Stavanger Past and Present
GBP66.0 Per Person
Approximately 3.30 hours.
Discover ancient ways of life, find out about Norwegian industry and soak up the stunning scenery of Stavanger.
Immerse yourself in a bygone world at the Iron Age Farm. Step into turf-roofed houses as costumed guides show you how to light a fire with flint and fire steel and demonstrate textile work.
Admire the tranquillity of Norway’s great outdoors on your scenic drive and spot landmarks such as the striking monument to the 872 battle of Hafrsfjord, where three 33-foot-tall bronze swords plunge into rocks on the coastline.
Gain an insight into offshore life in the North Sea at the Petroleum Museum in Stavanger’s harbour, then follow your guide on a stroll through the picturesque old town, with its beautifully preserved wooden houses painted in vibrant colours.