Stavanger Holidays

Norway
Stavanger is a city in southern Norway. It grew up around oil extraction and canning, both of which are still important regional industries. The Stavanger Oil Museum and the Canning Museum are both great visits for those interested in the city’s history and working culture. Hiking, climbing and beach walking …

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How to get to Stavanger

Here's what you need to know about getting to Stavanger. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Stavanger takes 1 hour, 55 minutes.

When to go to Stavanger

Typical Holiday Price

£782 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Stavanger varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

November

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - November is the cheapest month to go to Stavanger.

Where to stay in Stavanger

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Stavanger, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Stavanger

ildaguanno | Trip by SkyscannerPreikestolen
Preikestolen
Helle Throndsen | Trip by SkyscannerOld Stavanger
Old Stavanger
Travis Katz | Trip by SkyscannerLysefjord
Lysefjord
Ayako Otakara | Trip by SkyscannerMosvatne
Mosvatne
Leigh Virkus | Trip by SkyscannerValbergtarnet & Vektermuseet
Valbergtarnet & Vektermuseet

Reviews of Stavanger

Daniel Ugas
Daniel Ugas
03/01/2015

A colorful town from western Norway. Expensive, yet charming and welcoming. This is the ideal hub to get to famous Norwegian landmarks Preikestolen and Kjeragbolten.

Leigh Virkus
Leigh VirkusPittsford
29/08/2013

Nice small city with a deep water port, no tendering necessary. The petroleum industry has made this town what it is. Has some areas with old wooden buildings, now housing. Nice shopping area (except on Sundays), free WiFi at the tourist office.

Brittany Kamerschen
Brittany Kamerschen
31/01/2013

If you enjoy eating fresh caught salmon, picking wild berries, and hiking to hidden waterfalls then Stavanger, Norway should be your next destination. In town you can follow the cobblestone paths to warm wooden taverns that serve local and European spirits. Most places have a crackling fireplace. If you visit Stavanger during the summer months of July and August, you can sit at the dock and experience the Nordic breeze. It is never too hot, but if you need to quench your thirst, try a glass of their famous "Eventyrin" translated to Fairytale wine. You will feel the "happily ever after" in this Nordic land, and you will have your own fairytale to share after visiting Stavanger.

siri ravndal
siri ravndal
20/05/2014

Were in Stavanger a few days ago! ☀️

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