Stavanger, Norway Cruise Port
When cruising to Stavanger, Norway expect to learn a lot about the exciting history of Stavanger, Norway. The history of the area dates back to the times of the Vikings where later centuries Sea oil opened a new chapter for the history books. The "Sword in the Rock" Monument, three giant crossed Viking swords memorialize King Harald Fair Hair's unification of Norway in year 872 following his victory at the Battle of Hafrsfjord. Today, there is a museum dedicated to the importance of oil in the history of the area that is a must see on your cruise to Stavanger, Norway. Below, we have listed a few of our favorite things to see and do when cruising to Stavanger, Norway:
Tour the Jernaldegarden, a reconstructed view on the old wooden buildings from around the 4th and 5th centuries.
Explore the Petroleum Museum, seen from the water, it will allow you to see the history of the petroleum activity that has shaped the area.
Walk through the Flor og Fjaere Gardens, the northernmost tropical gardens in the world.
View the Stavanger Cathedral that was built between the years of 1100 and 1150 by the English bishop Reinald.