The city of Stavanger was founded in 1125. The town is an important centre for the Norwegian oil industry on the North Sea and is referred to as the Norwegian oil capital. The city has an international atmosphere, enhanced by the many major congresses that take place here. The old town of Stavanger is characterised by the white washed and restored wooden houses, narrow streets, charming shops and bridges. Stavanger offers many cosy restaurants serving Norwegian cuisine and a variety of shops. The centre itself is relatively small and so everything is within walking distance. NOVASOL offers a large selection of holiday accommodation in Norway. Rent a holiday home in Rogaland, Stavanger and enjoy this delightful city.
Stavanger is a beautiful city abd offers you the opportunity to enjoy a great range of outdoor activities. The Preikestolen in the region of Stavanger is a beautiful natural attraction, which is definitely worth seeing durign yyour stay in one of our range of accommodation in Norway. Experience a hike to Kjertag in the months of June to September, where you can see fantastic peaks on the Lysefjord. Also, be sure to to take a day trip to other places in Rogaland and discover the great mountains and stunning natural attractions. Thanks to the mild climate, the city is green and fertile all year round, making it ideal for pleasant strolls and discovering your favourtie corner.
If you are in Stavanger for the first time, you should take a trip to the Norwegian Petroleum Museum with its interactive exhibition. Another very nice experience is a visit of the small island of South Hidle - with the exotic garden of Flor Couplers, which is open from early May to early October. Stavangar is an excellent starting point for trips to other areas of the county or for a trip to Bergen - and what better base could you ask for than one of our range of accommodation in Norway.
Enjoy beautiful Stavanger from your accommodation in Norway
NOVASOL has a great range of holiday cottages in Stavanger in south west Norway - an area where there is soemthign for everyone. Stavanger's impressive nature consists of everything from beautiful fjords and mountains to long white beaches. There is also a wide range of museums and other cultural events. NOVASOL has a wide range of cabins in Rogaland for those who want to enjoy the beautiful Stavanger.
Experience Stavanger's magnificent scenery
The name Stavanger itself means steep cliff and indicated fjord or bay. The name Stavanger means the fjord at the steep cliff and this also sums up Stavanger's natural beauty. In Stavagner there are both high peaks and deep valleys for you to explore whilst staying in our self-catering accommodation in Noway.Here you will find the Lysefjord, Solastranden and the world famous cliff of Preikestolen, which reaches heights of 604 meters above sea level and is the most visited attraction in Rogaland. Here you can enjoy a magnificent view of the fjord. NOVASOL has a wide range of holiday homes and apartments in Stavanger which will serve as the perfect base for those who want to visit Lysefjorden, Solastrand or Preikestolen.
Shopping and culture
If you want to enjoy shopping, culture and history, you should rent a cottage in Stavanger. Stavanger also has a great deal of Norwegian culture for you to discover and in 2008 the city was designated European capital of culture. The food festival of Gladmat attracts a lot of visitors each year and usually takes place in late July. In Stavanger there are also several museums, ,including the Norwegian Oil Museum, the Stavanger Art Museum and the Norwegian Hermetics Museum are also worth a visit.