Things to do in Stavanger (Norway)

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Stavanger sits in the southwest part of Norway and is among the very few destinations in the country where one can find long sandy beaches. It is the ideal destination for tourists looking for a summer vacation where they can enjoy the right mix of Scandinavian explorations and sunbathing.

The city has a harbor that cruise ships love as their port-of-call while on fjord tours. Most of the Stavanger attractions are only a short stroll away from its shores. To get a taste of Norway’s excellent art collection tourists can head over to the Rogaland Kunstmuseum while the Stavanger Cathedral is the best Medieval church in the country.

Tourists can seemingly travel back in time to a Scandinavia of the 18th century when they visit the Gamle Stavanger district.

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Quick information and Oslo travel tips

Do you need a visa for Norway?

Norway is part of the Schengen area and citizens of EU group of countries can freely enter this Baltic state while citizens of USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia can enter the country just with their passports and stay for 90 days.

You can check our guide on how to get a Schengen visa and as well to see if you’re eligible to enter the country with just your passports or if you’ll need to apply for a visa prior entry – read it here.

Where to book your flights to Oslo?

Check our handy-dandy guide on how to find the cheapest flights around the world – read it here.

Do you need insurance?

Remember this: anything can happen! Read our take on why you need travel insurance and how it can save you money when things go unplanned – read it here.

Where to stay in Oslo?

Short in time? Go sightseeing in Oslo on tour!

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