As soon as you arrive at the port, you'll immediately come across one of the most important things to see in Stavanger
: Gamle Stavanger, or the Old Town. It consists of 173 enchanting wooden houses painted all in white and the area is also home to many of the most popular Stavanger attractions
like the Stavanger Cathedral and
Another of the best things to do in Stavanger
is spending an afternoon exploring the museums. The most popular are the Archaeological Museum, the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, and the the Canning Museum (the only one of its kind in the world), which explains step by step history of the city's traditional canning industry.
In the outskirt of the city, you'll find one of the most spectacular places to visit in Stavanger
: Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen), a massive rock jutting out over Lyse Fjord. While you're there, don't miss the Kjeragbolten, a huge rock wedged between two mountains and one of the most famous attractions in Stavanger
If you're still wondering what to do in Stavanger
, use minube to find recommendations from real travelers and locals and discover all the best Stavanger activities
and unique attractions like Valberg Tower (from which you can enjoy the best panoramic view of the city), Lake Breiavatnet or the Sankt Petri Kirke.