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Stavanger, Norway
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We offer a wide range of products from local and regional sightseeing tours and excursions in Stavanger and Haugesund.
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Guided tour to Åkrafjorden & Langfoss
Guided tour to Åkrafjorden & Langfoss. Experience the mighty Norwegian nature in all its glory; the typical landscapes of the West with its long fjords, dramatic waterfalls and tall mountains. Enjoy a typical Norwegian local lunch buffet with tastes of the sea and the land.
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$117.62 per adult
Viking Tour
Discover the popular myths and fascinating history surrounding the Vikings on a 2.5-hour group tour in Stavanger. The kid-friendly excursion is set on the Viking Bus and led by an in-costume guide, who shares tales of battle, everyday life, and more. Visit the Three Swords Monument, longhouses on the Iron Age Farm, and the Doomstones. After the tour, you’re welcome to visit the Museum of Archaeology free of charge.
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$58.81 per adult
A visit to Utstein Monastery
Travel to the only preserved Monastery from the Middle Ages in Norway – get amazed by the serene landscape and feel the harmonic atmosphere surrounding the island of Mosterøy.
Secluded beauty and stunning scenery reward you during this harmonic journey to Mosterøy island. In this calm landscape, lies the Utstein Monastery, one of the country’s finest landmarks. Enjoy the sublime ocean-view and feel the atmosphere of peace and tranquility embracing the island of Mosterøy.
At the Monastery, you will be met by a guide, dressed in authentic medieval clothing, who will give you a complete guided tour of the museum. Discover all the different eras the monastery has witnessed and the remains of each of them in the current structure. It has served as the royal residence of the very first Viking king of Norway; Harald Fairhair. It was later donated to the monks of Stavanger in the 12th century and has even served as a private mansion long after that.
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$47.05 per adult
Beer & Bacalao
What better way to discover Stavanger than to go on local tasting adventure! Join a guided culinary walk to experience the city’s culture and enjoy delicious specialities from the Norwegian cuisine.
To understand the real culture of a city, you must experience its food culture. A food expert guide will take you on a lovely stroll through the charming streets of Stavanger in search of new food experiences. The stops along the way are hand-picked to present the best of the regions tasty delights.
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$93.98 per adult
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Awesome some cruise to Pulpit Rock, cliffs and waterfalls (several). Boat has large indoor space (welcome in January) and big outdoor deck for viewing and taking pics. Delicious waffles with sour cream and jam on trip, accompanied by hot coffee-both free. Guide was knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

It was an exiting trip in the city, hearing about the dark side of Stavanger hundreds of years ago. Good actors showing up during the trip, so a bit spookie, in a good way. :-) Very good guide. Recommended!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ninamykle
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This was really exiting storytelling! We learned about the dark side of our own city, so much terrifying that happend hundreds of years ago. Really good value. We will also join at Halloween next year!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

A lovely trip booked independently from the cruise at a very good price, guide was knowledgeable and interesting. Learnt about the Iron Age and was able to go in a Viking hut and see how they lived. This was a great trip and would highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janette W
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I have approached GuideCompaniet for help with arranging guide services when visiting Norway on a cruise. They did a great job in securing guides for almost all the cruise ports we needed, for languages that we wanted, and with experience and local knowledge that left...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Very fun trip around Stavanger. We learned much about Vikings and the history of the town. The guide was well spoken in English, and was easy to understand. The buss was nice and comfortable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MdBenjamin
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I walked off the cruise ship in Stavenger fairly uncertain as to what I would do. I had decided not to do the Pulpit Rock hike but wanted to do some sort of tour in the city. I saw a sign right next to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ChinaShrek
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I did this tour when in port. The company has a stand just outside the TI at the port, so it was easy to find. The guide spoke perfect English, shared some great info, and was very friendly. I enjoyed seeing some sites that would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sharon K
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We went on the Viking Tour - and Guidecompaniet had chosen good locations and the guide was very insightful and created a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Can highly recommend this to local businesses as well as for visitors :)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eivind911
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

We went on the Viking tour (on the Viking bus) from Stavanger last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide was very knowledgeable and told us lots of Viking facts. We visiting numerous Viking related places our favourites being the three swords monument and the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jeffrey M
April 16, 2018|
Response from MiriamP2189 | Property representative |
Hi Jeffrey Thanks for the request. Sending suggestions on e-mail about tours this day :)
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April 1, 2017|
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Hello Jacque, Our email address: post@guidecompaniet.no We will gladly assist you!