Considered to be the third largest region in Norway, Stavanger is located on the Stavanger Peninsula, in the Southwest part of Norway. Its dramatic mountain scenery, as well as its beautiful fjords make it a great destination for booking your hotel.
Stavanger has a huge supply of hotels to suit all tastes and pockets. The majority of them are located in the surroundings of Stavanger main square: Torget. If you are planning to spend your holidays in this beautiful city of Norway, we recommend you to plan your trip during the summer months, when there are loads of hotel offers and you might get special discounts.
Stavanger economic growth has always been centered on the oil industry, and that is the reason why there are so many sites related to it. The Norwegian Petroleum Museum is proof of it. If you are planning to travel to Stavanger, we recommend you to plan a visit to this fascinating museum, which tells the story of the oil industry in one of the world’s richest countries. One of its major attractions is that it has a 3D cinema in which you will have the opportunity of travelling to the oil platforms of the North Sea.
However, one of the major appeals of the city is the old part of Stavanger, which consists on a series of 170 wooden houses and cottages which are a great example of the great conservation of the city throughout history. You should also visit the Broken Column, located at the heart of the city. In the surroundings, you will also find Torget square and the picturesque fish market. Torget square, which is the main square in Stavanger, is considered to be a meeting point among locals and tourists and it is usually packed with street artists and musicians.