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TRAVEL ADVICE

Here you will find some travel advices that might be helpful. Please send us an email if you have any questions!

Departure:
You need to book your flight into Stavanger Airport, Sola - SVG.
The airport has connections to many European main airports, such as London Heatrow, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris and many more.
Visit the airports webpage where you can find a lot more information about this issue. We know that SAS, KLM, DELTA AIRLINES and many other airlines can get you to Stavanger. From airport to center of town it takes about 30 minutes by bus.Visit the Airport bus page for details  (Note: It stops just outside the Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel)

TIP: A new route has been established from Orlando, Los Angles, San Francisco and New York by the aircarrier NORWEGIAN. They use the new Dreamliner and claim they offer low cost flights. Visit their website here: www.norwegian.no (choose country in top right corner). You will need to fly into Oslo and then get a connecting flight to Stavanger, operated by the same airliner. (the timetable for 2018 may not show yet). Pressrelease regarding new flights from USA to Norway. 

Parking of your car
You are welcome to use our free parking for your car. More information here.

Hotel:
We have a partnership with a very nice hotel that is centrally located in Stavanger. If you want accommodation either before or after your cruise, click here for reservation and prices. As of 21.Feb 2018 we have changed to Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel.  WEBPAGE HERE.

UPDATE:
A bus will leave from the hotel at 15.00 on the 20.August. Will take you directly to the MS GANN.

Docking:
The MS GANN will be moored in central Stavanger harbour. MS GANN will be moored in the central harbour, downtown Stavanger. The dock is called SKANSEKAIEN, on the right side of the harbour. SEE MAP BELOW (under Parking). To get to the ship from the airport you can go easliy by Airport express bus. This will take you very close to the ship, sometimes he drops you off at the gangway if there are several passengers on the same bus. More information to follow. Here is a link to a webcam of Stavanger Harbour (click on the left picture)

Return docking:
After the cruise we will return to the homeport of the MS GANN which is a short distance outside the town. We will arrange buses to the center of town and to the airport. Sign up onboard for this service.

UPDATED:
Bus will leave from Tommerodden (docking site) at 08.00 (1 bus) and at 09.15 (1 or 2 buses). Please reserve your seat for bus transport in the reception at least two days before end of the cruise.

Tourist information.
You can find a lot of information about Norway on these official websites: www.visitnorway.com , TouristGuide Stavanger and TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE STAVANGER
On VISITNORWAY you can also search for all the cities and places we will visit to find more information about the events and area.

Parking.
We can offer free parking at Tømmerodden, the home harbor of the MS GANN. It is an open parking, no surveillance, but normally it is quite safe. Use this map to find the way to the parking.
https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zj2W5Si455Dc.kkcJjgbJpZ6I 
After the cruise we will return to this dock.

VISITING NORWAY - DO I NEED A VISA?
If you live outside the EU/EEC countries, you may need to have a VISA to enter Norway. Use the link below to check if you need a VISA. Type in your home country, check results in the box "Visit and Holiday". US residents will not need a visa for example.

https://www.udi.no/en/want-to-apply/