This excursion will take you from the Middle Ages when Viking Kings ruled both land and sea up to modern-life Stavanger. There will be a photo stop at "The Three Swords, symbolizing the unification of Norway. The tour continues through the old fishing village Tananger, also once a pirates' nest, and passes the Sola Beach. You proceed through rich agricultural areas, to arrive at the Norwegian Petroleum Museum. At the museum you may study geology and technology and experience the excitement and drama of the oil adventure.
Get close to Stavanger’s history, from the time of Vikings to what the city is today, oil capital of Norway. Your three-hour tour includes a photo stop at the Three Swords monument, symbolizing the unification of Norway. Continue through the old fishing village Tananger, also once a pirates' haven, and pass Sola Beach. At the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, see how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced through engaging, interactive exhibits.
• The Three Swords: This monument symbolizes the unification of Norway, where King Harald Fairhair won a decisive battle in 872.
• Tananger: Once a safe haven for pirates, today’s Tanager is where several major oil companies and oil service are located.
• Norwegian Petroleum Museum: Experience the excitement and drama of the Norwegian oil adventure through engaging, interactive exhibits.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards
What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes