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Stavanger, Norway


Stavanger was proud to host the international fleet in 1997, 2004 and 2011 – the Tall Ships Races 2018 will be the city’s fourth event.

The city can’t wait to welcome the event back to its waters, and it’s “better rigged than ever” to host the Tall Ships Races fleet and crews.
Stavanger is located on the south-western coast of Norway. It’s known as the “energetic city,” because of its natural coastal location and open and progressive attitude. The city boasts an enviable combination of small-town charm and metropolitan liveliness, so expect a generous welcome and an exciting experience.

Stavanger’s waterfront comes alive throughout the summer, which means visitors will have plenty of sights to see and events to enjoy. Further inland, you can visit a number of cultural attractions, from museums and historic architecture, through to contemporary music and film events.