land of Vikings be complete without knowing the valorous race which made this part of the world. Roots of Vikings is a semi-digital exhibition place that follows the history o...Read more

  15. Jaeren

    # 15 of 144 Things To Do in Stavanger | Added 163 times in trip plans

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Observatory, Leisure

    Address: Rogaland, Stavanger, Western Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Jaeren is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in mid-summer. Jaeren is a cluster of beaches over a stretch of 11 Kms and boasts of sandy beaches with rocks and stunning scenery. Bore, Kongevei...Read more

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  • Ullandhaugtårnet


    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Valbergtårnet


    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Utstein Abbey

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Norwegian Petroleum Museum

    Kjeringholmen, Stavanger

    Landmarks Museums
  • Arkeologisk Museum

    Peder Klows gate 30 A

    Museums Landmarks
  • Norsk Barnemuseum

    Sølvberggaten 2

  • Norsk Oljemuseum

    Kjeringholmen 1 A

  • Norsk Telemuseum - Stavanger

    St. Svithuns gate 12

    Landmarks Museums
  • Stavanger Maritime Museum

    Nedre Strandgt. 17-19, Stavanger

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  • Lunds Tivoli

    Amusement Parks
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  • Nåløyet

    Nedre Strandgate 13

  • Newsman Nyhetscafe

    Skagen 14

    Restaurants Bars
  • Døgnvill Burger Stavanger

    Skagen 13

    Burgers Fast Food Bars
  • Bar Bache

    Øvre Holmegate 5

    Bars Landmarks
  • Dickens

    Skagen 16

    Restaurants Bars
  • Stuen Bøker Og Børst

    Øvre Holmegate 32

    Bars Restaurants Bakeries
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  • Ok Bingodrift

    O Kristoffersen Bingodrift Prof Birkelandsvei 24 b

    Casinos and Gaming
  • O Kristoffersen Bingodrift

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Emmaus

    Rasmus Risas gate 29

  • Borestranda


  • Vigdelstranden


  • Selestranden

    Selestranda 26

  • Ølberg Beach

  • Sola beach

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  • Dalsnuten


    Landmarks Hiking
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  • Smart Farm

    Støperigata 2

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Norsk Strutsolje

    Breigata 10

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Bjørn Hansen

    Industrivegen 51

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Kvitsøy Sjøtjenester

    Langøyveien 8

    Hunting and Fishing

    Bruveien 230

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Dagny J Helleberg

    Ølberg Havneveg 71

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • DNB Arena

    Ishockeyveien 1

    Music and Show Venues Stadiums and Arenas
  • Sørmarka Arena

    Sørmarkveien 20

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Viking Stadion


    Stadiums and Arenas Landmarks
  • Stavanger Idrettshall

    Gunnar Warebergs gate 3

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Stavanger Stadion

    Holbergs gate 60

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Randaberg Stadion


    Stadiums and Arenas
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  • Tungenes Fyr

    Tungenesveien 215

    Buildings and Structures
  • Jæren Tingrett

    Langgata 96

    Buildings and Structures
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