Go to content Go to navigation
Map
Stavanger

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Terje Rakke Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Region Stavanger BA Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: CH / Visitnorway
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Terje Rakke
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: CH / Visitnorway

Contact information

Description

A colourful street in the centre of Stavanger where all buildings have been painted in fresh colours.
This is perhaps the most colourful street in all of Norway, and it has been called Stavanger's "Notthing Hill". The area experienced a renaissance in 2005 when hairdresser Tom Kjørsvik envisaged doing something totally unique with it. All the houses along the street were painted in different hues, in accordance with a colour scheme suggested by the artist Craig Flannagan. As you wander along Øvre Holmegate, you will find many exciting shops and charming café's, such as Sjokoladepiken (the Chocolate Girl), where you can enjoy delicious, handmade pralines.

Categories

  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments

TripAdvisor reviews

Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street - Photo: Terje Rakke

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street

A colourful street in the centre of Stavanger where all buildings have been painted in fresh colours. This is perhaps the most colourful street in all...

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

The Stavanger Region

Explore the Lysefjord and the mountains Preikestolen and Kjerag, or relax on Jæren's beaches. Visit Stavanger and experience its rich cultural life.

Tour suggestions in the Stavanger region

Go on a sightseeing tour of Stavanger, the Lysefjord or Norway’s only "palm island". Rent a bicycle or car and explore the region on your own.

Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.

The Lysefjord

The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).

Food in the Stavanger region

Experience the Gladmat Food Festival, or visit the restaurant Tango run by Kjartan Skjelde, one of Norway's best known chefs.

Hiking in the Stavanger Region

Take a memorable hike to Preikestolen or Kjerag in the Lysefjord, or follow gentler terrain on a walk along the Jæren coastline south of Stavanger.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter