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You're Going to Love Stavanger

Stavanger is Norway's fourth largest city and is known as the country's 'Oil City'. The oil industry brings wealth and development to the city, but the old town is still intact; with white-painted wooden buildings dating from the 18th century, the old town center is one of the best preserved in Europe.

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When to Visit Stavanger

Stavanger has a cool maritime climate with cold wet winters and warm summers. Summer is the best time to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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How to Get to Stavanger

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Where to Stay in Stavanger

Centrum Romutleie on Baldersgata has double rooms from kr500 about 1 mile from the city center. Hotel Maritim on Kongsgata offers more luxury and a central location with rooms from kr1,625.

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Shopping Streets

Gamle Stavanger is good for arts and crafts stores, while the biggest mall is Stavanger Storsenter on Klubbgaten, where you can find everything from furniture to fashion.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Stavanger will cost kr16.00 and a dozen eggs kr35.00.

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Cheap meal
C$ 31.43
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
C$ 136.03
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Single public transport ticket
C$ 5.50
C$ 6.72

Where to Eat in Stavanger

Renaa Matbaren on Breitorget has excellent steak and seafood from kr165 for mains. Renaa Restauranten is a Michelin-starred restaurant offering modern Norwegian food from a kr995 tasting menu.