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Cruises to Stavanger

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Arcadia's 2025 No-Fly Norway in Springtime

Arcadia 30 May 2025 12 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

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Itinerary: Southampton - Haugesund - Alesund, Norway - Kristiansand - Andalsnes, Norway - Olden, Norway - Skjolden - Stavanger, Norway - Southampton
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Inside from £1,129pp

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The 2025 No-Fly Discover the Norwegian Fjords

Sky Princess 24 May 2025 7 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

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Itinerary: Southampton, England - Haugesund - Skjolden/Sognefjord - Olden - Stavanger - Southampton, England
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(full fare £1,159) Inside from £1,139pp

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6★ All-Inclusive Iceland & Norway Upgrade Sale

Seven Seas Splendor 25 Jul 2024 18 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Reykjavik

Free double suite upgrades*

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Itinerary: Reykjavik, Iceland - Isafjordur, Iceland - Akureyri - Faroe Islands - Lerwick - Alesund - Bergen - Stavanger - Kristiansand - Oslo - Amsterdam - Antwerp, Belgium - Honfleur - St...…
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(full fare £15,199) Suite from £7,599pp FREE Double Upgrade to (G1)^

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What to see in Stavanger

Stavanger, with its picturesque old town and status as Norway's oil capital, is a harmonious blend of historical charm and modern energy on the southwest coast.

Affectionately named Gamle Stavanger ('Old Town') by locals, the city's oldest area consists of quaint wooden houses built in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries nestled amongst winding cobblestone streets. Ideal for a quiet afternoon stroll, its museums and galleries are also well worth a visit. If you have a taste for adventure, you'll love Prekestolen. Also known as 'Preacher's Pulpit,' it is a flat-topped crag which rises nearly 2,000 feet above sea level. It's popular with hikers due to its breathtaking views and two-hour trek, although because of its sheer drop is best suited to those without a nervous disposition.

No cruise would be complete without a museum visit or two, and in Stavanger, you'll be spoiled for choice. Our tip is to check out the Museum of Archaeology – visitors of all ages will love learning about the Vikings – and the town's Art Museum, which houses a collection of some of the finest Norwegian art as well as works from further afield. The stunning Stavanger Cathedral boasts an unusual history. Built in the twelfth century by Bishop Reinald in the Romanesque style, it burned down and then rebuilt according to Gothic principles in 1272. Religious architecture buffs will be impressed by its original Gothic stone font, impressive stained glass windows and Baroque pulpit. Its convenient location in the city centre means there are no excuses not to visit.

Stavanger is a hive of culture throughout the year, hosting the MaiJazz Festival in May, the Gladmat Food Festival in late July and the International Chamber Music Festival in August – all popular with culture lovers from home and abroad. If your trip doesn't coincide with these events, don't worry, you can still soak up the city's lively atmosphere at the Market Square. Full of open-air stalls, it's a great place to get to know the locals. If you have a day to spare, take a boat out to Lysefjord for one of the most breathtaking views Norway has to offer. Then, once you've found your sea legs, visit Klosterøy, a small island to the north of Stavanger which boasts Utstein, a thirteenth-century Augustinian abbey.

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