Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Stavanger is ready to explore

The area's museums and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Stavanger. Well known for its hiking, cafés and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Norwegian Petroleum Museum, Stavanger Museum and Museum of Archaeology are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Stavanger

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Stavanger a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kongeparken (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Sola Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Stavanger

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Stavanger. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Preikestolen (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Godalen Badeplass (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Stavanger Botanical Garden (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Vaulen Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Holmavika (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Mosvangen Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Stavanger

Fly into Stavanger (SVG-Sola), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Haugesund (HAU-Karmoy), which is 31.7 mi (51 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Stavanger Station, Stavanger Paradis Station and Stavanger Mariero Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Stavanger, NO?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 55 vacation rentals near Stavanger. From 35 Houses to 15 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Stavanger for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Stavanger?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Stavanger. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stavanger Paradis Station: 48 vacation rentals
  • Solvberget: 55 vacation rentals
  • Amfi Madla: 46 vacation rentals
  • Stavanger Cathedral: 55 vacation rentals
  • Norwegian Petroleum Museum: 55 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Stavanger listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Stavanger?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 35 Houses in Stavanger. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stavanger include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Stavanger?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 42 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Stavanger. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.