Stavanger, NorwayJune 20 in Norway
We toured Stavanger on our own today. We walked along the harbor and through the city center to Old Stavanger.
The winding cobbled streets contain many 18th, and 19th century wooden buildings believed to be one of Europe’s largest collection. Stavanger began as a mercantile and fishing village and has claimed to be the cradle of the Vikings. Today it is one of the largest oil exporters and is called the Petroleum Capital of Norway.
Stavanger is on the southwestern coast of Norway. Although they boast to have the best weather in Norway we did not have the chance to experience it. Today was cold and rainy, but good preparation for what’s to come.Read more