Five reasons why you should pay this Norwegian gem a visit

Autumn means wrap up warm and head off for mini-break adventures. The Norwegian port of Stavanger is just an hour’s flight from Newcastle airport – and it’s a surprisingly cool getaway destination. Here’s five reasons why it’s worth a try…

s2You can hire a luxe speedboat for a mind-blowing tour of the breath-taking fjords

Old Stavanger is home to beautiful pristine wooden clapboard houses that meander along the harbourside and hark back the city’s historic past

Scandi food is the among the best in the world. The city is a wealthy one – and home to some cutting edge eating places

Cosy and cultured… Stavanger harbour-side is lined with bars and cafes that overlook the water. Even on chilly nights they’re heated and piled high with blankets for that hygge-vibe

The essence of cool Scandi-design is alive and well in the collection of shops that offer up something different in terms of clothing, housewares – and great specs!

We’ve teamed up with bmi regional to give you the chance to win a pair of return flights to Stavanger. Includes complimentary drinks and snacks for the duration of the flight. Fancy it? Enter here

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